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FOR ITALIAN VOLUNTEERS: EVS in a Children's home - SW France

FOR ITALIAN VOLUNTEERS: EVS in a Children's home - SW France

Anglet, France

1 , Closed

Project description

The Children's home with Social Character - MECS is situated in the city of Anglet, neighbour city of Biarritz and Bayonne, on a large estate together with other social institutions. It hosts 48 children aged 6 to 18 years entrusted by children's judges or the social welfare service for children. Its role is to protect the children by giving them a living environment in the form of an educational boarding school. The EVS volunteers will join the 4 educational groups of the Children's home and will assist the teams of educators. The volunteer will be involved in cultural activities: she/he will select interesting sites to visit or specific topics to discover, according to the age of every group, and prepare the excursions with the educators and the children. At the same time she/he can organise activities around gastronomy, dance, chorus singing, music, painting, theatre within the centre.


Accommodation, food and transport arrangements

The volunteer will share a flat in Bayonne with other EVS volunteers, having each a single room. He/she will receive a monthly budget for food and pocket money. He /she will have a monthly bus card for the Côte basque-Adour Agglomeration and can attend French language lessons in Bayonne.


Volunteer profile

The volunteer should be interested in animation and group activities with children and teenagers, in setting up projects and in exchanging with the youngsters of the centre. He or she has to present a clean police record and needs to have the driving licence. Knowledge of French would be an advantage.


How to apply

Candidates are welcome to send their applications (CV and motivation letter) before January 2nd, to the coordinating organisation, Pistes-Solidaires at the address:


This opportunity is offered in the frame of an Erasmus+ volunteering project and will be confirmed as soon as funding is approved.
For further information on the status of the project, please get in touch with the organisation.

Project dates

A total of 33 week(s) during the period 12/01/2018 to 31/08/2018

Project location

64600 Anglet

Looking for volunteers from


Project topics

Creativity and culture

Intercultural/intergenerational education and (lifelong)learning

Enhance social inclusion, equal opportunities and participation in sports

Application deadline

Application deadline: 02/01/2018


Name: Jutta Faller

Hosting organisation

Missions Père CESTAC

ANGLET, France

Sending organisation

Associazione Porta Nuova Europa

Pavia, Italy

Coordinating organisation


PAU, France