Type: Humanitarian & Community Development , IT & Journalism, Medical & Health Care, Teaching & Education, Working with children,
Organisation: WorkingAbroad Projects
Volunteers can get involved in Teaching Projects, IT Teaching, Childcare Projects, After school programmes/Summer camps, Renovation of local institutions, Community Health and Women's Empowerment Programmes. Dharamsala is a small town nestled in the Himalayan Mountains. Currently in exile from his homeland Tibet, His Holiness the Dalai Lama calls Dharamsala home and the peaceful region has a beauty which is unparalleled in India. Dharamsala is in the far north of India and is in stark contrast to many of India's bustling cities.
Volunteers can work on one or more of a range of community service projects in Dharamsala, including:
Teaching Projects - Teaching English to women and children
IT Teaching - Teaching basic IT skills
Childcare Projects - Caring for infants and children, including street children
After school programmes/Summer camps - Assisting local teachers and staff with after school programmes and summer camps
Renovation of local institutions - Assisting with the renovation of local institutions and creating clean, bright learning spaces
Community Health - Making community health visits/community health awareness training
Women's Empowerment - Working towards improving women's rights in society (including job skills training).
You can join for 2 weeks up to 12 weeks all year round.
Individuals, groups and students all welcome.
The cost for food (3 meals a day), lodging in a shared volunteer house, cultural activities, airport pickup, programme materials & training start from £590 upwards.
The Coombe, Spring Barn Farm
Lewes BN7 3ND
Telephone 1: +44 1273 479 047
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