Description: Outline of duties to be performed during volunteer placement: - Supervision of children during meal and play times- Helping with school homework- Tutoring in English (simple word spelling & spoken English)- Reading stories (in English)- Art, crafts, etc (limited only by your level of creativity)- Lead a children's devotional once a weekOther activities:- Visit to childrens school- Stay at the Frishta Childrens Village campus (8 acre site)- Participate in food shopping in local markets- Participate in Medical Camp in rural village- Visit Indian church congregations (Youth / English / Pujabi / Hindi).Sight Seeing Opportunities:- Visit to chandigarh attractions, The City Beautiful, capital of Punjab- Visit to Shimla - journey by Himalayan small gauge heritage railway- Visit to delhi and Agra (Taj Mahal).Requirements:- Child / Youth work experience, e.g. Sunday School teacher, Youth Club worker- Flexible attitude and open minded to new experiences and ideas- Focused, socially skilled, sensitive to other peoples feelings and needs.
Organization's Mission Statement: Giving Indian children a home, an education, a hope and a future.
Great For: Christians, Seniors, Teens
Trip Length: 3 to 4 weeks
Duration/Frequency: Short Term Service/Seasonal
Trip Cost: 0.0 per day
Cost Includes: Staying in the home is cheaper than Hotels, but the food will be simple.
The charge is $12 per day. This is to recover rent, food cost and time taken in administering the programme and supervising volunteers.