Category Archives: Volunteering

A trip to La Rochelle

Volunteers explore La Rochelle during the weekend             Once the working week is finished, the volunteers at La Giraudière have the freedom to choose how to spend the weekend. Some decide to stay at the … Continue reading

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Happy Bastille Day!

La Giraudière celebrates the national festival of Bastille Day (Pour lire ce post de blog en français, cliquez ici: Bon 14 Juillet) Last Friday was the national festival of the French Republic- Bastille Day. This public holiday in France was … Continue reading

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Une occasion d’essayer du travail différent à La Giraudière

Ces bénévoles n’ont pas peur de se remonter les manches!               Le travail des bénévoles à La Giraudière est très varié- du aménagement paysager à la cuisine ou le nettoyage. Cette semaine, nos bénévoles … Continue reading

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An opportunity to try a different kind of work at La Giraudière

These volunteers aren’t scared of getting their hands dirty!               The volunteer work at La Giraudière is very varied- from landscaping to cooking or cleaning. This week, our volunteers Gillian- English, Elena- Lithuanian, and … Continue reading

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A game of boules in Brossac

The volunteers and the locals play boules Yesterday evening, La Giraudière’s volunteers had a group outing into Brossac for a traditional French game of boules with the local people. Our new Scottish volunteer, John, was particularly skilled at this sport … Continue reading

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