The Bona Fides Association and the Dannish organization are looking for volunteers for ESC placements in two organisations in Aarhus. Interested candidates need to send an updated CV and a cover letter related to the project (both in English) to, and Please, title the e-mail „ESC in Aarhus-Elderly people ”

Next volunteer period: 1 st September 2019 – 30 th June 2020
Deadline for application
: 13/04/2019
Number of volunteers: 2

Project description: Tranbjerg Plejehjem is a nursing home and community center for elderly people of Aarhus Kommune – the municipality of Aarhus. It is situated in Tranbjerg, 12km south of Aarhus – Denmark’s second largest city. Part of the nursing home is a café, a community center with rooms for meetings and activities, and a health center. For more information please visit:

-easy office tasks
-working in the café
-social activities, for instance card or board games, cooking, baking, or enjoying a meal together
-physical activities, for instance gardening, walking, dancing and sports/fitness (active ageing)
-musical activities for and with the elderly people, such as music and singing
-creative activities for instance knitting/embroidery, painting, drawing, and ceramics
-supporting or even planning and organizing different activities and projects for the elderly, e.x. “Wine Club”, “Men’s Night”, “Biking Without Age” or “Value Stock”
-participating in excursions with the elderly outside the nursing home/local community center

Volunteer profile:
-highly motivated to work with elderly people
-highly motivated to work within the field of health and care
-social, outgoing, creative, empathetic
-willing and ready to take initiative

The volunteers will either live in a shared apartment or with a host family.