Our Expat Host Program creates a bridge between expats in North Denmark and assimilated international or local volunteers, who help them settle in. As a mentor you gain personal satisfaction and the possibility to share experience, while learnning about different cultures and approaches on life. As a mentee you gain proffesional networking opportunities, advice, feedback, and an expanded base of skills to help you in your new life in Denmark.
Who can become a host?
Anyone who is willing to volunteer his/her time to share knowledge and help newcomers navigate around the Danish labor market, give feedback and advice regarding career and cultural opportunities. You can be Danish or international – the important thing is that you want to help a newcomer and know to some extend the Danish culture. There is a possibility to become a Cultural host, or a Career host. Alternatively, it is also possible to focus on both cultural and professional (career) aspects while being a host.
Who can get a host?
Any newcomer in North Denmark can participate in the program and get a host. Participation in the Expat Host Program is free of charge, however, it requires effort and commitment to meet up minimum once a month.
The Expat Host Program has been running as a pilot project, and now the concept is modelled as a fixed IHND program.
International House North Denmark’s Secretariat has the responsibility of matchmaking the mentors with the mentees, and the process will be undertaken on a ongoing basis. You are welcome to sign up, using the buttons below, but please note that the matching process may take up to a few weeks.