Volunteer for Educational Projects in Rural School inTamil Nadu, India


The Non-Profit Organization has established and diversified the school from Nursery level to Public School up to class VII. They concentrate on affordable rural education to children in the age range of 3-15 years. To provide further progressive education to the rural children, they are in need of volunteering activities for betterment of students’ English fluency along with languages such as German, French, Arabic, etc., and extracurricular activities such as music, art, dance, art, sports, etc. Overall socio-economic progress of the children will ensure the development of the Rural community. For the minimum time of 12 weeks, we are looking for Volunteers for Educational Projects in a Rural School.

VJD-No.: VJD55
Type: Helping Hands
Online Project: No
Location: Batlagundu, Tamil Nadu 624202, India
Minimum Stay: 12 weeks
Max. No. of Volunteers: 10
Project focus: Education, Special Education; Children, Childcare
SDG: 04 Quality Education

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  • Progressive interaction with children.
  • Capacity assessment of the children.
  • Activity planning and goal setting.
  • Bringing out the individual skills of each student.
  • Development of extra-curricular skills and communication fluency in languages such as English, German, French, Arabic, etc.


  • Previous experience in school education projects is requested
  • Experience in the field of Education, Curriculum & Teaching or Sport & Recreation with children is desireable.
  • Positive Attitude in child development
  • Prime health condition
  • Fluent in at least one of this languages: English, German, French or Arabic
  • Clean Police Background Check (PBC)

What services are included

- Pre-departure support and discounted services
- 24-hour emergency phone
- Airport pick-up & drop-off
(unless otherwise stated)
- Long term experienced staff
- Safe and basic accommodations
(sometimes shared)
- All meals
(unless otherwise stated in field manuals)
- Welcome and introduction meeting
- Orientation on teaching methods and techniques, language, culture and religion (if applicable)
- Location orientation
- Complete immersion in the local culture
- 24-hour in-country support
- Volunteer certificate

What services are not included

- Flights
- Visa costs
- Vaccination costs
- Medical and travel insurance
(can be arrange for 1,35 Euro per day)
- Extra local excursions
- International and domestic airport taxes
- Personal Equipment

Estimated Cost

Cost for the 1st week:

100 Euro

Cost for the following weeks:

70 Euro per week

Visit our FAQ page for financial help.

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):

The students will have an opportunity to expose themselves to various forms of educational activities along with a sense of passion and entertainment. This boasts the self confidence of the students thereby improving leadership skills. The students will also bestow a devoted interest to participate in competitions and achieve high technical recognition. Overall socio-economic progress of the children will ensure the development of the Rural community.

Short Term aim (desired output for the individual volunteer coming):

The attendance and day to day activities of students are to be monitored frequently which might help in reducing school drop-outs. Concentrated care in certain areas like art, music, dance, skating, karate, etc., is required so as to achieve a progress to at least 75% of the students. Specialized training for sports activities is expected to boast the skill set of at least 75% of the students and at least 25% of them will be able to compete effectively at Inter-School Competitions. The short-term expectancy of the entire project is to transform the educational standards of the rural students to that of the urban students.

Accommodation on arrival:


Project is closed: 

The volunteers will have an annual leave of around 30 to 40 days during April – May. During this period the volunteers can participate in NGO Activities such as Women Empowerment, Tribal Development, Environmental Projects etc.

Social activities (organised by partner):

Tour to Kodaikanal – Hill Resort in the Western Ghats, Tamilnadu
Visit to Temple of Rich culture and Heritage in Tamilnadu
Visit to Places of Tourist Attractions
If needed any other place of the volunteers interest
Cost per person – Approximately 200 to 300 Euro per person.

Language lessons: 

Tamil and Hindi
Cost – EUR 70 Per Person Per Language Per Month


A Project Associate from our Organisation will assist the volunteers


Campus WiFi available at free of cost

Other relevant information:

Volunteers are expected to be a part of the project for atleast 3 months.


First Contact

Please contact us by phone, email or apply free of charge and without any obligation here as an individual and here as a company.


After extensive consultation on the process, the services, the costs and preparations, we will present the first suitable projects.


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

Your application documents will be presented to the project partner.

Successful Placement

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.

Project Work

During your project work, a fixed contact person is at your disposal at any time.


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 Letter of Reference

After successful implementation of the project, you will receive a qualified letter of reference.

Do you think that this project perfectly fits you?

In that case we welcome your resume and motivation letter in English. Please mention the assignment title and its VJD-No. as reference. We will of course ensure complete confidentiality and discretion while processing your inquiry.


All information is correct to the best of our knowledge, but we cannot guarantee its accuracy and completeness.

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