Vacancy for EVS Volunteer in France – 10 months

Looking for 2 EVS Volunteers in Bordeaux, France
Name of organisation: Maison de l’ Europe Bordeaux Aquitaine
Project Duration: 10 months (September 2014-June 2015)
If you are interested send us your CV and your motivation letter at or by 23 March 2014

Proposed activities for EVS volunteers
-Monday 9:30 to 12:30 / 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.: Language support – Actuality in Europe
Tuesday 9:30 to 12:30 / 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.: Open to the public and school groups – Preparation for the European Cultural Evening
Wednesday 9:30 to 12:30 / 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.: Guidance, participation or preparation afternoons European cultural
Thursday 9:30 to 12:30 / 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.: Production of fact sheets and teaching on Europe to the public;
Friday 9:30 to 12:30: Open to the public. – Personal project
– Learn about Europe, to better understand its complexity, to progress in thinking about its history, its contributions, policies, programs and community provisions.
– Imagine, create and distribute educational materials to institutions, symbols, rights and duties of citizens,
– Participate in ensuring easy access to many library resources, discuss issues from different angles during panel discussions or café debates, exhibitions, here are the activities in which volunteers will be involved in the Maison de l’Europe Bordeaux – Aquitaine.
– The role of volunteers will be the active participation and support in the conduct of activities of the MEBA. Volunteering is an activity that also promotes personal growth and strengthens social bonds.
– Logistical support to the events of the MEBA.

Volunteer profiles and recruitment process
Three axes will be offered to the EVS: communication, organization of events and testimony.

• Newsletter
The volunteer will participate in the preparation of the monthly newsletter built in different parts:
– Activities of the MEBA,
– Activities of our European partners,
– Actions and investments by the European Union in Aquitaine
– Interview with a European personality.
The volunteer will assist in the process of investigation, research of elements about the European actuality and proposal of contents (figures, programs …) t…


The Maison de l’Europe Bordeaux – Aquitaine works throughout the year, and throughout Bordeaux and the Aquitaine Région, for a better understanding of European cultures and institutions by citizens, young and old.
Thus, The Maison de l’Europe Bordeaux – Aquitaine is able to offer in terms of learning and interculturalism, a structured framework for young European volunteers it will welcome, the team can in turn learn from different ways of thinking and operating worn by these young people in EVS.


– To promote the “process of creating an ever closer union among the peoples of Europe” (Article 1 of the Treaty on European Union) by working to a better understanding of European cultures in their diversity;
– To build the unity of Europe by contributing to a better understanding of European institutions by the citizens and helping them to take ownership;
– To explain the dynamics and European issues;
– To make Europe concrete in the daily of every citizen;
– To contribute to the European influence of Bordeaux and Aquitaine.
Two equally important missions:
1. To train and inform the public of Europe and European policies
2. To offer activities with a European citizen and bring together the European cultural actors in the region
Forward, make the Maison de l’ Europe Bordeaux – Aquitaine a resource, which provides assistance in setting up European projects while meeting itself in calls for projects.

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