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Community-based Volunteering in Pondicherry, India

Program Duration

Multiple Year, 9-12 Week, 7-12 Month, 5-8 Week, 3-6 Month, 2-4 Week, 1-2 Year, 1-2 Week


Any time


None required.


  • English
  • Hindi
  • Tamil

Cost in US$:

The costs of the program are (subject to exchange rates): $250 USD one time registration fee $150 USD per month for a private room in the volunteer house $42 USD approximate cost of one-way taxi ride from the Chennai airport to volunteer house in Pondicherry (optional) ---> Personal costs for toiletries, food, travel around India, etc will vary depending on the volunteer's choices.

Cost Includes:

  • Registration fees
  • In-country staff support
  • In-country orientation/Training
  • Housing

Experience Required


Volunteer Types

  • Agriculture
  • Aids
  • Childcare & Children
  • Community Development
  • Computer Training
  • Disability Issues
  • Education
  • English Teaching
  • Environment
  • Gender Issues
  • Grassroots Organization
  • Health
  • Health Care
  • Health Education
  • Human Rights
  • Marketing
  • Microfinance
  • Orphans
  • Senior Citizens
  • Small Business Development
  • Teaching
  • Women
  • Writing
  • Youth Development

This Program is open to

Worldwide Participants.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Group living
  • Independent living

Participants Travel

Independently or in Groups

Typically Participants Work

Independently or in Groups

Application Process Involves

  • Online Application

Typically The Application Process Time is

1 week