Category Archives: Volunteering Holidays Abroad

Week of local events in south-west France

Market of variety Last week of July was full of local events in Brossac and its surroundings. Participation in them was the best opportunity to immerse in the French culture and practice the language. The first thing that we attended … Continue reading

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Corona Virus may kill La Giraudiere Season.

Ref: Corona Virus and La Giraudiere 2020/21 Season. Usually, this time of year, I would be sending volunteers and interns the up to date version of La Giraudiere’s orientation guide which I have done today but, it is with a heavy … Continue reading

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Chinese Australian volunteer chooses to Volunteer in France

Born in Taiwan lives in Australia volunteers France Shiao-Ping came from Brisbane in Australia to volunteer at La Giraudière after spending her working life in banking. She has been learning French at the Alliance Française in Brisbane and it was a … Continue reading

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Volunteer from Essex

Janis Moore volunteer office manager Janis heard about La Giraudière through an internet search and came to the program for three weeks. She worked as an office manager in London until her retirement. She wasn’t sure what to expect when … Continue reading

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Tasmanian Volunteers Colin and Janet volunteers holiday in France

Husband and Wife Volunteers from Tasmania Colin and Janet came to La Giraudière as part of a nine week stay in Europe. Colin still works full-time as a government geologist-scientist and Janet works as a clerk for the Tasmania Police. They live … Continue reading

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