Location: Saint Pierre de Coutances, France

Project name: G.I.V.E – Getting Involved Volunteering Experience

Hosting organization: AVRIL

Sending organization: “Common Sense” Youth Organization

Purpose of the project: 

We offer a year long term volunteering on environmental facilitation from mid-August 2022 to mid-August 2023 in Coutances, Normandie, France. The volunteer will participate in the AVRIL organization’s activities : environmental education and sustainable development. He/she/they will discover nature in Normandy and the management of natural reserve areas like the seaside. The missions are to : sensitize to Environment, Climate change and eco-citizenship, raise awareness about international mobility and interculturality, and promote the ECS. Your personal mission will be focused on rejuvenating the association’s local volunteers (ex : Create events and activities, meet with locals, Help and put your touch to our 40th anniversary in 2023 etc…) .

Please, make sure that you read the Infopack before applying

Number of volunteers: 1 volunteer between 18-30 years old (Only Azerbaijani citizenship)

Project period – 01/08/2022 to 30/09/2023 (12 months during this period)

Deadline: 5th June 2022

How to apply? – Please get registration number and apply through the European Youth Portal
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All costs are covered by European Solidarity Corps

No participation fee! 

Language: English

Accommodation, food and transport arrangements: 

The volunteer will receive the money for the food and cook in the kitchen of the flat, 10 euros per day for food and 6 euros per day as pocket money. You will be in a little studio, in a lodge on a farm, close to the City called le Domaine de la Guérie in Coutances. The bus stop that can lead you to the organization is 5mn walking from the farm. The housing has all the regular facilities (burners, fridge, microwave, washing machine nearby) Only limited wifi at the lodge, but unlimited at the organization. Phone coverage is very low at the lodge.

Application conditions and requirements for volunteering: 

It can be for you if : You truly care about Nature and want to ba a part of its preservation You’re creative, want to try and imagine new things You like to talk to people, to facilitate You want to share your culture and discover others Don’t worry, no need to be fluent in french ! But a basic english will be necessary for the beginning to understand each other and make your start of the volunteering easier on you. You’ll need to be physically fit in order to go on the field, facilitate etc…

Sending organization information 

Name of the sending organization: “Common Sense” Youth Organization 

OID number : E10200624

City and country of your sending organization: Sumgait, Azerbaijan

Person in charge (name and surname): Ramiz Aliyev

E-mail of the person in charge: evs@csyo-az.org