Participate as an organization
What do you gain from participating in STATIA DOET?
Being a part of STATIA DOET will give a positive impulse to the island as well as to your company or school. On top of that, you are setting a great example and boosting your image. It can do wonders internally as well; it can motivate employees, broaden horizons, and open up new networks. The media buzz surrounding such a well-publicized event is likely to result in positive media coverage for your company or group. Students will gain valuable experience when helping out as (first time) volunteers.
On top of that, it will surely be an incredibly inspiring and fun day! Volunteering works both ways: as the participating organizations can reach goals that day that they might not have been able to achieve without your help.
Participate as organization
STATIA DOET is the opportunity 'par excellence' to demonstrate your organization’s commitment to a better and more liveable society. Take on an engaging project with all your colleagues / employees, or see it as a novel alternative to traditional team building events or company excursions. Your employees will acquire new skills and have a gratifying experience. But you can do even more! Offer your products or services for free, sponsor materials or provide lunch. Get your network, clients and media partners involved as well and help finish the job successfully.
Participate as school
Naturally schools -just one class or even all the pupils- are more than welcome to participate as well in STATIA DOET. Consider organizing a game day in a care home or renovating a playground.
How can you participate?
From late January onwards, the “Find projects” button will list dozens of jobs that need to get done on Sint Eustatius. You can contact the organization that you have selected to get more details and exchange information.
Suggest a project
You can contact us if you would like to suggest a project. You may already have an organization in mind that you would like to help out, or you could come up with ideas based on the causes your friends and family support. You may want to lend a hand to a foundation your neighbour takes an interest in, or to the care home where a parent or handicapped child is a resident. Maybe you heard about the needs of a day care centre or sports club from a friend who volunteers there. These are all good places to initiate a project or look for odd jobs that need doing. You yourself will in this case be primarily responsible for organizing the ins and outs. NOTE: only the organization itself however can register the project online with us and only it would be the beneficiary of any funding from the Oranje Fonds. Organizations that act as volunteers themselves are not eligible for a donation.
Want to know more?
We will gladly give you more information and answer your questions if you send us an email.