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Volunteer in Sikkim

Program Duration

5-8 Weeks


March- December


We are looking for volunteers with a love of children and either some classroom experience or a willingness to take a TEFL course. In addition,the qualities you will need to make a useful contribution to your school are: resilience and adaptability, an open mind and an interest in other cultures, good mental and physical health, and tact and diplomacy.

Minimum Education



  • English

Cost in US$:

From USD 640 for minimum two months

Program Fees Include:

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


The benefits are non-monetary.

Experience Required


Volunteer Types

  • Education
  • English Teaching
  • Teaching

Typical Volunteer

Because these opportunities are best suited to mature people, our volunteers are likely to be (but not exclusively) from one of the following categories: working people taking a career break, retired people who are not yet ready to put their feet up!, graduates wanting to have an adventure before starting their careers, students aged at least 20.

Age Range


This Program is open to

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

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Home-stays

Participants Travel


Typically Participants Work


Application Process Involves

  • Letters of Reference
  • Phone/Video Interview
  • Written Application

Typically The Application Process Time is

2 -4 weeks

Post Services Include

  • Alumni Network