Women Empowerment Assistant

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founded in 2005
Integrated Learning Experience
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Coordinator | Diego
Coordinator | Diego
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High­lights

Support women to get stronger and achieve goals.
Enjoy Indian culture.
Get experience working with low-income women in a welfare program
Make friends and meet people during the weekends traveling around India.
Explore nice and beautiful places in India. Enjoy traveling, especially to very different places!
Support low-income and vulnerable women to overcome difficult situations by giving them tools through education to improve their quality of life in Jaipur. This volunteer program is especially suitable for:
Age 18+
Singles
Couples
Groups
50+
Volunteer in women empowerment and help give the right educational tools to women in vulnerable situations. Work involves education in life skills, income-generating projects, vocational training, counseling, and support. Seminars are organized to raise voices against domestic violence, eve-teasing & harassment.

The women empowerment program aims to teach low-income and vulnerable women to overcome difficult situations by giving them tools through education to improve the quality of life of organized women groups in organizations in Jaipur.  While volunteers work also can enjoy the city of Jaipur and experience real life in India and the north Indian State of Rajasthan.  The city is surrounded by hills and impressive buildings that represented forts.  Jaipur was established by the then Maharaja, Sawai Jai Singh in the year 1927. The graceful architecture of the City that runs across in pink color has earned Jaipur the title of "The Pink City".

The aim of the project is to make women more independent through education, self-esteem, and financial literacy.

Volunteer work is also available in orphanages working with girls.

Volunteer Tasks:
-Assisting instructors teach income-generating workshops.
-Teaching women general math, English, and basic financial literacy.
-Teaching about basic hygiene and disease prevention.
-Informing about women's rights.
-Helping women on a case-by-case basis in exploring new ways to earn money and gain financial independence.
-Advising women on how to get small loans.
- Preparing SHG (Self Help Groups), with the help of local banking institutions.
-Counseling women who have been victims of abuse.

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Typical day

Work starts around 8 am and finishes around 3pm  Monday to Friday.
On a typical day, volunteers work in the teaching center during the morning supporting the staff and doing different activities with the women groups or individuals.   After the project volunteers can enjoy the city of Jaipur doing different activities every afternoon.

Free-time activities

Welcome to Jaipur!

A well-known Indian City, Jaipur was established by the then Maharaja, Sawai Jai Singh in the year 1927.  The graceful architecture of the City that runs across in pink color has earned Jaipur the title of "The Pink City". Jaipur is predominantly known for its musicians, artisans, and craftsmen. This majestic city is now visited by many people for its fine jewelry, beautiful textiles, and yummy cuisine.  

Volunteers can do different activities since exploring the great and nice city, tours in bicycle, learning dancing, enjoying the impressive architecture of important buildings, experience the tuk-tuks and many other activities that are offered in the place.
Concert/
Music
Sightseeing
Shopping/
Souvenirs
Safari/
Zoo
Hiking
Museum/
Opera
Yoga/
Meditation

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
Teaching, psychology, therapists, social work, and others field related. at University level
Required Documents
Application form, CV, Copy of passport, Travel health insurance information and
Nationality Restrictions
No restrictions. Helping hands from all over the world are welcome.
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday

What's Included

Services by Integrated Learning Experience

Programs Includes:
1. Pick-up from Jaipur airport
2. Transfer to Jaipur volunteer house/host family
3. Traditional welcome (Garland, red dot on forehead etc.)
 4. Orientation in Jaipur
5. Accommodation in Jaipur volunteer house/host family. Private or double occupancy in a host family. Shared accommodation
6. All meals in Jaipur (Indian authentic meals)
7. Volunteering project placement
8. Assistance when required at the project
9. Help in booking weekend trips and activities
10. Last night stay in Jaipur volunteering house with all meals
11. Drop at Jaipur airport at the end of the program

Airport Pickup at Jaipur Airport

Pick-up from Jaipur airport  

Accommodation

Accommodation in Jaipur volunteer house/host family. Private or double occupancy in a host family. Shared accommodation.

Dorm Room Guest Family
Food & Beverages

All meals in Jaipur (Indian authentic meals)

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

We recommend that you arrive at Jaipur on any Saturday, in time for Sunday's orientation. Work begins every Monday where you will be introduced to your project and tasks.

Can't make it on a Saturday? contact us to check on your desired start date.
Availability
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Duration
2 - 12 weeks

Program fees

Costs: Prices in USD
2 weeks (min. stay)
$564
3 weeks
$679
4 weeks
$782
5 weeks
$942
6 weeks
$1,102
7 weeks
$1,262
8 weeks
$1,422
9 weeks
$1,582
10 weeks
$1,742
11 weeks
$1,902
12 weeks (max. stay)
$2,062
Average fees
$227 /week

Please note that the above shown program fees are estimated. Integrated Learning Experience 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 Integrated Learning Experience during the application process. Common solutions are either via bank transfer or a cash payment at the project site.

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Women Empowerment Assistant

Support low-income and vulnerable women to overcome difficult situations by giving them tools through education to improve their quality of life in Jaipur.

$227/week

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