The Project Partner is located in Daharamshala, the home town of DALAI LAMA. Daharamshala is situated in north India in the state of Himachal Pradesh. In this project volunteers will teach English to village and street children who cannot afford good education. The main purpose of this teaching program is improving English grammar and computer skills, as well as giving health education. The aim is to take these children away from the streets and from their working place in order to give them a chance to live a decent and accepted standard of life. For the minimum time of 4 weeks, we are looking for Volunteers for Tuition Classes for Street Children in India.
Prepare and teach English, maths, computer, grammar lessons
Organize other activities (sports, culture, excursions, etc.)
Participate in different culture activities to enjoy and understand the rural India.
Initiate new mini projects or activities
Experience: No special experience required
Knowledge Areas: Education, Tutoring, Curriculum & Teaching
Minimum Language Skills: English B2 – Upper Intermediate
Desired Age Group: any age
PBC required: Yes
Other: like to work with young people from all backgrounds, willing to teach in school, be able to communicate in English, in good physical and mental health, Normal fitness and creative approach to work with the children will be useful, Knowledge of basic Math and Computer sciences, Flexible approach to work with children in difficult circumstances, An interest in teaching and love for children is essential in this project, like in all teaching projects.
Cost & Services
We offer you the possibility to engage yourself in a culturally and professionally challenging environment. Besides giving something back to the world; you get an excellent opportunity to further develop your personality and intercultural competence. We find a social project that perfectly matches your qualifications and preferences; prepare you for your new assignment; guide you before and during your volunteering experience, help to fundraise your mission and following up on your achievements once you get home. For this service we charge 1.600 Euro (net).
In short: We will make sure that all you need for a successful mission is provided to you!
or how this project makes a difference:
Long Term aim (desired impact): Our long term aim is to provide a sensitive and caring environment for the children living in villages and working on the streets, Our vision is a world free from all the barriers which rob these children of the opportunity to realize their dreams.
Short Term aim (desired output for the individual volunteer coming): The aim is to take these children away from the streets and from their working place in order to give them a chance to live a decent and accepted standard of life. A creative approach to work with the children will be useful and you will have the opportunity to initiate new mini projects or activities. You need to have a flexible approach to work with children in difficult circumstances and be prepared to undertake a variety of tasks.
Project is closed: Our working days are Monday to Friday,weekends are free for enjoying our tours, local touring, local visiting, local marketing, temple visiting.
Accomondation on arrival: We provide hotel accommodation on arrival near airport.
Social activities (organised by partner): We provide 4 Tours
TRIUND TREK ( HIMALIYAN TREK ) COST 80 $
Trek to Triund in Dharamshala is one of the most popular activity among tourist and visitors in Mcleod Ganj. Triund Hill is refered to as the jewel of dharamshala This heavenly retreat for from the madding crowd of Mcleod Ganj is a short trek of 9 km. Triund hill is located in the dauladhar range of Himalayas in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh at an elevation of 9800 feet (2975)m. one of the reason for the popularity of Triund Trek is its maderate nature which means tourists and picnickers could do it in a single or 2 days and return back to Mcleod Ganj or Dharamshala , for night stay there is a guest house and we also provide tents for our volunteers.
MANALI TOUR COST 200 $
Manali is situated in the north of India it is a primary attraction for the tourist who went to visit the Himalayas. Manali is located on the banks of river Beas, the magical land is known for its natural hot springs and snow capped mountains. It is one of the most beautiful hill station situated in the north Indian state Himachal Pradesh. Manali experiences a pleasent climate throughout the year its maximum summer day temperature goes up to 30 degrees C which falls substantially in night. Main attraction of Manali are Rohtang Pass , Hidimbha Devi temple , Vishist Spring, Manali sanctuary , Winter carnival , Tibetan Monastery.
GOLDEN TEMPLE TOUR COST 150 $
The Golden Temple,located in the city of Amritsar in the state of Punjab, built in the 16 century by GURU ARJAN DEV SINGH. The golden temple opens from four gates which symbolises the openness of sikhism towords all the people and all the religions. It is a place of worship for all men and women irrespective of their cast or social status.Guru Granth Sahib the most holy text of sikhism is always present inside the Golden Temple. As the name state the Golden Temple is made up of pure gold thus attracting thousands of tourists from all around the world .
TAJ MAHAL TOUR COST 225 $
In the year 1631 Shah jahan, muslim army commander the mogul emperor in central India lost his beloved pregnant wife Mumtaz Mahal only a few minutes after giving birth to her fourteenth child a daughter.The final request of his wife was for him not to marry again and prove their end less love by building a dreamlike beautiful mausalem. As promised Shah Jahan built the Taj Mahal in AGRA in northern India by the river of Jamuna fulfilling the dream of his wife. It is a symbol of love and also counted in seven wonders of world that’s why thousands of international tourists came every year for visit this wonder of India.
Language lessons: We provide Hindi language lesson to our volunteers and it is free of cost.
Guidance: One of our staff member will provide for guidance on every project.
Internet: We provide internet facilities in our volunteers house at no extra costs.
After an extensive consultation and presentation of the first suitable projects, we will conclude a written agreement. In order to have planning security for all stakeholders.
Presentation of Volunteer Profile to Project Partner
If the project partner decides for you, he documents this on the so-called Confirmation of Assignment (COA).
This is an indication for us that the pure mediation process is completed here and we can start with the preparation.
You will be prepared individually according to your previous knowledge.
At regular intervals, we as well as the project partners expect a short documentation of your project results and progress.
At the end of the project a feedback round takes place and the project work will be evaluated together with all participants.
Qualified Reference Letter
Qualified Letter of Reference
After successful implementation of the project, you will receive a qualified letter of reference.