Orphanage volunteers get the opportunity to participate
with the children ranging 0-6 years old in daily routines
(dressing, feeding, playing, and teaching) while also
providing them with love and affection. This profound
experience children and the volunteers!
The orphanage program offers volunteers the
opportunity to interact and care for the neediest
children in our local government orphanage. This program
is very dynamic and is often viewed as life-changing in
both the impact you will have on the children and more
importantly the impact the children will have on you.
Since this is a government run orphanage, volunteers
assist the employed orphanage staff with the daily
routines for the children who range from 0-6 years old
(both girls and boys). The children vary in all
different needs, development, and abilities based on
their individual backgrounds. Volunteers participate in
dressing, feeding, playing, caring, and loving the
orphanage children. Our volunteers are able to make a
profound difference in orphan's lives by providing them
with affection and love that may not otherwise receive
Age Limit: 18 Years +
Gender: Female Volunteer Only
Length of stay: 04 - 52 weeks
Qualification: Volunteers need to enter this program
with an open mind and positive attitude. This program
can sometimes be presented as challenging due to the
conditions that the children are in; so it is very
important that volunteers are flexible, understanding,
and loving to the children.
On working days, volunteers get up and make their own
breakfast before heading out to their volunteer sites.
Our staff provides transportation to and from the
volunteer site of your choice. At the volunteer site,
you will spend approximately four hours. Lunch is
included and will be served at 1pm upon return to the
volunteer house. Open afternoons provide volunteers the
opportunity to explore Jaipur and learn about the local
culture and customs. Evening meals provide another
exciting chance to enjoy authentic food provided by our
staff cooks. The food is delicious and healthy and takes
full advantage of local cooking traditions. The weekends
are free time, where you can choose to relax or explore
the local area. Volunteers often travel to other parts
of the country on the weekends. If you don't know where
to go don't worry; ask the staff, they are always happy
to make recommendations.
Location - This program is available in
Accommodation - You are provided accommodation in our
volunteers' house, Jaipur which is a building owned by
the organization. The volunteer house is an independent
multi-storey building which is in northern part of
Jaipur. You can reach the centre of Jaipur in 30 minutes
by Auto Rickshaw. The volunteer house is safe and
secure. The house is 3 stories and contains 8 shared
bedrooms with suite washrooms. All washrooms have a
shower and a western toilet. There is a basic kitchen
and living room on each floor. During summer season the
rooms have Air Conditioner at night.
Food - The cook serves quality and delicious Indian
vegetarian food to the volunteers and UV treated &
Ozonated water is provided in the home, which is clean
and safe to drink.
Safety - At Sankalp we make safety a high priority for
each and every volunteer and staff member that join our
program. Our program has been running for several years
and we have had the great joy in welcoming hundreds of
volunteers into 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 by us, safety at the program
locations, and any emergencies 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 are very proud of our ongoing commitment and
provision of safety for all that join our team. We have
had hundreds of volunteers within the age group of 16-65
years since 2006, with a maximum of 30 volunteers at the
house (Jaipur), with no miss-happening to anyone in our
program. In order to continue our priority and contract
with safety, our organization maintains very set rules
and regulations. We ask that you join our program with
adherence to the set rules and respect them
appropriately for your own and others personal safety.
Any day, year-round!
We are flexible; you can start any volunteer only
program on any day. However, we recommend arriving on
Saturday, as all volunteer work begins on Mondays.
Our personal driver will be awaiting your arrival at
the airport. You will find him in the arrival hall, past
immigration/customs/baggage claim, with a placard
displaying your name.
Next day of your arrival at the destination we organized
an orientation for each program where you will gain an
understanding on the entire volunteer program,
introduction to rules and regulation of the
organization, Indian history, its culture and
Add $110 for Each Extra Week.
An application fee deposit USD $250 is required to pay after application aproval to confirm your spot on the program. This fee is part of total program cost as mentioned above.
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Pickup can also be arranged from Delhi International airport at nominal cost.
Who volunteer with Sankalp?
Volunteers are welcome on most of our programs from the age of
16 upwards and there is no maximum age limit. Many of our volunteers
are between 18 and 25 years old.
Many younger people take part in our
Volunteering & Travel combined programs
before starting university or even after graduation. You can choose whether to
go with Volunteer Only programs or travel combined volunteer programs.
Group Volunteer Trips are available for teens and college students year-round on specific
and customized dates. For more information on teen and high school trips, please see our
Group Trips section.
How do I become a Sankalp Volunteer?
You can apply on the application link at the top of the website page. The application will ask for personal information,
program you are applying for or interested in, and how long you'd like to be volunteering with us.
When should I apply?
There is no firm deadline for applications. Some travel combined volunteer trips require at least four weeks to
process an application, arrange for travel, and advise you properly on how to prepare. Whenever you are thinking
of travelling combined volunteer programs, we encourage you to apply as early as possible. Having more time to
prepare makes it easier for you to fundraise, and for us to advise you on preparations.
What if I want to go very last-minute?
If you decide to go with us at the last minute, just contact to us to check program availability and go-head.
Why do I need to pay an application fee?
The application fee is not an additional fee; this is part of total program cost. The application fee needs to be
deposited after application approval. We ask that this be done right away so your spot can be secured on the program.