Volunteer Work at an Orphanage in Bangalore, India

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India: Bangalore


A typical volunteer helping in an orphanage would help the children with their day to day activities such as: doing homework, making notes, playing with children, helping staff organize the orphanage, exchanging cultural views and teaching them about health and hygiene. You can also take the kids out for picnics and for excursions. The main aim of our volunteers is to spend time with these children and make them feel loved. Volunteers work Monday to Friday for 5 - 6 hours a day. Volunteers are welcome to bring toys, stationary or clothes for children.


The project placements are located in and around the suburbs of Bangalore. Volunteers are provided completed details of their project after the placement is confirmed.

Program Duration

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


Volunteers must be 17 years or older at the beginning of the program. Volunteers need to have an open mind and flexible attitude for working in a new and different environment. The volunteer should bring energy and enthusiasm to make a difference.


  • English

Cost in US$:

Starts at 250 only!

Cost Includes:

  • Food
  • Housing
  • In-country orientation/Training
  • In-country staff support
  • Language instruction
  • Medical insurance
  • Pre-departure orientation/Training
  • Registration fees
  • Written materials abroad
  • Written materials pre-departure

Program Fees Include:

What are you Paying For?
* 24 hrs Assistance and support from VS Staff
* Comprehensive Pre- Departure Information
* Airport Pickup
* Orientation
* Food
* Accommodation
* Travel & Medical Insurance

What's NOT Included?
* Airfare
* Visa and Visa extension fee
* Airport drop, airport taxes
* Local Transportation
* Any personal expenses (You would need around USD40 for weekly expenses)

Experience Required


Volunteer Types

  • Childcare/children
  • Orphans

Age Range

17yrs old

This Program is open to

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

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Group living
  • Home-stays

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

2-8 weeks

Institution Affiliates:

WYSE Work Abroad