What is SOLS Netherlands?
SOLS 24/7 Netherlands Foundation (Stichting SOLS 24/7 Nederland) is the Dutch branch of SOLS 24/7 and serves as a regional hub for our activities across Europe.
SOLS 24/7 Netherlands is registered as:
- Non-profit organisation with the Dutch Chamber of Commerce (reg. no.669.82.464).
- Public benefit organisation (ANBI) with the Dutch Tax and Customs Administration (RSIN 8567.80.789).
- EVS accredited organisation under the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Commission (2017-1-NL02-KA110-001705).
Why does SOLS Netherlands exist?
In a world where opportunities are unequally distributed, we exist to serve, educate, and empower, those from under-served communities, irrespective of race, creed, or religion, to enable them with the skills, knowledge and tools, to take charge of their lives, break the cycle of poverty and become contributing members to society.
What does SOLS Netherlands do?
Non-formal Education Programmes
Volunteerism and Placement Opportunities
Mobility Projects & Capacity Building
Network of Social Service Providers
Our Management Board
The foundation is governed by the Management Board which consists of five board members: Mr. R. Singh (Chairman), Ms. D. Chelliah (Secretary), Mr. R. Spijker (Treasurer), Ms. G. Kaufman (Vice Chair), Mr. Q. van der Roest (Member).
None of the board members receive a salary from the Foundation. The board members’ remuneration is restricted to an expense allowance or a minimum attendance fee. The daily operations of the foundation is managed by our Chief Executive Officer, Mr. T. Spijker, who reports directly to the Management Board.
Our Policy Plan
Our policy plan (beleidsplan) includes more detailed information on our strategy, objectives, programmes, organisational structure and budget for the period 2017-2019.
Our programmes will be launched throughout the course of 2017.
We will offer programmes that are designed to serve, educate and empower underserved communities. The programme focuses on student learning, skills development, and community engagement.
We also aim to offer mobility projects and capacity building programmes for young people and youth workers focusing on enhancement of professional competencies, foster inter-cultural exchange and learning, and enhance social consciousness and tolerance towards other cultures.
Through our professional and academic placement programmes, we aim to attract volunteering professionals, highly-skilled individuals, and university graduates to use their knowledge, skills, and experience to contribute towards a good cause.
More about our programmes and services will be published in due time.
If you are interested to get involved with any of our programmes or partner with us, we hope to hear from you at email@example.com.
We will publish our financial reports within 3 to 6 months after each financial year. Our first financial year will end on the 31st of December 2017. The published financial reports will include the below:
- An annual report of activities carried out throughout the year;
- A financial report, including balance, statement of income, expenses and explanation;
- A statement of assets and liabilities with accompanying explanation;
- A financial overview of actual spending sorted according to financial actions or theme.