PHILIPSBURG:---- SXM DOET 2017, the local edition of the largest volunteer initiative in the Dutch Kingdom, will take place on Friday, March 10th and Saturday, March 11th, is now actively recruiting interested persons to volunteer and give back. An initiative aiming to benefit any local organization that contributes to society, by assisting in the setting up a project they otherwise would not be able to execute due to a lack of manpower or funding. Oranje Fonds in the Netherlands funds the event as well as having been the initiator of it throughout the whole Kingdom while being executed and managed locally by the Be The Change Foundation.
Now in its 3rd year and aiming to be more successful than ever, the Project Management Team has started its second phase, the recruitment of volunteers. It’s first phase, the recruiting of projects, has been rounding off this past week.
In its first edition, 2015, over 30 projects were successfully finalized, in 2016 this was over 40, and this year, 2017, the counter has already surpassed the 65 projects. The former editions having brought together more than 1.000 volunteers by putting them into action. This year the recruitment is on for a similar amount of volunteers and even more.