Two EVS Vacancies in France – 12 months

EVS project France European Voluntary Service Find EVSPromote Europe !

Location: Le Blanc, France

Period: 05/09/2016 – 03/09/2017

Deadline: 20th March 2016

Youth service called “Relais Brenne Initiatives Jeunes” in a Natural Regional Parc.
We support teenager’s and youngster’s projects (11-25 years old). 5 youth workers will take part in this youth service.
We work with a high school and 3 secondary schools, and wants to give the opportunity to the young people to increase their European citizenship and exchange with young people from other countries. So 3 youth exchanges have been organised in 2012, 2013 and 2015, and the RBIJ is accredited as an EVS receiving, sending and coordinating organisation from 2013. The RBIJ will welcome volunteers for the first time on September 2016. We try to make everything ready for your arrival !

The RBIJ will host 2 volunteers. They will work together on the following tasks :
 Participate into the organisation of a European week in a secondary school (11-15 YO) : working with teachers or supervisors to create and set up activities about Europe with students
 Set up activities about Europe and international solidarity in High School (15-18 YO)
 Organise an EVS meeting in Le Blanc for all EVS from Région Centre (about 10-12 young people)
 Develop/create tools for presenting european possibilities to move for youngters

Added to these tasks, each volunteer will work on specific tasks :
EVS 1 :
 Receive in office and support French young people who want to undertake an EVS
 Contact organisations for presenting and promoting EVS (schools, youth organisations etc)
 Get involve (optionnal) in one or two other projects set up by the RBIJ (visit a cultural place with a group of teenagers, participate in a short film making stage with teengers etc)
EVS 2 :
 Organise a youth exchange with the mobility worker
 Contact organisations for presenting and promoting youth exchanges (schools, youth organisations etc)
 Get involve (optionnal) in one or two other projects set up by the RBIJ (visit a cultural place with a group of teenagers, participate in a short film making stage with teengers etc)

Please send us your motivation letter and CV to Judith Cartier svefol36@gmail.com
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 20/03/2016 (then Skype interview first week of April)

Accomodation
– Flatmate in Le Blanc (7000 inhabitants) city center. You will have your own room but share kitchen and bathroom with the other volunteer.
– You will receive pocket money for leisure and food (about 340€ per month). A car will be at the disposal of volunteers. You will use it for work and it will be possible to use it for leisure time (you will have to pay petrol if you use car for leisure time).

Volunteer profile
Volunteers should be motivated for working with young people between 11 and 20 years old.
They should have the driving licence because it’s impossible to move without it here.
Applicants should be aware that Le Blanc is situated in a very rural area. Coming from a rural area or liking nature and rural way of life would be helpful. Don’t forget that the Natural Regional Park is a fishing paradise !
Someone who takes the initiative will be more than welcome.
A working time of 35 hours a week means a lot of free time.
Volunteers should have personal interests/hobbies and the ability to organise their leisure time on their own (possibility to practise a sport or get involve in a local association).
The volunteer should be motivated for living with an other volunteer (from different country).