Kompasset (The Compass) is looking for dedicated volunteers to help assist and counsel homeless foreigners without registration in Denmark. As a volunteer in Kompasset you will make a difference for some of society’s most excluded and vulnerable people.

About Kompasset

Kirkens Korshær’s Kompasset is located on Kæmnervej, Copenhagen NV and we assist homeless unregistered EU-citizens and people with a residence permit in other EU countries, who have travelled to Denmark looking for work and/or a better life. Many are in legal limbo and in doubt of their rights and entitlements. Sound advice about options in Denmark is urgently needed.

Depending on the tasks

  • You will participate directly in the social and legal counseling
  • You will assist by helping service users with our computers, translate documents/CVs or simply socialize
  • You will accompany our service users and help translate when approaching the authorities
  • You will be available for comforting, supporting talks in our rest area

There are many ways of contributing and participating. Kompasset also has outreach work, a mentor programme, weekly bike shop and laundromat trips! Employees will be available for questions and debriefing during each volunteer shift.

We will make sure you are well prepared and offer:

  • thorough introduction to the target group, their needs and relevant legislation
  • qualifying courses and meetings with relevant topics
  • a great opportunity to learn and help fellow citizens

We expect that you…

  • sign up for one shift every week or every second week:

Mondays/Tuesdays/Wednesdays/Thursdays 8:45 – 13:00

  • are committed to the cause and can volunteer for a longer period
  • you are reliable and punctual
  • have a positive attitude toward our service users
  • aren’t easily shaken and have the ability to reach people in a state of crisis
  • can communicate in English and preferably another European language (Spanish, Italian, Bulgarian, Romanian, French, Hungarian, Polish etc.) Fluency is not required.


Are you curious and interested, please contact us by filling out the form Contact organisation:


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  • Assignmenttype: Café and shelter, Refugees and integration
  • Workarea: Social work
  • Continual volunteering
  • Organisation: Kirkens Korshær

Information about the organisation:

Kirkens Korshær
  • Updated: 11.09.19
  • Expires: 21.09.19
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