Summer Voluntary Work Experiences Overseas

Jesuit Youth Network volunteers during a summer work experience in Ireland (SJ archives)

The University Chaplaincy, in collaboration with Jesuit Youth Network, are pleased to offer the following summer experience abroad.

The applicants for all the experiences will undergo an interview before the setting up of the various groups.

Formation meetings are planned for separate groups and for all the groups together

Fundraising activities will be organized in order to collect funds for the poor and the needy. 
 

NAPLES – 5th July – 6st August
PALERMO – 5th July – 6th August

A group of 15/20 volunteers per destination will be organizing a summer school in a depressed area in Naples and Palermo. The experience is coordinated and done with the sisters of Mother Teresa. Sixty to eighty children are expected to attend the summer school. The young people participating in this summer school are urged to give their time and efforts in a loving and gratuitous way. The experience requires a lot of energy. Applicants are required to participate in the preparatory sessions prior to the departure date. Participants will be urged to live a spiritual and communitarian aspect as part of the experience. 

For further details and application forms contact Fr. Michael Bugeja sj (email: chaplaincy@um.edu.mt or Tel no: 23402341 or Mob no: 79001241)


LONDON
 - 22nd July – 11th August

This year we are offering this new opportunity to work with the Missionaries of Charity (Mother Theresa sisters) in London. The work will consist in helping the poor during the morning in the soup kitchen and a children’s summer camp in the afternoon. Applicants are required to participate in the preparatory sessions prior to the departure date. Participants will be urged to live a spiritual and communitarian aspect as part of the experience.

For further details and application forms contact Fr. Michael Bugeja sj (email: chaplaincy@um.edu.mt or Tel no: 23402341 or Mob no: 79001241) or Veronica Zammit : 23402341; email: veronica.zammit@um.edu.mt


ETHIOPIA – 1
st-26th August 2013

A Spiritual experience consisting of voluntary service among very poor persons resident at the Mother Teresa Home of the Dying run by the Missionaries of Charity [i.e. Sisters of Mother Teresa] in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The experience is organised in close collaboration with the Franciscan sisters of the heart of Jesus, Angels Children’s Home and the Jesuits. Applicants must be willing to live the experience with simple means and in a community spirit. Students having a medical formation background and a desire to discover the missionary in the Church are particularly urged to apply. For further details and application forms please contact Fr. Michael Bugeja sj (email: chaplaincy@um.edu.mt or Tel no: 23402341 or Mob no: 79001241).

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