Become a volunteer at

De Oudertelefoon!

De Oudertelefoon runs on trained volunteers. People with experience in healthcare, education, psychology, coaching or the pedagogical field can register with us as a volunteer.


Based on your experience, CV and motivation, we determine whether you are eligible for the training. You need to be fluent in at least Dutch to contribute as an Oudertelefoon volunteer. 

We aim to answer all applications within five working days.


You can register as a volunteer by filling out this form, or by sending an email to with your full name, date of birth, contact details, CV and a short motivation (about 200 words).

Who are our volunteers?

How do you know whether you are elidgable?




Requirements for volunteers

All of our volunteers are screened and trained, so that we can ensure providing a valuable, listening ear.


Are you available for at least 3 hours a week to be ready (from home) for parents by telephone and / or chat? Are you also older than 25 years and do you have a background in health care, education or a lot of experience in parenting? Register via this form or send an email to with your date of birth, contact details, CV and short motivation letter (about 200 words).

We will contact you within 5 working days.


Do you have any doubts or questions? Send an email to and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

Telephone: 085 130 46 58

Chat: at the bottom right of your screen

Opening hours

Monday to Friday

9am-3pm & 8-10pm

Friday 12-3pm chat and phone in English

De Oudertelefoon offers every parent and educator a listening ear.

Contact us for questions, feedback or collaborations.

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