Abruzzo, Lazio and Molise National Park
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:
Contact: Centro Operativo Servizio Educazione, Via Roma, 67030 Villetta Barrea (AQ), Italy; 011-39-0864-89102; fax. 011-39-0864-89132; www.parcoabruzzo.it.
Canadian Alliance for Development Initiatives and Projects (CADIP)
Short-Term Volunteer Projects in Italy
Participating in an international short-term volunteer project (so called Workcamp ) can be an exciting prospect. It is an interesting and meaningful way to travel with purpose and spend 2-3 weeks in a foreign environment. Working and living together with other young people from around the world provides an excellent opportunity to make many new friends, learn about unknown places and culture, gain new skills and experience. Your time, energy, and enthusiasm can make a difference in areas where help is really needed.
Global Volunteers in Italy
Volunteer to teach English to students in the Puglia
region of southern Italy.
Workcamp and Solidarity in Beautiful Italy
IBO Italia is an NGO volunteer organization which has created workcamps in some of the most trying settings of Italy. It is specifically looking for English-speaking volunteers to join one of our many missions: Bologna, Ferrara, Florence, Rome, Sicily ,and more. We are an organization focused on diversity and exchange, thus warranting our desire for international volunteers who speak English. No Italian is necessary; you will pick that up throughout your journey with us!
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, www.iboitalia.org
International Volunteer HQ (IVHQ)
Affordable Volunteering in Italy
International Volunteer HQ (IVHQ) offers affordable volunteer abroad programs in Italy from US$685 for two weeks. Volunteers can participate in a variety of projects including Teaching English, After School Care, Environmental, and NGO Support. IVHQ sends thousands of volunteer travelers worldwide annually—you will not find a more affordable, high quality and trustworthy volunteer travel company.
Contact: email@example.com, www.volunteerhq.org
Long-established environmental and bird conservation association. Catalog of summer projects at its bird reserves throughout Italy. Volunteer camps (lasting 1-4 weeks) .
Contact: Lega Italiana Protezione Uccelli, Via Trento 49, 43100 Parma, Italy; 011-39-0521-273043; firstname.lastname@example.org; www.lipu.it.
International workcamps accept about 400 incoming volunteers.
Contact: Via Buonarroti 39, 00186 Rome, Italy; 011-39-06 8841880; email@example.com, www.lunaria.org.
SCI (Service Civil International)
SCI is an exchange organization that sends volunteers on 2-3 week international work projects and long term 3-12 month opportunities in over 50 countries, including Italy. For all overseas camps the fee is US$235. Workcamps include shared accommodations, group self-cooked meals and basic health/accident insurance, without additional cost, unless otherwise noted in the camp description. SCI promotes voluntary service to impact social, environmental and humanitarian issues.
Visit: www.sci.ngo for an application.
Volunteers for Peace
VFP offers over 3000 projects in more than 90 countries every year, including Italy! Project cost starts at $500, which includes food and accommodation. Types of project include construction, environmental, agricultural, social, work with kids, renovation, art and culture and more! Since 1982, VFP has exchanged over 31,000 volunteers worldwide. Start planning your volunteer adventure or learn how to get involved at VFP.org!
Contact: 7 Kilburn St. STE 316, Burlington, VT 05401; tel. 1 (802) 540-3060; firstname.lastname@example.org, vfp.org
Membership costs €25 to obtain list of hundreds of organic farmers across Italy looking for volunteers.
Contact: email@example.com, www.wwoof.it