EVS in France 2

VSI is looking for 2 volunteers to work with our partner organization in the city of Attigny, France. The town holds only 1200 inhabitants and is located right next to the Belgian Border. 


Project Title: Foyer La Baraudelle 

Theme: Working with individuals with disabilities

Project Description:

Foyer La Baraudelle is a day care centre that provides specialized accommodation for adults with a physical or/and cerebral disability. 

The Work:

The volunteers will assist in organizing or implementing leisure activities for the residents, for example, handicrafts, computer and cooking workshops, outings, games… He/She/They will also have the possibility to take part in activities in the educative farm (little farm with a horse, rabbits and production of vegetables) of the Centre.


Volunteers should be patient, empathic and responsible. He/She/They should like to help others, be willing to work with disabled people and have a good capacity to adapt. Basic knowledge of French is very helpful. Volunteers should be willing to live in a rural environment and like to be in contact with nature. 

Location: Attigny

Practical Details:

Volunteers will have their own rooms in a fully equipped house between the Centre and the farm. They will share the house with a volunteer doing an EVS in the Municipality of Attigny. 

Other Info:

We are recruiting 2 volunteers from Ireland to take part in this project and join the Foyer La Baraudelle to aid individuals with disabilities.

Placement Dates: September 2017 - June 2018

Application Deadline: 12th of March

Application Procedure:

Send all documents indicated below in one e-mail to Mateja in VSI: ivp@vsi.ie

- Your CV

- Motivation letter appropriate for the project

- Completed application form called Questionnaire SVE that you can find on our webpage: http://sve.jeunes-ca.fr/looking-for-an-evs/

If you are preselected you will be contacted for a Skype conversation. The final decision is expected in the beginning of April.

More Info:

More information about the vacancy can be found on the project website:


VSI contact details:
+353 1 855 1011
+353 87 336 7275

Any questions regarding EVS Vacancies? Contact Mateja in VSI: ivp@vsi.ie