STUDENT VOLUNTEER SERVICE TRAVEL

Iowa Voyagers offers UI student the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of disadvantaged children around the world. Challenge yourself, learn about other cultures, and form lasting friendships as you join a team of caring people on a tw-week summer service trip in Romania, Ecuador, or Cuba.

Nurture babies, toddlers, and preschoolers in daycare settings, help school-age children practice their conversational English skills, and assist with community projects that benefit youth—creating one of your most fulfilling experiences as a UI student.

Scholarships are available for UI students.



2018 Programs

APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 2, 2018
MAY 19, 2018 - JUNE 2, 2018

MAY 19, 2018 - JUNE 2, 2018

JUNE 16, 2018 - JUNE 30, 2018

READ WHAT STUDENTS SAY

Scholarship recipient and Ecuador trip participant Caitlin Sturms-Salyer is featured on the Global Volunteers website, where she calls her service trip “the best thing I've ever done.”
Iowa Voyagers traveler Lily Allen-Dueñas shares why her volunteer trip to a Romanian orphanage left her with a heart wide open. Read the Iowa Alumni Magazine article, "A Heart Wide Open."

MEET THE 2017 PARTICIPANTS

Our 2017 service scholarship participants experienced life-changing work in their respective countries.
SERVED IN ECUADOR - MAY 2017
  • Dahlia Quintanilla
  • Katie Agey
SERVED IN CUBA - JUNE 2017
  • Akpevwe Ikoba
  • Hannah Quick
WILL SERVE IN ROMANIA - MAY 2018
  • Faith Nieketien
  • Shayna Nathwani

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