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Volunteering at the Sanctuary

Are you looking for a meaningful commitment? The Sanctuary offers you the opportunity to give your time in living shared moments of mutual aid and assistance in the service of Our Lady of Lourdes.

AN INVITATION FROM THE RECTOR OF THE SANCTUARY OF LOURDES

WHY GET INVOLVED?

You will share in the enriching human experience of self-giving: there are a large number of proposed activities in accordance to your availability, your skill set, your own wishes and the requirements of the Sanctuary. We will consider carefully and propose a corresponding service that best suits you.

HOW TO BECOME VOLUNTEER IN THE SANCTUARY OF LOURDES

There are certain criteria:

  • Must be 18 years of age.
  • Physical aptitude for regular work.
  • Commitment to a specific time period.
  • Be prepared to accept change in assignments and alterations to service as required.
  • Spoken French.

WHAT IS THE MISSION?

In volunteering, you must accept the challenge of meeting, of being attentive and participating in the mutual sharing and collaboration of all those being welcomed. To be a volunteer is to commit oneself to living in a spirit of fraternity and in committing particular attention to the “little ones ".

The Sanctuary will provide the volunteer with accommodation and food, except during the winter period (November to March). The volunteer is asked to help by contributing €12 per day for meals and accommodation.

I WISH TO APPLY