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Werkvinden Alphen is the platform for anyone looking for work. They don’t make any distinction between beneficiaries, assistants, entrepreneurs or so called ZZP-ers. Everyone has the knowledge, skills, qualities and talents that are worth working in the labor process. Job seekers are no longer alone because of this beautiful initiative.

Together we help each other!



The Foundation Alphense Kinderboerderijen aims to promote, in Alphen aan den Rijn and environment, respect, care and responsibility of everyone for (farm) animals, nature, environment and society.

This they do through the ins and outs of a farm and the nature around it to show in practice and to provide information about it. Volunteers, students and social reintegration projects to work on the farm and to actively involve Alphense society at all, the foundation wants to involve everyone so that learning and fun go hand in. All this in a socially responsible manner with a focus on sustainability and animal welfare. Fun for humans and animals!


The aim for Humans of Alphen aan den Rijn is to create beautiful portraits with a (short) story of the inhabitants of our town. These are people from all cores of Alphen aan den Rijn. These are: Aarlanderveen, Alphen aan den Rijn, Benthuizen, Boskoop, Hazerswoude-Dorp Hazerswoude-Dorp, Koudekerk aan den Rijn and Zwammerdam.
Humans of Alphen aan den Rijn is a private nonprofit initiative with some initial support of the municipality of Alphen aan den Rijn.
Humans of Alphen aan den Rijn is based in other “Humans of” websites, including of course the famous Humans of New York and a number of sites in the Netherlands-including Humans of Amsterdam.