Volunteer in France
Do you like rural France?
Need a change of scenery, A holiday with a difference, Meet some new
Like to learn or improve your French? Learn some new skills or maybe
pass on those you have.
possible at La Giraudiere when you volunteer in France
We need your
This once masters house is being restored and renovated to be an
auberge, or hamlet, a place of learning
where people from all walks of
life, can experience and learn about France, improve their French and
way of life, allthough the project is unfinished, we have allready
over 500 volunteers and
interns from around the globe. University, academies and school groups
made use of the La Giraudiere project and it's programs.
The project is unique thanks to those that have volunteered before you
can now profit from their help and you can spend some time in France
without breaking the bank. In exchange for your 18 hours of
volunteering per week
you will get to
experience France like never before. You will get accommodation, 3
meals a day,
weekly group French lessons, excursions and so much more all from just
€22 per day.
about the The
Benefits of Volunteering
La Giraudiere is open to all. People of all different backgrounds, ages
and nationalities are invited to apply. You
will have the opportunity
to live together, learn about each others’ lifestyles and exchange your
knowledge, experience and skills, whilst helping with the project in
The project has been described as “a cultural exchange like no other.”
The only criterion is that volunteers should possess a willingness to
involved. So students can come and
bring some new life to our project, retired, contribute your
help others, skilled or
unskilled, all are needed!
are needed to help out with all types of work, from event
planning to property maintenance, household duties to office work,
writing, erasmus projects to marketing and from Landscaping to
gardening. You can read
more about the different volunteering opportunities available
Volunteers can Help.
The 2017 program starts 29th April 2017 and we are open until the 28th
You can apply for up to 6 weeks but 3 weeks is the reccomended.
La Giraudiere offers a truly unique cultural experience in the heart of
rural France. Read reviews and articles
written by previous volunteers about their experiences. Discover what
Carrie; a volunteer from the UK thought
taking time out volunteering or maybe what Darrell Rohling; a Doctor
from USA wrote about his
volunteers working holiday. Hundreds of
volunteers have passed through the doors of La Giraudiere, with
sending reviews, articles, letters and cards of thanks.
You can read more at Volunteers
This year, 2017 we have an additional project in our program to offer. La Giraudiere
is now an accredited
receiving organsiation for the Erasmus Plus program a program operated by the European commision under
its life long learning program. Further details will appear at Erasmus Project in France
Fees start from just €22 per day. As a volunteer, you would
expected to give 18 hours of your time a week
to work on the project.
Read more about the fees at Volunteers
The 2017 program starts 29th April 2017 and we are open until the 8th November 2017
Christmas program dates are still to be announced
La Giraudiere, an accredited organisation Under the European lifelong
learning program Erasmus Plus, you
can read more about our Erasmus
Project in France