Fady

“The professional contacts i made within 10 days on placement is more than what i have made on the last 2 years. Tandem is perfect in matching skills and organizations in need. [My advice to future Tandem volunteers:] Dont ever say no. Just go for it and no one knows what future is hiding” Fady volunteered … Read more…

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Caritas Belgium

“Tandem volunteer = great, talented and motivated people! A unique opportunity to meet, learn, share, discover !  Thank you!” Caritas Belgium (Bruxelles)

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Majd

“In the last two weeks, I had the chance to work as a volunteer in EuroACE, the European Alliance of Companies for Energy Efficiency in Buildings. It is an association that does work about which I was not aware before I started. Despite this and the short period, it was more than a great experience … Read more…

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TADA

“Tahir was a great help: hard worker, ready to assist with everything and to go the extra mile. He had large trips in the morning and evening to make it to our office, but we are very glad he made them because without him our move would not have been this smooth! [The Tandem] process … Read more…

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COFACE Families Europe

“It was truly a win-win for both [our volunteer and us], and it triggered much discussion in our team….We would encourage Brussels-based organisations to sign up to host short-term placements – Tandem cannot function without the support and involvement of good hosts.” COFACE Families Europe

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HOPE

“Hosting a Tandem volunteer was an incredibly rewarding experience. We learned a lot from Najeem, both professionally and from a personal point of view. Given his knowledge of IT and design, we could get to know new programmes and useful tips to use in the future. Also, knowing about his country, culture and history, about … Read more…

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Najeem

“I would like to thank the Tandem team for the opportunity you gave me to use my skills again and feel like a productive member of society, which gave me the motivation to even work harder for a brighter future.” Najeem volunteered with HOPE in April-May 2017.

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Wassim

“A refugee is not an invalid person, he could be productive in the new society that receives him; just give him the opportunity. I think your project Tandem with the refugees will let them prove that. I need to thank Tandem for this initiative, and all their support and efforts that they make to help … Read more…

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EDGE Funders Alliance

“Hosting a Tandem volunteer was rewarding because of the exchange and learning the experience allows. It is an opportunity to understand and reflect on the deep systemic crises we live in.” EDGE Funders Alliance

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CEPS

“CEPS had a very good experience with the Tandem. The team did a great job by selecting a candidate, whose profile matched perfectly our activities. We also received all the necessary explanations regarding the administrative procedures (which turned out to be very easy).” CEPS

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