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
  • preferably volunteers with a good level of english and university educated
  • motivated, adaptable and flexible
  • previous experience working with children
  • previous teaching experience is highly recommended
  • an interest for foreign languages
  • a passion for one of following activities: dance, media and communication, football or badminton are important, as these are core subjects at The International
  • prefered french, spanish or german speakers

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


  • interviews will take place in English in person or via Skype

Vedersø Efterskole – The International
Vesterhavsvej 43, 6990 Ulfborg

Next volunteer period: 1st August 2021 – 9th July 2022
Deadline for application: 1st March 2020
Number of volunteers: 4
Valid Age: 22+

PIC number: 921074559

Send your application to [email protected]

Read Denizhan’s blog on volunteering at The International