Volunteer In France

Volunteer in France

Volunteers Application Form

Please complete this form to register your application to take part as a volunteer with the project at
La Giraudière in South West France. Prior to applying be sure you have read all the pages and information about the project including the volunteers' agreement.

PLEASE NOTE Completing this form does not mean that you have a place. We will contact you once we have considered your application.
Do not pay your first payment until your place has been confirmed.

Do not book your travel arrangements until your place has been confirmed.

First Name (s)
Family / Surname
Town or City
Post code / Code Postal
email address
Telephone Numbers
Age and Date of Birth
Sex        Male Female
Describe what you are doing at this present time ?
 i.e are you at University and what are you studying? Or are you working and if so what is your job? Or are you unemployed? Is this part of your gap year or year out?
Are you retired ?

Do you hold a full driving license ?

Yes No
Did you send us your CV or resumé ?

Yes No
Please tell us how you found out about the project at La Giraudiere.

Briefly, what do you expect, or would like to learn or gain from volunteering at La Giraudiere ?

Briefly, Do you possess skills or qualities that you think you could pass on to the rest of the group and /or could be useful to the project ?

The address you will be travelling from is different from the above. (i.e. If you are a student) what is your university?

Describe how you will be travelling ? (We ask this to make sure that you have planned budgeted for your travelling costs)

If you become ill or have an accident whilst staying at La Giraudière who would we contact? Please supply
their name, telephone number, and their relationship to you.

What medical and hospital insurance cover will you have? (Please state the name of your insurance company) 

What languages do you speak ?

Please tick how you would like to volunteer.
You can tick one or more of those you feel you would like to do, learn about or get involved with.

Painting, Decorating & Property Maintenance

Woodworking / Carpentry
Photography / Filming
Computer, clerical day to day; blog entries,
Marketing / Social Media

Bookkeeping / Accounts
Household management, keeping house, cooking, shopping etc

Event organising and setting up
With the Erasmus+ Project
Christmas Program
Will you require a receipt for your booking in order to help with your Travel / Visa application ? Remember that some nationals are not allowed to visit France without a permit and/or a visa but you are allowed to visit as a paying guest or a tourist with a confirmed accommodation reservation. Please click the box to confirm yes if you do require an accommodation reservation receipt for your visa application YES

Please note there is a 50€ fee for the confirmation letters and this fee is non returnable even if your application fails.
Do you have any dietary issues?
How many weeks would you like to volunteer at La Giraudière?
Please indicate which month or periods you would like to be considered for

October and after
No Christmas program planned for 2019

Your preferred Arrival Date
Day Month Year
Your preferred Departure Date
Day Month Year
Are you flexible about your dates?
Yes No
If you would like to add something about your dates please note it here
In order to ensure you have budgeted for your accommodation / volunteering fees please enter the amount in euros here for the duration of your proposed stay. You can see the fees at http://volunteer-france.lagiraudiere.com/volunteering_fees.html

Your arrival / pick up point?
Chalais Gare (Station)
I will arrive direct at La Giraudière and will not need picking up
I have my own car / transport and will arrive direct
If you cannot make the trip or you are delayed you should notify us as soon as possible. No prior cancellation then No refund. We must have time to fill your place.
Please indicate here if you are applying jointly and the name of the joint applicant.  A reduction will be made for those sharing a room. Check out the fees at

By submitting your application to volunteer and be considered for the a place at La Giraudière you confirm that you are responsible for your travel costs and your insurance. You further confirm you have read and agree to the Volunteers' agreement to which, if accepted, you agree to abide.

If you would like to be a long term volunteer at La Giraudiere, more than 6 weeks, then write to us with your proposal.

The 2019 volunteers program starts 1st May 2019 and will continue until the 30th September 2019
 The recommended volunteering period is 3 weeks but you can apply from 1 - 6 weeks.

follow us on facebook

 tweet us on twitter

Volunteers Main page is at