Volunteering opportunities & youth exchanges in India

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volunteering in India, volunteer programs in India, volunteer program India, volunteering opportunities in India, volunteer programs in Kolkata, volunteer in Kolkata, volunteering in Kolkata, India, Volunteer opportunity in IndiaWe offer volunteering opportunities in India – SMILE Society ( Situational Management & Inter Learning Establishment Society) is a registered Non-profit working for these underprivileged communities around the state of West Bengal since 2003. On August 31, 2003, a team of volunteers led by Mr Debabrata Chakraborty (Renowned Social Activist), formed SMILE Society. The organisation mission is to provide volunteers with a customised program (WorkCamp, medium term, long term) that will enable them to make an important contribution to society. Our foremost goal is to “Bring Smile around”. We ensure that all volunteers are provided with a safe and enriching experience. Our flexible approach means that you will be given a placement to suit your needs and time scale.

All international students are also welcome to take part in our Programme. Our unique placements could become the trip of a lifetime.

This host is our Partner on Voluntouring

What type of host are you?
  • Private/Individual/family
What are you looking for help with?
  • Animal keeping
  • Babysitting
  • Building
  • Charity Work/Fundraising
  • Cleaning
  • Computer/Web
  • Teaching/Language Exchange
  • Farming/Gardening
  • General Help
  • Marketing
  • Writing
What’s the mission of your community?

SMILE Society is the registered NGO/NPO under Indian Society Act. since 2004. It is also the proud member of CCIVS(UNESCO) and hosting partner of multiple prestigious Universities and Non-profits across the World. SMILE is offering a unique opportunity to international youth to help in different good causes while exploring Indian culture and food cuisine.
There are several projects where volunteers are needed all year round.

Minimum duration

4 weeks up to 24 weeks

Following projects are open for motivated young volunteers
  • 1.Refugee Children Informal School
  • 2. Street Children Welfare
  • 3.Underprivileged Girls Empowerment
  • 4.Stray Dogs Welfare
  • 5. Urban Organic farming & Nursery development)
  • 6.Yoga Workshop and community kids teaching
  • 7. Girls Self Defence Trainer
  • 8.Foreign language teaching
  • 9.Intercultural and Language Exchange
  • 10.Art and craft teaching to underprivileged kids
  • 11.Online Promotional Assistant
  • 12. Refugee children project Assistant
  • 13.Underprivileged Girls Project Assistant
  • 14.Experimental Living at an Indian host family
  • 15.Web content and blog writing Assistant
  • 16.Computer literacy Program Assistant
  • 17.Dance and Music Teaching Assistant
  • 18. Climate Justice Project Assistant
  • 19. Youth development program Assistant

See contact details to get in touch and learn more about our opportunities

How many volunteers could you host?

Up to 20 volunteers

When would you need volunteers?

All year long

How many hours of help per day?

4-5 hours of help per day

How many days of help per week?

5 days per week – 2 days off

Note about the volunteer work and other expectations

Volunteers should be dedicated, hardworking, punctual and motivated.

Are accommodation and food included?

We offer food and accommodation but every volunteer contributes with a fee. See Fee transparency section below.

What type of accommodation can you provide?
  • Dormitory/shared rooms

Staying night outside of the designated accommodation is not allowed during the whole term.

Diet – nutrition information

Vegetarian/fish/egg in normal days. Chicken (once a week).

Fees transparency

100 US$ per week (Minimum duration 4 weeks)

Includes 3 meals, shared room at localhost, WiFi, water, Airport transfer (6 am-6 pm), orientation, onsite-coordinator, local language classes.

Payment should be done on arrival for full duration applied. No refund available in case of early departure.

VISA – could you provide Visa support/info/invitation letters?

Yes, we can help with Visa/invitation letters

Volunteers’ benefits:
  • Participation Certificate
  • Orientation
  • Local language classes
  • Cultural Exchange
  • Onsite Training (if required)
  • Workshop ( if required)
What to do in the free time

Shopping, general sightseeing, gardening.

Language

English

Geography

It is a peaceful suburb with all facilities available. Summer is hot and humid (April- June), winter is mild cold (Dec-Jan). Monsoon season (July-sep), Spring (Oct-Nov), Autumn (Feb-March).

How to get to your site

SMILE Society is located in West Bengal, Kolkata, India. We will be able to provide more information about our location once you make contact with us.

Is there internet access?

Yes!

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CONTACT DETAILS


Apply via this form to support our project

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Please visit the NGO blog for project details: – http://bit.ly/2taF6qp
http://www.smilengo.org,
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Hostname: Kamala Saha
Host Email: smilengo.kamala@gmail.com


 

Author: Voluntouring staff

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