Volunteer with Us
As a BOVA volunteer, you could be working in schools or orphanages passing on vital skills such as Music, Sports, Sciences and English. There are also opportunities to give pastoral care, or just to 'be there' for the children.
You will be paired with a community that needs the skills and experience you have, meaning the work you do will be of vital importance. Whatever skills you have, there will be a Salesian community that needs you! You'll also gain new skills, and have experiences that will help you grow and develop as a person and in your work.
Learning through action; serving the young and the poor alongside Salesian communities around the world.
In all aspects of our work there is a particular focus on providing a well-planned educational experience; stimulating, preparing and encouraging a long term involvement with development issues, faith and the Salesian Family
8th January 2020
Blessed Titus Zeman (1915-1969) was a Slovakian Salesian priest.
16th January 2020 - 19th January 2020
The annual gathering in Turin open to all members of the 32 organisations who form our Salesian Family.
19th January 2020
Pope Francis's message for Peace Sunday 2020 is: 'PEACE AS A JOURNEY OF HOPE: DIALOGUE, RECONCILIATION AND ECOLOGICAL CONVERSION'
22nd January 2020 - 23rd January 2020
A gathering of the Heads of the 7 non-Salesian schools who are part of our Salesian Schools Network in the UK.
24th January 2020
St Francis de Sales is the Patron of the Salesians of Don Bosco
27th January 2020
Holocaust Memorial Day 2020 marks 75 years since the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau.
31st January 2020
The feast of our founder, Don Bosco.
1st February 2020, 12:00
The annual Mass and lunch for all members of the Salesian Family to celebrate our founder's feast.
7th February 2020
As Pope, Blessed Pius IX played an important role in the creation of the Salesians.
8th February 2020
St Josephine Bakhita was kidnapped as a child and sold into slavery. Her feast is an international day of prayer and awareness against human trafficking and modern slavery.