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SJ65 FRANCIA Tende (06430) RENO 16/08/2020 29/08/2020

A NEW ROOF FOR THE MERVEILLES | SJ65 | 2020-08-16 - 2020-08-29 | RENO | Age: 18 - 90


Neige et Merveilles is a preserved site rich in natural, archaeological, mineral, and cultural treasures. This site, having survived a long period of exploitative mining, has housed the association Neige et Merveilles for sixty years. Today, it s a place of welcoming, exchange, and discovery in service of cultural tourism, which is at the heart of the association Neige et Merveilles. You will be a part of the 4th session of a renovation project that started 3 years ago.

Work: You will participate in renovating a building that houses a multipurpose room reserved for conferences and events, as well as a library. Youll replace the existing roofing and insulate the new roof while double glazing windows to improve the buildings energy performance. You will be working four days a week from 08:30 to 12:00 and 14:00 to 17:30 while accompanied by a technical supervisor.

Accomodation and food: Youll live in a room with 6 other volunteers. Each room will have its own bathroom. Meals are prepared by our kitchen staff, youll 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: Youll have the opportunity to explore the regional mountainous environment and participate in sporting activities, a hiking/ guided tour in the “Vallée des Merveilles” in the Mercantour National Park, visit local villages (Tende, La Brigue, Saorge), try out via feratta and ziplining, and in the evenings enjoy dances, photo-video sessions, stargazing, board games, barbecue, international meals etc.

Train/Bus station: Tende (06430)

Requirements: Possibility of working on scaffolding; low height.

Language: eng,fra

Extra Fee: 0