Description of the Project

Odsherreds Efterskole is a Christian self-governing boarding school (efterskole) offering formal secondary education for 9th and 10th grade. There are around 160 students between 15-17 year, who stay at the school for one year. The school is situated in the western part of Zealand, in a small town named Faarevejle.

An “Efterskole” is a unique schooling concept found only in Denmark. It is a kind of a private boarding school with government grants that provides Secondary School education for young people, predominately between the ages of 14-17. The school is privately run, and this means that there is an annual fee for parents to send their child/children to the school, but families may apply for government funding depending on their financial status.

Volunteering at the project

  • Living at the school, there is the opportunity to participate in all of the school’s activities during the week and at weekends
  • The volunteer will have a room in a house that will be shared with 2-4 other young people, who also work at the school.
  • The school will provide a timetable for the volunteer, which will offer him/her the chance to use all of their skills, linguistically, artistically, in sports and socially.
  • The volunteer will be involved in the areas of the curriculum that are relevant to his/her key skills
  • The volunteer would be offered the same learning possibilities as any trainee teacher with regards to pedagogy and didactics
  • The volunteer will be provided with constant support and advice.
  • We expect the volunteer to engage in all aspects of the school’s life

Volunteer profile

  • Over the age of 20
  • Outgoing, sociable and has a sense of humor
  • Good at English
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Odsherreds Efterskole
Adelers Alle 127, 4540 Fårevejle
Website: http://www.odsherredsefterskole.dk/
Facebook: www.facebook.com/OdsherredsEfterskole

PIC number: 918055240

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