Category Archives: volunteer

Volunteering in France – A week at La Giraudière.

The La Giraudiere 2017 volunteer program is now underway! Over the last two weeks we’ve welcomed the first six volunteers for 2017, Texas Tom who comes for his fourth season with us as well as five people who are joining … Continue reading

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Erasmus Accreditation for La Giraudiere

Erasmus+ now at La Giraudiere After two years of preparing our application which started in 2015 La Giraudiere is now an official accredited receiving and organising Erasmus agency for the European Commision’s life long learning program known as Erasmus Plus, … Continue reading

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Canadian volunteer Comes to Grips with French Plaque au Feu

French Plaque de Feu Here at Giraudière, two cast iron fireplate plaques, fabicated in 1659, were found in two different fireplaces of the original Master’s mansion built around that time. The two plaques have been cleaned and made ready for … Continue reading

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New volunteers join the crew in south-west France.

New volunteers join the crew in south-west France. It has been a hectic period here at La Giraudiere with many new volunteers arriving and many saying their farewells. This week we had some new arrivals willing to step up for Team LG, … Continue reading

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Two new volunteers hit up the French countryside.

Volunteers in French Countryside Here I am, writing my first blog post after my first sleep at La Giraudiere. And what a wonderful sleep it was!! Upon my arrival I met a group of warm friendly easygoing people. All my … Continue reading

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