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Volunteer in Italy

Volunteer in Italy

Discover International Volunteer HQ’s exciting Italy volunteer abroad program. Choose from a wide range of trusted Italy volunteer projects, including Teaching, After School Care, Animal Care, Creative Technologies and Sustainable Farming. Volunteer work in Italy is based in the capital, Rome. With affordable Program Fees and top rated volunteer projects trusted by over 118,000 travelers, IVHQ is the best volunteer organization in Italy.

Highlights:
  • 5 meaningful project options available year-round
  • Program Fees from CA$1209 for 2 weeks
  • Includes airport pick-up, orientation, accommodation, meals and 24/7 in-country support
  • Accommodation in a dormitory-style camp in Rome

  • Affordable Italian language lessons available in-country

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Key information

Fully hosted experience from CA$1209
Volunteer from 2 - 12 weeks
Ages 18+ and families
Based in Rome
Italian language lessons available
Projects align with UN Sustainable Development Goals
Impact driven projects run by locals
B Corporation certified organization

Volunteer opportunities in Italy

Protects animals

3-5 hours volunteering per day

Program Fees from CA$1209

  • Duration: 2 - 12 weeks
  • Programs start every second and fourth Monday of the month
  • Based in an animal shelter in Rome
  • Volunteers aged 18+

Help at a local animal shelter for stray and abandoned cats in Rome, caring for the health and wellbeing of the animals while giving them time, love, and the best chance of being adopted.

Supports community development

4-6 hours volunteering per day

Program Fees from CA$1209

  • Duration: 2 - 12 weeks
  • Programs start every second and fourth Monday of the month
  • Based with NGOs in Rome
  • Volunteers aged 18+

Assist in a local NGO working across a range of humanitarian and environmental initiatives, such as social inclusion, anti-racism, animal protection and environmental conservation.

Supports community development

3-5 hours volunteering per day

Program Fees from CA$1209

  • Duration: 2 - 12 weeks
  • Programs start every second and fourth Monday of the month
  • Based in a park in Rome
  • Volunteers aged 18+

Volunteer alongside asylum seekers in one of Rome’s historic parks. Assist in the cultivation of vegetable gardens, caring for plant nurseries, maintaining a botanical collection of Mediterranean plants, urban gardens and supporting with manufacturing and craft activities.

Increases access to education

3 hours volunteering per day

Program Fees from CA$1209

  • Duration: 2 - 12 weeks
  • Programs start every second and fourth Monday of the month
  • Based in classes in Rome
  • Volunteers aged 18+

Volunteer in local NGOs facilitating language lessons for a range of community members including children, youth, adults and the elderly.

Increases access to education

3 hours volunteering per day

Program Fees from CA$1209

  • Duration: 2 - 12 weeks
  • Programs start every second and fourth Monday of the month
  • Based in after-school programs
  • Volunteers aged 18+

Volunteer with youth in Rome and help at after-school programs for young people from disadvantaged communities run by local NGOs.

”I enjoyed getting to know, interact and help refugees from over 50 countries. And also the friendships I made during my program. My tip to future volunteers is to try plan ahead with how you want to spend your free time, especially if your time is limited, because it goes by fast!”

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