Volunteering : the recruitment process

Application, training, deadlines… Discover all the recruitment process and the steps to follow to volunteer with the DCC. On average, it takes 6 months from application to departure on mission.

You are applying for international solidarity volunteering (1 to 2 years)

You are over 18 years old and you wish to offer your skills and dedicate yourself to development for at least 1 year ? Apply to be a Volunteer of International Solidarity !

1 – You send your CV and a cover letter on the website’s application page or by email. You want to go as a couple? You can make a joint cover letter.
Be aware that you do not apply for a particular assignment : if your initial project is validated, the DCC will propose an assignment adapted to your profile, according to the needs of its partners.

2 – If your application is accepted, an application file will be sent to you. It allows you to tell us more about your volunteer project and your professional and personal experiences.

3 – Simultaneously, you register for the two training weekends (intercultural training and orientation session). The second weekend ends with an individual interview that validates your application or gives an adverse opinion on a volunteer departure project with the DCC.

4 – The DCC looks for the mission that corresponds most to your profile among the missions that are to be filled at that time.

5 – A mission corresponding to your profile is proposed to you, according to the positions to be filled. After contact with the country’s DCC representative and the partner, you inform the DCC of your decision within 8 days.

6 – You participate in the preparation course for departure.
Duration : 10 days in January or July

7 – You are going on a mission. The DCC accompanies you throughout your volunteer work.

8 – On your return, you participate in a weekend of proofreading and debriefing. A day to help people return to work is also offered to those who wish so.

You are applying for a solidarity mission (3 to 6 months)

You are over 18 years old and you wish to offer your skills and dedicate yourself to the development for a few months ? The solidarity mission is made for you !

1 – You send your CV and cover letter on the site’s application page or by email. If you want to go as a couple, you can make a joint cover letter.

2 – If your application is accepted, the DCC will carry out a search corresponding to your profile and your volunteer project, according to the needs of its partners.

3 – An application file is sent to you if a mission matches your profile

4 – You are invited to a recruitment interview. At the end of the interview, you will receive an opinion on your volunteering project with the DCC. If it is positive, you will receive a mission proposal.

5 – You participate in the starting course (4 days).

6 – You are going on a mission. The DCC accompanies you throughout your volunteer work.

7 – On your return, you participate in a weekend return session. A day to help people return to work is also offered to those who wish so.

The volunteers tell their experiences

La DCC nous donne d’excellents supports de formation

Pascale, formatrice DCC

(Français) Mon engagement bénévole m'a appris à écouter...

(Français) Antoine, (Français) ancien chargé de mission au Tchad

(Français) Sans vouloir changer le monde, ni implanter une culture ou une façon de soigner

(Français) Claire, (Français) infirmière puéricultrice au Cameroun