Volunteer Work and Travel Abroad Program in India

Do not just explore the beauty and culture of India; get introduced to what socio-economic challenges this developing country is still facing. Offer your services to the developing communities here by joining our volunteer abroad and travel program and make a difference!

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Highlights

  • This program offers a combined experience of exploring India while also volunteering in a program of your choice.
  • You can take a pick amongst Orphanage Work, Street Children Project or Teach English Volunteer Program.
  • We train all our volunteers for their responsibilities so that they can have the best volunteer experience with us.
  • You will have opportunities to get to know the real-world problems and to explore Jaipur (pink city) which is famous for its palaces and forts and its resplendent architecture.
  • The most exciting part of this program- On weekends, you’ll be taken to visit the world-famous monument Taj Mahal and to an adventurous Jungle Safari tour in Tiger National Park.
  • You will also get the chance to spend a week traveling on organized excursions such as holy city Pushkar, several famous forts in Jodhpur and Jaisalmer including camel safari in the desert.
  • PROGRAM OVERVIEW
  • ARRIVAL & ORIENTATION
  • ITINERARY - 4 WEEKS
  • LIFE OF OUR VOLUNTEERS
  • ACCOMMODATION, FOOD & SAFETY
  • START DATES
  • PROGRAM FEES
  • PROGRAM PICTURES
  • REQUIREMENTS
The volunteer work experience will give you an opportunity to make a difference in the world and someone's life, while the travel will lead you to discover India. Grass root volunteering with a purpose and travel with a premium tour program within the affordable price in a foreign country, are the main features of this program.

As a volunteer you will be participating in Street children education, English Teaching or Orphanage Volunteer Work Program at our Jaipur location while traveling on every weekend. The travel program will be safe and will bring you to culturally rich destinations in India where volunteers can immerse in the local culture and enrich their knowledge about India and its heritage

Arrival - Pickup is provided from Jaipur/Delhi International airport. You can arrive anytime, and our personal driver will be there to pick you up.

Orientation - On the next day of your arrival, we organize an orientation for each program where you gain an understanding of the entire volunteer program, get introduced with the rules and regulations of the organization, Indian history, its culture & traditions.

Day 01: On India Arrival
Personal meet at Jaipur airport and transfer to the volunteer house

Day 02: Orientation
An orientation will be organized about the program the next day of arrival

Day 03 - 07
Volunteer Work begins

Day 08 - 09 (Sat - Sun) : Trip to Agra - City of Taj Mahal
On Saturday you will be traveled to the hotel in Agra and a visit to the stunning Taj Mahal is planned for the next day.

Day 10 - 14 (Mon- Fri)
Volunteer Work

Day 15 - 16 (Sat - Sun) : Ranthambhore Tiger Safari Safari
This weekend we will take you to Ranthambhore's Tiger Reserve National Park for an overnight stay and in the next early morning (06:00-10:00) you'll be taken to experience the adventurous Tiger/Jangal Safari.

Day 17 - 21 (Mon - Fri)
Volunteer Work

Day 22 - 23 (Sat - Sun) : Pushkar Visit
After breakfast, we will drive you to Pushkar. Pushkar is one of the most sacred pilgrimage places for Hindus and famous for its only Brahma Temple in the world.

Day 23 - 24 (Sun - Mon) : Jaisalmer Visit
Check-in to the hotel and visit Jaisalmer fort in the evening to see its fascinating beauty in the dark. The next day in the early morning a visit to Gadisar Lake will be planned to see the sunrise. Afterward, we will return to the Hotel for breakfast, followed by Jaisalmer sightseeing and market visit. In the afternoon, we will proceed to the Thar Desert.

Day 24 - 25 (Mon - Tue) : Desert Visit and Camel Safari
In the afternoon we will visit a desert village and enjoy a camel ride to Sunset Point and sand dunes. When taking the camel safari, you'll explore the true experience and delights of the desert. Immerse in the spirit of Rajasthan all through the night by staying in the mud-huts, meeting warm rustic people of Rajasthan and have a touch of their culture with their enchanting music, folk dance and singing performances and other cultural programs.

Day 25 - 26 (Tue - Wed) : Jodhpur Visit
Now, we will move to a hotel in Jodhpur. If possible, we'll visit the local markets in the evening. On the next day; we will visit Mehrangarh Fort after breakfast and then check-out from the Hotel.

Day 26 (Wed)
We will head back to Jaipur and will reach there before dinner.

Day 27-28 (Thu-Fri)
Volunteer work

Day 29: (Sat)
Checkout

On working days, volunteers get up and make their breakfast before heading out to their volunteer sites. Our staff provides daily transportation to and from the volunteer site of their choice. At the volunteer site, they spend approximately 4-5 hours. Lunch is included and gets served at 1 pm after returning to the volunteer house. Afternoons provide volunteers the opportunity to explore Jaipur and learn about the local culture and customs. Evening meals provide another exciting chance to enjoy tasty and healthy Indian food provided by our staff cooks.

During Volunteer
Our volunteers are provided accommodation in our volunteer house which is an independent, safe and secure multi-stored building owned by the organization. The center of Jaipur is just 30 minutes away by Auto Rickshaw. The house has 3 floors and contains 8 shared AC bedrooms attaching with washrooms. All washrooms have a shower and a western toilet. There are a kitchen and a living room on each floor. The cook serves quality Indian food to the volunteers. UV treated & Ozonized water is also provided in the home, which is clean and safe to drink. Daily lunch and dinner are included.

During Travel
The volunteers will be provided star hotel accommodation sharing with other volunteers; the rooms will be clean, air-conditioned and attached with western style washrooms. The participants may have meals of their own choice by paying tab amount at their own. Mostly breakfast is provided by the hotels.

SAFETY
At Sankalp Volunteer, we make safety a high priority for every abroad volunteer and staff member who joins our program. Our program has been running for several years and we have had the great joy in welcoming hundreds of volunteers into our programs. You can trust us because we have extensive experience in caring for and protecting all of our volunteers for many years. We provide safety within the house and at the program locations, transportation, and any emergencies that may arise.

We do not conduct any program that could endanger the safety of any volunteer or staff member in any possible way. We are very proud of our ongoing commitment and provision of safety for all who join our team. In the past 8 years, we have had hundreds of volunteers within the age group of 16-65 years of age, with a maximum of 30 volunteers at the house, with no miss-happening ever.

To continue our priority and contract with safety, our organization maintains rules and regulations. For your own and other's personal safety, we request our volunteers follow our rules properly.

You can start 'Volunteer and Travel Abroad Program' on any Thursday in October, November, December, January, February and March each year for either the duration of three weeks or four weeks.

Duration Application Fee Program Fee Total
3 weeks $ 250 $ 1080 $ 1330
4 weeks $ 250 $ 1190 $ 1440

Note:

Add $110 for Each Extra Week.

An application fee deposit of $250 is required to pay after application approval to confirm your spot on the program. This fee is a part of the total program cost as mentioned above.

To see prices in your local currency, use this currency converter.

Fee includes

  • Airport transfers (Jaipur)
  • Extensive information prior to arrival
  • Accommodation & Meals
  • Volunteering in Jaipur (3 weeks)
  • Program orientation
  • Assistance in work area
  • Daily transport to program site
  • Program -related materials
  • 24x7 in-house wi-fi
  • 24x7 team support
  • Free Yoga classes while volunteering in Jaipur
  • Accommodation in deluxe hotels during tours
  • All intercity transfers by car
  • Monuments' entry fees
  • Taxes and bank charges
  • Weekend Trips -
  • A visit to Agra including Taj Mahal
  • A visit to Ranthambhore for Tiger Jeep Safari
  • Travel Week -
  • A visit to holy city Pushkar
  • A visit to Sun city Jodhpur
  • A visit to Golden city Jaisalmer
  • Overnight Camel Safari in desert

We arrange 2-3 free sessions of Yoga every week while volunteering in Jaipur. However, there is a compulsory purchase of Sankalp Volunteer's t-shirt and Yoga mat which costs $25/person. Read More

Pickup can also be arranged from Delhi International airport at a nominal cost.

Age Limit: 16 Years +
Qualification:Volunteers must participate in any program with an open mind, giving heart, and flexibility to work with elephants and the program staff.

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