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Au Pair in Italy Au Pair in Italy with Geovisions Au Pair in Italy
Experience a once in a lifetime, fun, challenging and cultural experience! Become an au pair in Italy for 2-3 months. Immerse yourself in the Italian culture and your Italian family while caring for the children.

Do you enjoy helping children with homework, assisting in keeping children's rooms and play areas clean, preparing snacks and meals for children, and dropping them off or picking them up from school or activities? If the answer is "yes" then this program is definitely for you.

You will earn between 80 (Euros) and 100 per week, which is approximately US$100 to US$125 of weekly income.

Dates: We can accept placements year round.
Contact: GeoVisions, 63 Whitfield St. Guilford, CT 06437.
Tel.: 203-453-5838. Toll free 1-877-949-9998.

Summer Camp Teaching  in Italy Summer Camp in Italy with Geovisions

Tutor English in an Italian Summer Camp
GeoVisions offers a unique opportunity to tutor in English while at a summer camp. Volunteer 20 hours each week tutoring English at an Italian summer camp. Weekends are free to experience the culture by traveling around Italy. Help provide the teaching of English within an international environment. Tutor through games, sports and songs. Tutors learn games and songs during the orientation days.

Dates: 4-8 weeks
Cost: See website for details
Contact: GeoVisions, 63 Whitfield St. Guilford, CT 06437.
Tel.: 203-453-5838. Toll free 1-877-949-9998.


Teach English in Italy with InterExchange Working Abroad — No Teaching Certificate Required
The Teach English in Italy program gives you the chance to be completely immersed in Italian culture! Choose between giving private family lessons as a Conversation Coach, teaching in a classroom as a School Teaching Assistant or working at a summer English camp for students ages six to 14. Conversation Coach and School Teaching Assistant placements require just 15 hours of tutoring per week, while summer English camp positions take place in the morning, Monday through Friday, with afternoons free! All placements are in the beautiful Marche region along the Adriatic coast. Use your free time to take Italian classes, explore the area or make the short trip to the cities of Rome, Bologna and Florence.
Teaching English in Italy with InterExchange Dates: Year-Round
Cost: $795+
Contact: InterExchange Working Abroad, 100 Wall Street, Suite 301, New York, NY 10005
Tel.: 212-924-0446

A.C.L.E. (Associazione Culturale Linguistica  Educational) sends 400 native English speaking Tutors to over 200 camps located throughout Italy. A.C.L.E. seeks enthusiastic and dependable people to work as English Camp Tutors for children. Provides accommodation, transport, meals, weekly cash wages, and an orientation course. Visit the website to apply at

Abruzzo, Lazio and Molise National Park, Centro Operativo Servizio Educazione, Via Roma, 67030 Villetta Barrea (AQ), Italy; 011-39-0864-89102; fax. 011-39-0864-89132; (subject line: ‘Volunteer Program’), Volunteers carry out research and protection of flora and fauna in remote locations (e.g. in Pescasseroli and Villetta Barrea). Volunteers must cover their insurance and registration fees.

A.R.C.E. (Via Molfino 64 16032 - Camogli (Genova) - Italy Genova, Italy; 011-39-338-6161 600;, Au pair placements around Italy including for Americans. Wage of €70 a week for au pairs. Live-in positions for English tutors can be arranged.

Au Pair International, Via. Sante Vincenzi 46, 40138 Bologna, Italy; 011-39-051-6360 145; Summer au pair placements in Italy of up to 3 months (which is the maximum au pair stay for non-European au pairs). Normal minimum weekly pocket money €65. No placement fee.

Darby School of Languages, Via Mosca 51, Villino 15, 00142 Rome, Italy; 011-39-06-5196 5012; Up to 40 native speaker teachers with TEFL Certificate. Jobs pay an average salary of €1,100 per month. Another Roman school to try is Byron Language Development, Via Sicilia 125, 00187 Rome; 011-39-06-420 4436;

Global Choices: Work and Travel Italy. Contact:, The paid work placement programme in hotels and rural accommodation in Italy is designed for stays of between 1 and 6 months. Participants improve their linguistic skills and level of communication, as well as gain a deeper understanding of the Italian labour market. The paid work placement programme in Italy may be combined with an intensive language course for foreigners.

Gruppi Archeologici d’Italia, Via Baldo degli Ubaldi 168, 00165 Rome, Italy; Tel./fax. 011-39-06-3937-6711;; Regional archaeological units coordinate 2-week digs that paying volunteers can join.

Lingue Senza Frontiere S.R.L., Corso Inglesi 172, 18038 Sanremo (IM), Italy, +390184533661; Summer tutors over the age of 21 work as tutors/counselors in English immersion summer camps. Seeking native English speakers with vivacious character and a genuine interest in working with children. Accommodations, insurance, travel within Italy, training course, salary and contract are provided. For more details visit:

LIPU (Lega Italiana Protezione Uccelli), Via Trento 49, 43100 Parma, Italy; 011-39-0521-273043;; Long-established environmental and bird conservation association. Catalog of summer projects at its bird reserves throughout Italy. Volunteer camps (lasting 1-4 weeks.

Lunaria, Via Buonarroti 39, 00186 Rome, Italy; 011-39-06 8841880;, International workcamps accept about 400 incoming volunteers.

WWOOF Italia, c/o Bridget Matthews, 109 Via Casavecchia, 57022 Castagneto Carducci (LI), Italy; 011-39-0565-765001; See Volunteering at Organic Farms in Italy with WWOOF for more info.

English language schools in Italy can be found in the Italian Yellow Pages under "Scuole di Lingue." Also see our section on Jobs Teaching English in Italy.

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