Mels Klabbers

Full Name:

Mels Michiel Klabbers



Grown up in (City/Country):

Groningen, the Netherlands.

Now Living/Working in (City/Country):

Living in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Working in Utrecht, the Netherlands.

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Highest educational degree:

Bachelor Pedagogy

Actually working as:

Coördinator Community Organizer for Volt Nederland

Three most important issues concerning Europe in my view:

  1. Unity within the EU, by which we can protect our values, rights and safety
  2. Reforming the EU and it’s democracy (democratising)
  3. Climate change

What makes me enthusiastic about Volt:

  1. The positivity
  2. The fact that i'm working together with Europeans to shape the future of our continent
  3. That Volt has a pragmatic and constructive identity, which is rare

My main reasons for joining the "Community Organization Program":

  1. My new job as a community organizer for Volt and the responsibilities that come with it
  2. I do believe Volt is very unknown and i would like to contribute to putting her on the map
  3. In 2021 we’ll have elections. That seems far away but really isn't. We need to have a community and organisation by then. With which we can campaign for our values and candidates.

With my newly acquired knowledge my goal is to:

Build 40 city-teams in the Netherlands within 2 years.

Contributions could be tax deductible in your country. We are a community of thousands of citizens, and we keep growing at a faster rate than we could have ever hoped for. That’s why Volt needs the economic support of every single one of us. Together, we can drive a real change and re-invent European politics. We are all investing our time and our hopes in this project, so let’s make it real. With your contribution, we can revolutionize the way politics is done. Our donation policy: For donations exceeding the cumulative amount of €3.000 within a year, we will disclose the identity of the donor in compliance with our donation policy, provided that you give us your explicit consent. If you refuse, the total amount of your donation will be returned to you.


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