Description of the Project

Nygadehuset is a Culture House directly connected to the organization of Aabenraa municipality, under the Department of Culture. The house is situated in central Aabenraa, a town with approx. 20.000 citizens. Aabenraa is situated 25 km from the German border and the city has a shopping street, bars, restaurants and various sport activities. Aabenraa is surrounded by a beautiful natural landscape; Forest, beach and scenic bike routes. Additionally, if you want to visit bigger cities, you can reach Sønderborg or Kolding within 30 min by car.

Nygadehuset has 2200 sq.m. that are free to use by the citizens of Aabenraa municipality, and it contains a ceramic work workshop, glass artwork workshop, playroom for children, concert room/stage, meeting and conference rooms and a café serving daily hot meals, coffee, cake etc.

Nygadehuset has approx. 45.000 visitors per year.

Volunteering at the project

  • Volunteers will be part of the staff of Nygadehuset
  • Volunteers are expected to take part in various daily tasks in the house (putting up posters, cleaning, stagehands, catering bands etc.)
  • Volunteers will be taking part in the students-cafe and the concerts
  • Volunteers will be working no more than 30 hours a week
  • Volunteers will assist running the student cafe in the afternoons and sometimes in the evenings
  • Volunteers will be accomodated in local host families

Volunteer profile

  • Over the age of 18
  • Can speak either English, German or Danish
  • Mature, good sense of humor, open-minded and interested in culture and music
  • Interested in communication with children, youth and adults
  • Creative skills (such as dancing, playing music, theatre, ceramics, painting, IT) is an advantage, but no requirement
  • Technical skills would also be an advantage (e.g. sound equipment, stage/light/pa)
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Nygadehuset
Nygade 23a, 6200 Åbenrå
Website: www.nygadehuset.dk/
Facebook: www.facebook.com/nygadehuset

PIC number: 945139677
EI reference number: 2013-DK-30

Next volunteer period: N/A
Deadline for application: N/A
Number of volunteers: N/A