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NETHERLANDS AMERICAN SOCIETY
OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
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The aim and purpose of the Netherlands American Society of Southern California (NAS), a Dutch social club, is to provide a social environment for persons of Dutch descent or persons who have an active interest in the Netherlands, in order to communicate with one another on a regular basis about their common heritage and or interest.
UPCOMING LOCAL EVENTS
  • NAS BOWLING DAY & LUNCH, BURBANK CA Sunday, July 9, 2017
  • HERDENKINGS CEREMONIE, WEST LOS ANGELES CA Saturday, August 12, 2017
  • TOUR DE NAS BIKE RIDE & LUNCH, LONG BEACH CA Sunday, August 27, 2017
  • NAS LEIDENS ONTZET, WOODLAND HILLS CA Sunday, October 22, 2017
  • NAS SINTERKLAAS PARTY, AGOURA HILLS CA Sunday, December 10, 2017
OUR SPONSORS
ANNOUNCEMENTS, ETC.

EXCITING POSITION FOR FLUENT DUTCH SPEAKER IN MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA
CGVAK Software USA is setting up interviews immediately at their large ecommerce client location in Mountain View, CA. Must be professionally fluent in Dutch (read, write, converse).
Responsibilities:

  • Provide excellent customer service
  • Import and export data
  • Ensure logical and meaningful extraction of url content
  • Deliver high quality of extraction consistently and accurately
  • Maintain, enter, curate and extract customer data
Requirements:
  • Native or professional fluency in English and Dutch
  • Excellent time management skills
Please email inquiries to Shannon Moses at:

- Posted 30 June 2017

DUTCH NATIVE SPEAKER TEACHING POSITION - ENCINO, CA
Language Door is a private language school in Encino, CA, looking for a Dutch native speaker to teach for them.
Preferred availability is weekday afternoons, evenings and weekends.The position is part-time, possibly 1-6 hours a week. If you are looking for a fun teaching position with a few hours of commitment a week and you are passionate about languages, cultures and helping people improve their language skills, they would love to hear from you! Please email inquiries to:

- Posted 8 May 2017

POSITIONS FOR NATIVE FLUENCY SPEAKERS IN DUTCH - CULVER CITY, CA
Moravia is a leading globalization solution provider, enabling companies in the information technology, e-learning, life sciences and financial industries to enter global markets with high quality multilingual products. Moravia's solutions include localization and product testing services, internationalization, multilingual publishing and technical translation.
Moravia is currently looking for Native fluency speakers in Dutch for their open positions: ...[Read more]

  • Onsite Music & Localization Specialist – Culver City, CA. If you have a great sense of the current music trends and cultural awareness of the target country, you are invited to join a team that’s dedicated to provide excellent quality in Music Related Content:
  • Onsite Linguistic QA Tester – Culver City, CA. If you are interested in Localization, Linguistics or Translation and have a keen eye for detail, you are invited to join a team that’s dedicated to provide excellent quality in Linguistics:

Requirements: Eligible to work in US. Native speaker fluency of Dutch.
If you’re interested please submit your resume.
Looking forward to hearing from you,
Recruiting Team Moravia

- Posted 8 May 2017
NAS MEMBER RUNS LA MARATHON FOR WORTHWHILE CAUSE
The Netherlands American Society member and past president Justin Verduyn participated in and finished the L.A. Marathon on Sunday, March 19, 2017, to complete his goal of 2 marathons on 2 continents in 2 months. Justin completed the first marathon in Marrakech, Morocco, on January 27 and ran alongside his pastor Matthew in the 2017 World Marathon Challenge marathon there. Pastor Matthew Barnett completed all of the Challenge's 7 marathons on 7 continents in 7 days, despite sustaining an injury. He also finished the LA Marathon. Their efforts are for a very good cause, ...[Read more]
namely The Dream Center, their church's hospital, and to raise funds to help support the Dream Center's human trafficking program, Project Hope.
To find out more about Project Hope and support Justin in meeting his fund raising goal, please visit his

marathon Matthew Barnett and Justin Verduyn

- Posted 13 March 2017 - updated 29 Mar 2017

DUTCH LINGUISTS NEEDED ONSITE, GLENDALE, CA - QC FOR FILM STUDIO
Global Intermix has an opportunity for a freelance Dutch linguist interested in a fun and exciting QC assignment opportunity for a film studio (no specific experience required).
This assignment requires Dutch linguists onsite in Glendale, CA. The assignment requires quality control/proof reading for dubbing and subtitles (ensuring subtitles are correct and that lips and sound are synched for dubbing) for a well known movie studio. ...[Read more]

You will be reviewing a few 2-3 minute film trailers. The total time onsite would be about 20 minutes. We will have frequent assignment opportunities throughout the year beginning in January 2017 and are looking to make lasting partnerships with linguists.
Please note: THIS ASSIGNMENT REQUIRES A LINGUIST ONSITE IN GLENDALE, CA. Must be located in the Los Angeles or Southern California area.
Please email inquiries to:

- Posted 11 January 2017
DUTCH SUBTITLE EDITOR NEEDED
SDI Media is a post production company currently seeking fluent Dutch speakers to translate/transcribe for media-related content.
To find out more and apply, please visit:
Button links to
http://www.sdimedia.com/job/subtitle-editor-multiple/
- Posted 3 January 2017
INDO DUTCH KITCHEN SECRETS
An inspiring full-color hardcover cookbook about a unique culinary heritage, told through a collection of delicious, easy-to-prepare recipes, recently published by the author, Jeff Keasberry.
indo dutch kitchen
Jeff is an active member of the Netherlands American Society. - Update posted 9 December 2016
THE DUTCH REACH
As those who ride bikes know, dooring, where someone opens a car door into a bicyclist riding by, is a serious issue that can lead to injury. In the Netherlands, people who drive are also well aware of dooring and have developed a simple technique that can help prevent this. With the Dutch Reach, drivers use their right hand to open a car door, forcing them to look behind them for approaching bicyclists before opening the car door. Outside Magazine recently released a
Take a look, share it with people you know, and try it out when you're driving a car.
Source: Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition Newsletter, September 29, 2016
- Posted 3 October 2016
ABOUT ANNOUNCEMENTS
If your group or organization has an announcement that you would like listed here, please contact us. The subject should be Dutch related and appropriate. The Special Announcements are listed as a convenience and source of interest for visitors to this web site. Business and/or promotional announcements should not be construed as being an endorsement by the Netherlands American Society. We maintain a limited selection of past announcements in our:
NAS SUPPORTS THE FOLLOWING

DUTCH SCHOOL OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
DUTCH LANGUAGE CLASSES FOR CHILDREN Dutch School of Southern California offers classes in Dutch Language and Culture, to children from 4-14 years old, absolute beginners or already fluent in Dutch.
NAS Member Laura Ligthart is Director of Dutch School of Southern California.
CHALLENGES FOUNDATION
Challenges Foundation is a sailing program for veterans, the disabled and underprivileged. Donations are gratefully appreciated.
NAS members Inge Hobo-Scheinfarb and David Scheinfarb are the Board of Directors.
 
BECOME A NAS MEMBER
Become a member of the Netherlands American Society and enjoy all the benefits of belonging to a wonderful social organization: friendship, great events and sharing a common interest in the Netherlands.
© 2016 Netherlands American Society of Southern California, Inc.