COACH IN FRANCE

YOU'RE AN ENGLISH SPEAKER?

AGE 18 TO 30?

LOVE ATHLETICS TRAINING FOR KIDS ?

WILLING TO LIVE IN FRANCE FOR 5 MONTHS?

Planet Citizens - Language Training 2024 is a non-profit organization based in Paris Region. We use sports to teach languages and encourage international mobility for young athletes and pupils from disadvantaged areas.

 

By getting European volunteers to assist the coaches of partner clubs and schools, we transform sports training into language immersion sessions.

Our two first volunteers, Carina (Denmark) and Ashley (UK), are currently conducting their mission in local elementary schools as well as rugby, Boxing and Thai boxing clubs in the cities of Pantin, Aubervilliers and Saint Denis, just North of Paris. They joined us in June 2019 and are with us until May 2020. You can follow them on Planet Citizens' InstagramFacebook or Twitter pages.

 As part of our pilot project, we are now looking for an Athletics volunteer coach to conduct a mission of European Voluntary Service (Erasmus +) with our organization. 

THE VOLUNTEERING MISSION

The mission is for any European from 18 to 30 years old passionate about Athletics and coaching young people, with good communication skills. No coaching qualifications are required.

While always teaming up with the clubs’ coaches, sports teachers and Planet Citizens' staff, the volunteer will be tasked with the following missions:

 

  • Assist sports teachers in local elementary schools (6-11 years old pupils) in preparing and conducting Physical Education lessons.

  • Create opportunities for pupils to practice English during PE lessons

  • Assist coaches of our Athletics partner club, Pierrefitte-Villetaneuse Multiathlon in preparing and conducting trainings.

  • Create opportunities for the club's members to practice English during and outside training sessions


  • Get involved in the development of the "Athletics in English" pedagogical method with Planet Citizens' scientific committee.

  • Get involved in the local community

 

Pierrefitte-Villetaneuse Multhiathlon (PMA) is a club specialized in running (400m, 800m, 1500m, 3000m, 5000m, 10km, half marathon, cross country, walking race, etc.). Pierrefitte-Villetaneuse Multiathlon Facebook page & Website

 At the club, the volunteer will take part in :

  • 6-12 years old running training

  •  3-5 y.o. Baby Athletics animations

  • Sport, health and well-being activities

  • Youths competitions

  • Crowdfunding campaigns

The volunteer is also expected to join the club as an athlete.

DURATION

5 months’ mission : January - May 2020

Maximum of 35 hour a week

ACCOMMODATION AND TRANSPORT

The volunteer will share a flat with the organization's two other volunteers. The flat is located 500m away from the Paris 2024 Olympic Stadium, the Stade de France in Saint-Denis city. All accommodation costs are covered.

 

A transportation pass is provided
, allowing the volunteer to use all public transport

COMPENSATION

The volunteer gets a monthly €580 compensation fee.​

 

A QUESTION? 


If you want to chat about the project, we’d be delighted to hear from you :

contact@planetcitizens.fr, by phone/Whatsapp or on Facebook

If you know someone who could be interested, please feel free to share our offer on social networks.

 

Not into Athletics?

Do apply, we might have opportunities for you!

SUPPORT OUR PROJECTS

When you sponsor an international coach you allow young people from 'priority' neighbourood to improve their English level whilst practicing their favourite sport!

 

For a week, a month or a year, support the development of future Planet Citizens!
 

VOLUNTEER WITH US!