Volunteers will be replacing the existing roofing and insulating the new one. You will be working four days per week from 08:30 to 12:00 and 14:00 to 17:30. You will be accompanied by a technical supervisor.
You will be sharing a room with 3-4 other volunteers. Bathrooms are also shared. Meals are prepared by our kitchen staff. You will be asked to lend a hand with the preparation of some food, tidying the dining area, and washing the dishes.
Location: Tende (06430) – 2 hours from Nice by train. The organisation “Neige et Merveilles” is located at an altitude of 1,500 metres in an isolated mountainous area, 10 km from the Closest village of Tende, and 50 km from Vintimille (Italy).
Leisure activities: You will discover the regional mountainous environment and sporting activities: hiking/ guided tour in the “Vallée des Merveilles” in the Mercantour National Park, swimming in the Bendola river, visiting local villages (Tende, La Brigue, Saorge), trying the Via Feratta and in the evenings, enjoying dance, photo-video sessions, stargazing, board games, barbecue, international meals
You will be participating in renovating the roofing of a building, and improving its energy performance (isolating the roof, double glazing windows, wood heating). This building serves mainly as an area where children taking part in school trips are welcomed. It is made up of classrooms, a library, and offices.
You will be working on the roof; caution to those with vertigo!