Volunteer with The Himalayan Media Welfare Society in Kalimpong, West Bengal
About The Himalayan Media Welfare Society -
Himalayan Media Welfare Society is a community-based small grassroots, non-profit voluntary organisation, working to provide education and medical assistance to underprivileged communities.
Projects we are involved in -
- Health care
- Day care
- Awareness programmes on HIV/AIDS, Human Trafficking, Child Labour and Drug Addiction
Read more details about these projects here
About volunteering with us -
Here at HMWS we don't require you to have any formal qualifications as we believe everybody can bring something positive to our organisation. Desirable qualities are spoken English, teaching experience, but more importantly a kind heart and the willingness to make a positive difference in our deprived area.
Unlike many volunteering organisations around the world, WE DO NOT TAKE ANY CHARGES, FEES OR COMMISSION to be a part of our team. We believe the life experiences, education and most of all love that our volunteers bring is the most valuable asset to the children and communities of Gorubathan & Kalimpong.
Arrangements for food & accomodation -
We can accommodate up to 4 - 6 people at any time, although arrangement for further persons ( Group Volunteers ) could be arranged upon request. All our previous volunteers have opted to utilise the homestay. Please contact us for your booking of accommodation and food. Using Homestays ensures you have great value for money and puts all proceeds back into the local community. If you choose to stay within a homestay you will have all the local facilities and internet access also, and we can also arrange local pick-up and drop-off if you let us know your arrangements. For any further questions, please get in touch.
The cost will be $105 per week per person. This includes accomodation & food (two home-cooked meals i.e. breakfast and dinner as well as tea)
Airport pick up and drop off is an additional $100.
What previous volunteers have to say about us -
"Volunteering with HMWS is honestly the best thing I have ever done. The children are all delightful, and so keen to learn, making teaching them an absolute pleasure. We were welcomed into HiMWeS Home Stay, and treated like one of the family. Thank you for the most incredible experience, and I can't wait to come back! I could not recommend volunteering with this charity more!"
- Ella Rogers, England
To know more about the organization or to apply to become a volunteer, please visit here