No specified deadline (the organisation will contact all applicants during the month of May).



(Fully  Funded)


Creativity and culture – Citizenship and democratic participation

Pistes-Solidaires is a French organisation that was created in 2002. Since that time, learning mobility projects have been at the heart of the activities of the organisation! With 17 years of expertise in this field, Pistes-Solidaires supports local organisations to give them the chance to host volunteers. That’s why many vacancies in different fields are currently opened now!

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Hosting organisation and activities

The volunteer will participate in the activities of the UPPA Cultural Service at the Basque coast office within the student’s house in Bayonne. The aim of the programming project of this service is to create encounters between international artists and Basque coast inhabitants, being students or not. The link with the Cultural Service of the UPPA in Pau and its network, developed since 2005, allows the Bayonne office to include the Basque coast on European tours of numerous interesting artists. The ‘Microscope’, name given to the Cultural Service of the Basque Coast, organizes about 15 events per season. The volunteer will participate in the design, the logistics and the promotion of several events (contemporary music and live performances) and become familiar with the accompaniment of projects and the techniques of performing arts. New media and communication will be in the heart of this project.

His/her schedule will be shared with the International Relations Office as a facilitator in charge of setting up a program of activities aimed at welcoming and integrating the international students at the campus of the Nive (Bayonne) and Montaury (Anglet), eg city and museums visits, language cafés etc. The volunteer will conduct interviews with foreign students to gather their testimonials and wishes in terms of activities.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Communication.
  • Social work.
  •  Foreign languages.
  • Culture and Art.
  • Social media.
  • Event organization.

Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

August, 30th 2019 – June, 30th 2020 (10 months)

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • The volunteer should have skills in the fields of communication and new media. He/she should be autonomous and interested in event organization, arts and culture. Openness and foreign languages are also important for this project. He/she should have an intermediate French and an advanced English level.

Opportunity Cost

(Fully Funded)

  • Hosting condition: The volunteer will stay in a studio at a students’ residence at Bayonne. He/she will receive a monthly budget for food and local transport. French language lessons will be provided by the university twice a week. The volunteer will participate in an on-arrival and a midterm training. The costs are covered.

How to Apply

First Step: Fill your application from here.

Any question? Contact our team at hosting.pistes[a]

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This Scholarship Published by:
Aya El-sherbeny  / Egypt

Reviewed by “ Ahmed Hussein / Egypt
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