Erasmus+European Solidarity Corps

France EVS European Solidarity Corps


The Europe House in Nîmes – Europe Direct and the hosting organization, Purple Campus Alès are looking for a volunteer for a 6 months project in Alès, a town in the south of France. The aim of the project is to facilitate intercultural exchanges between the volunteer and the apprentices (between 15 and 22 years old on average). His/her activities will be using non-formal learning methods to create and carry out workshops for young people. Most of the activities of the volunteer will be linked to the English language, to European culture, to ecology, to new technologies and to tolerance, human rights and health and safety. A big part of the volunteering will be dedicated to volunteer’s personal projects and implementing new ideas/activities. Other activities will be linked with the House of Europe: workshops with children, multicultural events, information stands. He/she will meet other volunteers on Wednesdays in the House of Europe.


The volunteer will be hosted in a student residence and will have his/her own studio. He/she will receive a monthly allowance of 240€ for his/her food, to cook in the residence or eat outside. The volunteer will have the possibility to walk from the accommodation tot he school (10 min) or to take a bus. For his/her travel to Nîmes, he/she will take the train or the bus and will receive a public transport ticket. The volunteer will receive every month an amount of 184€ for pocket money. TRAVEL GRANT: between 180 € and 360€ max (according to the distance ).


In order to be able to organise workshops, the volunteer will take part in a training course organised by the “Maison de l’Europe de Nîmes” during which he will learn how to use non-formal learning tools. The volunteers will attend to the on-arrival and mid-term trainings animated by the French National Agency. At the apprenticeship school, he/she will have the opportunity to attend French lessons and benefit from the Online Linguistic Support of the programme. He/she will also be able to attend training on digital technology and first aid.


We are interested in volonteers who – have a good understanding of pedagogy and are interested in non-formal education – have good communiation skills to be able exchange with our apprentices – can adapt to apprentices’ educational needs – are motivated and take initiatives – are interested in taking part and building projects in the local community – have basic French skills and good English skills – are flexible and able to adapt to different situations and people from different backgrounds – have an interest in European culture, sustainibility/green practices and/or digital tools.


A total of 25 week(s) during the period 01/02/2022 to 31/07/2022


 270 Quai des Près Rasclaux, 30100 Alès France


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


 Education and training


 Application deadline: 21/01/2022

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