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La Maison de l'Europe de Tours

Tours, France

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Project description

Volunteer’s missions: Organisation and animation of workshops/events on different themes on Europe and the European Union: intercultural evenings, presentation of my country/culture etc / To guide a group of volunteers in the intercultural events’ organisation / Front office activity to the general public and EVS: As our association is also a sending organization for EVS volunteers, one of your missions will be to inform young people about EVS. / To contribute to the mobility project : help young people to find and apply to a volunteering during the workshops ; help to organise a group volunteering / To help us to find new partners for our events or our projects. Creation of panels on specific themes and/or pedagogic tools./ Information and promotion about mobility: The volunteer will have to visit different schools, training centres, etc... to promote the EVS and speak about its experience./ Organization of the Europe Day: big scaled event in a city park to celebrate the Europe Day

Accommodation, food and transport arrangements

The accommodation will be provided for the volunteer, a single room in a private house or in a shared apartment. Volunteers receive pocket money (183€ p/ month), a food allowance (180€ p/ month), and all costs associated with the mission (public transportation, bike...) will be covered. Travel costs will be covered to a maximum of 275 euro for the round-trip. The tickets can be bought by the sending organization or by the volunteer, who will send the reimbursement after presenting the original tickets upon arrival.

Training during the project

All volunteers will receive introduction and orientation upon arrival. This includes details about the Maison de l’Europe, their project, the community, the region and culture. They will also learn about different beneficiaries of project activities, how to work with them and volunteering standards, rights and responsibilities. We will support the volunteers in the learning of French Language and the volunteers will participate in trainings promoted by National Agency.

Volunteer profile

An active, curious and open-minded volunteer, interested in France and French language (a basic French knowledge would be considered a plus). Be motivated to work with volunteers, about the European Union and Europe in general. Mission presentation : Please send us your CV and motivation letter (in English or French) to before the 10 th of June 2019 For further information, you can contact us by phone +33247200555 or by e-mail

Placement dates

A total of 44 week(s) during the period 30/08/2019 to 28/06/2020

Placement location

97bis Boulevard Jean Royer, 37000 Tours

Looking for volunteers from

Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Germany, Denmark, Estonia, Greece, Spain, Finland, Croatia, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Latvia, Malta, Netherlands

Placement topics

Citizenship and democratic participation

Placement deadline

Application deadline: 18/06/2019