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Featured Articles on Volunteer Work in France
Work as Volunteer in France and Learn to Restore a French Village with La Sabranenque
Volunteer Workcamps in France with Volunteers For Peace
Volunteer Vacations Working on a Farm in Europe with Association Dynamo, Ferme Cravirola

Volunteer teaching in France Volunteer in France with Geovisions Tutor English To A Family In France
Volunteer 15 hours each week in exchange for free room and board in France! Weekends are normally free to experience the culture by traveling around France. Volunteers are placed all over France. This is a great program for people who want to experience life in France and the French culture in-depth. The program has a focus on cultural exchange and host families are not only excited to learn English but also love to share the characteristics of their country, culture and cuisine.

Dates:
Year ‘round
Cost: Please see website for prices.
Contact: GeoVisions, 63 Whitfield St. Guilford, Ct 06437 PH: 203-453-5838 toll free 1-877-949-9998.
Email: programs@geovisions.org
Website: geovisions.org
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Live With and Teach English to a Family in France
This volunteer programme is a great opportunity to experience French lifestyle and improve your linguistic skills at a low cost.
You live with a host family and in exchange for your own room and meals, you share your English language skills for around 15 hours a week. This programme has a focus on cultural exchange, it is designed for those of you wishing to experience the French culture in depth. Placements are usually in Southern France, however, positions are available in Paris, and other areas in France.
Seniors welcome!
Volunteer in France with Aliore Dates: 1 to 3 months placements, available all year round. Only 1 month placement in July and August.
Cost:
From 390 Euros.
Contact: ALIORE, Worldwide Workshops, 23 rue Jean Giono 34080 Montpellier, France.
Tel.:
00 33 951 79 79 72.
Email: infos@aliore.org
Website: www.aliore.org (Language & Lifestyle programme)
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APARE/GEC
Runs volunteer workcamps at historic sites in Provence, France (plus a few in Morocco and Lebanon).

Contact: www.apare-gec.org

Canadian Alliance for Development Initiatives and Projects (CADIP)
Short-Term Volunteer Projects in France
Participating in an international short term volunteer project (so called Workcamp ) can be an exciting prospect. It is an interesting and meaningful way to travel with purpose and spend 2-3 weeks in a foreign environment. Working and living together with other young people from around the world provides an excellent opportunity to make many new friends, learn about unknown places and culture, gain new skills and experience. Your time, energy, and enthusiasm can make a difference in areas where help is really needed.

Contact: www.cadip.org/volunteer-in-france.htm

La Giraudiere
Work and Stay in Southwest France Helping With a Learning Project
The volunteer program provides a comfortable, affordable place for a diverse group of people from all over the world to meet and to work towards a common goal together. La Giraudiere is an old French residence which the owner, Pau, aims to turn into a place for primary school children to come and immerse themselves in the true French culture. Don't miss this chance to exchange and to learn new skills across different fields of work, from Internet optimization to plastering!

Contact: volunteer@lagiraudiere.com, www.lagiraudiere.com

La Sabranenque Restoration Projects
Volunteers needed to help preserve and restore monuments in France, especially Provence. T

Contact: Rue de la Tour de l’Oume, 30290 Saint Victor la Coste, France; 011-33-466-50-05-05. U.S. inquiries to Jacqueline Simon, 124 Bondcroft Dr., Buffalo, NY 14226; 716-836-8698; info@sabranenque.com, www.sabranenque.com.

Ministry of Culture, Sous-Direction de l’Archéologie
Government department that deals with archaeological digs. Every May they publish a list of summer excavations throughout France that accept volunteers; searchable by region on website.

Contact: 4 rue d’Aboukir, 75002 Paris, France; 011-33-1-40-15-77-81; chantiers-de-fouilles. DAPA@culture.gouv.fr; www.culture.gouv.fr/culture/fouilles/index.html.

REMPART
Needs volunteers to care for endangered monuments throughout France. Projects charge €5-8 a day, plus €36 membership plus insurance.

Contact: 1 rue des Guillemites, 75004 Paris, France; 011-33-1-42-71-96-55; www.rempart.com.

Service Civil International Workcamps SCI US
SCI is an exchange organization that sends volunteers on 2-3 week international work projects and long term 3-12 month opportunities in over 50 countries, including France. The $250 application fee covers lodging, meals, and minimal health insurance. SCI promotes voluntary service to impact social, environmental and humanitarian issues.

Visit: www.sci-ivs.org for an application.

UNAREC (Etudes et Chantiers)
Hundreds of international volunteers for short-term conservation projects and longer-term professional training, accepted via partner agencies. Fee includes accommodations and insurance for 2- to 3-week workcamps.

Contact: Délégué International, 3 rue des Petits Gras, 63000 Clermont-Ferrand, France; 011-33-4-73-31-98-04; unarec.di@wanadoo.fr; www.unarec.org.

Volunteers for Peace
VFP offers over 3000 projects in more than 100 countries every year, including France! Project cost starts at $500, which includes food and accommodation. Types of project include construction, environmental, agricultural, social, work with kids, renovation, art & culture and more! Since 1982, VFP has exchanged over 30,000 volunteers worldwide and organized more than 850 volunteer projects in North America. Start planning your volunteer adventure or learn how to get involved at VFP.org!

Visit: www.vfp.org

WWOOF France
Volunteer work on farms throughout France which requires a certain amount of phsycial fitness and a small membership fee.

Visit: www.wwoof.fr/eng/wwoofer2.htm

Volunteer in France with Aliore
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