and Summer Jobs in France
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
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.
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?
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.
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
All counselors may request a 50€ defrayal of train
travel to their village.
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.
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!
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.
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 and the experiences remain great memories creating lifelong friendships.
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.