Engage your talent as a volunteer

Course supervisors, handymen, photographers, workshop organisers, editors-in-chief... at Konekt, Brake-Out and Platform-K we can always use assistance. As a volunteer - with or without disabilities - you contribute to an inclusive world, in which everyone is included and participates.

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3 reasons to volunteer at Konekt

1. You work from your talent and passion

At Konekt we make sure you can do what you are good at. What gives you energy and what you like to do. By sharing your passion with other people, you too can grow and evolve.

2. You actually make a difference in the lives of people with disabilities

Everything that happens in our operatie contributes directly to one goal: a society to which everyone can contribute. With or without disabilities.

3. You become a part of the enthusiastic Konekt family

This family consists of a bunch of talented and motivated colleagues, interns, volunteers and students. It's never boring here.

Join our team!
In Ghent, Bruges, Leuven or Antwerp.

  • Down below you will find an overview of all volunteer jobs currently available.
  • Let us know if any of these tasks seem like the job for you. Or you might have your own proposal. Also cool!
  • We wil gladly make some coffee (or set up a Zoom session) for an introductory chat.
  • Volunteer manager Ann Teerlinck will take a look at how you can best engage your talents.
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Collaborate with young adults with disabilities

Konekt organises various programmes for young adults to develop their talents and discover the world. As a volunteer, you can help in different ways.

Give a workshop at Brake-Out (Ghent, Antwerp, Leuven of Bruges)

DO you have a talent or a hobby? Anything to dot with theatre, sports, music, yoga, painting, cooking, film, photography, gaming... Fancy teaching a workshop about it to the studnets of Brake-Out?

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Put your communication talent to use

In the next few years, Konekt will be investing more in communciation and storytelling. Your expertise will help us inspire plenty of people for an inclusive society.

Photography or film

In Ghent, Leuven, Antwerp and Bruges, we are looking for volunteer photographers or film makers (or students) who want to visualise Konekt activities. Always in your own style.

Editing and final editing

Your writing talent can be expressed in many ways: by reading and reworking texts, writing opinion pieces, covering news and writing articles... This is certainly also possible from home. Would you like to find our more? Send an e-mail to communicatie@konekt.be.

Digital communication skills

Some of the possibilties: Google Analytics and SEO, minor layout work, contributing to our social media... Send an e-mail to communicatie@konekt.be and let us know what your expertise is.

By photographing the activities of Konekt, I have found myself at the most diverse of places. But the best part is definitely the contact with the students and supervisors.
Marc, Konekt's volunteer photographer
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Logistical support and odd jobs

Welcoming people at the reception desk in the office, handing out drinks at an event, soundproofing the webinarstudio, doing odd jobs... At Konekt things regularly appear out of thin air, thus we can always use a helping hand. Are you a handyman of handywoman? Do you enjoy pampering others? Then you should definitely keep an eye on this page.

Morning reception at Brake-Out (Antwerp)

At Brake-Out in Antwerp (Mundo-A), we are looking for 1 or 2 volunteers for the morning moments on Thursday and Friday (from 8.30 to 10 am). You will welcome students, engage in some small talk, drink a cup of coffee...

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Volunteers wit disabilities

Do you have a disability and would you like to help? You are more than welcome to! All vacancies on this page are available for anyone that is the least bit enthusiastic. Together, we will find out how to best engage your talent.

Immersion course

Specifically, we are looking for experienced experts with disabilities (visual, auditive, ASD, physical...) to assist us in our immersion courses. During these courses, we let groups experience what it is like to live with a disability. Are you interested? Contact colleague Marijn Leroy.

Become an ambassador

Who better than experienced experts to convince our society about the benefits of inclusion? About working based on talent? Tell your story at events, in the press, during Konekt courses.... We provide you with tips and tricks to learn how to captivate an audience. Find out more

Are you interested? Let us know!

  • Tell us which volunteer work appeals to you.
  • During an introductory meeting (in person or online), volunteer manager Ann Teerlinck will take a look at how best to engage your talents.
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