Project DetailsCode: JR18/308
Start date: 22 jul 2018
End date: 11 ago 2018
Term: Workcamp (6-15 days)
Minimum Age: 18
DescriptionLuzech is located in the Lot department in the heart of the Cahors wine region, this town will host this year its first international volunteer project! It is surrounded by the River Lot and forms a peninsula. At the top of this rock were erected different citadels, and castles over the years. Luzech has inherited a well-supplied historical heritage, which is maintained by the city and its volunteers. Local associations participate in the animation of this city and do not hesitate to exchange around the shared gardens located below the Luzech tower.
Work And Activities
Luzech needs to see his village heart refreshed and worked, which is why they chose to use volunteers. You will have the task of repainting the entrance doors of the two churches of the village, but also work to restore the medieval gate located on the heights of the city. A job of clearing and maintenance of the hot oven will be required. And finally you will participate in the maintenance of community gardens. You will have the opportunity to work on several different themes with the support of young people in the city. A great opportunity to meet the locals and discover their traditions and festivities
Accommodation And FoodYou will be lodged at the municipal campsite under tent. You will have access to the locker rooms of the campsite (showers and toilets) as well as a corner cooks arranged for your meals. You will make your own meals: do not hesitate to bring back specialties or recipes to discover to other members of the group! You will be required to participate in daily tasks (kitchen, dishes, cleaning etc.). The association can not take care of you if you arrive before the start date of construction, nor beyond the date of end of stay.
PlaceLuzech is a commune active at the associative level, the inhabitants are mobilized to make live and organize many events on their commune. With about 1500 inhabitants Luzech has all the necessary sponsors for leisure activities. You will be able to participate in the various events that will be held in the village, while discovering the surroundings. The natural riches of the Lot will invite you to beautiful walks among the vineyards. You will have the opportunity to discover the surroundings with the village of Rocamadour, and the chasm of Padirac.
Requirements1/ No special knowledge or competence is required for this camp, except being motivated and loving work in group! You will share friendly moments with local people : be open-minded and curious. 2/ Bring: backpack, sleeping bag, warm clothes and rain-coat, bathing suit (for male: short pants prohibited in the public swimming pools, please bring a bathing suit). 3/Bring for work: worn out clothes, safety shoes/boots compulsory. 4/ Bring some material from your culture (documents, pictures, postcards, little gift, musical instruments, games,...) to share with other volunteers and local population and make exchanges easier. 5/ Foreigners belonging to the European Union must bring with them a personal EHIC (European Health Insurance Card), and everybody must, in any case, BRING THEIR INSURANCE CERTIFICATE. If health issues on the camp, the volunteers will have to pay for it, and then get reimbursed once back in the home country. 6/ Transportation back to the train station at the end of the workcamp will be organized during your stay with the campleader. 7/ More info about trains : https://www.oui.sncf/ 8/ If you have a driving license, please bring it along in case of necessity