How do we get here ?

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Use-it is looking for new volunteers!!!

The European Voluntary Service (EVS) provides young Europeans with the unique chance to express their personal commitment through unpaid and full-time voluntary activities in a foreign country within or outside the EU. In this way, it seeks to develop solidarity, mutual understanding and tolerance among young people, thus contributing to reinforcing social cohesion in the European Union and to promoting young people’s active citizenship.

So if you are European and you want to be part of the Use-it crew in 2016 contact us by email:

rotterdam@use-it.nl

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Longstay dorm open Sept 1

We have a special offer for international students!

Have a look under “long stay” for more info. Our long stay dorm opens on the 1st of September.

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Guest kitchen now open!

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No more heating noodles in the microwave… We have a brand new kitchen for guests to use! A new and convenient facility in our hostel. So come over and impress us with your cooking skills. Nice smells wanted!

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TRIP TO ZEELAND?

New! With our oldschool fire bridage van “Florian” we offer different trips. First one starting Thursday July 10, destination: Zeeland. A great way to get to those places you normally wouldn’t visit, have fun and make new friends.

You want to join? Contact: +31 102409158 or rotterdam@use-it.nl

For new trips check the events on our website.

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Last week “Zoho”, the area in Rotterdam where our hostel is located,  was the stage of the event “Open Zoho”. Many companies opened their doors that day and showed their work. Zoho is a part of the city in development, and gets more and more beautiful and attractive. Plenty of artists, architects and leisure activities around.  Also in our hostel it was open day.

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Three guys and two girls from Mesh Print Club painted our window.

Open Mind Rotterdam and Youth Information Center JIP organised the event “Nothing but Love”. It was the closing event of a campaign against cyber bullying, and part of the bigger international ‘No hate speech movement’. Postcards with guidelines about behaviour on the world wide web were collected and signed by many youngsters and handed to policians of Rotterdam, to ask attention for this topic. Spoken word artists and AfroJet Swag gave a nice swing to evening.

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New design of the dorms

The last two weeks we changed a lot in our Hostel. Now we have a comic dorm and a nature dorm. See the result.

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Wacky Races or De Mafkees??

The new season is coming and, of course, Mafkees is changing too.  Proof number one, our shiny and new flyer.

If you like it? Why wait and see?!! Take your Wacky Race and saw up at our Hostel, we are waiting for you!!!!

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The Trolley Couch

So yeah, we are kinda new in here, but we don’t stop changing. Check out our last adquisition:

For you, who want to keep on going with your trip even when you’re too tired to walk.

What do you think? You wanna try it?

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Official opening Hostel de Mafkees

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Friday 6th of September Hostel de Mafkees will be officially opened by Mr. Hamit Karakus (Vice Mayor Housing, Spatial Planning and Real Estate).

Come and join this event! The official opening will be at 15.15, but feel free to come earlier. Afterwards you are invited for a tour in De Mafkees and a drink in our bar!

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