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VOLUNTEER SERVICE WITH YMCA FRANCE-UPDATES

22nd October 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


Villeneuve Lez Avignon

This mission takes place in next to Avignon which propose accessible stay to everyone and welcome different publics : groups, children, youngs, families, etc.

Tasks:

  • Support the teams in the daily activities of the center (reception, bar tending, kitchen, cleaning, maintenance etc.)
  • Mentoring people and animate places (run collectivs spaces, develop friendship trought sports activities or board games).
  • Facilitate new projects development and organize them (participate to the organization, prepare the program, identify potential partners, welcome groups,etc.).
  • Facilitate the youth engagement development through welcoming new volunteers and by creating the necessary conditions for exchanging and sharing.

Practical information:Location: Villeneuve-lez Avignon
Duration: 12 months
Compensation: 470 euros per month
Housing possibility in the local YMCA
Participation in a civic and citizenship training and the PSC1 (first aid training) is required during the mission

Requirements:

  • Between 18 and 25 year old
  • Sens of interaction and of welcome are required
  • English and french notions required
  • Documents to send: application form, CV and motivation letter
  • This mission is only possible for European citizens or foreigner who have been living in France since more than one 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