Unique Volunteering & Living experience in France

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

Term: Throughout the year

Program Duration: 9-12 Weeks, 5-8 Weeks, 2-4 Weeks, 1-2 Weeks

Dates: 2020,2021,Year Round

La Giraudiere


Chemin De La Giraudiere Brossac, Charente 16480 France

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Phone: 0033545986993


Come to France and help create a place for those who also wish to experience France, its culture, the French way of life, maybe imrpove your French language, exchange cultures with an international group. Well at La Giraudiere volunteers get seven days full board and lodging at La Giraudiere in south west France for 210 Euros per week and just 18 hours volunteering work for La Giraudiere. La Giraudiere in retrun gives you the opportunity to live in an international communal setting , accommodations, three meals a day, half a day French lesson, excursions, transfers, and four days a week free to do as you please. In return, Volunteering work will be towards the project and it could be in the fields of property maintenance, gardening, marketing, writing, blogging, photography, or helping students with their English or French, helping with either local events or a european funded project, the variety is endless. This program is open to persons of all ages from 18+ and from all backgrounds.

Travel Types
  • Cycling
  • Rafting
  • River Kayaking
  • Tours
  • Camping
  • Cooking
  • Photography
  • Student Tours
  • Vacation Packages
  • Soccer & Football
  • Sports
  • Summer Camp

* A willingness to learn and eagerness to help

  • Web Design
  • Interior Design
  • Sports
  • Civil Engineering
  • Resort
  • Journalism
  • Tourism
  • Hospitality
  • Photography
  • Marketing, Advertising, & PR
  • Information Systems
  • Graphic Design
  • Forestry
  • Environmental Studies
  • Education
  • Creative Writing
  • Computer Science
  • Architecture
  • Accounting
  • English
  • French

Languages Used as a Medium of Teaching
  • English
  • French

Cost in US$:


Cost Include Description:

Accommodation - You will have your own bedroom in one of the apartments at La Giraudiere.
Bed Linen Toweling and Cleaning - Once a week clean bedding and toweling is provided.
All meals are included Breakfast Lunch Dinner.
Transfers, To and from the point of arrival at Chalais Station
French, or English Lessons , Half a day each week of your stay .
All materials are provided. Paper, pens, computers, Overhauls, wellington boots and safety equipment.
Internet access and telephone calls
Help and Advice
Monday Morning Chalais Market
Excursion: Once every two weeks there is a group excursion

Credit Available


Volunteer Types
  • Youth
  • Volunteer Management
  • Small Business Development
  • Recreation
  • English Teaching
  • Culture
  • Computer Training
  • Tree Planting
  • Tourism
  • Parks
  • Media
  • Marketing
  • Journalism
  • Education
  • Cooking
  • Business
  • Building & Construction Projects
  • Arts
Typical Volunteer
Anyone over the age of 18 who can prove that they can help make La Giraudiere come to life. Practical, clerical, and whatever trade or skill you have if you think you could contribute towards this scheme then come and see us. I am not worried about Age. Students come and bring some new life into La Giraudiere over 50's add your expierience.
Age Range
This Program is open to

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

Typical Living Arrangements
  • Group living
  • Apartment/Flat

Participants Travel to France


Application Process Involves
  • Online Application
Year Founded