Refugee Community Coordination Assistant

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founded in 2003
Kamala
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Coordinator | Kamala
Coordinator | Kamala

Highlights

Bring smile to poor children
Helping Refugee Children in education
Volunteering to bring peace around
Community Service
Visit Incredible India and help smilengo
International Youth volunteers are welcome to assist in Refugee Children & Community work. Location: Madhyamgram, Kolkata
Duration : 4-12 months This volunteer program is especially suitable for:
Age 18+
Singles
Couples
Groups
If anyone wish to be the part of community and help the organization in community coordination activity under local project incharge then this is the project for you.The project is all about motivating and encouraging children and girls to participate SMILE educational and training activities on regular basis.There are huge number of families from the community are not serious about health,hygiene,education,self awareness.most of them are lacking the  importance of  education.SMILE running informal education center  for the refugee children and girls to bring them in the formal education and make them ready for a better life. Number of dropouts among girls are increasing everyday ,thus volunteers duty would be to visit community and encourage them to join SMILE initiatives,maintain survey reports,increase the number of participants etc.Activities would be including survey,training,motivational activities and meeting peoples from the community with the support of local coordinators.

This activities can bring a close knowledge about the refugee communities,their problems etc. Volunteers can have a lifetime experience in this project.Sometimes volunteers required to work by themselves,so energetic,motivated and sincere volunteers are most welcome.

Work type: Refugee  Community Coordination Assistant 
Code: SMILE MLTV spl 02
Location: Madhyamgram, Kolkata 
Duration : 4-12 months
Date : Anytime 
Accommodation : Dormitory/ bunk bedded room for 2-12  person
Food : 3 meals from local host family.

Typical day

5-6 hours/day (monday to friday). Weekends free. 

Free-time activities

INDIA is an amazing country with diverse  culture and tradition .Interesting people ! Explore the country with exciting diversity .Kolkata ,the city of joy was known before as Calcutta since the colonial time. This ancient city was used to be the capital of British colonial period. This city has full of heart ,people are basically belongs to the middle and lower middle class . There are also rich and poor people all around . City Kolkata is known for its busy traffic ,huge population ,warm weather and poverty around the street corners! It is a great place to visit for every tourist coming to India.  Kolkata( itself is a great tourist place with its historical value ) is well connected with many famous and attractive tourist places during weekends ...
 
 
organised Package trip at the end of the project can be organised by professionals......
                                * weekends exciting Cultural city ( kolkata ) and around trip can also be organised against extra cost Euro80/head for weekends (8am-4pm).
**Kolkata is one of the 4 biggest city in India and it is connected with every part of the country. You can fly almost any part of the country with in 2-2:30 hrs. So traveling around could try is very easy from Kolkata. 
Concert/
Music
Sightseeing
Shopping/
Souvenirs
Museum/
Opera

Program Requirements

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)
Criminal Background Check
required
Required Documents
CV
Nationality Restrictions
No restrictions. Helping hands from all over the world are welcome.
Other Skills
Patience, open mind, flexible, easy going
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday

Included Services

Services by SMILE Society, India

3 meals, shared room at local host family, Airport pickup, Limited wifi, local language learning class, Cultural exchange, 

Airport Pickup at Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Airport

Airport transfer available between 6am-6pm. 

Accommodation

Bunk bedded shared room. 

Dorm Room
Food & Beverages

3 meals from local host family. 

Internet Access
Limited 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 Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Airport (CCU) in Kolkata. 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.
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.

Dates & Fees

NO CREDIT CARD FEES

Details on arrival

Anyday arrival is welcome. This project is open for round the year.

Availability
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Duration
16 - 48 weeks

Program fees

Costs: Prices in USD
16 weeks (min. stay)
$ 1,400
17 weeks
$ 1,488
18 weeks
$ 1,575
19 weeks
$ 1,663
23 weeks
$ 2,013
31 weeks
$ 2,713
48 weeks (max. stay)
$ 4,200
Average fees
$ 88 /week

Please note that the above shown program fees are estimated and subject to exchange rate fluctuations. SMILE Society, India 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 SMILE Society, India during the application process. Common solutions are either via bank transfer or a cash payment at the project site.

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