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Volunteer for Mentally Disabled Children in India - Palampur


India: Dharamsala, Palampur

Program Duration

1-2 Weeks, 3-6 Months, 2-4 Weeks

Travel Types

  • Backpacking
  • Camping
  • Climbing
  • Hiking
  • Homestay
  • Mountaineering
  • Nature Tours
  • Trekking
  • Yoga


  • English

Cost in US$:


Cost Includes:

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

Program Fees Include:

*Pre Departure information - A comprehensive booklet to prepare you for your trip before you come.

*Pickup and Drop - All volunteers would be provided pickup and drop back to the airport/ bus station.

*Orientation - A half day orientation will be provided by the local coordinators in Palampur.

*Welcome Dinner - Dinner out with local staff and other volunteers to welcome you in the program.

*Accommodation - Volunteer accommodations are provided in the volunteer homebase.

*Food - Volunteers are served with three meals a day in this project - Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

*Tour of Palampur and Nearby Tourist Attractions - Volunteers are taken on a tour of Palampur, the main market as well as famous tourist locations such as Tashi Jong Monastery and Baijnath Temple.

*Yoga Class - Once a Week - by a trained Yoga instructor

*Visit to Tea Garden and Tea Factory - Volunteers are taken on a tour of a tea garden and tea factory to see how the famous Kangra Green Tea is manufactured.

*In-Country Support - Volunteers have the support and assistance of the local coordinators and staff in case of any Emergency.

Experience Required


Volunteer Types

  • Childcare & Children
  • Disability Issues

Age Range


This Program is open to

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

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Other
  • Home-stays
  • Group living

Participants Travel

Independently or in Groups

Typically Participants Work

Independently or in Groups

Application Process Involves

  • Online Application
  • Resume

Typically The Application Process Time is

10 days

Institution Affiliates:

World Youth Student & Educational Travel Confederation