Category Archives: volunteer

Volunteers Wave Goodbye to Life in the French Countryside

Volunteers Wave Goodbye to Life in the French Countryside In addition to the new volunteers we have just welcomed, we have also sadly had to bid farewell to some valuable members of our team at La Giraudière who left the … Continue reading

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A New Month Volunteering in France at La Giraudière

A New Month Volunteering in France at La Giraudière With summer rolling into July, La Giraudière is bustling with activity as usual. We also welcomed three new volunteers here in France, so there are some new faces around. Anne and … Continue reading

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La Giraudière Volunteer Night Out at Fète De Musique Barbezieux

La Giraudière Volunteer Night Out at Fète De Musique Barbezieux After a fabulous dinner at the local restaurant Le Samtho at Place de l’Eglise in the village of Brossac Saturday evening, six volunteers headed out for a night on the town … Continue reading

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Alumnus Pops in to Say Hello – Big Surprise for La Giraudière!!

Yorkshire Alumnus arrives at La Giraudière from Germany!! Former Volunteer Pops in to Say Hello – Big Surprise for La Giraudière!! Today, just as current volunteers at La Giraudière were sitting down to a delicious lunch, Paul got a big … Continue reading

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An Emotional Goodbye to Angel!

Our 5th Volunteer of the Season Flies the Nest. Angel, our very first Puerto Rican volunteer, sadly leaves us this evening. During his three week stay at La Giraudière, Angel has been a great help with decorating our lobby, removing … Continue reading

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