Internationals are interested in volunteering
Volunteering can be a gateway to integration
Volunteering is a stepping stone to getting to know Denmark, our customs, the language and the people living here. Almost all the professionals working with internationals, we asked, have indicated that volunteering is a way to get to know Danish culture and is a good place to practice Danish. Volunteering is also a great way to establish a social network in Denmark; Many of the professionals indicate that volunteering also can be a good way to have a greater connection to one’s local community.
Beyond a social impact, volunteering might also alleviate internationals’ way to a paid job and half of the professionals even indicate that internationals can obtain a bigger professional network through volunteering.
Most importantly, many of the professionals indicate that volunteering is an important instrument in motivating internationals to stay in Denmark longer. Volunteering is a way to integrate in the Danish society on a more sustainable basis.
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Language can set boundaries
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