Salary Unpaid


No such thing as waste.


We are a small team of independent project coordinators and freelancers that work together to tackle food waste in Copenhagen. Alongside the team leaders, we have built a community of over 200 volunteers, from a variety of backgrounds. We are a reflection of our community, and we are a place for meaningful career transformation and skills development.

Our community is diverse, proactive, empathic & practical, and constantly growing, which is why we need committed coordinators to help with our growth and achieving our mission of saving and preventing food waste & providing nutrition to underprivileged locals.

Working with us will allow you to develop interpersonal skills, communication, organizational & management skills, and it will help you gain knowledge and expertise in the field of sustainability & food waste.

Currently the position is for a volunteer (or unpaid intern), but based on your work looking for funding, some compensation can be achieved.


We’re looking for an energetic and enthusiastic Project Manager. If you are ambitious, organized, detail oriented, kind and love to make a real difference in peoples’  lives, then this may be the perfect role for you. We need:

  • Willingness to help coordinate and grow the project.

  • Ability to engage and motivate the community to continue our work.

  • Ability to multi-task.

  • Ability to coordinate a group of team leaders from different areas of the project: Social Media, Volunteer Management, Food Collection, Event Management.

  • People's skills: be a motivator for the community.

  • Excellent English language and communication skills.



  • Oversee the project and ensure its sustainability

  • Lead project teams: SoMe, VM, EM, FC.

  • Track progress

  • Oversee budget & finances

  • Apply for funding (local public funds, EU funds)

  • Build the ROI and ROE of identified funding opportunities

  • Build and support a team to package tender offers for funding opportunities

  • Run sustainability assessments of the project


  • Ensure the smooth organizing of the weekly food distribution events

  • Oversee implementation of processes and routines

  • Ad-hoc tasks that insure the realization of the food distribution events

  • Be present at 50% of our food distributions


  • Act as team leader when needed

  • Coordinate the team leaders and empower volunteers to become team leaders

  • Organize team leader workshops to train future team leaders

  • Oversee that there are enough volunteers for every shift during out food distribution events & coordinate with the Volunteer Management team to put out calls for the shifts that need to be filled

  • Oversee all access keys, training manuals and other important documents.

If this sounds like something for you, send over your resume and let us get to know you! We're really excited to have you on board & grow our community and maximize the impact of our work!

For more information or questions please contact us at

Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Free lunch
Free lunch

Enjoy a free catered lunch with your colleagues, every day.

Flexible working hours
Flexible working hours

Time is precious. Make it count. Morning person or night owl, this job is for you.

Free coffee / tea
Free coffee / tea

Get your caffeine fix to get you started and keep you going.

Free office snacks
Free office snacks

Peckish after lunch? We got your back with soft drinks, treats and fruit.

Social gatherings
Social gatherings

Social gatherings and games; hang out with your colleagues.

Near public transit
Near public transit

Easy access and treehugger friendly workplace.

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Working at
Madboks Copenhagen

MADBOKS is a self sustainable, lean, volunteer driven project that builds local community, provides weekly nutrition and education/training in socially disadvantaged areas of Greater Copenhagen. The project belongs to the startup Nordic Community. With more than 1/3 of the food produced being wasted globally, local initiatives like Madboks take food loss prevention into our own hands, while at the same time tackling food insecurity for people in disadvantaged situations. Our work revolves around re-distributing food surplus collected from supermarkets as well as raising awareness about issues of food waste & empowering communities to become more proactive in their role in saving food from becoming waste.

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