Tag Archives: American volunteer

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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Volunteers at La Giraudière for the 2018 season (part 2)

Emily – Nottingham, England Emily is a university student in Birmingham and is currently on her year abroad. Studying French as her degree, she hopes to practice the language as well as helping others to learn. Throughout her time at … Continue reading

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First Volunteers at La Giraudière for the 2018 season

Welcome, again, to the 2018 volunteers season at La Giraudière! We thought it would be a nice touch for you to get to know a little bit more about the first volunteers here for this season. Rhona – Aberdeen, Scotland Rhona … Continue reading

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My experience by Jordan Taub

Bonjour, my name is Jordan and bienvenue! I am an artist from the states. If you will be volunteering at La Giruadiere in the near future or are considering it, hopefully I can share some useful insight into the project … 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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