• Voluntary
  • Italy
  • Closing date: Aug 31, 2020

Summer Camp Counsellor

Help young Italian students to improve their English ability, while getting some exposure to the Italian culture. 

This program allows fluent English speakers to become volunteer camp counsellors in Italy, while living a great and rewarding experience. You’ll be helping young Italian students to improve their English ability, while getting some exposure to the Italian culture.


Option 1: Residential Camp:

  • Job duties: this is a full immersion program and you’ll be talking all day with young Italian participants aged 7-18 in a very laid-back and playful environment. You’ll be staying in a nice hotel with a swimming people and an amazing landscape. You’ll chat about any topic, sharing your culture and stories while going for a walk, playing sports, or using the hotel facilities.
  • Location: Sant’Agata Feltria
  • Dates: July 11th to 18th 2020
  • Program length: 1 week


Benefits of Option 1:

  • Three meals per day included at the hotel
  • Accommodation provided at hotel
  • Orientation at hotel and relax before camp starts
  • Teaching material provided
  • Supervision and guidance throughout your stay
  • Return trip from meeting point to the hotel


Option two: Home-stay Camp: 

  • The home-stay version will give you the possibility of exploring different Italian towns and settings while living the real Italian life through the hospitality of local host families.
  • Location: Riva Ligure and Fara Gera D’Adda
  • Dates – June 10th- July 11th  / June 10th – June 27th  / June 27th – July 11th
  • Job duties: Each camp session lasts for one or two weeks from 9am-1pm, Monday to Friday. They’re mostly in school buildings and open spaces. You’ll have plenty of free time to explore the surrounding areas, become a part of the community and travel with other camp counsellors.


Benefits of Option 2:

  • Meals included with host families
  • Accommodation provided with Italian host families. You’ll either have a private room or shared with another tutor. When host families aren’t available, you’ll be accommodated in a shared apartment and provided with pocket money for groceries.
  • Orientation upon arrival for the five week program
  • Supervision and guidance throughout your stay


Requirements for both Options:

  • University degree or attending university
  • Due to visa regulations only candidates with European, Australian, American, Canadian, South African and New Zealand passports can be considered
  • TEFL course (pending or completed both accepted)
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What you need to know:

Location: Italy
Contract Length: 1-4 Week(s)
Job Type: Voluntary
Age Group: Early Years, Young Learners, Teenagers
School Type: Summer School
Pay: Voluntary Per Day
Accommodation Included: Yes
Start Date: 9th Jun 2019
Application Deadline: 31st Aug 2020
Degree Required? No
TEFL Certificate Hours Required 20+ hours
Job Reference IT25775
Number of Vacancies 10

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