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Promoting ecological citizenship in the very heart of Paris

Centre Paris Anim’ Pôle Simon Le Franc

Paris, France

The application deadline has passed.

Activity description

The volunteer will be part of the team of a social and cultural centre located in the very heart of Paris: “Centre Paris Anim’ Pôle Simon Le Franc”. In this centre the volunteer will: • Organise workshops about nature, gardening, and biodiversity for 4-8 years old children • Raise youth and adults awareness about recycling • Organise activities for children during school holidays • Help 11-15 years old students doing their homework • Contribute to daily activities as public reception, events, exhibitions... Two days a week the volunteer will carry out his/her mission in another social and cultural centre, also located in Paris: the MJC association and youth housing facility “Hauts de Belleville” ( In this centre the volunteer will: • Organise a weekly brunch for the occupants • Contribute to daily activities as events, exhibitions...

Accommodation, food and transport arrangements

The volunteer will be hosted in “Hauts de Belleville” centre, located in east of Paris at about 20 minutes by metro from “Centre Paris Anim’ Pôle Simon Le Franc”. He/she will stay in a private apartment with kitchen and bathroom. The volunteer will receive weekly a box of organic vegetables. He/she could travel by metro, bus or train for free in all Paris area.

Training during the activity

We will organize training on environmental issues with other MJCs and local associations. Moreover, the volunteers will regularly meet other volunteers hosted by MJCs located in Ile-de-France region. These meetings will be organised by Fédération des MJC in Ile-de-France. Their aim will be sharing experiences, reinforce linguistic and social skills and develop a common project in a group dynamics.

Participant profile

We’re looking for an independent and team-working person, someone interested in environmental and societal issues with at least some notions of French (A2). TO APPLY : Please send cv and cover letter to Graziana Lucarelli: Don’t forget to mention the title of the project: “Promoting ecological citizenship in the very heart of Paris”

Activity dates

A total of 47 week(s) during the period 01/10/2020 to 31/08/2021

Activity location

75004 Paris France

Looking for participants from

Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Cyprus, Croatia, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Lithuania, Latvia, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Slovakia, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Hungary, Estonia

Activity topics

Environment and natural protection

Deadline for applications

Application deadline: 15/08/2020