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ELLIANT : a rural community in Brittany open to Europe

Service Jeunesse Commune d'Elliant - mairie

Elliant, France

The application deadline has passed.

Project description

The missions that we will entrust to our volunteer concern the youth service and the animation service of the city. It will be guided and followed by his referent; the volonteer will find all the support he needs to his functions with the animation team. Activities will be progressive and depend on the ease and the desire of the volunteer small community of Elliant (Brittany) Youth centre - Participation in the activities on wednesdays and school holidays at the youth centre with children aged 3 to 12 years old (creatives activities, science activities, sports, etc...). During the summer holidays the volonteer will take part in activities and developpe himself/herself activities (for example about his/her country). With the teeanagers (12 - 17 years), the volonteer could take part of the project. With other local partnersr (associations, school, library,...) the volonteer will participate in ponctual events around his culture/country. Participation to meeting about ESC.

Accommodation, food and transport arrangements

The volonteer will be lodged in a council flat situated in Elliant. He will have a bedroom, kitchen and a common sitting room. An agreement regarding the flat rules with be signed by both representative of the council and the the volonteer. The midday meal will be taken in the school restaurant. In the evenings and at the weekends, the volonteer will be self catering. The volonteer will receive 10€/day for food for weekends and days off and 6€/day for the rest of the week. If the volonteer has a driving license, it will be possible to use a council car for outings.

Training during the project

The volonteer will participate to the BAFA training course [specific training to work with children and propose yout activities]. He could obtain a french Youth Leader's diplom.

Volunteer profile

The most important criteria are the volonteer's motivation and desire to participate fully in this project in a small rural community, and also to be able to work and empathise with children ages 3 to 12 years old and teenagers. The volonteer needs to have an ability to communicate and his own expierience, coupled with a desire to discover a new culture.

Activity Dates

A total of 51 week(s) during the period 01/09/2020 to 31/08/2021


Activity Location

1 rue du Docteur Laënnec, 29370 Elliant France


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, Tunisia, 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


Activity Topics

Education and training

Creativity and culture


Deadline for applications

Application deadline: 23/04/2020