Volunteering opportunities

SUMMER OPPORTUNITIES

We’re now recruiting for 2019


GENERAL STAFF
• We require a minimum availability of 5 weeks of work and will prioritize people with a longer availability.
• Being fluent in spoken English.
• We value positive, pro-active and hardworking people who are willing to cooperate in different areas and work as a team.
• We are looking for passionate and committed people, capable of fostering a feeling of community with fellow staff members, participants and designers

OFFICE ASSISTANT
• Being fluent in spoken and written French and English
• Having an outgoing personality, high social and communication skills
• Being well organised, reliable and structured
• We value positive, pro-active and hardworking people who are willing to cooperate in different areas
• We are looking for passionate and committed people, capable of fostering a feeling of community with fellow staff members, participants and designers

PHOTOGRAPHER AND FILM MAKER
• Professional experience in photo-video documentation
• Eye-catching portfolio
• Flexibility to work under the artistic supervision of our director and operational supervision 
• Solid knowledge of Photoshop, Capture One or other photography or video specific software
• Shooting and lighting skills
• Create rough and final cuts
• Competency in applying photographic best practices and techniques
• Ability to provide your own equipment

GUIDED TOURS
• Fluency in spoken French and English.
• A good host, an outgoing personality, able to conduct groups of people.
• Great communication skills.
• Desirable: a background in architecture, design or cultural activities.
• Indispensable: willingness to participate in general hospitality duties; possibly in the kitchen, laundry, office or other posts related to the running of the program.

TECHNICIAN ASSISTANT
• Interest and experience in crafts and eager to work with a wide range of materials and techniques
• High-level of creative thinking and the confidence to use it
• Survey buildings and repair to ensure the safety standards
• Perform maintenance of electrical systems (replace light bulbs and sockets, clean and repair circuit breaker panels etc.)
• Assist in the setup of the location prior to the workshop season
• Maintain heating and plumbing systems to ensure functionality
• Inspect alarm systems (fire, protection)
• Perform manual repairs when necessary
• Conduct general upkeep procedures (e.g. landscaping) and other tasks as assigned (painting, carpentry etc.)


KITCHEN ASSISTANT

• Interest in food design
• We require knowledge for the basic rules of hygiene.
• Have experience in F&B preferred, but not essential
• Ensuring the food preparation areas are clean and hygienic
• Washing utensils and dishes and making sure they are stored appropriately
• Washing, peeling, chopping, cutting and cooking
• We value positive, pro-active and hardworking people who are willing to cooperate in different areas
• We are looking for passionate and committed people, capable of fostering a feeling of community with fellow staff members, participants and designers


GARDEN ASSISTANT

• Two interns needed for 3 weeks in March (1st to 21st )-May (1st to 21st ) - September (1st to 21st ) to rejuvenate a kitchen garden.
• Using elements of wild gardening and permaculture.
• We value positive, pro-active and hardworking people who are willing to cooperate in different areas
• We are looking for passionate and committed people, capable of fostering a feeling of community with fellow staff members, participants and designers

FOR INTERESTED APPLICANTS SEND YOUR CV/RESUME TO: julien.hernandez@boisbuchet.org

(These positions are open exclusively from MAY – SEPT 2019)

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