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Special Needs Children in Chennai

Program Duration

5-8 Weeks, 9-12 Weeks

Term

Fall, Spring, Academic Year, Throughout the year

Qualifications

Patience and energy.

Intern Types

  • Counseling
  • Education
  • Food Science & Nutrition
  • Health Sciences
  • Kinesiology & Exercise Science
  • Medicine
  • Nursing
  • Physical Therapy
  • Social Work

Languages

  • English

Cost in US$:

Costs vary depending on duration. Please contact us for details

Cost Includes:

  • Food
  • Housing
  • In-country orientation/Training
  • In-country staff support
  • 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

  • Childcare & Children
  • Disability Issues
  • Education
  • Health
  • Youth
  • Youth Development

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

18-70

This Program is open to

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

Participants Travel

Independently

Typically Participants Work

Independently