Every year, Article 1 provides support to nearly 12,000 young people from disadvantaged backgrounds all over France, to help them succeed in their studies and their professional integration. Since 2015, more than 150 Group employees have been involved in supporting students through individual mentoring activities or by running workshops.
Article 1 offers 2 types of volunteering opportunities:
• Student mentoring:
Long-term commitment: 1 to 3 years
Open to all employees
Objectives: Support the student in their studies and career choices, boost their confidence, introduce them to the corporate environment, corporate codes, etc.
Learn more about the mentor’s role
Register to become a mentor
• The 1A1 initiative:
Registration: Any time
Short-term commitment: 3 months renewable
Objective: Support students in their studies, including preparation for exams or competitive entrance tests, work methods, finding an internship or a work-study placement, practising English, etc.
Learn more about the initiativ
Register to become a volunteer
Since 2015, the Eiffage Foundation has been providing financial support to help Positive Planet France develop its national branches. Positive Planet is an association that acts to promote entrepreneurship as a solution to fight unemployment and build a better future. The association works with all types of people but particularly those from priority neighbourhoods, job seekers, people on minimum social benefits and those lacking qualifications or at risk of social exclusion.
Positive Planet is looking for “Positive League” volunteers who can assist entrepreneurs in setting up their projects via expert advice helpdesks or collective workshops, and contribute to the development of these businesses through mentoring activities or participating in networking events.
Positive Planet offers 3 types of “Positive League” volunteering opportunities:
Commitment: 12 months minimum
Objective: Mentor an entrepreneur (individual support)
• Workshops and expert advice helpdesks:
Commitment: 3 months minimum
Objective: Help run individual helpdesks / collective workshops on the following subjects: communication, legal issues, digital transformation, commercial strategies, etc.
• RMAE Jury:
Objective: Be on the jury for the association’s “Réussir Mon Aventure Entrepreneuriale” (Succeed in My Entrepreneurial Adventure) training qualification
How do I sign up?
Fill in the online questionnaire