in France Application Process
Application Process to Volunteer in France
The process for applying for a place to volunteer at La Giraudiere
could not be easier. It takes just 3 easy steps to put your application
in place so start the application process now for your unique
experience in France and we look forward to seeing your application to
join the 2018 volunteers in France
Step 1: E-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org to tell us that you are
interested in our volunteer program and we will reply with up to-date
information and links to help you.
Step 2: Read the information provided and our website including the
volunteer's agreement and code of conduct.
Step 3: Complete the Volunteers Application Form and click "submit."
Processing Time: Depending on the number of applications it can take
between 2 -14 days.
Acceptance: We try to accommodate as many volunteers as possible but
please keep in mind that the group will consist of a mixture of ages
and nationalities. So please do not be disappointed if you do not get a
place and remember that you can always re-apply, change dates or even
reserve for the following year. If we cannot accommodate you we will
contact you with alternative dates to see if they suit you.
Ready to apply ?
If your application is accepted you will receive an email
from us confirming that a place has been reserved for you and
indicating the dates and your expected arrival date and the place of
your arrival. With this confirmation you will also receive a link so
that you can reserve your spot by paying a reservation deposit. All
deposits are handled via the secure payment service of PAYPAL.
When you have paid your deposit PayPal will issue you a receipt but it
is wise to email us to let us know you have paid. Once your payment is
received, your place is changed from "allocated" to "reserved" and you
can start to make your travel plans, knowing your place at La
Giraudiere is confirmed.
Remember that your allocated place is up for grabs until your
reservation deposit is paid, so if you foresee a delay then let us know.
IMPORTANT - DO NOT MAKE TRAVEL PLANS UNTIL YOU
PAID YOUR DEPOSIT AND YOUR RESERVATION IS CONFIRMED.
Make sure you have checked the volunteering
fees and that you understand what
Once you have completed your travel plans send us an email to confirm
your arrival date and time
so that we can meet you in Chalais station or expect your arrival.
Visa Applications: Depending on where your are based or traveling from
you may need a visa to visit France, even as a volunteer, Once your
deposit is paid you will receive a receipt via paypal and we will send
you a signed letter confirming that you have reserved accommodation.
There is a 50€ charge for this letter which is not refundable if your
visa application fails.