Teach Care & Travel in Summer

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founded in 2010
Volunteering With India (VWI)
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Coordinator | Sukret
Coordinator | Sukret
Summer volunteer program is perfect for those who are looking for volunteer abroad, meaningful travel and volunteer experience in India for a short duration 4 weeks. This volunteer program is especially suitable for:
Age 18+
Singles
Couples
Families
Groups
50+
Wheel Chairs

This program is perfect for the participants who are looking for meaningful travel and volunteering experience for a short duration of 4 weeks + Travelling. It gives you opportunity to Work with Children Program & Golden Triangle Tour which includes sites like Jaipur, Taj Mahal Agra, Agra Fort, Fatehpur Sikri, Abhaneri, Sikandra & Delhi, India.

About our Children Program:- 

In our Children program we have orphan, street and children which are kidnapped by the criminal gangs in India; these children involved in child labor by the criminal gangs. Many of them are left by their parents on railway station, bus stands, and next to traffic signals to do activites like begging, vending, selling cigarettes and tobacco, pedding lottery tickets etc. We have rescued all these children and bring them in our childcare center. To provide them accomodation, food, education and with all the necessary things which a child needs for his growth. Since 2008 we have repatriate around 2500 children. 

You as a volunteer will be involved in activities such as teaching them basic English and mathematics, personality development classes. Personality development includes talking about having a positive attitude towards life, self-esteem, manners, speaking and behaving in public etc. In addition you can teach them Alphabets, Counting, Days of weeks, Months of year, manners, writing practice etc. You will also be involved in activities related to art & craft work, such as drawing and henna painting. Health education programs such as the AIDS-awareness program make them be aware of health & hygiene tips and nutrition. Sports and games have also been organized by volunteers in order to develop their physical stamina; all these are very helpful in making their life better and in rehabilitating them.

Golden Triangle Tour India:-

We arrange 3 nights/4 days trip for the India's famous Golden Triangle Tour to discover and explore the alluring charm of Jaipur, Agra & Delhi in the most fascinating ways! The journey covers the most popular tourist destinations of Jaipur ( Rajasthan ), Taj Mahal Agra, Agra Fort, Fatehpur Sikri, Abhaneri, Sikandra, 4 famous places in Delhi, India.

Typical day

Volunteers are expected to work for five days a week ( Monday to Friday ) for everyday around 5 hours. During volunteer work you will be involved in the activities such as :- 

  • Teaching basic skills in English and Math in our childcare and women program
  • Supporting the children & women in self-development.
  • Supporting in Art & Craft Work.
  • Helping them to develop health awareness.
  • Skill development & training program in stitching work, beautician course & Mehandi/drawing.
  • Personality development Classes.
  • Group & 1 to 1 counselling sessions.
  • Feeding the Elephants in the Village. 


Volunteer Week Detail 

Day 1: Today you will arrive in Jaipur. A VWI staff member will pick you up from your arrival destination and welcome you. After picking you up, we will transfer you to the host family accommodation. We will introduce you to the host family members and guide you through the accommodation facilities and your local surroundings. You will be given a run down about the project, your daily working schedule, rules and regulation of volunteering, what the dos and donts are of travelling in India are and advise you about facilities any traveller might need in a new place.


Day 2 to Day 28 : You will be transferred to your project site. Your first day will be a learning experience, meeting new faces and seeing what your role will be. Days at the project site will include taking part in many of the activities you have read above. And maybe even a few spontaneous Bollywood dance-offs.

Working days will be five days a week, Monday to Friday.

Weekends: The weekends are free for you to relax and enjoy the Pink City of Jaipur. Every weekend we arrange sightseeing tour of Jaipur beautiful historical places, cultural places and programs with our VWI staff team. Volunteers have opportunity to meet with other volunteers also from other projects sites as everybody gets together on these days. There are several other side trips that you can join which will greatly enhance your experience of Rajasthan, India.

Tour Program Itinerary

Day 29 :-Start from Jaipur in Morning proceed to visit Agra. We will pick you from your Hotel/Guest house in Jaipur through an air-conditioned Toyota Etios or one of the similar standards Car with well experienced English-speaking Driver. One the way visit Abhaneri and Fatehpur Sikri. You will reach Agra in evening. Check in to Hotel and Relax. Overnight stay at Hotel in Agra.

Day 30 :- Early morning after Breakfast Proceed to Agra, on the way visit Bird Sanctuary at Keoladeo Ghana National Park in Bharatpur and Fatehpur Sikri. Check in to Hotel in Agra in evening.

Day 31 :- Early morning visit the world-famous Taj Mahal built by the Moghul Emperor Shahjehan in 1630 for his Queen Mumtaz Mahal to enshrine her mortal remains. Back to hotel for breakfast, after breakfast we will bring you to Visit Agra fort and city tour. OveryNight at Agra Hotel.

Day 32 :- Early Morning after Breakfast proceed to Delhi which is 230 km's. On the way to Delhi Visit Sikandra. Sikandra is the mausoleum of Emperor Akbar. It represents his philosophy and secular outlook, combining the best of Hindu and Muslim architecture in a superlative fusion. Completed in 1613 A.D., it is one of the well-preserved monuments in the area. Reach New Delhi later in afternoon Visit India Gate and Buddhist Temple. After visit we will drop you to airport or your desired location in Delhi. Tour finishes in sweet memories with you.

Free-time activities

The weekends are free for you to relax and enjoy the Pink City of Jaipur. Every Weekend we arrange sightseeing tours for volunteers to visit famous tourist destinations in Jaipur. Also in a day during free time you can visit the famous temples in Jaipur, go for cycle rickshaw ride, visit the local bazaars (market), buy some souvenirs, go to shopping malls and do many more activities.

Water Sports
Concert/
Music
Sightseeing
Shopping/
Souvenirs
Climbing
Safari/
Zoo
Hiking
Museum/
Opera
Sports
Riding
Winter Sports
Yoga/
Meditation

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
Education Requirements
at High School level
Nationality Restrictions
No restrictions. Helping hands from all over the world are welcome.
Other Skills
There are no specific skills required to join the program. But volunteers need to be loving and passionate about helping those who are in need, and also they have interest to learn about the Culture/Life of the people in India.
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday

Included Services

Airport Pickup at Jaipur Airport

One of our team member will come to pick you at the Jaipur, Airport. We will be there with a placard with your name on it. Our team is happy to pick you up anytime your flight lands in Jaipur. 

Accommodation

VWI will make arrangements for room, food and transportation for the volunteers, from the first day of the volunteer’s arrival in Jaipur, India. Volunteers will be living with an Indian host family. You will have your own room, that you may or may not share with another volunteer of the same sex. Our host families are carefully screened and selected based on VWI requirements. Host families are experienced in the realm of hosting international travellers for at least 10 years.

The accommodation and meals provided at the host family will be basic. Staying with a host family is a great way to learn about a host country’s culture and customs. Every host family will have internet facilities so you can stay in contact with your own family. 

Food & Beverages

You will be having 3 Meals per day i;e Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.

All meals are vegetarian. 

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 Jaipur Airport (JAI) in Jaipur. 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

Year 2019

22 Apr to 23 May, 6 May to 6 June, 20 May to 20 June, 27 May to 27 June, 10 June to 11 July, 24 June to 25 July, 8 July to 8 Aug, 22 July to 22 Aug, 5 Aug to 5 Sept, 19 Aug to 19 Sept.

Year 2020

23 May to 21 May, 4 May to 4 June, 18 May to 18 June, 25 May to 25 June, 8 June to 9 July, 22 June to 23 July, 6 July to 6 Aug, 20 July to 20 Aug, 27 July to 27 Aug, 10 Aug to 10 Sept

You need to arrive at Jaipur, Airport. One of our representative will come to pick you; make your warm welcome and transfer you to the accommodation. We will guide you each and everything once you are here with us. Your program will be finished in Delhi. 

Availability
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Duration
4 - 5 weeks

Program fees

Costs: Prices in USD
4 weeks (min. stay)
$ 1,600
5 weeks (max. stay)
$ 1,600
Average fees
$ 360 /week

Please note that the above shown program fees are estimated and subject to exchange rate fluctuations. Volunteering With India (VWI) 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 Volunteering With India (VWI) during the application process. Common solutions are either via bank transfer or cash at arrival at the project site.

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