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French "Grand Débat National” (English)
 
UFE Seattle is organizing a local Débat-goûter to exchange between citizens on the big questions France faces on multiple levels [Democracy organization, Environmental Transition, Public finances and Fiscal policies]. The event will be held at FASPS (MPR) Sunday, March 10, 2019 from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM (PDT). A French “pot-luck” goûter will be shared between participants to nourish our thoughts and bellies. Registrations end March 8th at midnight. Tickets are required to participate at this free event. The number on participants is limited to what the MPR can hold. We are looking for volunteers to help with:
  • Video recording of the event and exchanges - Photos
  • Moderator, Fact checker
  • Secretary to take notes and help reconcile in the document to upload via the website granddebat.fr
  • Installation, welcome guests, clean up, hand microphones
Click here to sign up. Please contact cedric@ufeseattle.org if you are interested or have any questions, any help is very welcome!

French "Grand Débat National” (Français)
 
Dans le cadre du Grand Débat National, L'UFE Seattle et l'École Franco-Américaine du Puget Sound (FASPS Organisent une réunion d'échanges entre citoyens. Une petite collation sera prévue pour les participants. Nous acceptons volontiers vos participations en boisson, gateau ou biscuits à partager pour alimenter le débat :) La date limite d’inscription est le 8 Mars 2019 à minuit. Seules les personnes inscrites pourront participer à cet événement gratuit. Les places sont limitées par la taille de la Multi Purpose Room. Nous cherchons des volontaires pour assurer le meilleur déroulement possible. Si vous êtes disponibles pour le rôle de
  • Enregistrement vidéo - Photographe
  • Animateur - modérateur
  • Régulateur - Rapporteur (Prise de notes)
  • Aide à l’installation - accueil, rangement, nettoyage
...contactez directement cedric@ufeseattle.org, toute aide est la bienvenue! Le gouvernement nous donne la parole, prenons-là. J'éspère vous retrouver nombreux au débat! Click here to sign up.

Looking for Assistance Approximately 15 Hours / Week
 
We are looking for someone to help us on weekday afternoons for about 15 hours total per week, someone who can drive and who is interested in a longer-term engagement. The person would need to pick our daughter up at school (not FASPS) at regular dismissal and stay with her until around 5:30 or 6:00pm, when I get home from work. Please email apoyetsmith@gmail.com if interested. Thank you.

Seeking Native French Tutors ($50/hr)

I am looking for a professional French tutor/teacher to cover requests for French tutoring in the following neighborhoods: Ballard, Belltown, Capitol Hill, Downtown Seattle, East Lake, Georgetown, Green Lake, International District, Magnolia, Mercer Island, Phinney Ridge, Queen Anne, Ravenna, South Lake Union, University District, and Wallingford. The candidate I'm looking for must be a French native speaker and have the following: several years of experience teaching French; flexible schedule (daytime and evenings), weekends a plus; be punctual and reliable; excellent organizational and communication skills; impeccable work ethic; strong sense of commitment; authorization to work in the United States. Since we usually meet our students in their own neighborhoods, our teachers must have a car or some other efficient way to go from one class to the next. Compensation: $50/hr. This is a CONTRACT POSITION. If you qualify and are interested, please respond by sending a cover letter and résumé to seattlefrenchtutors@gmail.com.

Looking for Private French Instructor

My seven-year-old daughter would love to learn French, and we are looking for someone who could do private instruction with her. She has never take French before, so it would be all new to her. We are fairly flexible with the day, but most likely it would be either a weekday after school (4:30pm or later) or a weekend day. She is very enthusiastic and excited about learning French, and we'd love to encourage her interest in a foreign culture and language. If you are interested, or know someone who is interested, please contact Michele Agosti at magosti1@gmail.com.

Looking for French Instructor

The Consulate General of Canada in Seattle is looking for a French instructor for its staff of 18. As Canada recognizes both English and French as its two official languages, we would like to advance our French skills in order to provide better service in both languages. We are looking for an instructor who can provide the following for the time period of January 2019 – March 2019: 1) A beginner’s Group Class: 1 hour per session, 2 times per week. Focusing on basic communication, including greetings and standard phrases; 2) Individual Classes for those who work frequently in French (approx. 7 people) : 1h per session, 2 times per week. Classes would be focused on conversation or the requirements of each individual; 3) We are open from 8:30am to 12pm and from 1pm to 4:30pm. Classes would be held during working hours and on site; 4) Ideally, the group classes and the individual classes would be scheduled in a block so a single teacher could accommodate both. If you are interested or know someone who is qualified and is interested in providing this service, feel free to contact Misha Seibel at the Consulate General of Canada in Seattle at misha.seibel@international.gc.ca.

Charming 4-bedroom House for Rent, South of Rainier Beach Neighborhood

Charming 2,200sqft, 4-bedroom, 2-bath house for rent below market value in Seattle, south of the Rainier Beach neighborhood. Please inquire with an email to jasonb@computer.org.
 
3-bedroom Home for Rent on Mercer Island: $2,750

Spacious, well-maintained home and garden. Scan design with large windows, high ceilings, in a quiet and convenient north-end MI neighbourhood. Tenants are responsible for some house and garden maintenance. For more info, email Mr. Gannon at brjgannon@gmail.com confirming: 1) your phone #, 2) number of occupants, 3) no smokers & no pets (no exceptions), 4) preferred view time. Premises are currently occupied, so please do not disturb. (3 bedrooms; 1 & 3/4 bathrooms; living room; dining room; kitchen with all major appliances; utility room w W/D; hardwood floors, 2 fireplaces; large insulated-glass windows & doors; 225 sq ft deck, and garden with fruit trees and developed vegetable garden; off-street parking (2 spaces); cable and DSL ready; some optional furnishings; garage & basement not included; swimming pool, tennis court, running track, public library and bus stops close by; 1 yr lease, with possibility to renew; first months’ rent + deposit / good credit and references; water/sewer/storm-drain utility paid by landlord (savings of $150+ per month!); maximum 4 people.