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Ragazzi, cosa avete detto?

INTRO from Jake and Tyler: Learning Italian has been a core experience for us both, so we’ve decided to collaborate on this journal entry. This has benefited us in our personal reflections, and we hope that having the ability to read from us both will benefit you also, whether for utility or pleasure. Buona lettura!

4 Aprile 2022|Volunteer journals|

Working in the Library

My name is Tyler Johnson and like this journal’s usual author, Jake Kutina, I am a Benedictine Volunteer from Collegeville, Minnesota, USA, serving at Sant’Anselmo. I am writing to you from an area colloquially referred to as “The Box”, a glass-enclosed workspace at the entrance of the library here at Sant’Anselmo, where I spend a few hours each morning doing volunteer work.

16 Marzo 2022|Volunteer journals|

The Process of Becoming a Volunteer in Italy

The process of becoming a volunteer is a marathon, not a sprint. Applying for a visa, sharing information with your peers, and learning what to pack are all things that you’ll do before departing. It’s not just the tangible items that are important (documents, clothes, books, etc.), but the advice you receive before you leave that will stick with you throughout your service.

4 Febbraio 2022|Volunteer journals|
Torna in cima