Help the Street Children

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High­lights

Engage with the local/administrative staff and ideate on how to improve the center
Stay in a local volunteer house and meets many other fellow volunteers
Teach the children, play with them, take them on educational tours of the city, fundraise for their food, clothing, stationery and other basic essentials
Explore Delhi during free time and on weekends
Spend some quality time and contribute for the overall development and welfare of unfortunate children, who lived on streets, but now are given shelter by local NGOs. This volunteer program is especially suitable for:
Leeftijd 18+
Alleenstaanden
Koppels
Families
Groepen
50+

Why it is important

Delhi, alone, is said to have more than 0.2 million children living on streets, railway tracks, traffic signals, and other roadside areas. Most of these children are runaways from home, due to physical abuse and poverty. 

Many are orphans, who have no relatives to live with, and are forced by misfortune to live such a life. These children can be seen scavenging the rubbish heap for a meal, sleeping between the tracks, often beaten and sexually abused, falling prey to drug peddlers and child traffickers. 

The project

Through extensive volunteer work in the street children program in India - Delhi this situation can be tried to be dealt with. Volunteers work at the various contact points or shelter homes, being run by various organizations, which serve as day care centers for these street children. 

Volunteer work

The street children volunteer program in India requires a high amount of dedication and personal involvement from the volunteers. A generic list of tasks to be done by the participants under this program includes work, such as; 

  • Taking informal education classes for the children
  • Playing recreational and fun games with the children, while introducing them to different and new activities.
  • Help make them aware and imbibe some good habits in the children; such as, cleanliness, hygiene and greetings.  
  • On some of the days, volunteers can, also, plan a trip with the children to a museum or zoo in Delhi. Such educational trips are very useful for the children where they love spending time and playing with the volunteers.
  • Volunteers can assist in providing love, care, basic literacy, recreation and most importantly spend time and shower affection on them.

Dagelijkse activiteiten

Volunteers joining the street children program in India are required to follow a basic routine on a daily basis. This covers everything from meals to volunteer work and back. 

It must be noted that every placement functions at a different pace and on separate time-lines making the schedule slightly differ at times. A generic daily schedule for volunteers is as follows;

  • Sunday : Arrival in Delhi
  • Monday : Orientation + neighborhood familiarization tour. Orientation session will be conducted by the local coordinator, covering topic areas; such as safety, culture, language, places to visit, behaviour, food, and other suggestion over things to do in Delhi. Those who chose the Language and Orientation Week will carry on with the same for the entire, rest of the volunteers will begin their volunteer work from Tuesday.
  • Tue to Fri : Volunteer work
  • Breakfast - 08:30 am onwards
  • Working hours at the placement - 10:00 am (volunteers leave the accommodation by 09:30 am) to 04:00 pm
  • Lunch - anywhere between 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm (volunteers have to manage lunch on their own expense)
  • Dinner - 06:00 pm onwards
The same volunteer work schedule continues from the second week onwards 

  • Weekends : Free to explore the city (No meal is provide on Sunday, as volunteers are encouraged to try the local cuisines.)

Vrijetijdsactiviteiten

During the free time volunteers can visit the local markets, visit internet cafes and the different restaurants in Delhi and try out the different Indian cuisines. During weekends volunteers visit the neighboring states of Rajasthan and Himachal Pradesh. Our specialised Travel Desk can help you to book tours to any part of India or to neighboring countries like, Nepal. 

Museum/
Opera
Safari/
Zoo
Sport
Yoga/
Meditatie

Voor­waarden

Om deel te nemen aan het programma dien je tenminste 18 jaar oud te zijn op de startdatum van het programma. Er kunnen uitzonderingen gemaakt worden indien je een bewijs van toestemming kan aantonen van uw wettelijke voogd(en) of samen met je ouders deelneemt.
Taalkennis
Je dient over volgende taalkennis te beschikken Engels (basis niveau)
Bewijs van goed gedrag en zeden
verplicht
Vereiste documenten
CV, Insurance, Passport en parental consent(for under 18)
Nationaliteitsbeperkingen
Geen beperkingen. Helpende handen van over de hele wereld zijn welkom.
Tijdsinzet
Uw helpende hand wordt verwacht op maandag, dinsdag, woensdag, donderdag en vrijdag van 08:30 - 16:00

Diensten ingesloten

Diensten door Volunteering Solutions

  • Airport Pickup
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • Placement to Project
  • Support from Staff
  • Orientation
  • Assistance in booking weekend trips

Afhaal aan de luchthaven op Indira Gandhi International Airport

Airport pickup is provided between 6:00 am and 10:00 pm. Our local coordinator in Delhi will be there at the airport to receive the volunteers and transfer them to their accommodation place.

Accomodatie

While volunteering in Delhi you would be staying at one of our Volunteer home base in South Delhi. The accommodations are neat and clean and provide volunteers a home away from home, while you are in Delhi. 

The volunteer house is equipped with wifi internet, filtered drinking water, hot water showers(during winters), air conditioning (during summers), satellite television, modern toilets and comfortable beds. The home is close to useful amenities like, banks, ATM’s, currency ex-changers, restaurants, cafes and shopping arcades. 

All placements are around 10 - 30 minutes from the homes and volunteers travel to the placements everyday and come back home in the evenings.

Guesthouse Slaapkamer (Dubbel)
Eten & Drank
While, staying at the homes you would be provided with freshly cooked breakfast and dinner, we have cooks at the home who prepare meals for the volunteers. A sample of the meals you can expect are mentioned below.

  • Breakfast - Parantha, Bread, Tea (chai), Jam, Butter, Porridge etc.
  • Dinner - Dal (lentils), vegetable, rice, roti (indian bread), pickle, yogurt may be provided along with some sort of curry.
For lunch volunteers usually eat close to their placement at a local restaurant, our coordinators would show you around at the time of orientation. This also gives you a chance to eat a variety of food, India has to offer. You would be able to have a comfortable lunch for around $3-$4.

Vegetarians are welcome!
Internet toegang
Makkelijke toegang op de project site
Wat is er NIET inbegrepen?
Visum, vluchten, reisverzekering en vaccinaties zijn NIET inbegrepen in de programmakosten.
Vlucht tickets
De dichtste luchthaven is Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL) in Delhi. We assisteren u met het vinden van goedkope vluchten naar India.
Reisverzekering
Naar het buitenland reizen is een avontuur en het is best om goed voorbereid te zijn. Plots ziek worden of gewond raken, annulaties of diefstal - een reisverzekering voor India biedt zekerheid en is een meerwaarde.
Vaccinaties
Als je de intentie hebt om als vrijwilliger aan de slag te gaan in India dien je eerst medisch advies in te winnen alvorens je eropuit trekt. Kijk de benodigde vaccinaties na voor India.

Data & Kosten

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Gegevens over jouw aankomst

Volunteers joining the Street Children Program in India needs to arrive at the Indira Gandhi International Airport on the same date as the program start date. This program is available throughout the year with different start dates each month. 

2022

  • September - 04,18
  • October  - 02,16
  • November  - 06,20
  • December - 04,18
2023

  • Jan - 01,15
  • Feb -05,19
  • Mar- 05,19
  • Apr - 02,16
  • May - 07,21
  • Jun - 04,18
  • July - 02,16
  • Aug - 06,20 
  • Sept - 03,17 
  • Oct - 01,15
  • Nov - 05,19
  • Dec - 03,17


Beschikbaarheid
jan. feb. mrt. apr. mei jun. jul. aug. sep. okt. nov. dec.
Duurtijd
4 - 12 weken

Programmakosten

Kosten: Prijs in USD
4 weken (min. verblijf)
$789
5 weken
$889
6 weken
$989
7 weken
$1.089
8 weken
$1.189
12 weken (max. verblijf)
$1.629
Gemiddelde kosten
$167 /week

Houd er rekening mee dat de hierboven getoonde kosten worden geschat. Volunteering Solutions zal je op de hoogte houden over de finale kostprijs gedurende uw aanmeldprocedure.
Waarborg (15%)
De waarborg dient om je plek als vrijwilliger te verzekeren. Betalingen worden door PayPal behandeld, onze betrouwbare betalingsprovider. Indien je niet over een PayPal account beschikt, kan je ook met een credit kaart betalen.
Finale betaling (85%)
Uw finale betaling zal worden goedgekeurd door Volunteering Solutions gedurende de aanmeld procedure. Veel voorkomende oplossingen zijn een banktransfer of contante betaling op de projectsite.

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Onze diensten zijn gratis!
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Help the Street Children

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$167/week

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