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CICD

Climate Activist for India

by CICD

5 months course: 6 weeks training and preparation at CICD - 11 weeks volunteer work at environment project in India - 4 weeks evaluations

Activists are needed - to work with the poor to get a cleaner and better environment, access to clean water, light at night without burning preceious trees and without electricity. All we can do is useful and needed, and we must be many to do a lot - so you are needed!

Through this programme you will learn about the mechanisms of climate change, you will get a better understanding of forces that rule the world, and you will make a very practical contribution to alleviating the consequences of climate change in communities in India. During your time at Winestead Hall you will be part of developing the Climate Centre at CICD.

The 5 months go like this:

- 1st period - 6 weeks: Training and studies at CICD. Planning the service period. The 1st period will be both theoretical and practical.
- 2nd period - 11 weeks: Service period in India. Working together with Humana People to People in India at one of their environmental projects. This period will mainly be practical, but there will also be time for investigations in India.
- 3rd period - 4 weeks: Conclusion and information work - sharing your experiences with the next volunteers and the public.



Suitable for

Singles
Couples

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).
Language Skills
You need to speak English (intermediate level)
Health Declaration
required
Criminal Background Check
required
Nationality Restrictions
No restrictions. Helping hands from all over the world are welcome.
Time Commitment
Regular working hours are hardly predicable. It mainly depends on the work force. Get in touch with CICD straight ahead to get more infos about current to dos and objectives.

Any questions? Just ask. We at CICD are happy to help you.

Free-time activities

Our college is situated in the middle of 30 acres of park - with big lawns, lost of trees and shrubberies, a big walled garden and space for a lot of outdoor activities. We have a small gym and there are lots of small roads and paths that are great for jogging, cycling and rolled blading.

Swimming
Hiking
Sports

Included Services

What's included?
There is a registration fee of £ 350 (around 500 USD). The programme fees include training costs, travel to the project in India and travel expenses during the Investigation Week, and food and accommodation.
Accommodation

Students and staff live at the college, mostly in double rooms with shared bathrooms and toiltes. Our accommodation buildings are not new but very cosy, and they have laundry, tea kitchen and TV room for watching movies and playing games. Cleaning and garden work we also organise together and do it ourselves. (Great for learning organisational and practical skills!)

Bedroom (Double)
Food & Beverages

We have a self-catering system and all take turns to cook, bake bread and wash the dishes in our common Big Kitchen. Breakfast, lunch and dinner is served every day in the common dining room. In between meals there are always snacks and coffee and tea available there, and there is always bread, cereal and fruit so when hunger strikes in the middle of the afternoon it can be catered for.

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. An airport pickup isn't included within the program fees either.

No worries, Volunteer World supports you in raising funds, checking your visa regulations and travel insurance. We also assist you in finding the cheapest flights for your journey.
Costs (Prices in USD)
21 weeks (min. stay)
$6,150.00
21 weeks (max. stay)
$6,150.00
Average fees
$293.00/week

You can volunteer at the project site in Delhi/India between 21 weeks and 21 weeks. Please note that the above shown program fees are estimated and subject to exchange rate fluctuations. CICD 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 CICD during the application process. Common solutions are either via bank transfer or a cash payment at the project site.

Get ready to volunteer in India

Check out first

Visa Regulations
Depending on your nationality, you have to arrange your visa for India. Please check the visa regulations for India.
Travel Seasons
Find out the best time to volunteer in India and receive information on weather and climatic conditions.
Living Costs
Living costs vary with each destination. We give an overview of what you should plan as an estimated budget to volunteer in India.
Budgeting
Generally, volunteering abroad involves certain costs. In case you need financial support, we will assist you to fundraise your volunteer program in India.

What's next?

Airport
The nearest airport is Indira Gandhi International (DEL) in New Delhi. 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.
Vaccine Checker
If you are intending to volunteer in India you should seek medical advice before starting your social journey. Check your required vaccinations for India.
Free-time
What can you do in leisure-time in India while you are not working at your volunteer opportunity?
Delhi, Delhi, India

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