Project Details

Code: JR18/201
Start date: 09 jul 2018
End date: 28 jul 2018
Term: Medium Term (15 days to 1 Month)
Category: SOCIAL
Theme: ART, MANU, RENO, SOCI
Country: France
State: Cluses
Airport: París-Charles de Gaulle
Minimum Age: 18
Maximum Age: 30

Description

Welcome to the Northern Alps region! Half-way between Mount Blanc and Léman lake, the town of Cluses and its exceptional views await you this summer for an international volunteer project for young people. The advantage of this project is that: you will be welcomed by some of the town’s local young people, aged 18 to 25, who will be by your side working on the project and helping you to visit their splendid region. Expect cultural
immersion and celebrations on this exciting volunteer project. For more information look on: http://www.cluses.fr/Tourisme-et- loisirs

Work And Activities

You will make a contribution to the beautification of a school! Working together with 8 local young people, you will carry out some important work for the children by: putting colour and life back into a school located in a popular neighbourhood of the city! To do this your Franco-international team will take part in different solidarity actions: repaint the school’s corridors, freshening up a wall outside with mural painting. The topic is sharing and cultural awareness! You will be helped by two local leaders for the technical part. For the painting task you will be able to bring in your artistic talents and your collective creativity to produce murals which express the group’s shared values. The work will be done in the mornings (5 hours every day from Monday to Friday). Make sure to bring old clothes for the painting work!

Accommodation And Food

You will be staying in a building in the town, near to the city centre and shopping facilities. On site are a kitchen, shower, toilets, and a common room; one of the rooms will be converted into a dormitory. For bedding, on the floor, Jeunesse et Reconstruction will provide mats, but you must bring your own sleeping bag and bed sheet! You will prepare your meals as a group and you will be required to participate in daily chores (cooking, dish washing, cleaning, etc.). Do not hesitate to bring ingredients and recipes from your country to show your country’s gastronomy to the other volunteers and the inhabitants. Please note: we will not be able to take care of you if you decide to arrive before the beginning of the volunteer project or to stay after! In Cluses you can find a campsite: La Corbaz, 460 Avenue des Glières 74300 Cluses Tél:+0033 (0)4 50 98 44 03LANGUAGE:

Place

At the foot of one of the prettiest mountains in the Northern Alps, and on the edge of the Great Alpine Road, the pretty city of Cluses and its 17,000 inhabitants live in an ideal location! Near to Italy and Switzerland (40 minutes from Geneva!), Cluses gives you direct access to well-known tourist sites such as Mont Blanc or lake Léman: you will be amazed by the greenery and you will be able to learn more about the culture of high altitude towns through unique cultural visits and activities! Also, you will be able to make the most of the city’s summer events. You will put together an itinerary of cultural and leisure activities with your French team-mates: involving sports, swimming in lakes, excursions, visit of Annecy and other towns, celebratory meals, and of course plenty of cultural and linguistic exchanges! The young people of Cluses look
forward to helping you discover the region and their culture, as well as getting to know you all better! Please consider bringing your games, musical instruments, food specialties, favourite recipes, photos, and souvenirs to this experience which will exceed your expectations! For more information about the region visit: : http://www.savoie-mont- blanc.com/offre/fiche/office-de- tourisme-intercommunal- cluses-arve- et-
montagnes/473200

Language

French and English