- Jaipur, India
- Program Type:
- Volunteer Abroad
- Degree Level:
- Gap Year
- Work Types:
- Children, Economic Development, Education, Social Services
- 3-4 weeks, 1-3 months
- Program Description:
What makes this adventure attractive is the combination of volunteering in India and weekend travel at a very affordable cost. This four week volunteer program involves a placement either with the Education Program for Children Living on the Street or Teaching English in a Jaipur primary school.
A travel itinerary every weekend to culturally rich destinations is included, and allows volunteers to experience the best parts of India. The weekend trips will include: The Taj Mahal in Agra on the first weekend. The famous Tiger Trail through Ranthambhore on the second weekend. A visit to the Holy City, Pushkar, on the third weekend, and the final part which is four days travel - takes you to Jaisalmer and includes a Camel Safari in the Thar Desert!
This program has a set duration of four weeks, and commences every Saturday from October to March each year. Applications outside of these dates cannot be accepted.
Age: 18 years +
Minimum stay: 4 Weeks
How to apply: Online Application
Start Dates: Set Start Dates: Every Saturday from October to March
Language: All volunteers must have a good command of the English language. Some understanding of the local dialect would also be beneficial but is not a pre-requisite.
ABOUT LOVE VOLUNTEERS
Love Volunteers provides individuals with the chance to travel abroad and immerse in a new culture, while participating in projects that provide help where it is needed most. Join us for a truly memorable experience volunteering abroad. All volunteer projects are responsible, safe, and affordable!
Here's why more and more people are choosing to become a LOVE VOLUNTEER!
Need - We work directly with local charities on grass-roots community development projects. Our focus is on providing support where it is really needed - not holidays! We keep volunteer numbers at sustainable levels to meet the needs of each project - not to increase revenue!
Impact - By becoming a Love Volunteer you are saying to the world that you are a REAL volunteer and your focus is on supporting people and communities in need. You're not just a tourist and your goals include much more than selfies and hangovers. Your contribution with LV will be real and measurable. You will change lives, and one of them will be your own!
Safety - Your safety is our top priority. We have personally visited and regularly audit all of our projects and accommodations so you can rest assured that your needs will be met, whilst getting the most out of your experience.
Support - With dedicated in-country teams, you know you will have 24/7 support right there when you need it - guaranteed! From simply questions to hospital trips, we will ensure you are supported throughout your placement.
Communication - We pride ourselves in our reputation as always being available when you need us, dealing with your questions quickly, and being prompt with all communications. We are here to help you help the world!
Value - We strive to make volunteering abroad affordable and accessible to everyone. Our program fees are lower, our registration fees are lower - and we encourage you to compare!
Security - We have placed thousands of international volunteers in meaningful voluntary service projects around the world. We have the experience and the reputation, so you know you are in good hands!
Friendship - One of the benefits of volunteering is that you'll meet new people and develop friendships that will last a lifetime. This is one of the true benefits of volunteering and we encourage you to make the most of the unique opportunity to develop these cross-cultural friendships.
Free time - We realize that everyone needs a break and encourage our volunteers to have a look around where and when possible. All you need to do is let us know what you want to do and we will do our very best to make it happen for you!
For more information, or to join us on this exciting project, visit our website now!
- Setting Description:
- As with all of our programs in India, volunteers are accommodated Monday to Friday within our comfortable volunteer house, where you will have the opportunity to meet and socialize with many other like-minded people from around the world. Two home-cooked meals are provided each day and Wi-Fi and laundry services are available. Weekend travel includes transport and hotel accommodation.
- LV Registration Fee + Programs Fees from just $1135 for four weeks! USD. Included: Accommodation, 2 Meals per day (when volunteering), Airport Pickup, In-Country Transport (for weekend travel), Orientation on Arrival and 24/7 In-Country Support. Not Included: Flights, Insurance, VISA, Vaccinations, Optional Excursions and Spending Money.
Additional Program Information
- Love Volunteers welcomes all who wish to volunteer and give their time and energy to help improve the lives of others in a developing country. Whilst some programs require specific education, qualifications and experience, all applicants must first and foremost have a genuine willingness to help, show drive and initiative, and bring a positive 'can-do' attitude. If this sounds like you, we want you on the team!
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