The Northwest Danish Association (NWDA) networking platform is a way for our community to connect. Whether you are looking for a job, a new hire, housing, or other opportunity, let this be a place for you to find the connections you need.

Our diverse Danish community has members who specialize in various fields, members who own their own businesses, and new graduates eager to enter the job market. The Danish community in the Pacific Northwest sees an influx of students, au pairs, families, and others looking to find their footing in our region. We are here to help.

This new platform is designed to take advantage of our diversity and highlight opportunities within our community to build bridges.

Welcome to our Danish community network!

For more information about the opportunities below, and for more information on who to contact, send us an e-mail at line@nwdanish.org or give us a call at (206) 523-3263

Please note: NWDA does not endorse, recommend, or have any legal ties to any person(s) or entity posted on this networking platform.

Opportunities in our network:

-Translators wanted. A company is looking to translate their recipe Phone App into Danish and Finnish. The translator would review the translations for accuracy and potentially also do the translations of recipes and app. Payment is $30/hr and software training is included. Ideal candidates would be native speakers who are in the culinary field or love to cook and are familiar with the terminology used in recipes.

-Danish-speaking nanny. A family in Kirkland is looking for a Danish speaking p/t babysitter/nanny to help out with their 3 and 5 year old boys once the stay at home order is lifted. Days: M-Thurs. 

-Danish Dean for Concordia Language Village. This position is responsible for the Danish Language Village, which is in session from June 15 – July 11. The dean is onsite at camp during this time, which is located near Bemidji, Minnesota. See the full job description here: https://hr.cord.edu/postings/6310 For more information about Concordia Language village, visit their website

-Casting call. The Great Danish Adventure is an exciting Reality TV show that sends ten Americans with Danish ancestry to Denmark to compete in a series of physical, adventurous and cultural challenges while learning about their Danish heritage and family legacy. They are currently looking for cast members! Click here for more information.

-Pactera, an international translation and localization company, is hiring students who are native speakers of Danish. 

-Transperfect Connect is currently looking for 3 Danish to English Translators to work from home. The rate of pay for this position is .60 – .80 cents per minute of talk time (usually around 2 hours, but it may be more or less depending on needs).  The hours will be 12 am – 8 am and Translators can work as many days as they want.

-Protranslating, a language service provider, is currently looking to hire native Danish speakers who are fluent in English to assist on a large translation project.

-Translation task work: Definedcrowd is looking for a few Danish speakers to do some task work on their platform. Participants would be reading through short texts (in Danish) and tagging relevant words and phrases.

-Scan|Design is hiring! Scan|design Contemporary Furniture has openings for sales associates and designers. Previous sales, design, or decor experience preferred. Flexible hours. Week-end availability preferred.

Opportunity seekers in our network:

-NWDA member looking for a room to rent in Copenhagen for 1-2 years beginning Summer 2020.

-NWDA member looking for a conversation partner to practice Danish. She is a beginner in our Danish language program and also interested in living with a Danish family (max $600/month rent for a room). 

Danish exchange student looking for a host family with Youth for Understanding. Contact NWDA to find out more about 15 -year old Noah. 

Project manager with 7 years experience in Agile software design, product management, and content workflows looking for a project management role with software or design team. Has previously worked on short turn projects with distributed personnel.

-Recently relocated Danish Hotel Manager looking for a job in the hotel business in Seattle.

To inquire further about any of the opportunities above, send us an e-mail at line@nwdanish.org. You can also reach us by phone (206) 523-3263, Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.

 

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