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HIV/AIDS Education and Prevention in South India

Program Duration

2-4 Weeks, 5-8 Weeks, 9-12 Weeks

Term

Throughout the year

Dates

throughout the year

Qualifications

Participants in this program need to be patient and culturally sensitive. The only required language is English, but knowledge of Tamil is very helpful. Many of the organizations' clients may not be able to speak English.

Intern Types

  • Counseling
  • Development
  • Social Sciences
  • Social Work

Languages

  • English

Cost in US$:

starting at USD925 please contact us for details

Cost Includes:

  • Food
  • Housing
  • In-country orientation/Training
  • In-country staff support
  • Registration fees
  • Written materials pre-departure

Program Fees Include:

* Pre-departure Support: ELI's expert staff will be happy to assist you with planning your trip

* Airport Pickup: Participants are met when they arrive at the airport in Chennai and brought to the program accommodation

* In-Country Orientation: Each program starts with a 2-3 day orientation to help participants get their feet on the ground and able to navigate South India

* In-country Staff Support: ELI's India coordinator has years of experience working with Volunteers, Interns, and Study Abroad Students. He is very resourceful and on call 24/7 in case of emergency.

* Accommodations: Participants stay in housing associated with the project and are provided with three basic vegetarian meals a day.

Experience Required

no

Volunteer Types

  • Aids
  • Childcare & Children
  • Community Centers
  • Counseling
  • Education
  • Health
  • Health Care
  • Health Education
  • Human Rights
  • Public Health
  • Teaching
  • Women

Typical Volunteer

There is no typical ELI volunteer. We work with people from all over the world and a variety of backgrounds. ELI has placed volunteers ranging in age from 18-81. Successful volunteers are flexible, upbeat, energetic, and inquisitive.

Age Range

18 and older

This Program is open to

Worldwide Participants. This Program is also open to Couples and Individuals.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Apartment/Flat
  • Group living

Participants Travel

Independently

Typically Participants Work

Independently

Application Process Involves

  • Online Application
  • Resume
  • Written Application