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SJ09 FRANCIA Tende (06430) RENO 26/07/2020 08/08/2020

A FISTUL OF LIME | SJ09 | 2020-07-26 - 2020-08-08 | RENO | Age: 18 - 90


You will participate in the construction of a welcome centre and exhibition space that will benefit the association’s educational events, and will offer a new cultural element to our current program which includes a centre of documentation for past historical and archaeological work, conferences, educational content for children and teenagers, scientific publications concerning geological and mining heritage.

Work: You will restore this building’s façades using lime mortar. The work will include removing outer layers of plaster, recovering the boards of the framework, reworking the plaster joints, using mortar to repair the stonework wall and brushing the mortar joints. This work camp involves 4 days of work per week, from 08:30 to 12:00 and from 14:00 to 17:30. A technical supervisor will accompany you during your working day.

Accomodation and food: You will be sharing a room with 4-6 other volunteers. Bathrooms are also shared. Meals are prepared by our kitchen staff. You will be asked to lend a hand with the preparation of some food, tidying the dining area, and washing the dishes.

Location: Tende (06430)

Location and Leisure: Location: Tende (06430) - 2 hours from Nice by train. The organisation “Neige et Merveilles” is located at an altitude of 1.500 metres in an isolated mountainous area, 10 km from the Closest village of Tende, and 50 km from Vintimille (Italy). Leisure activities: You will discover the regional mountainous environment and sporting activities: hiking/ guided tour in the “Vallée des Merveilles” in the Mercantour National Park, swimming in the Bendola river, visiting local villages (Tende, La Brigue, Saorge), trying the Via Feratta and in the evenings, enjoying dance, photo-video sessions, stargazing, board games, barbecue, international meals. You will accompanied by a daily life facilitator.

Train/Bus station: Closest train station: Tende (06430)


Language: eng,fra

Extra Fee: 0

Possibility of working at a height on secured scaffolding.