Volunteer In France

Volunteer in France

Booking Now for 2020 & 2021

 Need a change of scenery, Do you like rural France? a holiday with a difference, some time out pheraps, meet some new people and form some contacts from around the world, like to learn or improve your French, or English? Learn some new skills or maybe pass on those you have. All is possible at La Giraudiere when you volunteer in France

 Volunteers visit Saint Palais France
We need your help in France This once Masters House is being transformed, maintained, restored and renovated to be an auberge, or hamlet, a place of learning a place of uniqueness and exchange cultural  where people from all walks of life can experience and learn about France, improve their French, or English, and immerse themselves in the rural French way of life. Although the project is unfinished, we have already accommodated over 690 volunteers and interns from around the globe. University, academy and school groups have also made use of the La Giraudiere project and it's programs.

volunteers dinner at La Giraudiere

"Unique Project"

The project is unique thanks to those that volunteer, or have volunteered before you. You can now benefit from their help and 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 language lessons, excursions and so much more, all from just €25 per day. You can read more about the The Benefits of Volunteering

Volunteers visit aubeterre

Cultural Exchange

“A cultural exchange like no other.”
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 this project in France. The project has been described as “a cultural exchange like no other.” The only criterion is that volunteers should possess is a willingness to help and get involved. So from students to retired people, skilled or unskilled, all are needed. You can come and bring new life to our project, contribute your experience and  help others! 
free french lessons volunteers

"Jobs for All volunteers"

Volunteers are needed to help out with all types of work, from the day to day runnning of the household to event planning, from property maintenance to office work., Maybe you prefer article writing, social media or are you a blogger at heart. Then there is the garden or rather the park which needs some green fingers. You can read more about the different volunteering  opportunities available at: How Volunteers can Help.

 American and Australian volunteers
  2020 Volunteers Program
Dates and 2021 visit our blog for details

Volunteers Reviews, Articles and Testimonials
Read reviews and Volunteers Articles written by previous volunteers about their experiences. Discover what Carrie, a volunteer from the UK thought about taking time out volunteering or maybe what Darrell Rohling, a Doctor from the USA wrote about his volunteer working holiday. Hundreds of volunteers have passed through the doors of La Giraudiere, with many sending reviews, articles, letters and cards of thanks.

You can read more at Volunteers Testimonials

Come help with our community project we are creating a website about our village in English would you
like to help then come along and do so, you can see what is in place so far as thiqs iq an ongoing project
visit Brossac Village
volunteers working in france
Volunteer's Questions & Answers
If you have any questions check out our Q & A page first at Questions and Answers

Our international project for 2020 is La Giraudiere forms a Franco Chine alliance
China Franco Alliance
We are putting in place a Chinese version of our Website to promote our alliance and encourage our Chinese Volunteers
The chinese section of our website will be live soon at
Chinese Volunteer in France

Read about the application process & Apply Now
Apply to Volunteer now
The 2020 volunteers program was due to start on the  27th April 2020 and would have continued until the 7th October 2020
Normally the recommended volunteering period is 3 weeks but you can apply from 1 - 6 weeks.
Corona Virus Update : April, May and June have had to be cancelled and we are hoping to accommodate volunteers from July 2020 onwards.
Please check with us for date availability.
Applications to volunteer in 2021 are also now being accepted. The dates for 2021 start from 26th April 2021 and end 8th October 2021.
You can read upto date news on our blog

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