Volunteer abroad in France

Country: France,
Type: Agriculture / Forestry, Environment & Wildlife Conservation, Humanitarian & Community Development , Manual work / Construction, Teaching & Education, Working with children,
Organisation: Concordia

What about volunteering in France and working on an excavation site and ruins of a castle, helping with the organisation of a Celtic music festival, learning about masonery and eco-construction or doing some environmental work?

Concordia is an ethical charity committed to support intercultural understanding and international peace through volunteering. We provide affordable programmes that make a real difference to local communities and the people joining in our projects. We believe volunteering is an experience in which no one is left unchanged, developing active citizenship where everyone is included and participate to their own capacity.

Concordia’s mission is to enable cross-cultural understanding and friendship by providing people with quality opportunities for international volunteering, work experience, education and training.

We offer individual as well our bespoke group volunteering programmes and family volunteering. Concordia has been mentioned in the Lonely Planet publications on “A Traveller’s Guide to Making a Difference Around the World” in 2017 reflecting our commitment in providing meaningful and ethical volunteering.

Entry criteria

  • Must be British resident regardless the nationality
  • 18 years old and over (some projects are open to teenagers from 16 years old)
  • Motivated
  • Open minded
  • Flexible

Types of projects

We offer short-term (2 to 4 weeks) and medium term (1 to 6 months) projects in 60 countries across Europe, Asia, Africa and Americas.Volunteers pay an administration fee of £300 and fund their own travel and insurance. Board and accommodation is free of charge for most projects in Europe, North America, Japan and South Korea. For projects in Iceland, Mongolia, Latin America, Asia and Africa volunteer pay an extra on arrival fee of approx. £150/200 per week that covers food and accommodation, as well as funding the programme in the host country.

 

Contact Details

Address:

19 North street

Portslade

BN41 1DH, United Kingdom


Telephone 1: 01273422218

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