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Do you like rural France?
Need a change of scenery, A holiday with a difference, Meet some new people, Like to improve your French?
Learn some new skills or maybe pass on those you have.
All is possible at La Giraudiere when you volunteer in France
We need your help
This once masters house is being restored and renovated to be an auberge, or hamlet, where people, students and groups can experience and learn about France, improve their French and immerse themselves into the French way of life, allthough the project is unfinished, we have allready accommodated over 500 volunteers and interns from around the globe. University, academies and school groups have also made use of the La Giraudiere project and it's programs.

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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, French lessons and so much more all from just €22 per day.
Read more 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 France. The project has been described as “a cultural exchange like no other.” The only criterion is that volunteers should possess a willingness to help and get involved. So students can come and bring some new life to our project, retired, contribute your experience and help others, skilled or unskilled, all are needed!
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Volunteers are needed to help out with all types of work, from event planning to construction, household duties to office work, article writing to marketing and from Landscaping to gardening. You can read more about the different volunteering  opportunities available at: How Volunteers can Help.

The 2016 program starts 9th April 2016 and we are open until the 10th October 2016
The Christmas Program 14th December 2016 to 4th January 2017
La Giraudiere offers a truly unique French experience in the heart of rural France. Read reviews and articles written by previous volunteers about their experience. Discover what Carrie; a volunteer from the UK thought about 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 many sending reviews, articles, letters and cards of thanks.
Read more at Volunteers Testimonials


Fees start from just €22 per day. As a volunteer, you would be expected to give 18 hours of your time a week to work
on the project. Read more about the fees at  Volunteers Accommodation Fees

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The 2016 Christmas program starts on the 14th December 2016 and finishes on the
4th January 2016 for more info visit
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