Videos produced by the
about either their stay or the project or community events and the
Erasmus european funded programs here in South west France
Zach from the USA prepared a video about his gap
year and how volunteering at La Giraudiere became
part of it
Meet Jamie from UK,
Kellie from Spain and Sophie from Italy! Some
of La Giraudiere's past volunteers who
worked on the YERRF project, a project co-funded by the EU and La
learn more about ...
of the volunteers from 2018 Spring group sit down for a bit and tell
Lill about their
experience in France at La Giraudiere and what were the best
moments and what were the best
will they takehome with them!
Christmas program at La Giraudiere was a great success and here you can
see a slide show of the
Dinner at La Giraudiere with friends, neighbours & volunteers
on Christmas Day 2013.
the founder of La
Giraudiere's Project and present director and find out why 600+
attended this project and learn
why he began this project!
In 2008 Michelle from USA produced probably the first ever video of the
restoration work and the project at La Giraudiere
Michelle was here for 3 weeks and worked on several projects during her
stay. In 2008 it was not sure exactly what
La Giraudiere would become!!
This video is an attempt recreation of the 2008
by an American Volunteer by the name of Michelle. It is an explanation
from Lilly also from USA of this and its projects, as
well as layout.
Law from Scotland is a third time returning volunteer
and due to his continued support many
of the projects have progressed, There can be no better testimonial
than a returning volunteer thanks John!
events come in all shapes and sizes, over the years La Giraudiere as
held many different
events from Christmas Markets to Brocants in this video Volunteers
at La Giraudiere put together
a celt or gaelic evening in the south
west of France at La Giraudiere.
resident Scot, Eilidh, taught some of our 2008 volunteers how to
dance. Eilidh voluntered at
La Giraudiere in 2008 and helped with marketing and blogging
certainly stroke a chord with us,
in this video our Spainish volunteer tells you a bit about what he
did here in France
and why he decided to join the volunteers project at La Giraudiere.
from China visits a local fete near Brossac and tries to become the
skitle champion but unforutnatley
fails despite the help from Sidney
Giraudiere volunteer Matthew joins the Brossac team in the tyre-rolling
event in the Brossac area Intervillage
Games hosted by Guizengeard.
Brossac came first in the event with a time of 27 seconds.
Our European Erasmus
is part one of the YERRF videos series and is about an Erasmus
co-funded project in South West France
directed by the association of
La Giraudiere called Les Amis De La Giraudiere. The name of the project
is Young Entrepreneurs Rejuvenate Rural France you
can find more info
to part 2 of the YERRF video series. In this video we introduce some of
our new volunteers, international
and European, here at La Giraudiere, and give an outline of
recent achievements and our goals for the next
steps in the project.
YERRF stands for Young Entrepreneurs Rejuvenate Rural France. It is a
co-funded by Les Amis De La Giraudiere and the European Commision
is the acromyn for Young Entrepreneurs Rejuvenate Rural France and this
is the third video published
about a project which is co-funded by the
Erasmus+ program and Les Amis De La Giraudiere.
Volunteers from around
the globe create a one stop shop for young entrepreneurs
Reviews, Articles and Testimonials
Read reviews and Volunteers
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
The 2019 program starts 1st May 2019 and we are open until the end
of September 2019
The recommended stay is 3 weeks but you can apply for 1-6 weeks and we
are taking bookings now
For the application form and the process visit Volunteers
is an accredited receiving organisation for the Erasmus Plus
program a program operated by the European Commission under
its Life Long
Learning program. for further detail of what is planned
for 2019 for our Erasmus volunteers and how you could help
Project in France