from 543€

Great 4.4rating (6)

Daycare & Education Supporter

location
4 - 48 weeks  ·  Age 18 - 50+

rating  Great 4.4  · 
  Verified by Volunteer World
  Below average response rate

Highlights

  • Visit Kalimpong,Darjeeling,Sikkim and throughout India during your free time

Especially suitable

Age 18+
Singles
Couples
Families
Groups

About the program

HiMWeS has Day Care Programs in and around Gorubathan for the underprivileged,destitute abandon,vulnerable ,poor children starting age from 4 to 14 years.

About Us

Himalayan Media Welfare Society is a small community based grassroots,non government and non profit voluntary organisation,working for the underprivileged society in India. Through the hard work and commitment of our volunteers we can continue to provide a better life for those most needy ...

About the program

About Us

Himalayan Media Welfare Society is a small community based grassroots,non government and non profit voluntary organisation,working for the underprivileged society in India. Through the hard work and commitment of our volunteers we can continue to provide a better life for those most needy people within our district.

About the program

This Himalayan Media Welfare Society Day Care Center aims to help the poor in inaccessible areas. We provide free tutorial classes and other scholastic needs like books, pens, storytelling services,clothes, choreography training, artistic competitions, refreshment etc to the Children who are underprivileged,abandon,poor and whose family members are working as laborers. We celebrate their birthdays and give them small gifts. We also help them with any sicknesses and ensure they are healthy. We are trying to bring education to children from extremely poor families and allow them a happy start in life.Children will not get personal tutor to improve more in educational/physical/psychological field.Volunteers may help their home work and even help them to understand lesson more clearly i.e. teaching them about health and hygiene (sanitation)

Volunteering in Gorubathan / Kalimpong

Volunteer for Himalayan Media Welfare Society and embark on a magical experience giving children the chance of an education and a sustainable future. With a customized and ethical program to suite you we will ensure you maximize your time with us here in Gorubathan,District Kalimpong,(Near Darjeeling) and have a truly memorable adventure with Himalayan Media Welfare Society.








Typical day

A typical day at the Himalayan Media Welfare Society includes typical tasks:

  • Helping children doing  their home work and help them to understand lesson more clearly i.e.teaching them about health and hygiene (Sanitation)
  • Telling them about the different issues of life that may be troubling them.
  • Provid

Typical day

A typical day at the Himalayan Media Welfare Society includes typical tasks:

  • Helping children doing  their home work and help them to understand lesson more clearly i.e.teaching them about health and hygiene (Sanitation)
  • Telling them about the different issues of life that may be troubling them.
  • Providing moral teaching to live life with dignity.
  • Teaching them to converse in English so they may be able to excel their study.
  • Purchase clothes, school bags, and shoes for them
  • Support them in singing,dancing,drawing,painting and playing.
  • Help the community to aware about health and hygiene and environmental issues.


Free-time activities

In their free time volunteers can visit the jungle and do activities like hiking, trekking or visiting monasteries, churches, the riverside, historical places, tea gardens, factories and much more
We can help volunteers organizing their treks and visits.

Free-time activities

In their free time volunteers can visit the jungle and do activities like hiking, trekking or visiting monasteries, churches, the riverside, historical places, tea gardens, factories and much more
We can help volunteers organizing their treks and visits.


Requirements

Requirements

Minimum Age: 18 years

In order to join the program you need to be at least 18 years old on the program start date. There might be exemptions if you can provide the permission of your legal guardian(s) or if your are accompanied by your parents.

Language Skills

You need to speak English (basic level)

Education Requirements

Basic English , other subjects at High School,College,University level

Criminal Background Check

required

Required Documents

CV, Certificates and Proof of education

Nationality Restrictions

No restrictions. Helping hands from all over the world are welcome.

Other Skills

If Volunteers are trained in a particular subjects would be grateful to our projects.

Time Commitment

Your helping hand will be required on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 14:00 - 17:00

What's Included

What's Included

Services by HiMWeS Project

Food & Drink (3 meals a day), Accommodation are included in the fees.

If you would like to  be picked up and droped off at the airport and transported to the project site, there will be a little amount added to the program fees as this service is not included in the fees.

Airport Pickup at Bagdogra Airport

If you would like to  be picked up and droped off at the airport and transported to the project site, there will be a little amount added to the program fees.You need to Pay US $ 100 for Airport Pick up and Drop Off.

Accommodation

Home stay is near to the primary health center, the police station and market in case of emergency.Our rooms have electricity, fans, mosquito net, iron, running water, and Indian & Western toilet/bathroom.

Food & Beverages

We provide breakfast, lunch, dinner and filtered water

Internet Access

Good access at the project site

What's NOT included?

What's NOT included?

Flight Tickets

The nearest airport is Bagdogra Airport (IXB) in Bagdogra. We assist you to find cheap flights to India. FIND CHEAP FLIGHTS

Travel Insurance

Going abroad is an adventure and it is always best to be prepared. Sudden illness or injury, cancellation or theft - a travel insurance for India provides security and is a plus to have. GET A QUOTE

Vaccines

If you are intending to volunteer in India you should seek medical advice before starting your social journey. Check your required vaccinations for India. VACCINE CHECKER

Details on arrival

The program is available from January to December. Volunteers are welcome all year!

Availability
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Program fees

4 weeks (min. stay) 543€
6 weeks 815€
10 weeks 1,358€
18 weeks 2,444€
48 weeks (max. stay) 6,518€
Average fees 136€/week

Program fees

136€ per week 4 - 48 weeks Age 18 - 50+

Payment methods

Visa Master Card Maestro American Express PayPal

NO CREDIT CARD FEES


Duration

4 - 48 weeks

Deposit

The deposit is simply to reserve your volunteer placement. Payments are handled by PayPal, our trusted global payment provider. If you don't have a PayPal account, you can also pay using a credit card.


Final Payment

Your final payment will be agreed with HiMWeS Project during the application process. Common solutions are either via bank transfer or a cash payment at the project site.


Meet your organization

HiMWeS Project

Great 4.4 rating (6 reviews)

Non-profit - founded in 2008

Verified by Volunteer World

  Below average response rate

Coordinated by

Pawan

Spoken languages: English

About the project

our organisation here in Gorubathan, Darjeeling is a small community based charity, registered under the government of West Bengal,INDIA.

Meet your organization

 Himalayan Media Welfare Society is a small grassroots non profit and government registered voluntary organisation,working for the underprivileged children and the community since the year 2008.We have small group of team members who are all volunteers to help the community,we have a vision in order to uplift the community in the field of education and health.

We have Two Day Care Centres where we use to teach and help the underprivileged poor village kids,give them an extra tutorial classes and provide them some scholastic items and their daily needs.We play with them,We teach them morality,Overall we like to teach wholistic teaching to every village kids in Day Care Centre. Beside, We also use to teach children at school in different level.

We are also doing awareness programme on HIV/AIDS,Human Trafficking,Child Labour,Drug Addiction,Eye Screening camp,Health education etc at community level in different villages.

We are working at Gorubathan,under the district of Kalimpong (Near Darjeeling) in INDIA,which is an eco touristic place for visitors,very peaceful and safe in nature.

Our mission and vision is to help the village kids and the entire community by means of education and health.

HiMWeS goal is always to win the community by helping them in good education (Social ,Physical,Mental,Spiritual) and health.

HiMWeS is always looking for potential International Volunteers who may help to provide basic English teaching to our village Kids in Day Care Programme or School, or / they may also teach other subjects if possible.

Volunteerworld is a good and informative website or platform for HiMWeS in order to get potential International Volunteers.

6 reviews · rating4.4

Alison Delgrandi rating4

2019 at Daycare & Education Supporter

I spent 4 weeks in Gorubathan volunteering for HiMWes, and it was a very nice experience. During my time there, I spent every morning at a local school teaching English to children (mostly the nursery class), then in the afternoon, I was joining one of the two daycares to help students with their ...
Bella De Vere Hunt rating4.6

2017 at Daycare & Education Supporter

The time I spent volunteering at HMWS is one of the most amazing experiences of my life. The children were so keen to learn and I had so much fun teaching them - they are used to a very monotonous style of verbatim teaching and were so easy to please with a more fun and light-hearted approach. ..
Ella Rogers rating4.6

2017 at Educate & Mentor Children

Volunteering with HMWS is honestly the best thing I have ever done. The children are all delightful, and so keen to learn, making teaching them an absolute pleasure. We were welcomed into HiMWeS Home Stay, and treated like one of the family. Thank you for the most incredible experience, and I can't ...
Jeanette Antat rating4.4

2017 at Educate & Mentor Children

Thank you HMWS for my stay, and thanks for the great service you are doing for the underpriviledged children in your community. HMWS sets a fantastic example of how simple acts of kindness, humanity, charitable work and working together can make such an important difference in people's lives and in ...
Courtney rating4.4

2015 at Educate & Mentor Children

My time at Himalayan Media Welfare Society has been one of the best experiences of my life. I learned so much about India about myself and about people. This organization is doing great good for the people of ...
Timothee rating4.4

2015 at Educate & Mentor Children

I have to thank Pawan and his family for the warm welcome in their home and town. I will be forever grateful for the amazing opportunity they granted Elizabeth and I with. The children are lovely and teaching them was a gratifying experience I will never forget. I already miss ...

Location

Asia > Southern Asia > India > Gorubathan

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