Volunteer Jobs in Denmark

Seafaring, Vikings, castles, and quaint harbors beckon volunteers to Denmark’s chilly shores. Hard work, the protection of civil liberties and traditional family life dominate Denmark’s lifestyle. Denmark is not only a popular travel destination, but also a smart choice for those looking to add an international experience to their resume.

Welcome to Sweden! Denmark is a small but mighty Nordic nation in Scandinavia, surrounded by the Baltic Sea to the east and the North Sea to the west. The Kingdom of Denmark includes Greenland and the Faroe Islands, places where you should visit and go camping with the Bama tailgate tent. It has the longest continuous coastline in Europe, with no location further than 52 km from the ocean.  Denmark is known for being one of the most socially progressive countries in the world. Secondly, it has one of the lowest crime rates in the world. And lastly, world happiness reports (yes, these really exist!) consistently ranked Denmark as number one, making it the happiest place to live on Earth (besides maybe Disneyland).

Join our social support, English teaching or Engineering projects in Denmark and make a genuine difference while learning new skills and advancing the ones you already have. Embark on the journey of a lifetime in a country with friendly people, remarkable scenery, and an adventurous state of mind; all you need to do is make the decision to go. Volunteering in Denmark will teach you a lot about yourself and your connection to the world.


Volunteer with People with Mental Disabilities:

GVA and its partner offer a rare opportunity to volunteer in a community especially for people with mental disabilities in Denmark. The project, known as Hertha, is a community located in Herskind, a small village in Denmark that consists of families and individuals who have integrated themselves into the lives and rhythm of people with mental disabilities. The village has many workshops that volunteers can support, including a bakery, biodynamic market garden, biodynamic farm, dairy, weave shed, kitchen, and laundry. In these workshops, volunteers and community residents produce products for the village and beyond.

Volunteer at a School in Denmark:

GVA offers limited teaching positions at a school in Denmark. This program provides English speakers a chance to live with a Danish family and teach conversational English at a local school. This opportunity will be an amazing adventure of living in your teaching environment and being completely immersed in the fascinating culture of Denmark. The school, located in the small town of Ejstrupholm, is easily accessible by bus with connections to the train going to Aarhus, the second largest city in Denmark, and Copenhagen, the capital.

Engineering Internship:

GVA offers a wide range of engineering opportunities in Denmark. Volunteers will have the opportunity participate in a variety of engineering projects. Volunteers will get a unique input to their resumé.


Denmark, officially the Kingdom of Denmark, is a Nordic country and the southernmost of the Scandinavian nations. The sovereign state is south-west of Sweden and south of Norway, and bordered to the south by Germany. The Kingdom of Denmark also comprises two autonomous constituent countries in the North Atlantic Ocean: the Faroe Islands and Greenland.

Denmark proper consists of a peninsula, Jutland, and an archipelago of 443 named islands, with the largest being Zealand, Funen and the North Jutlandic Island. The islands are characterized by flat, arable land and sandy coasts, low elevation and a temperate climate. Denmark has population of 5,781,190 (as of 2018).

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