You will be supervised by a communal employee and the village council. You will work five hours per day on the morning five days a week from Monday to Friday
You will be living in a room above the municipal building, near the work place. Mattresses available. Bring a sleeping bag, extra blankets and warm clothes (altitude: 807 metres; cold nights). Showers and toilets available. Equipped kitchen in the building where you will prepare your meals. There is no shop in Autrac. Jeunesse et Reconstruction does not take in charge the volunteers arriving before the first day of the workcamp. No possible lodging in Autrac if you arrive earlier.
Autrac is a municipality composed by 76 inhabitants. It is located at the junction of the three departments: Cantal, Puy-de-Dome and Haute Loire. Its geographic situation allow it a diversified natural heritage. As a rural village, Autrac also has an important building heritage: some of its buildings are considered to be historical monuments (Chateau de Montmoirat which exists since the 17th century-), others are into the general Inventory (wash house, farms-) Autrac is 80km away from Clermont Ferrand and 45 km away from Issoire. Activities will take place during you stay: hiking, visits, Blesle festival during the 16th and 17th august week end. No car available to the group, the activities are organized in connection with the inhabitants
This year for the second time, the little village of Autrac will host an international workcamp, so that the volunteers and the population of Autrac will meet and make boundaries. The municipality would like to present its treasures to the volunteers and give them the opportunity to discover an exceptional natural setting.
MINIMUM AGE: 18 / MOTIVATION LETTER REQUIRED WITH APPLICATION. 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 : http://www.voyages-sncf.com/ 8/ If you have a driving license, please bring it along in case of necessity
Chantier ouvert aux Francais a partir de 17 ans