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Volunteering In France? How Not To Look Like A Tourist

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Lost In Francelation...Sue Ann's Smilebox for Conversation Corps

on Fri, Mar 20, 2009 By | Randy LeGrant | 0 Comments | Conversation Corps-France Volunteer Blogs
Fridays are fraught with a dose of reality.  If I get a bill I want to dispute, it comes too late on Friday to do much about it.  If I plan a family outing, it rains.  My dog always gets sick on a Friday and I have the call the emergency number for the vet and that costs $50 more.
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Conversation Corps-France: Gonna Travel Well

on Wed, Feb 18, 2009 By | Randy LeGrant | 0 Comments | Conversation Corps-France Volunteer Blogs
 Andrew Kolodey is one of GeoVisions' Conversation Corps tutors in France.  He started up a Blog:  Gonna Travel Well.  We recommend you check it out and follow Andrew as he explores France and lives with a family in France and teaches them English.
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Help Me Teach in France

on Thu, Jan 22, 2009 By | Global Work And Service Team | 0 Comments | Conversation Corps-France Help Me Teach
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GeoVisions Hero: Elyse Stever

on Sat, Nov 29, 2008 By | Randy LeGrant | 0 Comments | Conversation Corps-France
When we call you our hero, do you feel like a hero? I would have never considered myself a hero, and had never really thought about volunteering as such. I considered my stay in France as a shared opportunity - I taught and they shared their life with me. Almost like we were heroes to each other in a sense, my host family and myself. I feel good about myself and what I accomplished, but never really thought of it as hero status - until now.
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