CARPENTRY and HISTORIC MONUMENT PATHS – BILLOM

CARPENTRY and HISTORIC MONUMENT PATHS – BILLOM

In het kort:

Land
Frankrijk
Soort werk
Restauratie
Projectduur
24 augustus t/m 7 september
Sustainable Development Goals
4. Kwaliteitsonderwijs, 5. Geslachtsgelijkheid
Aantal deelnemers
7 (3 mannen en 4 vrouwen)

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Werk

The former Jesuit college is an emblematic monument located in the center of the town, near the medieval district. Unfortunately, this building has suffered the ravages of time, which the inhabitants deplore. You will participate in the valorisation and arrangement of this old college. The first week, you will do carpentry work, the second week, you will participate in the maintenance of the paths. Your mission to rehabilitate this historically listed monument is part of a reconstruction effort launched in 2018. The goal is to make the place more pleasant for visitors and more attractive by creating a cultural area, reconciling the place with its primary function. You will also participate in the arrangement of different spaces of the building : furniture creation, cleaning, landscapes adjustments. A technical supervisor will oversee the project and will teach you the skills you will need.

Accommodatie en maaltijden

The accommodation will be at the le Colombier camping site, a 20 minutes walk from the Jesuit college. You will be housed in small wooden cottages which can welcome 3 to 4 persons. The cottages are equipped with a kitchen and bathroom, the camping proposes paying washing machines. Each volunteer will be asked to take an active part in the group s life: meals preparation, dish washing, cleaning the sanitary, the facility and its premises.

Locatie en vrije tijd

Billom is a dynamic city that welcomes and organizes many events all year long. Many activities are possible, like visiting the medieval city, discovering the speciality of Billom s pink garlic cultivation, swimming-pool, football, basket-ball, tennis, hiking in the Madet gorge, visiting the Castles of Mauzun and La Chaux Montgros. Moreover, the medieval fantasy festival Charivari is scheduled during your stay, it will be the opportunity for you to participate in the town s life with the locals. The town s website will give you a glimpse of the area and the activities : http://www.billom.fr/

Organisatie

Billom is a 4700 inhabitants city, located in Auvergne about twenty kilometers away from the capital of the region : Clermont-Ferrand. Billom is also located near the Livradois-Forez Regional Natural Park where you ll be able to enjoy the landscapes and the diversity of the fauna and flora. As far as historical heritage is concerned, Billom is a city whose origins go back to antiquity. Romanized Gallic city, Billom knew its rise in the Middle Ages as many buildings you ll encounter indicate. You will also be able to admire the stone fortifications, the St-Cerneuf collegiate, St-Loup Church, the belfry and many other historical buildings. Strong of a partnership of more than 15 years with the municipality of Billom, we confirm you that the local population still welcomes the youth camp with a lot of enthusiasm.

Vereisten

The work is physical and dirty, so remember to bring clothes that you can get dirty. The days are hot and the nights are cold, so remember to bring warm clothes for the evenings and a sleeping bag for the nights. For swimming, take towels and a bathing suit, the municipal pools do not accept swimming shorts for boys. Mosquito repellent, sunscreen, a water bottle and a backpack will be useful. Skills such as listening, respect, tolerance and open-mindedness will be necessary for group living and will help you to get along with the volunteers and the local people.

Opmerkingen

Chantier ouvert aux participants francais a partir de 17 ans

Projectnaam

CARPENTRY and HISTORIC MONUMENT PATHS – BILLOM

Projectcode

JR22-304

Land

Soort werk

Startdatum

24-8-2022

Einddatum

7-9-2022

Aantal vrijwilligers

7 (3 mannen en 4 vrouwen)

Leeftijd

18 t/m 30 jaar

Taal

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Sustainable Development Goal

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Het inschrijfgeld voor dit project bedraagt € 295, exclusief € 50 studentenkorting.