Volunteering in Denmark

  • 2021/2022

    Sofia at Kalø Skovbørnehus

    Sofia has made a poster to advertise for the European Solidarity Corps. The poster is in Portuguese.

  • 2021/2022

    Elia at The International

    This Facebook blog by Elia is in Italian.
    Perché la #Danimarca? Questa è la fatidica domanda di amici, parenti, e sconosciuti rompiscatole. Scusate, ma perché no??? Avevo scelto questa nazione perché era una delle poche che offriva a suo tempo opzioni di volontariato nelle scuole.

  • 2021/2022

    Zoe at Kornmod Realskole

    Ich arbeite an einer Privatschule in der Nähe von Silkeborg. Die Schule ist sowohl Grundschule als auch eine weiterführende Schule, demnach ist die Altersspanne der Schüler von 6-17. In der Schule unterstütze ich verschiedene Lehrer in ihrem Unterricht.

  • 2021/2022

    Panka at Marine Biological Research Center

    In this video made by Panka, she takes us through her daily tasks at the project as well as other things she has been up to while working at the project.

  • 2021/2022

    Sophie and Emma at Vandel Efterskole

    This podcast is a short introduction about our year as a volunteer in Denmark. We inform about our project and our work at an efterskole.

  • 2020-2021

    Andrea and Clement at Vestjyllands Højskole

    Watch the video about Clemet and Andreas Tiny House building project.

  • 2021/2022

    Lotta at Ågård Efterskole

    Hi I am Lotta from Leipzig and after I graduated I am now going to Denmark for 9 months to take part in the European Solidarity Corps. I'm staying at Ågård Efterskole and will be part of the everyday life at school. In this blog I will reguarly update you on my voluntary experience and stay in Denmark.

  • 2020/2021

    Fanni at Tranbjerg Plejehjem

    A világjárvány második hulláma előtt pici betekintést kaphattam az "északi nyárba", ami kellemes volt - a járvány megélésének élményéről egy picit később írok még. Tranbjergben - ez egy kisebb város Aarhustól délre - önkénteskedtem, egy idősek otthonában. Az első időszakban az összesen három különálló ház mind a hat konyháján segítettem be, számomra azért volt nehéz, mert mind a hat konyhán máshol tartották a dolgokat és sokszor belegabalyodtam, hogy mit hol találok. Szerencsére a kollégák nagyon segítőkészek és türelmesek voltak velem.

  • 2020/2021

    2020/2021

    Elena PTG International Youth College

    Elena was a volunteer at PTG during 2020-2021. In this video she takes us on a journey through her experience in the project.

  • 2020/2021

    Agata, Gonzalo, Maibrit, Kristina Marine Biology and Fjord & Bælt

    Our project has two main purposes. First, improving captive animal welfare by implementing environmental enrichment. Second, producing educational video materials about environmental enrichment and animal behavior.

  • 2020/2021

    Ana at Dansk ICYE

    November 2020. My project was starting to get interesting. I already knew a few people and it was quiet enough in the office, so I could focus on organising stuff for the volunteers. An Italian girl, along with a couple ICYE volunteers and I came up with the idea of an Italian cuisine workshop. We would elaborate several dishes and the organisers would judge the result. Everything was running smoothly until one of the participants got a call: his host dad had COVID.

  • 2020/2021

    Ryan at Ågård Efterskole

    One of the first opportunities to meet other volunteers in Denmark. Getting to know people from other backgrounds is all part of the experience and in this photo, there are 9 different nationalities present! Our projects were diverse, with most of us working with young people in Efterskoles or public schools. It is shocking how we took these gatherings for granted!

  • 2020/2021

    Doris at Hertha Levefællesskab

    Doris has been volunteering at a community for people with disabilities. Music is a great way of engaging with the residents, and that's precisely what she is showing us in this video!

  • 2020/2021

    Lili at Hertha Levefællesskab

    Lili has created an interactive tour through which we can discover the facilities at the project Hertha.

  • 2020/2021

    Dominique at Vardeegnens Efterskole

    Dominique has made a cartoon about his experiences in Denmark.

  • 2020/2021

    Mara at Kornmod Realskole

    Read Mara's article about volunteering in Denmark. Available in Danish, English, and Italian.

  • 2020/2021

    Marie at Vandel Efterskole

    Watch Marie's video about Vandel Efterskole: "Vandel Efterskole is known for its high educational standards and pedagogical practices, but also the proven ability to develop our students both socially and academically. The majority of students continue into higher education."

  • 2020/2021

    Jaime at Vandel Efterskole

    Jaime is volunteering at Vandel Efterskole 2020/2021, but due to the lockdown procedures in Denmark to contain the coronavirus, Vandel Efterskole shifted to online lessons for their students after New Year's. Jaime went home for his Christmas break and is still in Spain by February 2021. He made this video to keep in touch with the students at the Efterskole, so they can see what he gets up to while in Spain. After returning to Denmark for the spring of 2021 Jaime made a cook book.

  • 2020/2021

    Fabienne at Limfjordsskolen

    If you are interested in hearing about all my experiences during my volunteer year in Denmark, then read on! In the upcoming months I will write about all kinds of things concerning Denmark. You will find posts and pictures about my volunteer project, the Danish culture, how I spend my free time here, places I will hopefully visit and who knows what else…

  • 2020/2021

    Pablo at Limfjordsskolen

    What is Limfjordsskolen? See Pablos guide to the place.

  • 2020/2021

    Ferdinand at Egebakkeskolen

    My name’s Ferdinand, and I’m happy to welcome you here to this humble blog. Currently, I’m spending a year in Denmark as a volunteer at the beautiful school Egebakkeskolen. My stay here is made possible by the European Solidarity Corps -ESC-, an organization that finances volunteering opportunities all over the World! In this blog, I want to tell you about my experiences throughout the next year. It may still seem a little empty but that won’t last for long. Hope I see you around!

  • 2020/2021

    Lena and Pia at Egebakkesskolen and Solbjerg Plejehjem

    Lena and Pia became very good friends during their ESC in Aarhus, Denmark. They decided to both contribute to an Instagram account, where they share life at their projects in Aarhus.

  • 2020/2021

    Chiara at Odsherreds Efterskole

    In 2020/2021 Chiara was and ESC volunteer at Odsherreds Efterskole. Here is her video, which shows life at the Efterskole and in Denmark.

  • 2020/2021

    Rosa at Husmandsstedet

    Watch Rosa's video about her ESC Experience at Husmandsstedet on Fyn.

  • 2020/2021

    Isabelle & Martina at Kalø Skovbørnehus

    See Isabelle and Martina's posts on Instagram with pictures and descriptions of their ESC experience in Denmark.

  • 2019/2020

    Marvin at Egebakkeskolen

    Marvin has made this film to share his experience with others. You can hear from his host families, his colleagues, his fellow volunteer, and the students when answer the following questions: What it is like to be a volunteer? What it is like to have a volunteer at your school? What is it like to have a volunteer living in your home?

  • 2019/2020

    Laure at Fjord & Bælt

    My host family came to Fjord&Bælt to assist to the animals training. It’s a little bit different when someone you know is watching you, but it went good anyway ! Most of the time when guests are coming, the trainers are making a presentation of the centre and the research they do with the animals. The presentation is in danish but guests can ask for an english version! Everybody is welcome to ask any questions after the feeding session.

  • 2020

    Amadeu at Hertha

    In this video filmed and produced by Amadeu, you can see the various landscapes and experiences you can get from Denmark, while listening to songs from the traditional "Højskolesangbogen" - a collection of songs.

  • 2019/2020

    Tatiana & Anne at Rejsby Europæiske Efterskole

    11 Tips for the Best ESC Volunteering Experience in Denmark.

  • 2020/2021

    Natalie at Kontakt Mellem Mennesker

    Hej, I am Natalie from Austria and I just turned 18 in July. I have graduated from the highschool BORG Kindberg and got my, in Austria, Matura. The question, "What do you want to do after your Matura?", has always had a clear answer to me: I want to go away. I really didn't care where exactly I would end up, I just wanted a break from all the studying, therefore developing my personality, going abroad and doing something totally different. That's why I started searching for opportunities here in Europe.

  • 2019/2020

    Sophia at Tranbjerg Plejehjem

    10 Monate Dänemark! Ein Traum ging für mich in Erfüllung. Am 1. September flog ich von München direkt nach Aarhus. Angekommen in einer unbekannten Stadt, wurde ich schon von meinen Nachbarn (ebenfalls Freiwillige) und meiner Mitbewohnerin herzlich empfangen. Aufgrund von Covid-19 bin ich schon am 13. März zurück nach Vorarlberg geflogen, um von zu Hause aus zu arbeiten. Doch was geschah in der Zwischenzeit? Ich erzähle von meinen tollsten Erlebnissen als ESK-Freiwillige in Dänemark und den größten Hürden in dieser Zeit.

  • 2019/2020

    Dóra at Aagaard Efterskole

    Watch Dóra's presentation about what an efterskole is and what her life in Denmark has been like. You can also read her Hungarian blog, which she wrote while volunteering.

  • 2019/2020

    Hanna at PTG

    Read Hanna's article about her ESC-experience and see her slideshow with photos from her year in Denmark.

  • 2019/2020

    Mane at Kalø Skovbørnehus

    Hej. I’m Mane, a 22 years old girl full of energy and enthusiasm to discover the world. About a year ago I made the best decision of my life and applied for an EVS in Denmark. What now? From September on I am living in one of the most amazing countries of the world, learning their language and culture, examining their kitchen and mentality. I am volunteering in a forest kindergarten called Kalø Skovbørnehave. It has a quite unusual concept as a kindergarten which can be found only in Denmark.

  • 2019/2020

    Tim at Odsherreds Efterskole

    As a volunteer I had various tasks which differed a lot from each other. The biggest part was organizing and taking part in free time activities during the evenings and the weekends. Nevertheless I had also the chance to make the experience of teaching my mother tongue German to our students.

  • 2019/2020

    Pauline at Kalø Skovbørnehus

    This kindergarten is very special. I met the most amazing people and as soon as the kids got used to you (and you to them) they were so cute and you don’t want to leave. Each day they happily greeted me when I was coming thru the front door and it was the most heartwarming thing I had ever experienced. Besides the cutest children on earth, I had incredible colleagues.

  • 2019/2020

    Sabine and Stefanie at Limfjordsskolen

    Sabine and Stefanie has created a storybook about their experiences.

  • 2019/2020

    Hannah at Solbjerg Plejehjem

    Why I went to Denmark, what I did there and how Covid-19 changed it: About a year ago, I realised I wanted to do something different after I finished highschool, so I started to think about a possibility to go abroad, since I always wanted to live in another country for a while. I found out, that there is the possibility to live abroad and work at a project for a few months or even a year. After I went through an application phase, I arrived in Aarhus in September 2019.

  • 2019/2020

    Mayerli at Dansk ICYE

    My name is Mayerli Galeano and I am from Spain though I was born in Colombia. From a very young age I have a great desire to travel and discover new places and cultures and in the summer of 2019 I started a volunteer project thanks to the European Solidarity Corps progarm.

  • 2019/2020

    Anne at Rejsby Europæiske Efterskole

    Was ist eine Efterskole? Efterskole heißt grob übersetzt Nachschule. Um das zu verstehen muss man das dänische Schulsystem etwas kennen. Die Dänen gehen nämlich alle neun Jahre lang auf eine Schule, die wir als Grundschule bezeichnen würden. Hier machen sie dann einen Abschluss, ungefähr zu vergleichen mit unserem Hauptschulabschluss.

  • 2019/2020

    Timna at Bustrup Hovedgaard

    I’m a volunteer in Bustrup Hovedgaard in Midtjylland, Denmark. Bustrup is a school and care home for teenagers with various difficult backgrounds. All of them had a challenging past, each of them a different story. I came here to have a positive impact on them. When I found out that neither the school nor the care home separates waste properly, I was quite shocked. Everyone should know by now that our planet is in a major crisis. For me was sure that that had to be changed. Our planet is burning and we need action now. Even if it’s only a temporary solution and the system of the commune will be installed in the couple ofyears. We need to start now! This is how I got the idea to start by myself.

  • 2019/2020

    Lara at Bustrup Hovedgaard

    10 months. When I started this adventure which should become the most exciting, breathtaking, defining, exhausting,and challenging year of my life, I thought that it would never end - June was a lifetime away for me. But the months passed by quickly and without menoticing it, I find myself almost at the end of my stay in Bustrup. I learned more than I ever imagined that I would. I got to know incredibly strong and inspiring people who taught me so much. The most important lesson: Giving up is never an option...

  • Verena Marine Biology Research Centre

    2019/2020Environment The Marine Biology Research Centre (MRC) in Kerteminde belongs […]

  • Lea Kattegat Centret

    2019/2020

  • Johann Vandel Efterskole

    2019/2020

  • Marta Odsherreds Efterskole

    2019/2020

  • Anastaciia Kontakt mellem mennesker

    2019/2020

  • Marlene, Lisa and Regina Egebakkeskolen and Husmandsstedet

    2019/2020

  • Rocío Marine Biological Centre

    2019/2020

  • Emma Onkel og Tante

    2019/2020

  • Hanna Kontakt mellem mennesker

    2019/2020

  • Mabel The International

    2019

  • Laura Fjord og Bælt

    2019

  • Emelie, Inka og Johanna Hertha

    2019/2020

  • 2019/2020

    Kazuyo at Nyborg Private Realskole

    In November 2019, Kazuyo did a takeover of the Dansk ICYE Instagram account where we follow her daily life in Denmark.

  • 2019/2020

    Mariel at Skt. Josef’s International School

    In February 2020, Mariel did a takeover of the Dansk ICYE Instagram account.

  • Maria Aarhus Festival Office

    2019/2020

  • Marine Aarhus Festival Office

    2019/2020

  • Chloé Foundation for Environmental Education – FEE

    2019

  • Lisa Onkel og Tante

    2018/19

  • Paul Kattegatcenteret

    2018/19

  • Angela Vedersø Idrætsefterskole

    2018/19

  • Sophia Rønde Forest Kindergarden

    2018/19

  • Dunja Dansk ICYE

    2018/19

  • Lisa Odsherreds Efterskole

    2018/19

  • Iryna Odsherreds Efterskole

    2018/19

  • Elisa Vardeegnens Gymnasieforberedende Efterskole

    2018/19

  • Beatrice Tranbjerg Plejehjem

    2018/19

  • Liina Limfjordsskolen

    2018/19

  • Matthes Kornmod Realskole

    2018/19

  • Ariana Syddansk Universitet

    2018/19

  • Claudius Aagaard Efterskole

  • Swantje Hertha

    2018/19

  • Stefan Fjord og Bælt

    2018/19

  • Max Kornmod Realskole

    2018/19

  • Wieland Tranbjerg Plejehjem

    2018/19

  • Jonas Husmandsstedet

    2018/19

  • Ronja Kalø Skovbørnehus

    2018/19

  • Caylee Onkel og Tante

    2018/19

  • Francesco Rejsby Europæiske Efterskole

    2018/19

  • Stanislav The International – Vedersø Idrætsefterskole

    2018/19

  • Sophie Husmandsstedet

    2018/19

  • Logan Limfjordsskolen

    2018/19

  • Tetiana Rejsby Europæiske Efterskole

    2018/19

  • Alina Vandel Efterskole

    2018/19

  • Daniel & Wiebke Kornmod Realskole

    2018

  • Rhoy Hertha

    2018

  • 2018/2019