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Volunteer Work at a Local NGO in South India

Program Duration

5-8 Weeks, 9-12 Weeks, 3-6 Months, 7-12 Months, 1-2 Years, Multiple Year




The only basic requirement for a volunteer or intern is that he or she speaks and writes English.


  • English

Cost in US$:

+/- USD 250 per month

Cost Includes:

  • Housing
  • In-country staff support
  • Registration fees

Program Fees Include:

Prime Trust is a non-profit organization, so it requires a guidance fee to cover the services involved in your stay such as project oversight and translation completed by the salaried staff. For the first month you will pay Rs. 5,000; the 2nd and 3rd month the fee is Rs. 4,000/month; the 4th and 5th month the fee is Rs. 3000/month; the 6th month onwards the fee is Rs. 2,000/month. In addition, Prime Trust asks for a registration fee of Rs. 1,000 upon arrival.

Living accommodations are available above the office. Prime Trust offers five rooms that vary in size which are all very neat and clean. Two rooms have their own bathroom attached. When we have many volunteers and interns we will ask you to share a room. The prices vary from Rs. 250/simple single to Rs. 450/en suite twin per night.

Experience Required


Volunteer Types

  • Aids
  • Business
  • Childcare & Children
  • Community Development
  • Counseling
  • Economic Development
  • Education
  • English Teaching
  • Gender Issues
  • Grassroots Organization
  • Health
  • Health Education
  • Human Rights
  • Marketing
  • Microfinance
  • Nutrition
  • Public Health
  • Small Business Development
  • Volunteer Management
  • Women
  • Youth

Age Range


This Program is open to

American, Asian, Australian, Canadian, European, Kiwi, South African and Worldwide Participants. This Program is also open to Couples and Individuals.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Group living

Participants Travel


Typically Participants Work


Application Process Involves

  • Resume
  • Written Application

Typically The Application Process Time is

2 days