European Youth Portal
Information and opportunities for young people across Europe.

Archeoparc Malagne (Still in the accrediation process)

Archéoparc Malagne

Rochefort, Belgium

The application deadline has passed.

Project description

Malagne Archéoparc is a non profit organisation managing a Gallo-roman archaeological site since 1993. Its aims are to enhance and protect the heritages, to pass on and share knowledges about Gallo roman history through know-hows and techniques,to make the past alive through scientific researches based on experimental archaeology, through animals living on site, through crafts(wo)men gatherings; through workshops such as bread baking, forging... and rediscovering of old techniques The volunteer's tasks will be to help in mostly manual tasks: gardening, fixing fences, pruning, building shelters and bridgefoot, taking care of the animals; and pedagogical tasks: helping the pedagogical staff with groups of children visiting, supporting during the re-enactement event, showing how to bake bread, forge with traditional techniques. The volunteer can also, to some extent, assist in the archaelogical researches. Very quiet activity from Nov till February, very busy from April till October.

Accommodation, food and transport arrangements

Accommodation: the volunteers will have a private room in a fully-equipped shared house or apartment in the city of Rochefort with other ESC volunteers (1.5 km away from the Archéoparc). Food: the volunteer will receive a budget and will take care of the meals by her/himself. Participation in the ESC is free of charge for the participant, except for exceptional contribution to travel costs. The volunteer will receive free board and lodging during the whole activity. In addition, she/he will receive a small allowance (pocket money) for personal expenses throughout the duration of the activity

Volunteer profile

NO ALLERGY NO FEAR OF ANIMALS Motivated to join the activity; open-minded and pro-active / agreeing with a very flexible schedule throughout the year / not be afraid of spending time outside and to appreciate the contact with nature/ certificate of good conduct . TO APPLY CHECK THIS LINK AND DOWNLOAD APPLICATION FORM (DEADLINE: 21/07): https://drive.google.com/open?id=18PlKGVhjNJ0Kv9-A1NmRSsybfEb38p_g [New hosting organization in the process of accreditation]

Placement dates

A total of 54 week(s) during the period 01/09/2019 to 31/08/2020


Placement location

Rue du Coirbois 85, 5580 Rochefort


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, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Kosovo * UN resolution, British Antarctic Territory, Anguilla, Aruba, Bermuda, Bonaire Sint Eustatius and Saba, Curaçao, Falkland Islands, French Guiana, Greenland, British Indian Ocean Territory, Cayman Islands, Saint Martin (french part), Montserrat, New Caledonia, French Polynesia, St Pierre and Miquelon, Pitcairn, Turks and Caicos Islands, French Southern and Antarctic Territories, Virgin Islands (British), Wallis and Futuna


Placement topics

Creativity and culture


Placement deadline

Application deadline: 21/07/2019