Long-Term Volunteering Project in France!

Location: Besançon, France

Project name: Volunteers for Besançon : MJC Clairs-Soleils

Hosting organization: CEMEA de BOURGOGNE FRANCHE-COMTE

Sending organization: “Common Sense” Youth Organization

Purpose of the project: The CEMEA Bourgogne-Franche-Comté is a hosting organization trained by ERASMUS+ in accepting and accompanying the youth on their international mobility project. this mission will be with working with our partner association: MJC Clairs-Soleils MJC Solidarity Unit: The aim of the Solidarity Unit is to help people in need, as long as these needs comply with our rules and our objective of neutrality and transparency: Administrative Family and solidarity DIY Transport/Delivery Femme actu’elles” group: We receive and we give: a place and a time just for you, the women, a place of reciprocity where exchanges take place on sewing, cooking, DIY, culture, reading, board games… over a coffee and informal discussions. Café Solidaire: The café was born of the desire to create a place where everyone could feel at home, a café run by volunteers who share the same values. A friendly place where people can meet and talk about culture, the environment, and local social issues. 

Volunteers between 18-30 years old (Only Azerbaijani citizenship)

Project period – 16/09/2024 to 15/09/2025

Deadline: 01/07/2024 15:58

Please get a registration number, and apply through the European Youth Portal (click the link). 

! A CV is required in order to apply for this opportunity.


2 types of accommodation: The CEMEA owns its own apartment where two of the volunteers live together but have their own private rooms and share common spaces. The other is the “Hortensias” an intergenerational apartment complex that welcomes both elderly people and students. The volunteer will have their own private apartment and living space. This space is provided at a reduced rate as the volunteers will have to spend some of their time doing activities with the elderly people. Both types are located five minutes by foot to CEMEA and three minutes walk to the surrounding bus stops.


The volunteer will be able to take part in various training by the CEMEA and/or MJC Clairs-Soleils BAFA (Allows you to supervise children and young people) PSC1 (First Aid) Intercultural education FLE (French language training) 


No diploma is required. Having computer competencies and knowledge is a plus. Work experience with different groups of people from various socioeconomic backgrounds is a bonus. The volunteer will have to explain in his/her motivation letter his/her wish to learn, to take initiative, and to create projects with the various groups of people. 

How to get a registration number? – If you don’t have an account on the European Youth Portal, please watch our instruction videos from this Link

All costs are covered by the European Solidarity Corps

No participation fee! 

Language: English

Sending Organization Information 

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

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