VoluntarItaly

Please note that the VoluntarItaly program is postponed in 2023.
We are very sorry but ODL is currently working on organizational issues, stay tuned for updates for the 2023 program!

VoluntarItaly, Michigan Committee

Your Opportunity to Volunteer in Italy!
Summer Camps organized by the Dante Alighieri Society of Michigan in partnership with
the Oratories of Lombardy
, Italy.

Do you speak some Italian?  Want to live in Italy with a family next summer?  Here’s a great opportunity – volunteering at a summer camp in Italy!
Since 2016 the Dante Alighieri Society of Michigan has been partnering with the Lombardy Dioceses to offer an opportunity to live in Italy while volunteering as a counselor at a church-run summer camp.  Get free accommodation, perfect your Italian, and add invaluable experience to your résumé.

Volunteers aged 18 to 25 (at an intermediate level of proficiency) will participate for THREE weeks.
2023 DATES: from TBD: Volunteers must arrive by TBD  for the mandatory orientation.
The dioceses can accept and accommodate only TBD volunteers.
Room and board are still free to the accepted volunteer, who is responsible for the plane ticket.

APPLICATION DEADLINES:

  1. The Application and two (2) enclosed recommendation letters by TBD
  2. The Organizing Committee will email a confirmation to the accepted volunteers by TBD
  3. The Organizing Committee will broadcast a drawing on TBD – EST if we have more than the number of TBD volunteers.  The invitation code to the live broadcast will be emailed to the participants when they are accepted to the program.
  4. The accepted volunteer will be interviewed on Live Zoom for a language proficiency assessment.  (Intermediate Mid-Level)
  5. The accepted volunteer(s) must sign the contract + send the Plane Ticket (actual ticket, not the reservation) by May 1, 2023.

***IMPORTANT****
If accepted, please make sure to respect the deadlines and submit the proper documentation by TBD

“IMPORTANT NOTE: The applicant will receive and upload the two recommendation letters directly.   VoluntarIrtaly Committee will undoubtedly contact the recommenders to discuss your profile.