ENGLISH TEACHING VOLUNTEER PROJECT

English Teaching

The teaching program is run at the Government Primary Schools in rural areas of Barkot town, Uttrakhand (India). The volunteers will work in the schools and organize various enjoyable and creative activities for the children to sharpen their talents and increase their knowledge.

The project is titled “English teaching volunteer project”. The project is run in a local government primary school where the level of English is absolutely dismal owing to many reasons. The importance of the program lies in improving the English educational standard at these schools. The volunteers give the children a new found confidence. The volunteers will also assist in a wide variety of chosen subjects and activities such as Mathematics, Arts, and Sports. Volunteers are expected to focus primarily on the syllabus being taught in the Schools.

VOLUNTEER WORK ACTIVITIES

Volunteers will teach the children English covering to their current syllabus. In addition, you can teach Alphabets, Counting, Days of weeks, Months of the year, Manners, Writing practice etc.

LOCATION Barkot town, Uttrakhand (India) Rishikesh city, Uttrakhand (India)

PROJECT REQUIREMENT

Duration- The minimum required time to volunteer within our ‘English Teaching Project’ is 1 week to the 4-week maximum. You can extend your project duration upto 4 weeks more depending on the availibility.
Qualification - Volunteers must participate in this program with an open mind, giving heart, and flexibility to work with different age ranges of children.
Visa type - You will need the tourist Visa for this program.
Start dates- The program is open throughout the year except for the month of June.
Joining dates- We are flexible with your arrival on any given day but it is always advisable to join the project from Monday.
Volunteering hours/days- 5 days a week- Monday to Friday , 4-5 hours a day.

INCLUDED:

• Participate in our daily activities such as cooking, Hindi class, and Village walks.
• Help with your travel plan.
• Program orientation.
• Accommodation (sharing).
• 3 delicious organic vegetarian meals, morning, afternoon & evening tea with snacks.
• Placement and assistance in work area.
• Village walk & participation in the local festival, if given in the time period.

EXCLUDED:

• Airfares
• Visa/ Visa fees
• Travel / Health / Life Insurance
• Other than mentioned in the included section

Fees & Date:

Duration Cost
1 Week $163
2 Week $265
3 Week $360
4 Week $455

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WHY CHOOSE HIMALAYAN CULTURAL EXCHANGE OPPORTUNITIES?

We have years of experience of organizing volunteering programs where you can choose your own start and end date. You will experience worthwhile and fulfilling volunteer projects serving our local community. We have full-time attendants close by in our volunteer placements.

WHY SHOULD I PAY FOR VOLUNTEERING?

Although volunteering is a great way to give your time, it does come at a cost in order for you to experience a hassle-free volunteering project. Your fees will help cover the cost of paying your homestay owner, other staff (attendants & cook) along with accommodating you with a safe, comfortable living environment; which include daily amenities, two meals a day, and internet access. A partial sum of your fee will also help our programs continue to run and help the children we serve.

DO I NEED EXPERIENCES, SPECIAL SKILLS TO BE A VOLUNTEER WITH YOU?

No, you don't need any special skills. We are happy to welcome everyone that is enthusiastic and driven to help other people. It's necessary to speak English since it is the language we use to communicate, but it's perfectly fine if English is your second language. You'll also be able to improve your level of English here, as you'll be speaking it constantly.

WHERE SHALL I STAY AND ENJOY MY MEALS?

You shall be staying with a host family. The meals are provided at the family house. Since the center is located close by so you would not need any local transport. The family has been hosting our volunteers for a long time and they are quite experienced in hosting international guests.

HOW SAFE IS IT?

At Himalayan Cultural Exchange Opportunities we make safety a high priority for each and every volunteer and staff member that join our program. Please trust that we have extensive experience in caring and protecting all of our volunteers. This includes safety within the house, transportation provided if needed, safety at the program locations, and any emergencies assistance that may arise. We do not conduct any program that could in any possible way jeopardize the safety of any volunteer or staff member. We have had hundreds of volunteers within the age group of 16-65 years of age, with no miss-happening to anyone in our program. We ask that you join our program with adherence to the set rules and respect them appropriately for your own and others personal safety.