Frankrijk | Natuur en constructie

Samen met 7 andere vrijwilligers ga je voor 13 dagen naar een natuur en constructieproject.
Het project duurt van 19 augustus t/m 1 september.

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The project will concern different works. Concretely you will have the task of clearing and cleaning the edge of a stream located in the city center. Another intervention would be to set up a book depot in the Tour des Biches Park. The tower located in this park is not used and unfortunately remains a place filled with rubbish often invested by young people in the evening. The town would like to turn it into a deposit of books where everyone could deposit and borrow books. The tasks to be done would be to clean the interior and make shelves to deposit the books. Finally, you will make nest boxes for birds. Supervisor will teach you specific techniques concerning woodcraft. The work takes place the morning for 5 hours maximum. Afternoon and weekends are dedicated to activities.
You will be lodged in little cottage with all convenience. The cottage are surrounded by nature but city center are very close. Billom is 500 metres of altitude, bring warm clothes. You will cook in a cooking place with a refrigerator and a cook; dishes and kitchenware will be provided. There are shops in the city : supermarket, bakery, butcher s shop, restaurants, pharmacy and cafe. Jeunesse et Reconstruction will not be responsible for you if you arrive before the beginning of the project.
Billom is a village of 4 800 inhabitants, located in the Regional Natural Park of Livradois-Forez, 20 minutes away from Clermont-Ferrand and from Thiers. Originally druidic center, its intense development enabled this gallic village to become one of the first important town of Auvergne, in the XII century and to build its fortifications. The medieval area and old documents are not enough to describe this welcoming town. Billom is 25 km away from Clermont-Ferrand. You will be proposed some activities during your stay: participation in a medieval festival organized by the association Billom Renaissance, meeting with the local associations, Visit of the medieval city with Billom Renaissance, swimming pool, football, basketball, tennis. A transportation will be organize during the workcamp for work and activities.
It is the 16 th workamp that the local council is hosting. Like each year, the council wishes to increase the contacts between the local population and the young volunteers. For this purpose, the workcamp is located in the heart of this beautiful medieval town (30 minutes from Clermont-Ferrand) in order to make the contacts with the inhabitants easier.
1/ No special knowledge or competence is required for this camp, except being motivated and loving work in group You will share friendly moments with local people : be open-minded and curious.2/ Bring: sleeping bag, warm clothes and rain-coat, bathing suit (for male: short pants prohibited in the public swimming pools, please bring a bathing suit). 3/Bring for work: worn out clothes, safety shoes/boots compulsory. 4/ Bring some material from your culture (documents, pictures, postcards, little gift, musical instruments, games,…) to share with other volunteers and local population and make exchanges easier.5/ Foreigners belonging to the European Union must bring with them a personal EHIC (European Health Insurance Card), and everybody must, in any case, BRING THEIR INSURANCE CERTIFICATE. If health issues on the camp, the volunteers will have to pay for it, and then get reimbursed once back in the home country. 6/ Transportation back to the train station at the end of the workcamp will be organized during your stay with the campleader.7/ More info about trains : 8/ If you have a driving license, please bring it along in case of necessity



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Aantal vrijwilligers

18 t/m 99 jaar



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