Earn more on the side: flexi-job
Have you ever wanted to earn a bit more on the side, but did not wish to set yourself up as self-employed? The Flemish government offers a tax-free flexible employment scheme for occasional help in shops and food and drink establishments.
The advantages of flexi-jobs
Latest update: June 2019
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Why Volunteer in Gent?
If you are reading this article, chances are you have already made the decision to look for volunteer work (vrijwilligerswerk) in Gent. In case you need further convincing, here are some of the reasons volunteering is a good idea for expats:
Volunteering enables you to work for
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Here is a short overview of the platforms
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In this post we give you tips about where you can find a job in Ghent that doesn't require Dutch language skills. Here are some options:
Work for a multinational company
Get a job in one of the Irish pubs
Get a Phd/PostDoc
Self-Employment: Work as a freelancer/start your own