Do you want to live a unique intercultural experience in France?

Do you want to know other boys and put yourself out there in the next months?

Do you want to break the cultural barriers and to discover the collective life style?


Solidarités Jeunesses (SJ) is seeking for volunteers for an EVS in Maison des Bateleurs, a great volunteer’s residence in the rural area of Montendre, not far from Bordeaux.

The association seeks to promote and cares about the local environment and community in which the “Maison” is located.

The project aims to give opportunities to volunteers to discover social diversity, intercultural experience, collective work and life as implemented at the Maison des Bateleurs.

The Maison des Bateleurs is an open house and summer camp that promotes “education populaire” and gives opportunities to the hosted young people to discover other collective life style, to cross over language and social barriers and also to break prejudgment.

This year, the Maison des Bateleurs hosts 5 volunteers for 10 months starting from September 2017.

The volunteer will be involved in all tasks needed to run the Maison de Bateleur : all tasks linked for carrying on the house and into the animation of the house as “cultural hosting center”. Also, the volunteer will be involved into the animation of the local life of the area by participating to cultural, social or environmental project in the villages nearby.

EVS description

Where: Maison des Bateleurs, Montendre

Hosting organisation: Association Maison des Bateleurs – Solidarités Jeunesses

Duration: 10 months

Accommodation and allowance: covered by the hosting organisation

Pocket money: €115 monthly

Travel cost: 2 ways travel ticket covered by the Erasmus+ programme up to €275

Language: English and French

Video about the Maison des Bateleurs:


How to get involved and become a volunteer?

Please send motivation letter and cv in French or English at