De KasKantine 4.0 is comprised of both a dedicated core team and a host of volunteers from all walks of life. Together we are responsible for building and sustaining this grand experiment in urban self-sufficiency and sustainable living. Volunteering at De Kaskantine means being a part of a dynamic environment with people from all across the world, here to make a difference, learn new skills, face new challenges, meet new people, and make new friends.
We are looking for motivated individuals eager to develop skills in a variety of fields, to help realize projects both large and small. Our volunteer teams require a commitment of a fixed day per week. We have a variety of opportunities detailed below, and an application form at the bottom of the page.
Our building crew is a dynamic team of tinkerers working on diverse projects: - Solar power - Rain water collection and filtration - Urban gardening and farming - Aquaponics and hydroponics - Greywater filtration
What we're looking for: - Enthusiasm for autonomous outdoor work - General construction, engineering or carpentry skills - Practical experience with any of the above systems - An interest in learning about these systems - An interest in working in a unique off-grid community
Learn to grow veggies in the city! Our gardening crew is a committed team of landscapers, horticulturalists, water management specialists, and all sorts of other green-minded folks interested in developing sustainable agricultural systems. Don't have a green thumb? No worries, we welcome anyone interested in developing their skills. More information is available on our gardening page
Want to do something about food waste and have a few hours to spare in your week? Become part of de Voedselkringloop. Work in the pick-up team, on sorting food, or welcoming people to the shop. More information available here.