Daycare & Education Supporter

founded in 2008
HiMWeS Project
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Coordinator | Pawan
Coordinator | Pawan
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HiMWeS has Day Care Programs in and around Gorubathan for the underprivileged,destitute abandon,vulnerable ,poor children starting age from 4 to 14 years. This volunteer program is especially suitable for:
Age 16+

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.
  • 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.



In order to join the program you need to be at least 16 years old on the program start date.
Language Skills
You need to speak English (basic level)
Criminal Background Check
Education Requirements
Basic English , other subjects at High School,College,University level
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

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.


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.

Bedroom (Double) Bedroom (Single) Guest Family
Food & Beverages

We provide breakfast, lunch, dinner and filtered water

Internet Access
Good access at the project site
What's NOT included?
Visa, flights, travel insurance or vaccinations are NOT included in the program fees.
Flight Tickets
The nearest airport is Bagdogra Airport (IXB) in Bagdogra. We assist you to find cheap flights to India.
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.
If you are intending to volunteer in India you should seek medical advice before starting your social journey. Check your required vaccinations for India.

Dates & Fees


Details on arrival

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
4 - 48 weeks

Program fees

Costs: Prices in USD
4 weeks (min. stay)
6 weeks
10 weeks
18 weeks
48 weeks (max. stay)
Average fees
$140 /week

Please note that the above shown program fees are estimated. HiMWeS Project will let you know about the final price during your application process.
Deposit (15%)
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 (85%)
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.

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Daycare & Education Supporter

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


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