Category Archives: Volunteering

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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Volunteering Abroad France

Volunteering Abroad Volunteering abroad, is an article written by Reuben Lachmansingh, a published author from Canada. Reuben is currently volunteering at La Giraudiere in France, here are a few paragraphs from his article which will explain more than I, “I … 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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Volunteers’ weekend adventures : Exploring French villages

Weekend away and learning French. After finishing three rewarding days of work the volunteers began their weekend of fun the best way possible: the concert at the lake. What a magical night it was. We all sat on the grass among … Continue reading

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