Next Aug–Sept to Denmark for European Solidarity Corps Volunteering!

Hey, are you a young person living in Finland? Are you looking for possibilities to volunteer abroad next autumn? Here is your chance: in Denmark, 19 workplaces are searching for young people for European Solidarity Corps Volunteering!

European Solidarity Corps (ESC) Volunteering offers a great opportunity to get to know a new environment and its people from deeper than just from the surface. During volunteering periods, intercultural understanding is built through daily life co-operation.

Now you can participate in ECS Volunteering in Denmark in the field of education or animal care, for instance. The volunteering periods begin in August–September 2021. Below you can get to know all the workplaces and the role and tasks of volunteers in them. Below you can also read about European Solidarity Corps Volunteering in general, and find instructions for applying. The deadline for applying is 1st March 2021. The volunteering periods are coordinated by Maailmanvaihto’s Danish co-operation organization Dansk ICYE.

Kalø Skovbørnehus

Egebakkeskolen

Husmandsstedet

PTG International Youth College

Aagaard Efterskole

Vardeegnens Gymnasieforberedende Efterskole

Vandel Efterskole

Vedersø Efterskole – The International

Rejsby Europæiske Efterskole

Odsherreds Efterskole

Tranbjerg Plejehjem

Solbjerg Plejehjem

Kontakt Mellem Mennesker

Hertha Levefællesskab

Limfjordsskolen

Vestjyllands Højskole

Bustrup Hovedgaard

Fjord & Bælt

  • Animal/Environment
  • A combined research and experience center with seals and porpoises.
  • 1st September 2021 – 31st August 2022
  • https://www.icye.dk/fjordbaelt

Marine Biological Research Centre

European Solidarity Corps Volunteering

ESC volunteering periods are funded by the European Union. The participant may have to pay only a small part of the traveling costs. The voluntary work period includes:

  • travels to the destination country (the participant may have to pay only a small part of the traveling costs)
  • support and communication of the sending organization
  • in the destination country an on-arrival training and a mid-term camp
  • accommodation and daily meals at the destination country
  • a pocket money
  • daily work travel costs to the voluntary workplace
  • health and accident insurance as well as liability insurance
  • possible visa costs
  • support for learning the local language

Read more about ESC Volunteering in general

Accessibility

The voluntary workplaces unfortunately are not able to receive volunteers with disabilities.

Applying

Apply 1st March, 2021, at the latest! Download and fill in the application form (pdf) and send it to Dansk ICYE at esc.incoming@icye.dk and as a copy to Maailmanvaihto at maailmanvaihto@maailmanvaihto.fi. You are welcome to name in your application Maailmanvaihto (Oikokatu 3, 00250 Helsinki, Finland; +358 50 452 5660; maailmanvaihto@maailmanvaihto.fi) as your sending organisation. Our PIC number is 946737364 and our contact person Secretary General Anni Koskela. NB! Maailanvaihto can work as your sending organisation only if you live in Finland.

About applying for ESC Volunteering in the coronavirus times

  • European Solidarity Corps Volunteering period can be started if starting the volunteering period physically in the host country is not possible due to exceptional circumstances. The periods will be completed in the host country when the circumstances allow it. European Solidarity Corps Volunteering can also be postponed to a later date or canceled in case needed due to the coronavirus situation (see the news from the Finnish National Agency for Education).
  • It is worth finding out from the flight company, with which kinds of costs the flights would be possible to postpone or cancel if needed.

Further information

In case you have any questions, please contact us! We will be happy to answer. You can reach us via e-mail from the address maailmanvaihto@maailmanvaihto.fi and by phone from the number 050 452 5660.