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Youth Information and Sports service of HENDAYE - SW France

Ville de Hendaye

Hendaye, France

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Project description

The city of Hendaye (17,000 inhabitants), located in the extreme south-west of France at the border to Spain, will host 2 volunteers. The main objective of this project is to promote Europe on local level. The volunteers will be involved in various community projects with different partners and age groups. Both volunteers will take actively part in animations about Europe in the town’s leisure center (during school holidays) or within the extracurricular activities of two schools for children aged from 6 to 11. They will also participate in the organization of cultural activities in cooperation with the Cultural Service (theater festivals). One volunteer will mainly collaborate with the Youth Information Office and youth workers with objectives orientated to the development of international activities. The tasks of the other volunteer will be more orientated towards initiating international exchanges with an emphasis on sports and leisure activities with the town’s sport service.

Accommodation, food and transport arrangements

The volunteers will share a 3-bedrooms-flat with a third volunteer. They will receive a monthly budget for food and pocket money. The city will provide them with bicycles, and they can use the free city bus.

Training during the project

French language lessons are provided twice a week by a local association. The volunteers will participate in an on-arrival and a midterm training. The costs are covered.

Volunteer profile

Both volunteers should be interested in youth animation, non-formal education and event organization. The volunteer involved in the activities of the sports service should be into sports and sporting events. French knowledge isn’t a must but would be an advantage. HOW TO APPLY: Applicants can find more about this offer and our application form at https://europedirectpau.wixsite.com/esc-opportunities Only candidates who duly filled in our application form and downloaded their CV in the form will be considered.

Placement dates

A total of 52 week(s) during the period 02/09/2019 to 28/08/2020


Placement location

64700 Hendaye


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


Placement topics

Citizenship and democratic participation

Education and training

Creativity and culture

Physical education and sport


Placement deadline

No application deadline