About the local hosting organizationThe Emmaus movement is a group of associations and solidarity groups present in 39 countries. The first community Emmaus, initially Christian in origin was founded in 1954 in France by the abbot Pierre. The various current Emmaus groups in France and abroad are devoid of religious ties and aim to combat poverty and exclusion.
About the volunteer workThe rehabilitation of one of the blockhouses having been changed to Chapel by the 1st companions, sixty years ago. So clean up the surface and then renovate it by making it strong and beautiful again. The project will also be an opportunity for an exchange between the companions of the community and the group of international volunteers. In addition, the group will integrate the life of the community during the camp, and will therefore participate in its activities. The community receive donation of all sort and then sell them in their big shops for very little money.
Local accommodationin 2 studios with 4 or 5 beds each, individual bathroom and toilets in each studio.
About the project locationIn Wambrechies close to Lille in the North of France
RequirementsBring warm and sunny clothes. Bring working gloves and good shoes. Be prepare for the life in an intercultural community !