Among the adults who supervise children or adolescents and animate the activities in holiday and leisure centres there are many non-professional players who take advantage of their free time to engage youth. These people, whose capacity is recognized through the patent of Aptitude to the functions of facilitator (BAFA) and the patent of proficiency of Director (AfDB), serve as facilitators or occasional directors in the holiday and leisure centres.
The legislative framework of casual teaching staff in holiday centres and leisure is defined by the Ministry of youth, Sports and life associative. This is the law on associative volunteering and commitment educational. This Act is designed to establish a legal framework for all forms volunteering in France and in Europe, but also to allow for improvement the status of hosts and occasional holiday centres directors and hobbies.
For more information see the website of the Ministry of youth
Daily allowances and benefits in kind
Casual coaching teaching staff employed by VMSF are paid on the tariff bases in force.
These are indicative (approximate) net daily amounts of allowances received by teaching staff personnel according to the position :
Director of holiday : 37 euros/day
Responsible for specific stay : 37 euros/day
Deputy Director of holiday : 35 euros/day
Host of holiday : 26 euros/day
Health officer and lifeguard : 28 euros/day
The nature of the activities of holiday centres requiring a continuous presence with children and young people involves a educational responsibilities, monitoring and animation. In return,. the accommodation and food-related benefits are fully taken supported by the association.