Job search, PartnerJob program and volunteering

Read more about job possibilities in the Sonderborg area, our PartnerJob program for accompanying spouses and partners and much more. 

Job search in the Sonderborg area

Are you unemployed and looking for work? We have great job opportunities for you.

For you to have a successful move, a job is crucial. In the Sonderborg area we are known for our industrial companies within the technological or energy industry. However, the opportunities for employment are good, whether you are highly educated or a skilled labourer from any industry. We employ everyone: from skilled workers, teachers and waiters to engineers, doctors, dentists and academics. The chances of making a successful career in the Sonderborg area are boundless with more than 4,000 businesses – both small and large ones – in our municipality.

The workplace culture in Sonderborg has a lot to offer. From high salaries, advancement opportunities, flexibility, 37-hours workweek and equality. Learn more about Danish workplace culture here.

As a jobseeker living in the Sonderborg area, you are always welcome to contact our local Jobcenter to receive more information about your possibilities.

If you have your own business or are thinking about becoming an entrepreneur in the Sonderborg area, you can contact Sønderborg Entrepreneur Service.

Important steps in order to find a job in the Sonderborg area

PartnerJob – for you, who is moving with your partner

Even though your partner or spouse might have found their dream job in the Sonderborg area, it might not be the case for you. Newcomer Service Sonderborg might be able to help match your competencies with available career positions in South Denmark. Additionally, we can assist you in developing your network, investigating career options and helping with job search in the Sonderborg area.

We offer:

  • Information about job search tools in Denmark
  • Clarification of job opportunities in South Denmark and inputs on your application
  • Potential participation in internships and networks

You can participate if you:

  • Are a partner or spouse of an employed newcomer to Sonderborg Municipality
  • Speak and write Danish or English on a fairly high level
  • Are ready to focus on job search and prepared to invest time in a PartnerJob program

Contact our PartnerJob Consultant today and receive more information about the PartnerJob program.

It is free to participate and the program is either in Danish or English.

Volunteer work

If you are interested in volunteer work, you will have many possibilities in Sonderborg Municipality. With more than 700 associations in the Sonderborg area, you will have plenty to choose from. Ask at Frivillighedens Hus, where all social and health organizations in the municipality are gathered. 

The Newcomer’s Network in Sonderborg is looking for volunteers, who would like to help at events for newcomers. We are looking for volunteers for our Game Night, Dansk Café, yoga sessions and other exciting events. If this sounds interesting, please contact our event coordinator for further information.


You can also volunteer during cultural events or help in sports clubs. The local TV station DKSyd and The Red Cross in Sonderborg are also looking for volunteers.