Volunteer In France

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Volunteer In France

Volunteer Project in France

Need a change of scenery, do you like rural France? How about a holiday with a difference, some time out from the routine perhaps, meet some new people and form some new contacts from around the world? Like to learn or improve your French, or English? Learn some new skills or maybe pass on those you have. All is possible when you come and volunteer in France at La Giraudière.

Volunteers in France group 8 nations
8 different nationalities form 2015 group

We need your help in France. This once Masters House is being transformed, maintained, restored and renovated to be an auberge, or hamlet, a place of learning a place of uniqueness and exchange cultural. It is a place where people from all walks of life can experience and learn about France, improve their French, or English, and immerse themselves in the rural French way of life.

Volunteer Project in France with International Volunteers Participation

Although the project is unfinished, we have already accommodated over 698 volunteers and interns from around the globe. University, academy and school groups have also made use of the La Giraudiere.

Erasmus volunteers service project in France

Learn or Improve your French Volunteering

The project is unique thanks to those that volunteered. You can now benefit from their contribution and help, come and spend some time in France without breaking the bank.  In exchange for 18 hours of volunteering per week you will get to experience France like never before. You will get accommodation, 3 meals a day, weekly group language lessons, excursions and so much more, all from just €18 per day.

Volunteers learning French in France
Learn French in France

Read more about the benefits of volunteering The Benefits of Volunteering.

La Giraudiere is open to all. People of all different backgrounds, ages and nationalities are invited to apply. You will have the opportunity to live together, learn about each other’s lifestyles and exchange your knowledge, experience and skills whilst helping with this project in France.

Experience cultural exchange by volunteering in France

The project has been described as “a cultural exchange like no other.” The only criteria are that volunteers should possess is a willingness to help and get involved. So, from students to retired people, skilled or unskilled, all are needed. You can come and bring new life to our project, contribute your experience and help others! 

Cultural experience in France for two volunteers

Volunteers are needed to help out with all types of work, from the day to day running of the household to event planning, from property maintenance and construction to office work., Maybe you prefer article writing, social media or are you a blogger at heart, well we have a blog and we have social media all of which needs attention. Then there is the garden and the park which needs some green fingers.

 How Volunteers can Help.

community volunteering in France
Volunteer’s Questions & Answers


If you have any questions check out our FAQ page first at Questions and Answers

Ready to apply? then read about the process and use the link to the application form

Volunteers Reviews, Articles from Volunteers and Volunteer’sTestimonials
Hundreds of volunteers have passed through the doors of La Giraudiere, with many sending reviews, articles, letters and cards of thanks. Read reviews and Volunteers Articles written by previous volunteers about their experiences.

Volunteers’ articles

The 2022 volunteers program starts May 2022 and will continue until the 7th October 2022. The recommended volunteering period is 3 weeks but you can apply from 1 – 6 week


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