Volunteer on a Film Festival in France!

Company : Concordia International Volunteers
Activities: Festival & Events Jobs / Building & Construction Projects / Community Volunteer Projects / Summer Volunteer Programs / Jobs / Summer Jobs / Campsite Jobs / Summer Camp Jobs / Gap Year Jobs
Country: France
Location : France
Duration: 1 week to 2 weeks
Approx Costs: 0 to 500 £ Pound (UK)

A movie festival for children, this year the thematic of the festival is "duets/duels" ! Do you like cinema? Are you interested in this thematic? So this workcamp is made for you!

The AFFE (local organisation for a film festival for children) runs the festival “Plein la Bobine” every year for children from 3 to 12 years old with the aim to develop programs of visual education in connection with cinema. Every year has a different theme. This is the 15th anniversary of the festival!! Cinema-addicts, come to discover the festival Plein la Bobine ! 

Description of work: You will fully participate in the setting up of the festival:  the installation of the scenery, the exhibitions, the equipment, preparation of badges, posters, signposts etc. One part of your work will involve working with the public: welcoming, seating people etc.

Description of accomodation and food: In a leisure center with facilities and a kitchen. There will be mattresses. Bring your own sleeping bag.

Description of location and leisure: You will be accomodated in the La Bourboule spa town (at an altitude of 852 metres), in the middle of the Natural Park of the Auvergne Volcanoes. La Bourboule is located near the banks of the Dordogne River crossed by a dozen of bridges and has a splendid wooden park. You will be accomodated close to hiking paths and you will enjoy the activities organized by the municipality for the spa users. You will also have access to the facilities of the town and shops etc... Once there the leaders will offer you several activities, especially the first week, the second is totally dedicated to the festival. But you can bring your own ideas, be imaginative! We expect you to participate in the group activities that are going to be chosen as a group!

Special remarks:

The life in a festival is often hectic and days could be long. This workcamp is different from the others! You have to be available and to know how to react facing different situations. French language skills is appreciated because you will be in contact with the local public.

  • The nearest airport: CFE in Clermont-Ferrand,France
  • The nearest terminal (train-, bus-, taxi station): La Bourboule
  • Meeting Point and Time: La Bourboule

Costs / Benefits

Volunteers pay a registration fee of £270 to Concordia, and fund their own travel and insurance. Board and accommodation is free of charge for most projects in Europe, North America, Japan and South Korea. For projects in Latin America, Asia, Middle East and Africa, volunteers may pay an extra fee on arrival of approximately £100 to £200, which covers food and accommodation, as well as funding the programme in the host country.

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