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Kerala, South India, Community Development Program


India: Cochin, Kerala and 2 other cities

Program Duration

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


Immediate start - Ongoing project


Any qualification will come in handy at the wide variety of projects we run, but being adventurous, enthusiastic, committed with a "CAN DO" attitude is all you need.

Minimum Education

High School


  • English

Cost in US$:

4 week ALL inclusive placement fee is between USD 995-1250.

Cost Includes:

  • Food
  • Housing
  • In-country orientation/Training
  • In-country staff support
  • Pre-departure orientation/Training
  • Registration fees
  • Travel while in host country
  • Written materials abroad

Program Fees Include:

* Food (All meals and bottled water)
* Accommodation
* Program-related ground transport.
* Yearoutindia representative will meet and welcome you on arrival at the nearest Airport
* Initial orientation program on arrival in India covering Medical, Health & Safety advice and placement details
* Also covers issues of cultural awareness, do’s & don’t’s, language training, further cultural insights and local sightseeing
* Project guidance, training, material and equipment
* Access to clothing, travel, outdoor equipment at reasonable prices
* Career reference to Universities and Job applications

Experience Required


Volunteer Types

  • Building & Construction Projects
  • Childcare & Children
  • Community Centers
  • Community Development
  • Economic Development
  • Education
  • English Teaching
  • Environment
  • Grassroots Organization
  • Health Education
  • Human Rights
  • Public Health
  • Social Work
  • Tree Planting
  • Volunteer Management

Typical Volunteer

It is a challenging project that requires volunteers to be resourceful, committed self motivated and will definitely involve plenty of excitement and fun. You will be involved in planning, organising and building activities with the help of other volunteers, local labourers and members of the community. Volunteers have a unique opportunity to work at various indigenous Tribal settlements in the Western Ghat mountains of Kerala, South India.

Age Range


This Program is open to

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

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Guest House
  • Other
  • Apartment/Flat
  • Home-stays

Participants Travel


Typically Participants Work

Independently or in Groups of 2-3

Application Process Involves

  • Online Application

Typically The Application Process Time is

1-3 weeks

Post Services Include

  • Alumni Network
  • Re-Entry Debriefing at Home
  • Exit Debriefing Abroad