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Working Abroad in France

Teach English in France and learn French with a family. Aliore
Live With and Teach English to a Family in France

Looking for teaching English jobs in France? Share your language 15 hours each week in exchange for free room and board in France! This volunteer program 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 program has a focus on cultural exchange, it is designed for those of you wishing to experience French culture in depth. Placements are usually in Southern France, however, positions are available in Paris and other areas in France.

American Village Camps to teach English and improve your French.
Camp Counselor and Teach English in France at American Village Camps
Work in France Spring/Summer/Autumn
Do you want to teach ESL both in AND out of the classroom? American Village Camps seek energetic, creative, initiative-takers who are native English speakers & love working with children. We’ve been running English immersion camps in France since 1994! Our English Language Counselors live at our immersion camps, scattered in the countryside across France. It gives you experience, making lesson plans, using ESL games, working with beginners, and practicing TPR. For more seasoned ESL teachers, it is a good fit if you are ready to get out of the classroom and onto the playing field!

A salary for all days worked: 1170 Euros/month. Shared dorm-style housing with other counselors, bedding included. Meals included.
Free laundry services are available at least once a week.
All counselors may request a 50€ defrayal of train travel to their village.

Embassy of France
The Teaching Assistant Program in France

Offers you the opportunity to work in France for 7 months teaching English to French elementary and secondary school students. Each year, nearly 1,500 American citizens aged between 20-35 and permanent residents teach in public schools across all regions of metropolitan France and in the overseas departments of French Guyana, Guadeloupe, Martinique and Réunion. The program offers a €810 stipend per month net. Applications are available in mid-October every year and after all paperwork has been completed, and your visa is completed, you will start the following October and complete the contract April 30.

La Giraudiere
Work and Stay in Southwest France Helping a Learning Project
Work and experience the French lifestyle at La Giraudiere, where people from around the world help restore and renovate a small hamlet, a place of learning that is being brought back to life at the same time adding to the lives of those who help make it happen. All kinds of skills are required to help supervise the volunteer and internship programs. In return for your work you will receive accommodations, 3 meals a day, advice, French lessons, training, excursions, transfers, and so much more!

La Sabranenque
Volunteer in the South of France
Volunteers needed to help preserve and restore villages and monuments in beautiful locations in France, primarily in Provence near Avignon. Work in an international and peaceful communal environment helping to restore and maintain one of the most beautiful villages in a country overflowing with beautiful villages while learning or improving your knowledge of the French language and culture.

Volunteer in Workcamps in France with International Participants
Volunteers are need to help restore and care for ancient monuments, including castles, throughout France. 3,000 volunteers participate yearly, of which 25% are from abroad. Projects are led by expert local technicians and charges vary, so see the website for details.

Editor's note: I participated twice during the summer, and the experiences are great memories that resulted in lifelong friendships, while speaking and learning more of the French language through total immersion. Volunteer groups are often a mixture of French and international.

WorkAway in France
Workaway hosts offer various jobs and activities, including individual exchanges, teaching projects including English, farm stays, community projects, NGOs & charities, environmental projects, animal welfare, hostels, families & homestays, house sitting, boating & sailing, and much more across France.
Many of the opportunities offer free room and board with various options depending on the host. Workaway provides resources to help you get the most out of your experience and emphasizes safety. All for a small membership fee.


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