Green light for biodiversity| ESC Volunteering in France (Fully Funded)

An exciting opportunity for young people from Europe to join LOANA association in its mission and volunteering project "Green light for biodiversity" to protect the environment and wildlife in Lorraine for two weeks. This volunteering project is funded by the European Solidarity Corps programme of the European Union.

About the volunteering

LOANA association invites young people from Europe to join its fight for the conservation of the biodiversity in Lorraine for two weeks. it's an ideal opportunity for you to participate in protecting the environment and the wild life. The nature animators and naturalists are encouraging you to participate in the maintenance of important natural sites, and the development of spaces for the protection of essential species in the region, focusing on birds, amphibians, and plants in particular.

The LOANA association's goal is to research the wildlife and plant life of Lorraine region, improve and maintain the ecosystems, and educate the public about environmental preservation. To achieve this, they passionately and skill-fully carry out practical actions on the ground. As part of this project, you'll have the opportunity to work on various natural sites managed by LOANA throughout the year. It's essentially like participating in a mobile work camp! 

It's the moment to come and share warm and festive moments with volunteers from all countries, and discover a beautiful green setting ! 

Eligibility| Who can apply?

- Young people aged between 18 -30 years old in one of the the following countries ( Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Germany, Denmark, Estonia, Greece, Finland, France, Croatia, Hungary, Ireland, Iceland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, North Macedonia, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sweden, Ukraine, Türkiye, Slovenia, Spain, Slovakia.)

- Enthusiastic for the preservation of the environment and the wildlife.

- Having a basic English skills which will be needed for you to communicate with the team and facilitators.

- Ready to stay the whole duration of the project.

- Able to work individually and in teams with other volunteers from different backgrounds.

Expenses and Benefits

This project is supported and funded by the European Solidarity corps programme and includes the following

- Participants will be accommodated in tents in Favières leisure centre with access to washrooms. Participants are required to bring their own sleeping bags and mattress.

- The food components will be provided by the organisers and all meals are cooked with seasonal, local and organic products from the farms.

Volunteers will handle all aspects of communal living, including shopping, meal preparation, and cleaning.

- Participants are entitled to receive a pocket money of 6 euro/day/ participant.

- Your travel costs to and from the project venue will be reimbursed according to the distance between your home and the project venue according to the following limits:

  • for travel distance between 100 and 499 km: 180 EUR / person, +30 EUR extra for Green travel.
  • for travel distance between 500 and 1999 km: 275 EUR / person, +45 EUR extra for Green travel.
  • for travel distance between 2000 and 2999 km: 360 EUR / person, +50 EUR extra for Green travel.
  • Calculate your budget from HERE

  • IMPORTANT: keep all your travel documents! Online boarding passes and tickets for reimbursements. No documents = No reimbursement!
  • IMPORTANT: Please send your travel proposition per e-mail to the organisers and wait for their confirmation before purchasing your tickets!
- Participants will receive a YouthPass certificate after the project where you are expected to self-assess your own learning and you can add it to your CV.

What to bring?

- ID or Passport or any other document you use for travel.

- Towels, flip flops, hygiene products, and a hairdryer, if you need one.

- Medicine, if you have any specific illness or medical condition.

- Your flight tickets, bus tickets, train tickets, or any proof you have that you came to France.


Application deadline: 9th of August 2024

Arrival day: 11th of August 2024

Departure day: 25th of August 2024

Note: Application can be closed earlier than the scheduled time due to the big number of the applicants, so don't wait until the last moment and apply as soon as possible.

How to apply?

Step 1: sign-in to your account on the European Youth Portal, if you don't have an account create an account  as a YOUNG PERSON from HERE

Step 2: visit the opportunity page on the portal and click "Apply" from this page, you must write your motivation letter in English.

More Details

for more details, check the info-pack of the project from HERE

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By applying to this volunteering program, you take responsibility and risks. Inform yourself about the regulation and potential risks. "Opportunity 4U" cannot be held liable for any of the potential risks, and this post is only for informative and popularising purposes.

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