The work will be held on the site of BATTERIE DES CARRIERES, former military fort dating from the late 19th century. Many local volunteers passionate about their heritage will accompany you. You will carry out various works: consolidation of a new pedestrian leading to the lime kiln; refurbishment of the lime kiln; door repair; repair of a staircase; masonry work on a wall; gravel laying on the pathways; strengthening of the access to a gateway. Warning Physical work, 4 to 5 hours a day, 5 days a week. Thank you for coming with closed shoes and solid for work.
accomodation and food You will be accommodated in a municipal building. Showers, kitchen and WC available on the spot. You will sleep on the floor, mattresses will be provided by Jeunesse et Reconstruction. Please bring your own sleeping bag and bed sheet Every volunteer will participate in the household chores (dishwashing, cleaning) and the preparation of the meals. Don t forget to bring ingredients and recipes from your country to show your country s gastronomy to the other volunteers and the inhabitants. Be aware, we cannot take care of you if you arrive before the starting date of the camp. Accommodation is therefore possible at your own expenses in Lyon, if you decide to arrive before or leave after the workcamp: Auberge de Jeunesse (youth hostel) 41-45, montee du Chemin Neuf – Tel : 33 (0)4 78 15 05 50 http://www.hifrance.org/auberge-de-jeunesse/lyon.html?page=article
The town of Limonest located a few miles away from Lyon, in the Mont d Or region. The Monts d Or offer a hills landscape with a beautiful natural and historical heritage. With the many local organizations and volunteers involved in the project, you will have the opportunity to discover that region and learn a lot about the history of your workplaces. Your hosts are ready to suggest a lot of possible leisure activities: dinners and party at some local s, participation in local celebrations (fireworks, concert), visits of Lyon, walks in the Mont d Or and the Beaujolais wine region, swimming etc. More info: http://www.montsdor.com. You will be in charge of organizing an international meal for the inhabitants during your stay; please do not forget to bring specialties and traditional recipes from your country, as well as pictures, games, music, curios to share about your culture
The town of Limonest is located in the North of Lyon urban area. Small towns where living is easy, very attached to their natural and historical heritage, hosted international volunteers workcamps in 2013 and 2015 and 2017 which left very good memories This workcamp will be an important project with many different work and leisure activities and many meetings with locals, so the people in charge expect some extremely motivated workcamp volunteers… For volunteers who like to meet new people and share their cultures More info about the partner organisations and the working sites: http://www.mairie-limonest.fr/ http://www.limonest-patrimoine.net/
1/ No special knowledge or competence is required for this camp, except being motivated, curious and loving work in group 2 / Our association doesn t provide a car during the workcamp 3 / At the end of the workcamp, no transportation will be organized by our association. You will then have to arrange your own means of transport to return to the train station and plan it during the camp with the team leader and the inhabitants. 4/ More info about trains : http://www.voyages-sncf.com/?rfrr=PropositionAller_header_ACCUEIL5/ European volunteers should bring their European health care 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/Do not forget to bring: a sleeping bag, bed sheet, warm clothes (socks, sweaters and rain-coat), a bathing suit. For male volunteers: short pants are generally prohibited in the public swimming pools in France, please bring a bathing suit. For work: worn out and protective clothes and strong shoes. Your games, songbooks, musical instruments and recipes, will be also welcome To make exchanges and meetings easier, please also bring photos of your home, some postcards, small gifts… 7/ It is not possible for foreigners to change traveler-checks into cash money at the French bank agencies: please do it before the workcamp starts at money changers (in airports, main train stations, big cities)
Chantier ouvert aux francais a partir de 17 ans