This is Your Opportunity to Volunteer in Italy!
Summer Camps organized by the Dante Alighieri Society of Michigan in partnership with the Oratories of Lombardy, Italy – and for the first time – with the Istituto Scolastico P. G. Frassati, Seveso.

Do you speak some Italian? Do you 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 partnered 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  will participate in a THREE-week program (June 10 – June 28)

2024 DATES:  Volunteers must arrive in Italy (Lombardy) by June 8, 2024. On June 9, 2024, welcome and mandatory orientation.

The program runs from June 10-28, 2024.

We can accept and accommodate a minimum of 15 and a maximum of 30 volunteers.
The room and board are provided to the accepted volunteers responsible for the plane ticket.


  1. The Application and two (2) recommendation letters by February 29, 2024
  2. The Organizing Committee will email a confirmation to the accepted volunteers by March 30, 2024 
  3. The accepted volunteer will be interviewed on Live Zoom for a language proficiency assessment based on ACTFL levels Novice High/Intermediate Mid or above.
  4. The accepted volunteer(s) must sign the contract + send the Plane Ticket and ETIAS (actual ticket, not the reservation) by April 28, 2024.

If accepted, please make sure to respect the deadlines and submit the proper documentation by February 29, 2024

IMPORTANT NOTE: The applicant must upload the two recommendation letters and the following Application.

VoluntarItaly Committee will undoubtedly contact the recommenders to talk about your profile.


The Dante Alighieri Society, Inc. – Michigan Chapter is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and, as such, provides equal opportunities for access to its membership, resources, events, programs, classes, courses, scholarships, employment positions, and volunteer positions. The Dante Alighieri Society, Inc. – Michigan Chapter does not discriminate based on race, color, religion or creed, national or ethnic origin, age, sex, height, weight, disability, marital or familial status, veteran status, or genetic information or any other Federal or Michigan protected class status.

The application for the summer program is closed!
We have received more than the maximum number
of student applications. 
Thank you all for your interest!