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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, Content Creator For Impact 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 138,000 travellers, IVHQ is the best volunteer organisation in Italy.

Highlights:
  • 6 meaningful project options available year-round
  • Program Fees from £1357 for 2 weeks
  • Includes airport pick-up, orientation, accommodation, meals and 24/7 in-country support
  • Accommodation in a dormitory-style camp in Rome

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Key information

Fully hosted experience from £1357
Volunteer from 2 - 12 weeks
Ages 18+ and families
Based in Rome
Projects align with UN Sustainable Development Goals
Impact driven projects run by locals
B Corporation certified organization
Explore Rome’s stunning architecture

Volunteer opportunities in Italy

Protects animals

3-5 hours volunteering per day

Program Fees from £1357

  • 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.

Conserves the environment

3-5 hours volunteering per day

Program Fees from £1357

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

Want to help tackle climate change in Rome? Support local NGOs with tree planting initiatives, raise awareness of the climate disaster and help bring the local community together to promote social inclusion and unity.

Supports community development

4-6 hours volunteering per day

Program Fees from £1357

  • 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 £1357

  • Duration: 2 - 12 weeks
  • Programs start every second and fourth Monday of the month
  • Based in Rome's parks & farms
  • 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

5 hours volunteering per day

Program Fees from £1357

  • 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

5 hours volunteering per day

Program Fees from £1357

  • 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.

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How to get started

Pick a destination + project and apply for free
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Pay the Registration Fee to secure your place and upgrade your MyIVHQ account
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