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Coordinator | Soizick
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High­lights

A real insight into French culture
Live in France on a budget
Use this teaching experience to enhance your resume
Make lifelong friends in France
Share your language 15 hours each week in exchange for free room and board in France This volunteer program is especially suitable for:
Age 18+
Singles

Participating in this programme implies sharing daily life with a French family, learning their language and culture and adopting it as their own for a period of time. At the same time, the participant will share his/her own language and culture with the members of the local family.

 

This volunteer programme is a great opportunity to experience French lifestyle and improve your linguistic skills at a low cost.

You help the family, usually the kids, with their English studies for up to 15 hours per week. Sometimes the teaching is for adults only.
Lessons can be more or less formal, depending upon the family needs:
 dinner conversation, sharing activities with the children, playing games in English, etc.

 

The family offers full board and private accommodation. Facilities of the house are shared with the family, private bathroom is sometimes available.

Placements can be offered everywhere in France, Montpellier and the South of France, Paris and other parts of France depending on the availabilities when you apply. It is available all year round.

This programme has a focus on cultural exchange; it is designed for flexible people wishing to experience the French culture in depth!

Please note that this programme is suitable to native English speakers.

 


Free-time activities

Any kind of activity will be available around your host-family's location.
Depending on your family's location and on the season, you will be able to go to the beach, to ski, to go hiking, to practise sports, to visit cities and villages, to travel in the region where you will be placed. You'll have the opportunity to meet local people (friends, neighbours, family...) and have conversation exchanges with them.

Water Sports
Swimming
Concert/
Music
Diving/
Snorkling
Climbing
Safari/
Zoo
Hiking
Museum/
Opera
Sports
Riding
Winter Sports
Yoga/
Meditation

Require­ments

In order to join the program you need to be at least 18 years old on the program start date. There might be exemptions if you can provide the permission of your legal guardian(s) or if your are accompanied by your parents.
Language Skills
You need to speak English (fluently) or French (basic level)
Required Documents
cv, letter of motivation and photo
Nationality Restrictions
No restrictions. Helping hands from all over the world are welcome.
Other Skills
Native English speakers only. This specific programme necessitates a high level of interaction with the host families. This level of exchange is what the families are seeking for an enriched cultural exchange.
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday from 17:30 - 20:00

What's Included

Services by ALIORE Worldwide workshops

These fees include:
All the coordination, in-person visits and communication necessary to organise the placement with a host family in France (placement includes accommodation and meals)
Orientation information, and all in-country informational materials.
Transfer from the airport/ train station to the host family
Guidance from in country coordinator throughout your stay

Airport Pickup at Montpellier Mediterranee Airport

Your hostfamily will come and pick you up at the nearest airport/train station.

Accommodation

Private room.
Facilities of the house are shared with the family, private bathroom is sometimes available.

Bedroom (Single)
Food & Beverages

The family offers full board accommodation.
However, some families are not at home during the day, parents work outside and children are at school all day long. In this case, language assistants are responsible for their own lunch (you can use the kitchen or take a snack in the city centre). Language assistants should be flexible with lunches and adapt themselves to the reality of the family

Internet Access
Good access at the project site
What's NOT included?
Visa, flights, travel insurance or vaccinations are NOT included in the program fees.
Flight Tickets
The nearest airport is Montpellier Mediterranee Airport (MPL) in Montpellier. We assist you to find cheap flights to France.
Travel Insurance
Going abroad is an adventure and it is always best to be prepared. Sudden illness or injury, cancellation or theft - a travel insurance for France provides security and is a plus to have.
Vaccines
If you are intending to volunteer in France you should seek medical advice before starting your social journey. Check your required vaccinations for France.

Dates & Fees

NO CREDIT CARD FEES

Details on arrival

The programme is available all year round. Volunteers should arrive on a week end so that the family can pick them up at the airport/train station

Availability
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Duration
4 - 12 weeks

Program fees

Costs: Prices in USD
4 weeks (min. stay)
$600
5 weeks
$631
6 weeks
$663
7 weeks
$694
8 weeks
$725
9 weeks
$756
12 weeks (max. stay)
$850
Average fees
$110 /week

Please note that the above shown program fees are estimated. ALIORE Worldwide workshops will let you know about the final price during your application process.
Deposit (15%)
The deposit is simply to reserve your volunteer placement. Payments are handled by PayPal, our trusted global payment provider. If you don't have a PayPal account, you can also pay using a credit card.
Final Payment (85%)
Your final payment will be agreed with ALIORE Worldwide workshops during the application process. Common solutions are either via bank transfer or a cash payment at the project site.

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