EVS in France! Involves dealing with Nature and Children !
Would you like to travel to France? Here is your wonderful chance to visit and get to know the city of Annecy where you would deal with work involving children and Nature and might also involve dealing with animals and gardening. The project duration would be : 01st of May, 2012 for a Period of 12 Months.
It is very important that the prospective applicants should have some working knowledge of french and have the ability to deal with Children lovingly and have some liking towards gardening.
Last Date of submission: Expired!
Please send your registration to kati(at)messzelato.hu address by sedning your english resume and your letter of motivation and your recent passport size photograph.Should you have a very good knowledge of french , then it would be suggested to send your documents in French language and please indicate the subject matter as : "EVS France, Annecy"
You could read about EVS at :
Summary of the project
We will integrate a volunteer into a project that takes place over a period of two years (September 2011-September 2013) in the territory of the Community of Municipalities of the Hills of Lake Geneva near Thonon les Bains (Haute-Savoie) and Lake Geneva. It contains 7 small rural or suburban areas (about 10,000 inhabitants). The FOL manages public service delegation actions towards children and youth in this territory: a recreation center (4-11 years) that runs on Wednesdays and school holidays, outings and trips on Saturdays during the holidays for adolescents, prevention efforts with schools and educational ... The premises, made available by the city of Allinges are located in a former colony, "Aerospatiale" with a 4-hectare park built just for the moment .
The project is to build on the development and use of outer space to develop the axis of the environmental education to our public. We plan among other things: réabilitater of a small forest and clearing, to construct and maintain a small garden with composting and recovery of rainwater, to make children a cabin space and play area near the trees premises, creating a small pond and develop our educational mini-farm…
This development will be directed by the teaching staff of the permanent Youth Action in collaboration with the technical community. For jobs requiring more specific skills, we expect an agreement with the Center for Vocational Training and Promotion of Agricultural Contamine Arve (which is already working with the FOL in other sectors) to intervene with students in CAP "landscape".
To support this landscaping job we organize time of discovery and environmental awareness to local mettret with children and young people's wealth but also its fragility. Hosting an EVS will allow us, among other things, to open this discussion to other territories in Europe and have a more global issues.
This project is also part of other projects / schemes implemented by the FOL and its partners in the area: A Comenus regional high school with the 3 valleys and Spain which we are associated with the theme of water the week of education against discrimination and racism, international solidarity week...
The volunteer will be working with children and young people so it must have the desire to work with the public and some experience with children is desirable.
Also given the content of the draft must be sensitive to issues related to sustainable development, be motivated by contact with animals, working outdoors...
The Youth Action is a space of social ties and socializing. It should therefore be open and have easy contact.
The volunteer will be someone who would like to meet new people, countries and cultures to cooperate with them...
The FOL is an association of public education with a long history of voluntary work. The tasks entrusted to the Volunteer will be specific and studied with him to fit his profile, their expectations.
Its role will be to enable the development of an axis around the educational environment within the structure.
For this, it will be integrated into the animation team (professionals and volunteers). He will participate in the debate on the spatial planning, its implementation, actions with children ... with the specific tasks:
- Brush and arrange the wood and the clearing
- Implement a small garden and a teaching pool and maintain
- Deal with a mini-farm with animals
- Participate in the animation with the children on Wednesdays and school holidays
- CONTRACT MANUFACTURING communication tools on the Environment and Sustainable Development (exhibitions, games ...) and workshops
- Accompanies trips with teens
It may be formed leading a group of children in contact with the team in place but also when entering the training process implemented by BAFA network FOL. He will discover a region and can help us discover its living environment.
In accordance with the principles of the EVS volunteer will work a maximum of 30 hours per week, or 6 hours per day 5 days a week. However, the specific rhythm of the animation can bring to work overtime at night, the weekend ... in which case they will be offset by other rest.
Similarly, it will have to 1.5 days of vacation per month, he can use accumulated. These holidays will be discussed with the Director of Youth Action, taking into account both the needs of the volunteer and the pace of action to be taken.
Throughout the internship will be followed by a tutor, elected principal of the territory. Times interview will be scheduled with him regularly to take stock of the experience of the volunteer, his desires, his problems...
Typical weekly programme
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