Unique Cultural Exchange Volunteering in France

Location: France: Angouleme, Bordeaux, Brossac and 5 other cities

Program Duration: Summer, Alternative Spring Break, 1-2 Weeks, 2-4 Weeks, 5-8 Weeks, 3-6 Months, 1-2 Years, Multiple Year

Dates: 2020,Year Round

La Giraudiere

http://www.lagiraudiere.com

Chemin De La Giraudiere Brossac, Charente 16480 France

Call Us

Phone: 0033545986993

Description

Come to south west France and help create a unique culturel exchange in the south west of France. We are turning a French ruin into a small hamlet, a place for communal living, where people can come and learn about France and its culture and way of life and at the same time experience a truly international exchange of cultures. Upon completion, this project will aim to provide accommodation and facilities for educational trips, internships and allways a place for our volunteers wishing to experience the French life style and to learn about France without breaking the bank

We need for volunteers who are over the age of 18 so students come add your enthusiasm and those who have experience come add your knowledge to the project, all ages are welcomed. Any ideas and skills are welcome and will be accommodated. Participants will be volunteering for 18 hours a week with full room and board. French lesson included, excursion included, trips to local market included This program will also introduce volunteers to various skills in construction, landscaping, marketing and much more.

Highlights

1. Share knowledge, experiences, and skills with other international participants.

2. All materials, tools, and protective gear are provided.

3. French lessons are included for half a day each week.

4. Enjoy excursion to the local town of Chalais in the south Charente.

5. Become immersed in French village life.

Travel Types
  • Cycling
  • Ecology
  • Eco Tours
  • Tours
  • Fishing
  • Nature Tours
  • Cooking
  • Photography
  • Golf
  • Canoeing
  • Student Tours
  • Vacation Packages
  • Horseback Riding
  • Soccer & Football
  • Sports
  • Summer Camp
Qualifications

The most important qualification you could have is a desire to learn or to teach, to help, volunteer and get stuck in.

Types
  • Web Design
  • Journalism
  • Culinary Arts & Cooking
  • Tourism
  • Photography
  • Marketing, Advertising, & PR
  • Graphic Design
Languages
  • French
  • English

Languages Used as a Medium of Teaching
  • English
  • French

Cost in US$:

$100-300

Cost Include Description:

- Accommodation and Meals
- Bed Linen and Toweling
- Transfers to and From Chalais Station
- Excursions
- French or English lessons
- Materials Tools Work Wear
- WiFi, Internet Access, and Telephone Calls
-4 day long weekends to explore again transfers to station included
- Weekly market excurstion
- Washing machine
-Training

Credit Available

no

Salary/Pay
Non paid volunteering project in France
Volunteer Types
  • Tree Planting
  • Tourism
  • Teaching
  • Recreation
  • Marketing
  • Journalism
  • Education
  • Eco-Tourism
  • Driving
  • Cooking
  • Computer Training
  • Business
  • Building & Construction Projects
  • Arts
  • Writing
  • Volunteer Management
  • Translation
  • Parks
  • Media
  • English Teaching
  • Culture
  • Small Business Development
Typical Volunteer
Someone who is willing to give it a go or get stuck into a project, someone who wants to live in a mixed age and gender group who could be from any point of the globe. With or without a skill we need both. Could you help build a wall in the morning and then help build a website in the afternoon or maybe prepare lunch for the group in the morning and then write about your stay in the afternoon on our blog all are needed.
Age Range
18-Whatever
This Program is open to

Worldwide Participant. This Program is also open to Couples and Individuals.

Typical Living Arrangements
  • Apartment/Flat
  • Group living
  • Other

Participants Travel to France

Independently

Application Process Involves
  • Online Application
  • Other
  • Resume
Year Founded

1997

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