Program Details

Ecole Pour La Vie

  • Start Date 2017-02-07
  • End Date: 2018-02-08

  • Location: Alsace, France

Created 7 years ago, the school welcomes 27 children of 3 to 9 years old, and offers Montessori educational methods based on:
·Trust and respectful human relationships
·Unfazed atmosphere which favor the learning process
·Clear and structured educational methods
·Individual work in a collective setting
·Experiences and discoveries by the child himself. The child work with his own rhythm.
·Learn with concrete experience before taking on abstraction
·A self-corrective materiel which allows the child to self-evaluate


The volunteer will be hosted in a family. During the year the volunteer will change his/her family several times (4 – 5 times).  This change can occur in order to facilitate the organization of the hosting structure and the people involved in the program. Lunches will be at school and breakfast and dinner in family.


The school ambition regarding the education is to reveal to the child all the skills he has in himself, without judgment and to enable him to gain in independence and self-confidence. The school dedicates also its activities to the language. The purpose of the school is to offer to the children the possibility to speak German as a second language thanks to the volunteer.

The volunteer must be prepared to teach with different methods and tools. He/she has to make an effort to understand and respect these educational methods chosen by Ecole pour la Vie. He/she has to show concern in his/her work with the children, has to be patient and flexible. He/she has to take into account that there are children who need specific care. The volunteer must take initiatives and speak German.
*As the school year ends in June, the volunteer has to take into account that he/she may participate during July and August in workcamp in France

How to get there?
International Airport: Paris
Domestic Airport:


2.600,00 EUR (6 MTS)

3.600,00 EUR (12 MTS)