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VOLUNTEER SERVICE WITH YMCA FRANCE

27th May 2018

Long term volunteers needed in France

YMCA Le Rocheton. Tasks for volunteers:

  • Participate in the organization of facilitation activities in order to better integrate the public in the
    center;
  • Support the teams in the daily activities of the center (reception, bar tending, kitchen, cleaning,
    administration, communication, maintenance etc.)
  • Facilitate public spaces, organize events to allow residents to bond, friendliness, and educational
    support with kids;
  • During the mission, you will be encouraged to put in place new projects/activities: Board games,
    event, thematic evening, sporting events etc.

Place: YMCA Le Rocheton, Melun
Date/Duration: 10-12 months;
Payment: 470 euros per month;
Hours: 35h per week;
Housing possibility in the local YMCA;
Participation in two trainings are obligatory during the mission; Civic Engagement and PSC1

Conditions for application

  • Between 18 and 25 year old
  • Notions of French required
  • Please send your resume and cover letter
  • This mission is possible only for European citizens or foreigner who have been living in France for
    more than one year.

More information


This project will take place in a YMCA Center in Sanary-sur-Mer near Marseille. The center offers various popular education activities.

The tasks and activities:

  • Participate in the organization of facilitation activities in order to better integrate the public in the center
  • Support the teams in the daily activities of the center (reception, bar tending, kitchen, cleaning, administration, communication, maintenance etc.)
  • Facilitate public spaces, organize events to allow residents to bond, friendliness, and educational support with kids.
  • During the staying, you will be encouraged to put in place new projects/activities: Board games, event, thematic evening, sporting events etc.
  • Take part of the organization of international projects taking place in the center related to sports, sustainable development, culture etc. Depending on the skills and mindset of the volunteer, he/she will be able to focus on one or more tasks.

Practical information:

Location: YMCA centre Azur à Sanary sur mer
Duration: 10 to 12 month
Compensation: 470€/month
Transport costs are the volunteers' responsibility
Food and housing possibility in the local YMCA
Participation in a civic and citizenship training and the PSC1 (first aid training) is required during the project

Requirements:

  • Between 18 and 25 year old
  • Notions of French required
  • Please send your resume and cover letter
  • This project is only possible for European citizens or foreigners who have been living in France since more than one year

More information


Holiday Village Lou Riou, Saint Tropez

This mission takes place in the Lou Riou Holiday Village in Saint-Tropez. The Holiday Village is located 5 minutes’ walk from the beach of Salins, from the start of the coastal
path, and 4 kilometers from the city center.

Tasks:
• Participate in the organization of facilitation activities in order to better integrate the vacationers;
• Support the team in the daily activities of the center (reception, bar tending, kitchen, cleaning, administration, communication, maintenance etc.);
• Facilitate the public space, organize events to allow vacationers to bond, friendliness etc.
• During the mission, you will be encourage to put in place new projects/activities: board games, event thematic evenings, sporting events etc.

Practical information:
Location: Holiday Village Lou Riou, Saint-Tropez
Duration: 12 months
Compensation: 472, 97 euros a month
Hourly basis: 35h a week
Under certain conditions, housing and food can be supported
Participation in a civic and citizenship training and the PSC1 (first aid training) is required during the mission

Requirements:

  • Between 18 and 25 years old
  • Notion in French required
  • Please send your resume and cover letter
  • The missions are only possible for European citizens or foreigners who have been living in France for more than a year.

More information


For info or clarifications, contact Cédric Graser, +33 (0)1 45 83 18 07, email: c.graser@ymca.fr

 

Author/Source: Cédric Graser, YMCA France