During this workcamp, you will build a wall around part of the courtyard that sits behind the church. This work will make the access to the courtyard and the church more easily accessible for the local population. You'll learn traditional masonry techniques by using lime mortar.
Accommodatie en maaltijden
You will sleep in collective tents on the international campsite run by the association. Please bring a sleeping bag with you. The campsite has bathrooms and showers accessible, as well as a kitchen. Food will be provided, and meals will be prepared by the volunteers in turns.
Locatie en vrije tijd
Location: La Ferté Alais is approximately 50km south of Paris, in the Essonne region. Note-- this project should not be used as a sightseeing trip to Paris. If you wish to visit Paris, you should arrive some days before or reserve dates following the workcamp.
Leisure activities: You will have the opportunity to enjoy all that's offered at the association's campsite and discover the cultural and natural heritage of the region, which is part of a natural park. You will also help organise activities to meet and socialize with the local young people. Other leisure activities will be organised collectively depending on the wishes of the group and the available budget.
These projects are supported by the program European Solidarity Corps for young people between 18 and 30 years. It is open to all the EU and partner neighboring countries that fit the ESC criteria. The participation to the ESC volunteering teams is subjects to several principles and conditions, presented on the ESC webpage: https://europa.eu/youth/solidarity/mission_en
Volunteers do not have to pay any fee (no sending, nor participation fee) to attend the projects
Volunteers need to enrol in the PASS, the European Solidarity Corps Portal ; SJ will organize their matching in the portal with the volunteering project;
Volunteers will receive pocket money, calculated on basis of 6€/day, once they arrive on the projects
Volunteers will receive a financial support for their travel, according to a maximum amount established in accordance with their travel distance and upon the presentation of original tickets;
Volunteers will have to complete a participation report, submitted online through the portal.”