Job search, the PartnerJob program, and volunteering

Read more about the 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.

A job is crucial for a successful move and Denmark is known for its high salaries, advancement opportunities, flexibility, 37-hours workweek and equality. In Sonderborg, the opportunities for employment are good, whether you are highly educated or a skilled laborer. We employ everything from skilled workers, teachers and waiters to engineers, doctors and academics. The chances of making a successful career in the Sonderborg area are boundless with more than 2,800 businesses – both small and large ones – in our municipality.

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

As a job seeker from an EU country you can always contact our recruitment manager, who can help you to find a job. Remember to gain recognition of your foreign qualifications/education.

We always encourage you to learn a minimum of Danish to improve your employment opportunities. Read more here

Career and job sites

  • work-live-stay – Southern Denmark’s career portal
    Get an overview over the many companies located in Southern Denmark and which ones match your competencies.
  • Work in Denmark
    Submit your CV in the database. View the video on the bottom of the page to gain information on how to use WorkinDenmark’s job database. Also view their job search tutorials, their e-learning course and their upcoming events.
  • EURES – The European Job Mobility Portal
    Search employment in all of Europe.
  • AkademikerMatch is an online database with unemployed academics, where the businesses can look through the various candidates. You need to be connected to your local job center to be listed on the database. 
  • Job banks and social media
    There are many different job banks, where you can locate your next job. We can mention JobnetSydjobJobindex, Akademikernes Jobbank or Ofir
    Many of the universities and the unions have their own job banks. You can also use LinkedIn, which is a professional social network.
  • Job fairs and networks
    Participating in job fairs might be a good idea, since you get to meet different companies and have the possibility to create a network. View a list of job fairs here. You should also use your social network to establish contact. Mention that you are looking for employment at your local sports club or to your friends. Volunteer work, an internship, or temporary employment might also be a way to get a foot in the door.
Jobs 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 Jutland 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 in either Danish, English or German.

Volunteer work

If you are interested in volunteer work, you will have plenty of possibilities to do so in Sonderborg Municipality. With more than 700 associations in the Sonderborg are, you will have plenty to choose from. Ask at Frivillighedens Hus (House of Volunteers), 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, Spouse Café and other exciting events. If this sounds interesting, please make sure to contact one of our coordinators via the following emails: or

You can also volunteer during cultural events by sending an email to or helping during sports events.