You will participate, with your group of international volunteers, to the work of enhancement of the site of the former chapel of the village, which is now in complete ruins.. Work will be mainly: removing invasive plants and vegetation, securize the walls of the building, maybe rebuild some little part in order to avoid its collapsing. If there is time left, you may also implement the site so that walkers and local toursit can have a break at the chapel, near its ruins. Your technical leader will actually be a team of local volunteers who will share their love for the village and its history. In this camp, you will learn to work as a team, how to use tools, how to consolidate ruins: All this in the very aim to help the village to safeguard the remainings of its past, the nice ruins of the chapel on the hill.The workplace is 25/30 by walk from the camp: through little sents among fields. You will thus walk every morning, but the local volunteers will bring you up to the camp by car after work. You will work during the week, in the morning (from 4 to 5 hours max). You will also help some time in the logistics of the local fest on the 1st week end of August.Skills: you will learn how to use tools, how to distinguish invasive and non invasive plants, but most of all, you will learn how rural France is living
Accommodatie en maaltijden
You will be sleeping under tents, close to the stadium of the village. Thus you will have wc and showers there Plenty of rooms for you camp, on a hill above the village, surrounded by fields You will be 10 minutes away by walk from the village and 25/30 minutes by walk from the workplace
Locatie en vrije tijd
St Georges en Couzan is a village of 450 inhabitants, located in the Loire department near Feurs and Montbrison. The environment is extremely rural, so you will have plenty of time to discover French rural life and meet the people who are attached to it. On-site activities will be done with the locals (hikes, various invitations ...) and other outings will be organized to visit nearby villages.
Isolated and rural site, which is intended for volunteers seeking authenticity and meeting with the inhabitants.