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Young volunteer : « La Croisée des Chemins » needs you !

From September 2019, we would like to welcome 2 young people as full time volunteers involved in the activities of our association. This involvement would be remunerated by the french state through the “Civic Service” agency.

Who ?

You are 22 to 25 years old and you have a professional project in the field of education / children or youth care (studies with already some volunteer or professional experiences), you wish to contribute to make things change.

You read the presentation of our association on the web site, and what you understood of our project makes you enthousiastic.

You love learning and challenges, and you are ready to live during up to 12 months an intensive personal experience ?

With us, you will have the opportunity to discover democratic education, person-centered approach, non-violent communication, play and creative expression as a tool for personal growth, organization through sociocratic circles…

The mission

Accompaniment of the children during school time

Animation of activities according to your centers of interest and those of the students, in particular:

DIY and fabrications
Artistic and creative activities
Outdoor games
Sports outings (skate park, climbing gym…)
Role games
Computers, video games

Participation in the work of the pedagogical team (meetings, internal training)

The mission will be defined personally with each volunteer related to his/her interests and talents.

Expected qualities

Creativity, energy, initiative, ressourcefulness.

Taste for listening, communication, and cooperative team work.

We wish also that you feel at ease with the frames of collective life (organisation, rules, sanctions…) and their application with young people from 4 to 16 years old.

What is Civic Service

It is open to young people up to 25 years old, without diplomas condition, who have the nationality from a Member State of the European Union or European Economic Area – or justify legal residence in France of more than one year.

For this mission, you will receive a financial compensation from the State, as part of the national priority “education for all” (about 573 € each month).

A short presentation in english

The official website of Service Civique, in French :

Send your application :

Your CV and a personal message in French or in English to share the meaning it would have for you to take part in the association activities.

We hope to welcome you for a few days in immersion school before June 28, so that you can become familiar with how the school functions on a daily basis before deciding together on your commitment.

(Following the feedback from the 2 people in Civic Service this year: indeed the life of the school leads to question many beliefs and habits, and the summer will give you the time to prepare for it.)

See you soon !