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 8, 2019
MAY 18, 2019 - JUNE 1, 2019

MAY 18, 2019 - JUNE 1, 2019

JUNE 15, 2019 - JUNE 29, 2019

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 2018 PARTICIPANTS

Our 2018 service scholarship participants experienced life-changing work in their respective countries.
SERVED IN ECUADOR - MAY 2018
  • Zaira Ramirez
  • Abigail Simon
SERVED IN CUBA - JUNE 2018
  • Ben Martin
  • Saleen Trejo
SERVED IN ROMANIA - MAY 2018
  • Faith Nieketien
  • Shayna Nathwani

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