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Centre Social Jaques Prévert

Gagny, France

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Project description

You love France and especially Paris? You want to live for five months in a house with other european volunteers? And do you want to help and work in a social center for children and teenagers? Then this project is perfect for you! The social center "Jaques Prévert" is situated in a suburb of Paris in the town of Gagny. The project focuses mainly on the sectors of global animation: citizen café and toy library. These actions are those that have the most cross-cutting character, allowing the volunteer to cross all the users of the center. He (she) may, for example, participate in the following actions: - library toy library (logistics, reception of the public and information, animation of thematic workshops, organization of punctual events) - citizen-café: two days a week a bar is open in the reception center and offers a discussion area around a café where locals can create a link between them in a reassuring and familiar.

Accommodation, food and transport arrangements

You will live in a house in Rosny-sous-Bois (20min) from Paris centre with 4 other european volunteers. The house has a garden, internet connection, TV and a private room for you. You will have perfect train and bus connection as the station is just in front of the house. You will get 497€ per month for food, pocket money and transport card. The travel costs will be paid.

Training during the project

You have the opportunity of a seminary organized by the french Erasmus+ Agency, where you can meet also other volunteers in France.

Volunteer profile

- be highly motivated to work with children and teenagers - have a basic level of french - be motivated to learn and improve french - like to play games - be able to integrate in a life with other volunteers

Placement dates

A total of 21 week(s) during the period 01/04/2019 to 31/08/2019

Placement location


Looking for volunteers from

Albania, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Belgium, Bulgaria, Belarus, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Germany, Denmark, Algeria, Estonia, Egypt, Greece, Spain, Finland, France, Georgia, Croatia, Hungary, Ireland, Israel, Iceland, Italy, Jordan, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Latvia, Libya, Morocco, Moldova (Republic of), Montenegro, North Macedonia, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Palestine, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Russian Federation, Sweden, Slovenia, Slovakia, Syrian Arab Republic, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Kosovo * UN resolution

Placement topics

Citizenship and democratic participation

Creativity and culture

Placement deadline

Application deadline: 29/03/2019