Volunteer in North-West India
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Volunteer in North-West India


  • Education
  • English Teaching
  • Teaching
  • Youth

Program Duration

5-8 Weeks, 9-12 Weeks, 3-6 Months

Year(s) Offered

March to December

Participation Guidelines

Worldwide Participants. This Program is also open to Couples.

Cost in USD per week

From approx. USD 640 for minimum two months

Program Includes:

* Placement at the school
* Support from a local HELP representative
* Written documentation about all aspects of working and living in your Himalayan community
* A pack of TEFL materials
* Full board and accommodation at the Academy
* A donation to the school and other projects supported by HELP

Accommodation Options

  • Home-stays
  • Other

Salary & Compensation

The benefits are non-monetary: a beautiful location, a new culture, charming children and the chance to explore the Himalayas.

Experience Required



If you have no experience of teaching English as a foreign language (TEFL), you will need to take a short course in TEFL (an intensive weekend course would be the minimum requirement). A love of children and an ability to communicate skills and knowledge to them is essential. Our volunteers must also be mature, patient, tolerant and diplomatic.

Minimum Education


Application Procedures

  • In-Person Interview when Feasible
  • Letters of Reference
  • Phone/Video Interview
  • Resume
  • Written Application