Ignacio Volunteers

Ignacio Volunteer Programs

Ignacio Volunteers offers a number of international and domestic immersion programs for the Loyola University New Orleans community.

Participants in all service trips travel as one community. Participants are chosen a few months before the trip and meet regularly in advance of the actual travel. The trips are rooted in an Ignatian spiritual foundation of finding God in all things and include ongoing reflection within the community and on the trips.   Fundraising for the trip is done by the group and as individuals.

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  • TO SERVE: Participants will work with those of the greatest need -- the impoverished & challenged, the disadvantaged young and the elderly.
  • TO LEARN: Participants will have an opportunity to explore the political, sociological, and economic issues that have created the environment and situation in which they will find themselves.


Ignacio Volunteers offers a number of opportunities for life-changing service immersion experiences:

Attention Iggy Vols:

We announce the opening of the recruitment for the Team Leaders (TL) positions of the Ignacio Volunteers Summer 2015 programs.   To be eligible for the Team Leader position, you would have had to participated on a previous Ignacio Volunteer program experience (in either country).    The application for the Team Leader positions will be available on Friday, Aug. 29 for the following programs:

If you are interested in applying for a Team Leader position for any (or all) of these programs, please write Eric Walsh at jesuit@loyno.edu asking for a TL Application. 

The TL application will be available Friday (Aug. 28).  The DEADLINE is two weeks later (Friday, Sept. 12).

Spring/ Summer Programs:

(Recruitment will be held in October for spring/summer programs)

Winter Programs: 

(Recruitment is now closed for Winter 2014 programs.  Recruitment is held each February)

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