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 tech 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.
On The European Job Mobility Portal you can also read about your job opportunities in Southern Denmark.
Career and job portals
You can find open positions and register your CV in different job banks such as Jobnet.
On Southern Denmark’s career portal you can get an overview of the many companies located in Southern Denmark and see which ones match your competencies. This is a good tool to find companies relevant for an unsolicited application, because you can match them via your competencies.
As an EU or Nordic citizen, you can also apply for funds to help pay for travels in relation with a job interview or when moving due to a job in Denmark. The project “Your first EURES job” is for people between the ages of 18-35. The project “Reactivate” is for people from the age of 35 and above.
If you have a degree from another country than Denmark, it can help your job search to gain recognition of your foreign qualifications/education. Find more information here.
Once you get a job, Work in Denmark can give you a good overview of the different things you need to consider before and/or while you start your job in Denmark. Read more here.
If you are a cross border worker contact Infocenter Sønderjylland-Schleswig. They offer free guidance and can help you with many practical questions.
An academic? Try AC Match!
If you have an academic background, you should get on AC Match, which is an online database with unemployed academics living in the Southern part of Denmark, where local companies can look through the various candidates.
In Sonderborg you have plenty of opportunities to learn more Danish. Learning a minimum of Danish can help improve your employment opportunities.
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.
Become a volunteer
Find further information about volunteering in Denmark.