This program gives you a unique opportunity to work in the following fields:
Renewable energy research center
If you have a relevant further education, you can work in a research center that provides research, training and information within the area of renewable energy technologies. The mission of the organization is to reduce environmental pollution by replacing fossil fuels and atomic power with renewable energies. The organization has a big campus which comprises 4.000 square meters of buildings including offices, workshops, training centre, test stations for wave energy machines and windmills. As a volunteer there you will work together with the interns helping out with various tasks and studying the area of renewable energy in depth.
Ecology and renewable energy
If you are a practically minded male who likes working with your hands, you can work in a folk college which considers itself the “green folk college of Denmark”. It has a wind turbine which supplies CO2 neutral energy together with their solar and geothermal system. As a volunteer there you will work in the large ecological and imaginative garden which provides ecological vegetable and fruit to the folk college kitchen. You will work mainly outdoor with fellow volunteers and also attend relevant courses at the folk college together with the students.
Denmark is traditionally an agricultural country and especially in the area of intensive farming and ecological farming, it is in the forefront of developing new and sustainable agricultural practices. If you are interested in agriculture and teaching and like to do manual work, you have the opportunity to volunteer in one of Denmark’s agricultural colleges which educate farmers and other people studyng for a future in agriculture. As a volunteer you will help with the practical agricultural work at the college and also take part in relevant courses both as a teacher assistant and as a student.