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Does a volunteer qualify for the RSA and the Business Premium?

Verified 04 février 2022 - Legal and Administrative Information Directorate (Prime Minister)

If you volunteering, you can RSA or activity premium. The conditions for the allocation of the SSA or the activity premium vary according to the type of volunteer.

  Warning : to qualify for the RSA and activity bonus, you must reside in France in a stable and effective manner.

You may be eligible for the RSA and Activity Premium.

  FYI : if you already have RSA, a member of your home does not affect your rights.

Resource Calculation

The contract of volunteer service in the armed forces is considered a contract of employment.

His remuneration is therefore taken into account in the calculation of duties.

If you are accommodated free of charge as part of your volunteer service, the accommodation package is deducted from the amount of the RSA.

If you receive a cash payment, you must report it quarterly as "other resources".

This payment is taken into account in the calculation of your rights.

If you have in-kind advantage, you have to report it to the paying agencies (Caf or MSA).

This advantage is taken into account when calculating your rights.

Business hours

Volunteer contracts in the armed forces are considered a professional activity.

Volunteer hours are taken into account when studying the right to RSA young active.

  Warning : training hours are not considered.

You may be eligible for the RSA and Activity Premium.

  FYI : if you already have RSA, a member of your home does not affect your rights.

Resource Calculation

Your volunteer firefighter's allowances are not taken into account when calculating duties.

If you are accommodated free of charge as part of your volunteer service, the accommodation package is deducted from the amount of the RSA.

If you receive a cash payment, you must report it quarterly as "other resources".

This payment is taken into account in the calculation of your rights.

If you have in-kind advantage, you have to report it to the paying agencies (Caf or MSA).

This advantage is taken into account when calculating your rights.

Business hours

Volunteer hours are not taken into account when the right to RSA young active.

You do not qualify for the RSA or the Activity Premium.

If you benefit from these arrangements before you join the voluntary association, you will not receive them during the term of the contract.

Payments resume at the end of voluntary associations.

You do not qualify for the RSA or the Activity Premium.

If you benefit from these arrangements before you become involved in volunteer civic service, you will not collect them for the duration of the contract.

Payments resume at the end of the civil service volunteer.

You do not qualify for the RSA or the Activity Premium.

If you benefit from these arrangements before you sign your civic engagement, you will not collect them for the duration of the contract.

Payments resume at the end of the civic service.