The project Centre Couleurs du Monde is an asylum seeker centre


The project Centre Couleurs du Monde is an asylum seeker centre
Centre Couleurs
du Monde
The project Centre Couleurs du Monde is an asylum seeker centre of the Belgian Red Cross. At a time
it can host up to 300 people who asked for asylum in Belgium. Their stay in the centre is temporary
and lasts until the necessary documents to stay legally in this country are ready and their refugee
status is proved.
Centre provides such services as accommodation, food, educational courses, medical and social help,
cultural, sport events etc.
One of the most important points is that the centre can grant for inhabitants is international
exchanges not only between themselves but also between them and volunteers from all over the
world. That is the main purpose of the camp – intercultural exchanges thanks to a voluntary project.
To learn more about the Centre you can visit the Red-Cross web-site –
The project 2017 will be the 11th in the history of the Centre. Previous years were successful and
were a source of motivation to go on with the project.
Work Two diffents tasks are waiting for you : a mix of organisation of leisure activities for the kids of
centre (games, sports, DIY workshop…)and the organisation of a final exhibition with the theme of
art in general (Painting, photography, sculpture…Or musical show…)It will up to your team and good
Accommodation Accommodation will be provided in the centre. Two bedrooms with 4 single bed
each (with shower and toilet). Smoking and alcohol drinking inside the centre is strictly forbidden.
Food Food will be provided, relax – no cooking! Pork is not cooked in the centre. If you need a
peculiar diet – you are welcome as well, just let us know.
Location Rendeux is a countryside village that lies in the country's Walloon Region and Luxembourg
Province and accounts up to 2,500 inhabitants. The village of Rendeux is situated in the valley of the
River Ourthe in an area which attracts many visitors both for its natural beauty and for such nearby
medieval villages as La Roche-en-Ardenne (11km) and Durbuy (18km). For more details, please, visit:
The closest train station is 8km away – Melreux-Hotton (there is a bus, running till train station – just
Belgium is quite small and cozy country, most cities and nice places are easy reachable by train.
Brussels is about 2h30 away from Rendeux.
Meeting Point the 01st of april at Melreux-Hotton train station at 3.00pm
Camp language English, some notions of French will be useful, and also you can find here a lot of
people from all over the world, you can discover numerous of other languages! Facial expression,
sign language and emotional interjections may help you in any situation! Feel free!
Specific requirements the candidate will have to send a short motivation letter and also an
“evidence” of his/her artistic talent. A questionnaire to fill in will be sent after application
L’asbl Compagnons Bâtisseurs est une association de chantiers de jeunes reconnue et subventionnée, en tant qu’Organisation de jeunesse, par le Ministère de la Jeunesse de la
Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles, membre de la Confédération des Organisations de Jeunesse (COJ) et de l’Alliance européenne des associations de service volontaire (ALLIANCE).
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Phone : ++32 84 31 44 13