Himalayan Media Welfare Soc.

Daycare & Education Supporter

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HiMWeS has Day Care Programs in and around Gorubathan for the underprivileged,destitute abandon,vulnerable ,poor children starting age from 4 to 14 years. This volunteer program is especially suitable for:
Singles
Couples
Families
Groups

About Us

Himalayan Media Welfare Society is a small community based grassroots,non government and non profit organisation,working for the welfare of t the society. Through the hard work and commitment of our volunteers we can continue to provide a better life for those most needing within our district.

About the program

This Himalayan Media Welfare Society Day Care Center aims to help the poor in inaccessible areas. We provide free tutorial classes and other scholastic needs like books, pens, storytelling services,clothes, choreography training, artistic competitions, refreshment etc to the Children who are underprivileged,abandon,semi orphan,orphan and whose family members are working as laborers. We celebrate their birthdays and give them small gifts. We also help them with any sicknesses and ensure they are healthy. We are trying to bring education to children from extremely poor families and allow them a happy start in life.Children will not get personal tutor to improve more in educational/physical/psychological field.Volunteers may help their home work and even help them to understand lesson more clearly i.e. teaching them about health and hygiene (sanitation)

Volunteering in Gorubathan / Kalimpong

Volunteer for Himalayan Media Welfare Society and embark on a magical experience giving children the chance of an education and a sustainable future. With a customized and ethical program to suite you we will ensure you maximize your time with us here in Gorubathan,District Kalimpong,(Near Darjeeling) and have a truly memorable adventure with Himalayan Media Welfare Society.






Typical day

A typical day at the Himalayan Media Welfare Society includes typical tasks:

  • Helping children doing  their home work and help them to understand lesson more clearly i.e.teaching them about health and hygiene (Sanitation)
  • Telling them about the different issues of life that may be troubling them.
  • Providing moral teaching to live life with dignity.
  • Teaching them to converse in English so they may be able to excel their study.
  • Purchase clothes, school bags, and shoes for them
  • Support them in singing,dancing,drawing,painting and playing.
  • Help the community to aware about health and hygiene and environmental issues.

Details on Arrival

The program is available from January to December. Volunteers are welcome all year!

Free-time activities

In their free time volunteers can visit the jungle and do activities like hiking, trekking or visiting monasteries, churches, the riverside, historical places, tea gardens, factories and much more
We can help volunteers organizing their treks and visits.

Swimming
Sightseeing
Diving/Snorkling
Shopping/Souvenirs
Climbing
Safari/Zoo
Hiking

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
Basic English , other subjects at High School,University level
Nationality Restrictions
No restrictions. Helping hands from all over the world are welcome.
Other Skills
If Volunteers are trained in a particular subjects would be grateful to our projects.
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 14:00 - 17:00

Included Services

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Before your journey

Profound consulting and ongoing support (free)
Himalayan Media Welfare Soc. (your host organization) provides consulting and is keen to answer all your questions. Once you reserved your spot, you will receive the contact details of your volunteer project.
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On-site services

Services by Himalayan Media Welfare Soc.

Food & Drink (2 meals a day), Accommodation are included in the fees.

If you would like to  be picked up and droped off at the airport and transported to the project site, there will be a little amount added to the program fees as this service is not included in the fees.

Accommodation

Home stay is near to the primary health center, the police station and market in case of emergency.Our rooms have electricity, fans, mosquito net, iron, running water, and Indian & Western toilet/bathroom.

Bedroom (Single) Bedroom (Double)
Food & Beverages

We provide breakfast, dinner and filtered water

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.
Flight Tickets
The nearest airport is Bagdogra Airport (IXB) in Bagdogra. 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.
Costs (Prices in USD)
4 weeks (min. stay)
$420.00
5 weeks
$525.00
6 weeks
$630.00
10 weeks
$1,050.00
18 weeks
$1,890.00
48 weeks (max. stay)
$5,040.00
Average fees
$105.00/week

You can volunteer at the project site in Gorubathan/India between 4 weeks and 48 weeks. Please note that the above shown program fees are estimated and subject to exchange rate fluctuations. Himalayan Media Welfare Soc. will let you know about the final price during your application process.
Crowdfunding Service
Generally, volunteering abroad involves certain costs. In case you need financial support, we will assist you to fundraise your volunteer program in India.
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 Himalayan Media Welfare Soc. during the application process. Common solutions are either via bank transfer or a cash payment at the project site.
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