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Friday March 13th and Saturday March 14th of 2020, Labor Office of the Island Government in cooperation with the Oranje Fonds will bring to you, the fifth edition of STATIA DOET, the largest volunteer event on St. Eustatius.

STATIA DOET: St. Eustatiu's national volunteer event

Labor Office of the Island Government and the Oranje Fonds are proud to bring you the fifth edition of STATIA DOET on March 13 & 14, 2020. Under the names NLdoet (The Netherlands), ARUBA DOET (Aruba), BON DOET (Bonaire), CURA DOET (Curaçao), STATIA DOET (St. Eustatius) and SXM DOET (Sint Maarten), these initiatives highlight volunteering and volunteers while encouraging every one to roll up their sleeves for (part of) a day. It does everybody good!

Heart and Soul

Volunteers are the heart and soul of community organizations and STATIA DOET and the Oranje Fonds are emphasizing the importance for our community to have actively engaged citizens helping to make a difference as one whole unit. What’s more is that STATIA DOET is on a mission to help improve the general idea of volunteering and community service by showing how fun and creative it can really be.

Record numbers

STATIA DOET reigned in more than 1,000 volunteers were active at 43 jobs in 2016, a record! We are aiming for even higher numbers this year, so register your project or sign up as a volunteer.

The Oranje Fonds & Labor Office of the Island Government

The Oranje Fonds is the biggest national fund in the arena of social well-being and showcases the best the Kingdom has to offer. Around €30 million euros are spent each year supporting organizations and initiatives that strengthen social cohesion in The Netherlands and the Caribbean part of the Kingdom. King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima are the official patrons of the Fund. For more information visit

Labor Office of the Island Government is non-profit organization that supports the financing of programs and projects of various organizations via their crowd-funding platform. LOIG also encourages volunteerism, “volun-tourism”, and philanthropy in the St. Eustatius community.  

Contact us today

We are here to assist social organizations and volunteers with any questions and/or additional information. Please feel free to e-mail us at Email:
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The Graaf weg 13
Tel. 3182881

Compassion to Action!! Take part in STATIA DOET


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In order to execute all of the projects on March 13th and 14th, the participating organizations need a lot of resources. This may include materials such as paint, wood and gloves, but also light drinks and snacks to provide to the volunteers.

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General information

In 2016, thirty (30) social organizations participated using more than 1,000 volunteers to complete 43 different projects. The first five editions of STATIA DOET were very successful and this time around we are hard at work to make this sixth edition a roaring success.

STATIA DOET will take place on Friday and Saturday, March 13th & 14th, 2020. Along with NLdoet, BON DOET, CURA DOET, SXM DOET and ARUBA DOET this community-driven initiative is the largest of its kind in the entire Kingdom.

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van toningenweg
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