Educate and Mentor Children

Volunteers can help to teach and mentor underprivileged children at schools

Educational and Mentor Program

School Education is the integral part of all around development of a child.The facilities and teaching method differs in different schools.The underprivileged schools may not able to provide such quality education even though having many hardworking teachers.

Therefore the International volunteers will definitely help and work among these schools to bring certain level of difference that will build innovative thoughts to the children as well as teachers.

*Volunteers can help them in English conversation among students.

*Volunteers creating such environment that will enhance children in learning,playing,drawing,painting,music.singing and physical activities.

*Providing teaching aids will make education interesting.

*Sharing and exchanging new ideas and views on different topics.

*Creatively helping school to raise fund to fulfill their education needs.

* Telling them about the different issues of life that may be troubling them.

*Providing moral teaching to live life with dignity.

*Dealing children concerning about their mental and psychological status.

*If willing volunteers can provide study materials if any.

*Teaching them to converse in English so they may be able to excel their study.

*Volunteers can help the children for their family as well.

*Volunteers may help the community with the help of these children to aware about health and hygiene and environmental issues.

As volunteers you will be expected to teach basic English and other subjects in English and energizes to students.

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Suitable for


Program Requirements

Minimum Age
In order to join the program you need to be at least 16 years old on the program start date.
Language Skills
You need to speak English (basic level)
Education Requirements
Basic English and other subjects at High School,University level
Nationality Restrictions
No restrictions. Helping hands from all over the world are welcome.
Other Skills
Volunteers can speak or write English to handle the children.
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 09:00 - 13:00

Any questions? Just ask. We at Himalayan Media Welfare Soc. are happy to help you.

Free-time activities

Volunteers can visit different places in their free time.They can visit in and around local historical ,religious places ,Tea Gardens,Jungle,Riverside,etc.
If volunteers would like to visit some more hilly areas like Kalimpong, Darjeeling proper,Lava,Sikkim we will help them.If they want for trekking we will arrange them.

Winter Sports


What's included?
Food & Drink (3 meals a day), Accommodation, Airport pickup.
What's NOT included?
Visa, flights, travel insurance or vaccinations are NOT included in the program fees.

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.
Airport Pickup

If you would like to picked up and drop off at the airport and transported to the project site, the $ 100 fee will be added to the program fees.


Single and double bedded rooms with electricity,fan,mosquito net and Indian / foreign style toilet bathroom,24 hrs water supply.
Primary Health Centre,Police station is near by home stay for any emergency.

Bedroom (Single) Bedroom (Double)
Food & Beverages

We provide tea,breakfast,lunch,dinner,,filtered water etc.

Internet Access
Good access at the project site
3 weeks (min. stay)
4 weeks
5 weeks
6 weeks
10 weeks
18 weeks
48 weeks (max. stay)

You can volunteer at the project site in Gorubathan,Darjeeling/India between 3 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 tell you your final price during your application process.
Average Fees
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.

Get ready to volunteer in India

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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.
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?

The nearest airport is Bagdogra (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.
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.
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Gorubathan, Darjeeling, Gorubathan,Darjeeling, India

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