More than 50 staff work here together with work experience trainees, interns and over 260 volunteers to achieve our goals.

Batavialand is always looking for volunteers for various tasks. Please take a look at our current list of paid and unpaid vacancies below.

You matter to us!

Batavialand is a foundation and so it depends heavily on the efforts and contributions of its enthusiastic volunteers. If you enjoy being a volunteer and making sure visitors have a great day by taking them along through 7,000 years of Dutch history, then we need you!

We are currently looking for:

  • Guides; engage visitors with the most splendid stories.
  • Cashier volunteers; hospitality is your middle name
  • Knot-tiers; help us preserve this traditional craft!
  • Blacksmiths; join visitors in forging something beautiful out of fire and iron

We are also looking for:

  • Ship construction volunteers
  • Sailmaking volunteers
  • Woodcarving workshop volunteers
  • Archive research volunteers

You will get a great deal from being a Batavialand volunteer!

  • Contact with national and international visitors
  • A friendly team of fellow volunteers
  • Training in your desired volunteer position
  • A magnificent experience at a unique location
  • You will help build the future of Batavialand
  • Participate in lectures and excursions
  • Free admission to Batavialand with family
  • Free lunch on your volunteer's day

More information

For more information or questions about the volunteer positions, you can also contact Anuschka de Vries, our volunteer coordinator, directly by calling +31 (0)320-225900 or by sending an e-mail.


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