Description of the project

The International Academy and Boarding School of Denmark is the only 100% English speaking efterskole in Denmark, where students aged 14-17 can combine the unique experience of attending a Danish efterskole/boarding school, with its proven educational and personal development qualities, with an international education. The school is a part of the self-governing institution Vedersø Idrætsefterskole (Sports College), which is one of Denmark’s leading sports and gymnastic schools.

Volunteer profile

  • over the age of 22
  • motivated, adaptable and flexible
  • previous experience working with children
  • previous teaching experience is highly recommended
  • an interest for foreign languages
  • a passion for dance, media and communication and football are important, as these are core subjects at The International

Volunteering at the project

  • planned activities will vary depending on the participant’s individual skills, personal background and experience
  • our range of informal and formal activities will give the volunteer the chance to use of their skills – linguistically, artistically, socially, and physically
  • volunteers will assist in the classroom as both a guest teacher (and language assistant where relevant)
  • volunteers will be given the opportunity to gain knowledge and insight into the teaching profession and gain experience working with young people
  • a responsibility to contribute to social activities in weekends and evenings
  • volunteers will live at the school

Next volunteer period: 6 August 2018 – 30 June 2019

All the costs (travel, accommodation, food, pocket money, insurance, visa) are covered withing the Erasmus+ Programme.

Interested candidates are asked to fill in the application form and send it to before January 13, 2018.