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ESC volunteering in Vauban high school 2020/2021

Lycée Vauban

Brest, France

The application deadline has passed.

Activity description

Vauban high school is pretty special because it is based on 2 different geographical sites, one called Vauban the other one called Lanroze. That’s why volunteer’s activities will be lead on 2 different sites. The volunteer will be assigned to two different services, The information and documentation center (IDC) and the cafeteria in order to improve the pupil services. Their schedule will be distributed between both sites. Activities at the IDC: In close relation with the librarians, the EVS volunteers will: - welcome the pupils - Set up animations/workshops/exhibitions (on his country/culture/language, traditional holidays, sport, crafts, Christmas decorations, etc.) With the pupil’s dedicated space, the Cafeteria - set up thematic workshops/exhibitions/ debates (fight against discrimination, freedom of press, music, cinema, Europe, etc.) - find and contact external speaker, take part in meetings, set up projects with pupils - create presentations, leaflets, p

Accommodation, food and transport arrangements

The 3 volunteers will be accommodated in an independent flat in the high school site. Each one will get his/her own bedroom and will share a kitchen and a bathroom with the other volunteers. The volunteer will get 220 € each month to prepare his/her own meals. The volunteer will get a monthly subscription, for free, to the bus and tramway network. Brest is a large seaport situated on the Atlantic coast (300km from Rennes which is the capital of Brittany, our region). Population of Brest : 150 000 inhabitants including 26 000 students.

Training during the activity

- Pre-departure training (PDT): organised by his/her sending organisation - On-arrival training (OAT): organised by the French National Agency - Mid-term training (MTT): organised by the French National Agency - Final evaluation: organised by his/her sending organisation Besides, during his/her EVS the volunteer will get: - a task-support mentor - a personal mentor

Participant profile

Candidates have to send their application (CV + motivation letter) to Agnès Pissavy, project’s coordinator, at agnes.pissavy@bij-brest.org Please write down the project title in your email object (we have been recruiting for several projects). Application deadline: June, 7th, 2020 Warning! We won’t take into consideration general application letters sent to dozens of projects.

Activity dates

A total of 40 week(s) during the period 14/09/2020 to 30/06/2021


Activity location

29200 Brest France


Looking for participants from

Albania, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Belgium, Bulgaria, Belarus, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Germany, Denmark, Algeria, Estonia, Egypt, Greece, Spain, Finland, 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, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Russian Federation, Sweden, Slovenia, Slovakia, United Kingdom


Activity topics

Creativity and culture


Deadline for applications

Application deadline: 07/06/2020