Volunteer with Street Children in Delhi
from £140 GBP
to £665 GBP
Volunteer with Street Children in Delhi
Duration: from 1 Weeks to 24 Weeks
Countries: IndiaThere are about 100 million street children in India who do not attend any school and spend most of their time on the streets. They 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.
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There are about 100 million street children in India who do not attend any school and spend most of their time on the streets. They 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.
Volunteers can bring smile on the faces of these disadvantaged street children by helping to create an environment conducive for their holistic development in order to enable them become a part of mainstream society.
Volunteer Work in India Street Children Program consists of taking informal education classes with the children, playing games with the children and introducing them to different new activities. 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. They can assist in providing love, care, basic literacy, recreation and most importantly spend time and shower affection on them.
Volunteers must be 17 years or older at the beginning of the program. Volunteers need to have an open mind and flexible attitude for working in a new and different environment. The volunteer should bring energy and enthusiasm to make a difference.
The project placements are located in the capital city of Delhi. The placements are mainly located in South and Central part of Delhi.
Language & Orientation Week in Delhi
You have the option to start your volunteering with a week long language & culture orientation week in New Delhi. (Starts 1st and 3rd Monday of every month) The week aims to provide important Language instructions, safety tips, and cultural knowledge before volunteers start their work. Volunteers would also be give a 2 day tour around Delhi to see the beautiful sights it has to offer.
Volunteers can begin their project placement on any Monday of the month (Unless you join the Language and Culture week in Delhi, which starts 1st and 3rd Monday of every month throughout the year, followed by volunteer program of your choice in India.)
How to apply
- Choose your program and country to fill in the simple application form online and you will receive a personalized MyAccount section on the website.
- Pay your $200* refundable application fee online by secure gateway to confirm your spot in the program.
- You will receive a welcome email from us acknowledging your application; we will then send your placement details in 7-10 working days.
- Once you receive your placement details you can log into MyAccount and view your trip details and make your final payments and you are all set to go.
During the above process, you can communicate with us by email or phone for any further support that you may require.
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This placement would suit:
Those interested in making a real difference in street childrens lives in Delhi.
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