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Many refugees from Ukraine would like to work in the Netherlands. Check this page to see what you can do as an individual or employer.

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Last updated: Wednesday, December 7, 2022

The following organisations help refugees to find employment.

Report to the UWV as an employer

From 1 April it is possible to employ refugees from Ukraine. As an employer, you must report to the UWV. You can find the contact details via the link.

Dutch council for Refugees (VluchtelingenWerk)

VluchtelingenWerk (Dutch Council for Refugees) works with employers who offer newcomers sustainable work, proper guidance, and growth prospects. Does your company have a structural employment programme for refugees (under development or not)? Then check the website of VluchtelingenWerk to see how we can cooperate.

Refugee Start Force

Refugee Start Force is a community and recruitment network that helps job seeking refugees to get in touch with employers.

Refugee Talent Hub

The Refugee Talent Hub brings together employees and job seekers with a refugee background. They have partnerships with a large number of companies and provide practical information for employers who want to work with refugees.

Job Aid for Ukrainian Refugees

Job Aid for Ukrainian Refugees supports people who had to leave their country by bringing job seekers and employers together in several countries. Employers can list their vacancies here.

Imagine Ukraine

Imagine Ukraine matches refugees from the war in Ukraine with volunteers & diversity-first companies all over Europe. List your job, volunteer as a coach, or search for talent.


UA talents connects employers with refugees from Ukraine who are looking for a job within the EU or beyond.

Hire for Ukraine

Hire for Ukraine is a platform where you can hire war-affected refugees from Ukraine.


Are you interested in hiring refugees for your SME business? Please contact the employer service point in your municipality.