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Sports, Canoes and youth projects in Pont d'Ouilly

Pont d'Ouilly Loisirs

Pont d’Ouilly, France

Project description

Come to discover Pont d’Ouilly, a green and picturesque land, well known for its outdoor sports and various events. You will be hosted by Pont d’Ouilly loisirs, a local association offering numerous activities to inhabitants and tourists (kayaking, rope village, mountain biking, concerts, activities for children, teens and families). You will discover the field of tourism and youth work. With the support of professionnals, the volunteer will be expected to create link between local charities, make the inhabitants discover his/her native country, build up a project with local youngsters. We would also like him/her to put forward his/her own ideas which can be realised with the team if they fit the association's project. Many of our volunteers will be happy to welcome the European guest in our village. In order to apply, please contact Elodie Cayot with a motivated message via email : elodie.cayot@pontdouilly-loisirs.com She will then contact you to fix a Skype meeting or a phone call.

Accommodation, food and transport arrangements

For the first two weeks the volunteer will be staying with people of the village. He/she will then be accomodated in a studio in the town centre within the walking distance from « Pont d’Ouilly loisir ». He/she will also have an opportunity to stay overnight in a mobilehome along with seasonal employees of the organisation during the summer period. The hosting NGO will be able to provide the volunteer with a car if needed for fulfilling his/her missions. To move around, he/she will also be able to use a bike, a bus to go to Caen and/or ask organisation’s members for a lift.

Training during the project

According to the Erasmus+ program, the volunteer will benefit from two trainings organised by the national agency. Otherwise, the volunteer can be trained in different youth work skills and learn to lead a sociocultural project. There is also the possibility to participate in first aid trainings. Of course, there is also a linguistic support (OLS). The volunteer will also benefit from peer learning with other volunteers

Volunteer profile

We look for a volunteer who wants to work with children and youngsters. Also, you should like to be in the nature as there are many outdoor activities organised by the association. You can take a lot of initiatives as the project will be implemented with a lot of partner organisations in the village. Of course, you should like learning the french language ;-) This project will give you the possibility to experience and test your skills and passions, share them with us in your application.

Activity Dates

A total of 28 week(s) during the period 01/04/2020 to 31/12/2020


Activity Location

11 rue du stade René Vallée, 14690 Pont d’Ouilly France


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, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sweden, Slovenia, Slovakia


Activity Topics

Citizenship and democratic participation

Creativity and culture

Physical education and sport


Deadline for applications

Application deadline: 29/02/2020