Application for 2017 Summer Workcamps

Lingnan students who wish to apply for VolTra short-term workcamps (meaning less than 4 weeks) please submit the application to VolTra directly. Please read the "How to Apply" section of VolTra's website.


For Lingnan students who wish to apply for the 4-12 weeks long workcamps with subsidy from the University, you must follow the following procedures:

1) Complete and submit the following documents (in hard copy) to the Student Services Centre no later than 5:00pm on 1 March 2017 (Wednesday, by 5:00pm).     

   a. VolTra Application Form (* Please put your tentative workcamp preference in Part 6 - Workcamp choices. You can revise your choices later after the interview.)    

   b. VolTra Supplementary Form (with a passport size recent photo)

   c. University Web Transcript    

   d. CV / Resume 


2) Book an interview appointment with SSC when you submit your application. The interview will be held on 6 March 2017.


3) Attend the interview punctually. No make-up interview will be arranged for late comers / absentees.



Timeline for Workcamp Application with Lingnan Subsidy

2017 Timeline


Feb 8 (Wed)

Information & Sharing Session

Talk on Voluntary Service and Cultural Exchange during Travel

(義遊- 點止旅遊咁簡單?)

4:30 pm - 6:00pm in MBG06

(1.5 ILP units in Civic Education - CRN5843)


Application will be opened after the talk

Mar 1 (Wed, by 5:00pm)

Application Deadline

Mar 6

Selection Interview

Mar 10 Announcement of Interview Result
Late Mar – Early May - Shortlisted applicants revise workcamp choices and application documents
- Confirmation of workcamp offer by VolTra and workcamp organization
- Travel insurance arrangement and other pre-departure preparation
May 18 or 19 (tentative) Pre-departure Briefing
Jun Release of subsidy to the bank account of eligible participants
Late May - Aug Workcamp period
Aug - Sep Submission of VolTra report and photos
Sep Post-workcamp debriefing