Smile-ngo

Volunteer Work in India Programs 2020

 

Important Details:-

 

Project Type: PermanentLongterm Volunteer India

Duration : 1-3 months ( Duration can be extended subject to availability)

Living cost : As per local host family.

Cost includes:- 3 times tasty home made  local food, shared dorm room at local host family,public transportation (train/bus ) to and fro Project if required ,Airport transfer on arrival and departure between 8 am- 6 pm, drinking mineral water , orientation, Limited 24/7 wifi connectivity ,  training if required( Mon-Fri) , Pre departure orientation , emergency support ,local language training, Project Supervisor support.

 Cost excluded :- Flight ticket, visa,medical cost, if any personal cost ,weekends trip,special trip at the end of the camp ,gift,any special food / drinks, insurances, vaccination.

Starting Date:- Anytime of the year.

 

Accommodation and food :-

Volunteer workAccommodation: Dormitory basis  as per available on arrival ( on cot with mattress/on floor with mattress, 2-4  volunteers in one room, bigger group living also possible Subject to availability ) shared accommodation (normally male & female separate room),Common toilet, electricity, Limited Wifi access in house available. You will get accommodation from 8 am of the first day  till 6 pm on the last day of your project.We are unable to provide you any accommodation before or after these dates. Please arrange your own accommodation in case of early arrival or late departure .You are requested to meet our representative at the meeting place on exact time given above. If you arrive early then you can have your stay in any of the different hotels available nearby Airport, within 2 -3 km .on the road popularly called as V.I.P road. You are requested to take any cab to check in any of these hotels. If you arrive at earlier night then you are requested to stay inside the airport terminal and meet at the next morning with our representative as per appointment. Volunteers are not allowed to spend night outside of their accommodation during their full project duration due to safety and security policy.

 

Food: You will get 3 times local  food from host family. Please do not expect  air conditioned room, hot water for shower and special food items as per your desire during your term. You are requested to get ready for a simple and challenging life. Volunteering Opportunities India is waiting for you. 

 

location & leisure :-

VolunteerINDIA is an amazing country with diverse  culture and tradition .Interesting people ! Explore the country with exciting diversity .Kolkata ,the city of joy was known before as Calcutta since the colonial time. This ancient city was used to be the capital of British colonial period. This city has full of heart ,people are basically belongs to the middle and lower middle class . There are also rich and poor people all around . City Kolkata is known for its busy traffic ,huge population ,warm weather and poverty around the street corners! It is a great place to visit for every tourist coming to India.  Kolkata( itself is a great tourist place with its historical value ) is well connected with many famous and attractive tourist places during weekends . organised Package trip at the end of the project can be organised by professionals......

* * weekends exciting Cultural city ( kolkata ) and around trip can also be organised against extra cost  for weekends (8am-4pm).

**Kolkata is one of the 4 biggest city in India and it is connected with every part of the country. You can fly almost any part of the country with in 2-2:30 hrs. So traveling around could try is very easy from Kolkata.

 

Requirements:

 

*Passport copy

*VISA copy

*Photograph( recent colour copy)

*Parents permission letter if you are below 18 years.

*Living cost as per duration applied..

*Volunteers should not have any criminal record.

 

What to bring: You can follow traditional packing lists, but here are several items that would be particularly helpful for this volunteer experience:

A bed sheet

Vaccination as per local embassy /hospital

malaria medication

flashlight

umbrella

mosquito repellent with DEET

sunscreen

alarm clock OR watch with alarm clock

journal

sleeping bag

Any games or craft items like Origami would be great for the kids

Rain coat

Snacks from your country for kids and host family

Music/ dress / special souvenir from your country

Medicine and first aid supplies for emergency personal use

 

 

Clothing: -    fibrous (ex: linen or cotton or anything that is COOL and dries fast in natural sun)

-     for women, bring conservative clothing that covers the shoulders (ex: shirts with  capped sleeves) NO shorts, bikinis, sleeveless clothes outside your own bed room (strictly). Indian cloth like salwar,sarees would a perfect choice for girls during their stay at SMILE.

sandals

head covering (bandanas, hat)

towel that dries FAST.

Toilet paper, soap, shampoo, mosquito net.

 

 

Laundry and water: you can use water for washing once in a day  .Drinking water and wifi (limited are available in house. Please cooperate with the local members.

Medical : All volunteers are requested to look after their own medical expenses and other personal expenses(transportation, medical cost, medicine cost, communicational cost, gift, toilet papers, laundry, drinks or anything that are not mentioned in the living cost section will be volunteers’ own responsibility) . Volunteers  are also requested to carry your own medical and travel insurances.

Water: Please do not waste water / electricity.

Hospitals: There are many good hospitals available near center kolkata  ie: Woodlands [24567075-89]; Bell vue Nursing Home[Ph: 2472321].

Tourist Information centre: 22289898.

Railway Booking centre: Foreigner Reservation Counter at Fairlie place near BBD Bag,very near from Esplanade area,Ph: 22206811 ;

Airport : Netaji Suvash Chandra International Airport ,Kolkata[ 8 km away from SMILE office and your accommodation].

Weekend Trip: There are many weekend trips organized (against extra cost) by our travel partners. For more details please contact your camp In charge Ms. Kamala.

Head Office location: It is located at Madhyamgram ,which is around 20 k.m away from the centre kolkata but just 8 km away from the Airport.

Accommodation : Madhyamgram ( 8 km from kolkata Airport).

Nearest Rail Station: Madhyamgram

Nearest Bus stand: Madhyamgram

Nearest Market : Just 1.5 km away from the accommodation. There are some western type of markets also available ie: A.C Market, Forum, city centre , New Market around Esplanade and park street etc.

Tourist places: Museum, Victoria Memorial Hall, Kali ghat [ Goddess  kali temple],Maidan, Howrah Bridge, Ganges River[ Most pious river among Hindus] etc.

Internet & Phone : There are many internet café and phone booth at city centre..

Introduction: When you are volunteering with SMILE, you are joining a family of fellow volunteers and NGO staff. SMILEooffers the best affordable Volunteer programs in India. Everyone is considered equal, and we are all committed to helping each other and most importantly, helping children. Cleaning room,toilet,dining place,living building are mandatory for every volunteer.

Transportation : You will have to use the local available group transportation  organised for the camp during your term. Airport transfer would be available as per information.

Emergency Contact :- 00919830150249 (what's app only), coordinator(at)smilengo.org

Orientation: Soon after the Volunteer arrive , they will be taken to host family place for orientation and  to get refresh and  take bit of rest before the orientation meeting  take place. After the Orientation meeting volunteer will be transferred to their room.

There would be orientation after arrival.

 

Following projects available for Medium & Long  term Volunteers:-

 

1.Refugee Children Informal School ( SMILE MLTV01)
 
smilengoTarget Group for these camps:- Helping Children  (3-7 years) from the street( mostly refugees)  to get basic education,vocational and hygienic training etc. It's an informal school for kids.
 
Project Back ground :- India having uncountable numbers of street and slum dwellers . There are thousands of poor refugees coming every year from nearby countries and from different small towns and villages to the big cities and most of these families are living in a very poorly condition at slums or on street corners like insects. Normal societies are so busy to deal with their personal daily problems, so have little time for these unfortunate people.  So it is really a shame of the so called civilised societies. We have got our few projects for these unfortunate street children at the different locations of big cities. Now there are opportunities available to help and support these unfortunate girls and mothers of the street children in and around Kolkata (ccu) city.our target to bring smile on children face .
 
Work & Activities :-
 
* Hygiene education
* Introducing basic English
* Story telling 
* Art & craft
* Playing ( indoor games only)
Example Daily Schedule: 
Wake up early morning: 9 am
Breakfast: 9:30 am 
Manual Activities : 10-12 am ( painting, cleaning, nursary work etc.)
 Lunch at 12:30-1 p.m 
After lunch : 1-2:45pm ( Lesson plan preparation )
late afternoon project activities with Children : 3 - 5:30pm
Dinner : 7 – 7:30 pm ( volunteers required help themselves in serving ,washing )
 After 7:30 pm exit door would be closed.No one allowed to go out or come in the accommodation after 7:30  pm everyday including weekends.
 9:30 bed time 
 
** Please remember that programme schedule or project site can be changed or altered by the Project In-charge if required and all volunteers are requested to cooperate with our local members and partners. All schedule should be followed and mandatory for everyone to participate and contribute ** 
 
2. Street Children Welfare ( SMILE MLTV02)
 
VolunteerTarget Group for these camps:- Helping Children  (8-14 years) from the street( mostly refugees)  to get basic education,vocational and hygienic training etc. It's an English teaching session.
 
Project Back ground :- India having uncountable numbers of street and slum dwellers . There are thousands of poor refugees coming every year from nearby countries and from different small towns and villages to the big cities and most of these families are living in a very poorly condition at slums or on street corners like insects. Normal societies are so busy to deal with their personal daily problems, so have little time for these unfortunate people.  So it is really a shame of the so called civilised societies. We have got our few projects for these unfortunate street children at the different locations of big cities. 
 
Work & Activities :
 
* Basic English and math teaching
* General knowledge improvement activities
* Encouraging in hand made items
* Teach about Our World
* Hygiene program
* Food distribution Assistance
Example Daily Schedule: 
Wake up early morning: 9 am
Breakfast: 9:30 am 
Manual Activities : 10-12 am ( painting, cleaning, nursary work etc.)
 Lunch at 12:30-1 p.m 
After lunch : 1-2:45pm ( Lesson plan preparation )
late afternoon project activities with Children : 3 - 5:30pm
Dinner : 7 – 7:30 pm ( volunteers required help themselves in serving ,washing )
 After 7:30 pm exit door would be closed.No one allowed to go out or come in the accommodation after 7:30  pm everyday including weekends.
 10 pm bed time 
 
** Please remember that programme schedule or project site can be changed or altered by the Project In-charge if required and all volunteers are requested to cooperate with our local members and partners. All schedule should be followed and mandatory for everyone to participate and contribute ** 
 
3.Underprivileged Girls Empowerment ( SMILE MLTV03)
 
Voluntary Service IndiaTarget Group for these camps:- Empowering Girls from refugee families.These girls get basic education,vocational and handmade product training etc. It's an informal training center for girls.
 
Project Back ground :- India having uncountable numbers of street and slum dwellers . There are thousands of poor refugees coming every year from nearby countries and from different small towns and villages to the big cities and most of these families are living in a very poorly condition at slums or on street corners like insects.  Often these families bring their children to help them in begging ,household work ,rag picking activities, even some girls been forcibly thrown to the dark life of prostitution. So it is really a shame of the so called civilised societies. We have got our few projects for these unfortunate street girls to train them and bring confidence in them at our  different locations of big cities. Now there are opportunities available to help and support these unfortunate girls  of the street  in and around Kolkata (ccu) city.our target to bring smile on ever girls too. .Kolkata ,the city of joy was known before as Calcutta since the colonial time. This ancient city was used to be the capital of British colonial period. This city has full of heart ,people are basically belongs to the middle class . There are also rich and poor people all around . City Kolkata is know for its busy traffic ,huge population ,warm welcome and poverty around the street corners! It is a great place to visit for every tourist coming to India. 
 
Work & Activities :
 
* Spoken English 
* General knowledge improvement activities
* Teach about Our World
* Help girls to learn  how to make hand made products
* Hygiene program
 
Example Daily Schedule: 
 
Wake up early morning: 9 am
Breakfast: 9:30 am 
Manual Activities : 10-12 am ( painting, cleaning, nursary work etc.)
 Lunch at 12:30-1 p.m 
After lunch : 1-2:45pm ( Lesson plan preparation )
late afternoon project activities with Children : 3 - 5:30pm
Dinner : 7 – 7:30 pm ( volunteers required help themselves in serving ,washing )
 After 7:30 pm exit door would be closed.No one allowed to go out or come in the accommodation after 7:30  pm everyday including weekends.
 10:00 pm bed time 
 
** Please remember that programme schedule or project site can be changed or altered by the Project In-charge if required and all volunteers are requested to cooperate with our local members and partners. All schedule should be followed and mandatory for everyone to participate and contribute ** 
 
4.Stray Dogs Welfare (SMILE MLTV04)
 
Volunteer in IndiaTarget :- Welfare activities like food distribution,health care,grooming to cats and dogs from SMILE NGO Domestic Animal Shelter.
 
Project background details:-
In India dogs and cats are every where on the street living under unprotected and abandoned life . In SMILE family we have a big love for domestic animals basically dogs,cats and so we made a small shelter in 2009 where we take care of few dogs and cats on regular basis. There are huge number of street dogs and cats who are roaming unprotected and struggling for the life and shelter.There are almost no management system from local government available for these animal.There are long and short term volunteering opportunities available every year for these poor needy animals.
 
Work Activities:- 
* Food distribution
* Cleaning and washing shelter
* Grooming stray dogs
* Care giving to stray dogs
Example Daily Schedule:
Wake up early morning: 9 am
Breakfast: 9:30 am ( required to prepared by own)
Work hour : 10-12 pm
Lunch at 12:30-1 p.m
late afternoon: 2pm – 5pm,  
Dinner :7- 7:30 pm ( volunteers required help themselves in serving ,washing )
After 8 pm exit door would be closed.No one allowed to go out or come in the accommodation after 8 pm everyday including weekends.
10 pm bed time
** Please remember that  programme schedule or project site can be changed or altered by the Project In-charge if required and all volunteers are requested to cooperate with our local members and partners. All schedule should be followed and mandatory for everyone to participate and contribute **
 
5.Urban Organic farming & Nursery development ( SMILE MLTV05)
 
Workcamp IndiaTarget :- Encourage Urban organic farming among city dwellers and training youth volunteers .
 
Work Background:-
Exciting sustainable environmental project at SMILE NGO ,India !! Save the mother planet. Our tagget to develop the. Nursery where we make saplings for community distribution.To  grow vegetable for street and refugee children everyday food requirement and to aware city dwellers how to grow vegetable even living in small apartment or lawn or even on the roof!!  Volunteer Group with motivated youth are welcome !!This project can help to grow organic vegetable and fruit . lets help us to bring revolution in horticulture and floriculture  . International volunteer would have learn how to grow vegetable in urban area where open space not available.Through organic way of farming an farming backyard /roof/lawn or any other place available in any urban house . This project could resolve the food problem among urban based poor and lower middle class people. Also through our rooftop and vertical farming can bring down the carbon footprint. Even a person living on street can grow enough vegetable for him .This project can bring down environmental pollution level in cities if we can spread it around and creat proper awareness . There would be painting activities as well as cultural exchange programme  !! Energetic youth group for short or long term would be valuable in this project .
Your volunteers as individuals or groups welcome .
 
Work Activities:-
* Clay preparation
* Watering
* Organic fertilizer preparation
* Care taking of the Nursary
* Growing sapling 
* Germination assistance
* Manual activities
Example Daily Schedule: 
Wake up early morning: 9 am
 Breakfast: 9:30 am ( required to prepared by own)
Morning Project hour : 10am -12:30pm ( or  as per project In charge.) 
 Lunch at 1--2 p.m 
late afternoon: 3 - 5:30 pm,language, yoga & cultural exchange time for volunteers with marginalized community children. 
Dinner : 7 pm ( volunteers required help themselves in serving ,washing )
 **After 7:30 pm exit door would be closed.No one allowed to go out or come in the accommodation after 8 pm everyday including weekends.
 9:30 bed time 
 
** Please remember that programme schedule or project site can be changed or altered by the Project In-charge if required and all volunteers are requested to cooperate with our local members and partners. All schedule should be followed and mandatory for everyone to participate and contribute **
 
6.Yoga Workshop and community kids teaching ( SMILE MLTV06)
 
Voluntary Service IndiaTarget :- Energetic youth from round the world gathered together to learn Indian  yoga and meditation to bring Enlightenment in their life and Cure them and learn each other culture.
 
Work Details:- 
India is always been famous for yoga & meditation . While volunteering for neglected children, international youth can have chance to interact with Indian culture  . Volunteers and local family together exchange the culture . Youth volunteers have golden chance to know about the ethnic heritage of East Indian tradition . It would a great fun filled time for groups.
In this project volunteers from round the world would have chance to exchange culture,language,food etc. Yoga and meditation class would be the main part of this project. It would be fun fill entertainment project where Indian family and international youth can have a platform to each other culture and life style. Project would take place in the suburb call Madhyamgram which is just 8 km from Kolkata Airport .Transportation, electricity,shopping places are all around.Nearest rail and bus station is with in 2 km .Life is very simple and peaceful around.
 
Tentative  Daily Schedule: 
 
Wake up early morning: 9 am
Breakfast: 9:30 am ( required to  prepared by own)
Meditation time : 10-12 noon
Lunch at 1-2  p.m 
late afternoon activity: 3-5 pm (Helping  underprivileged refugee children in basic education and practicing Yoga with them)
Diner : 7:30 pm ( volunteers required help themselves in serving ,washing )
After 7:30 pm exit door would be closed.No one allowed to go out or come in the accommodation after 7:30 pm everyday including weekends.
10 pm bed time
** Please remember that  programme schedule or project site can be changed or altered by the Project In-charge if required and all volunteers are requested to cooperate with our local members and partners. All schedule should be followed and mandatory for everyone to participate and contribute  **
 
7. Girls Self defence trainer( SMILE MLTV07)
 
VolunteeringTarget Group :-  Helping girls above 8+ years old ( mostly refugees girls ) of India to get basic education about self defense and awareness. Daily  grown up girls receives support at our center.
 
 Work details :- Girls living on street and slum always been victims of the cruelties of the societies. We are looking for energetic youth female volunteers to train our  girls the basic and advance self defence. We welcome only female volunteers in this project.
 
Tentative  Daily Schedule: 
Wake up early morning: 9 am
Breakfast: 9:30 am ( required to  prepared by own)
Manual Activities time : 10-12 noon (Painting,Nursary work,Other manual action)
Lunch at 1-2  p.m 
late afternoon activity: 3-5 pm (Helping  underprivileged refugee girls  in basic education and practicing self defense with them)
Diner : 7:30 pm ( volunteers required help themselves in serving ,washing )
After 7:30 pm exit door would be closed.No one allowed to go out or come in the accommodation after 7:30 pm everyday including weekends.
10 pm bed time
 
** Please remember that  programme schedule or project site can be changed or altered by the Project In-charge if required and all volunteers are requested to cooperate with our local members and partners. All schedule should be followed and mandatory for everyone to participate and contribute  ** 
 
8.Foreign language teaching ( SMILE MLTV08)
 
VolunteerTarget Group :- Helping Children between 8-14  years old ( mostly from destitute families) of India to get basic education,vocational and hygienic training etc. Daily more than 200+ families receives support at our different centres around.
 
Project Back ground :- India having uncountable numbers of street and slum dwellers . There are thousands of poor refugees coming every year from nearby countries and from different small towns and villages to the big cities and most of these families are living in a very poorly condition at slums or on street corners. Often these families bring their children to help them in begging ,household work ,rag picking activities, even some girls been forcibly thrown to the dark life of prostitution. Volunteers have chance to teach their own mother tongue to these kids.
 
Work & Activities :- Most important target of the project is to bring smile among these children and provide confidence .Volunteer would use different way of informal education technique to present a unique and attractive way of education programs for these kids .Most of these kids speaks local Bengali /Hindi language but they are very smart and intelligent.so teaching them with the support of local coordinator would not be so difficult ,just little bit of patience and involvement can solve this problem easily. All volunteers would go through orientation on arrival and two local language session during this camp. On every afternoon (after lunch)  volunteers would prepare the lesson plan for kids.  Volunteers would also help local coordinator in other activities like giving shower food distribution, organising drama,story telling and entertainment games for the children.whole action would be run under the supervision of very experienced local project coordinator. 
 
Example Daily Schedule: 
Wake up early morning: 9 am
Breakfast: 9:30 am 
Manual Activities : 10-12 am ( painting, cleaning, nursary work etc.)
 Lunch at 12:30-1 p.m 
After lunch : 1-2:45pm ( Lesson plan preparation )
late afternoon project activities with Children : 3 - 5:30pm
Dinner : 7 – 7:30 pm ( volunteers required help themselves in serving ,washing )
 After 7:30 pm exit door would be closed.No one allowed to go out or come in the accommodation after 7:30  pm everyday including weekends.
 10pm bed time 
** Please remember that programme schedule or project site can be changed or altered by the Project In-charge if required and all volunteers are requested to cooperate with our local members and partners. All schedule should be followed and mandatory for everyone to participate and contribute ** 
 
9.Intercultural and Language Exchange ( SMILE MLTV09)
 
Volunteering in IndiaTarget :- Energetic youth from round the world gathered together to learn Indian culture ,food  and bring friendship and learn each other culture.
 
Project Background:-
India is always been famous for its culture ,tradition,language and food cuisine . Different culture ,dress code ,language and cooking style made the country like a continent ! While volunteering in this project youth can have chance to interact with the East Indian ( Bengali ) culture and food . Volunteers and local family together exchange the culture and cook food . Youth volunteers have golden chance to know about the ethnic heritage of East Indian cuisine and tradition . It would a great fun filled time for groups.
 
Work Details:-
In this camp volunteers from round the world would have chance to exchange culture,language,food etc. Local cooking lesson, local language class. It would be fun fill entertainment camp where Indian family and international youth can have a platform to each other culture and life style. Camp would take place in the suburb call Madhyamgram which is just 8 km from Kolkata Airport .Transportation, electricity,shopping places are all around.Nearest rail and bus station is with in 2 km .Life is very simple and peaceful around.
 
Tentative Daily Schedule: 
Wake up early morning: 9 am
Breakfast: 9:30 am 
Manual Activities : 10-12 am ( painting, cleaning, nursary work etc.)
 Lunch at 12:30-1 p.m 
After lunch : 1-2:45pm ( Lesson plan preparation )
late afternoon project activities with Children : 3 - 5:30pm
Dinner : 7 – 7:30 pm ( volunteers required help themselves in serving ,washing )
 After 7:30 pm exit door would be closed.No one allowed to go out or come in the accommodation after 7:30  pm everyday including weekends.
 10 pm bed time 
** Please remember that programme schedule or project site can be changed or altered by the Project In-charge if required and all volunteers are requested to cooperate with our local members and partners. All schedule should be followed and mandatory for everyone to participate and contribute ** 
 
10.Art and craft teaching to underprivileged kids ( SMILE MLTV10)
 
VolunteeringTarget Group :- Helping Children and Youth to learn Art,craft and Painting  .Daily more than 100 families receives support at our different centres around.
 
 Project Back ground :- There are thousands of poor refugees coming every year from nearby countries and from different small towns and villages to the big cities and most of these families are living in a very poorly condition at slums or on street corners like insects. Normal societies are so busy to deal with their personal daily problems, so have little time for these unfortunate people. Often these families bring their children to help them in begging ,household work ,rag picking activities, even some girls been forcibly thrown to the dark life of prostitution. So it is really a shame of the so called civilised societies. We have got our few projects for these unfortunate street children at the different locations of big cities. Now there are opportunities available to help and support these unfortunate girls and boys  in and around Kolkata (ccu) city.our target to bring smile on every child.
 
Work details:-
This project is all about bringing smile to all underprivileged refugee children & their mother from the street of kolkata.Providing informal basic education llike teaching them different Art,craft and Painting for these children from this downtrodden community would be the main target of the volunteers in this camp.
 
Tentative Daily Schedule: 
Wake up early morning: 9 am
Breakfast: 9:30 am 
Manual Activities : 10-12 am ( painting, cleaning, nursary work etc.)
 Lunch at 12:30-1 p.m 
After lunch : 1-2:45pm ( Lesson plan preparation )
late afternoon project activities with Children : 3 - 5:30pm
Dinner : 7 – 7:30 pm ( volunteers required help themselves in serving ,washing )
 After 7:30 pm exit door would be closed.No one allowed to go out or come in the accommodation after 7:30  pm everyday including weekends.
 10 pm bed time 
** Please remember that programme schedule or project site can be changed or altered by the Project In-charge if required and all volunteers are requested to cooperate with our local members and partners. All schedule should be followed and mandatory for everyone to participate and contribute ** 
 
11.Online Promotional Assistant ( SMILE MLTV11)
 
Voluntary Service IndiaTarget Group :- Online Promotional activities.
 
 Project Back ground :- We are looking for volunteers who can help organisation in online promotion.
 
 Work & Activities :- We are looking for volunteers from different countries to help us in  online promotion service online. Creative youth with passionate mind are best for the project. . Due to charity status it is really difficult to go for paid advertising. Right now volunteers from native English speaking countries or from other European and Asian countries are welcome to join the SMILE team as a promotional assistant.
 
Example Daily Schedule:
Wake up early morning: 9 am
Breakfast: 9:30 am ( required to prepared by own)
Project hour : As per project In charge.
Lunch at 12:30-1 p.m
 late afternoon: 2 pm - 5:30 pm
 Dinner : 7-7:30 pm ( volunteers required help themselves in serving ,washing )
 After 8 pm exit door would be closed.No one allowed to go out or come in the accommodation after 8 pm everyday including weekends.
 10 pm bed time
** Please remember that programme schedule or project site can be changed or altered by the Project In-charge if required and all volunteers are requested to cooperate with our local members and partners. All schedule should be followed and mandatory for everyone to participate and contribute **
 
12.Refugee children project Assistant ( SMILE MLTV12)
 
Volunteer experience in IndiaTarget group : Destitute children from the refugee community.
 
Background : Every year hundreds of thousands families coming from the neighbouring countries in search of food and shelter. There are huge number of children who are  below 14 years and living in a very poor condition. No infrastructure or other help coming to these  children for their  education and health . Since 2003 smile is trying to help these kids in  basic education and fundamental support through year long informal education and welfare .We require more hands  to help  these neglected children from destitute communities. It is our year long term goal since last 16 years. We need  long term volunteers to help us in this project as project assistant to encourage and motivate  this  community to send their children in smile informal school for their basic education.
 
Work Activities: 
* Field activities like making report,visiting community on regular basis.
* Preparing and maintaining background report of every child.
* Organising motivational activities for children and parents.
* Assisting project incharge 
 
Tentative Daily Schedule:
Wake up early morning: 9 am
Breakfast: 9:30 am ( required to prepared by own)
Project hour : As per project In charge.
Lunch at 12:30-1 p.m
 late afternoon: 2 pm - 5:30 pm
 Dinner : 7-7:30 pm ( volunteers required help themselves in serving ,washing )
 After 8 pm exit door would be closed.No one allowed to go out or come in the accommodation after 8 pm everyday including weekends.
 10 pm bed time
 
** Please remember that programme schedule or project site can be changed or altered by the Project In-charge if required and all volunteers are requested to cooperate with our local members and partners. All schedule should be followed and mandatory for everyone to participate and contribute **
 
13.Underprivileged Girls project Assistant ( SMILE MLTV13)
 
Volunteer experience in IndiaTarget group : Destitute girls from the downtrodden community.
 
Background : Every year hundreds of thousands families coming from the neighbouring countries in search of food and shelter. There are huge number of girls who are  below 18 years and living in a very poor condition. No infrastructure or other help coming to these  children for their  education and health . Since 2003 smile is trying to help these kids in  basic education and fundamental support through year long informal education and welfare .We require more hands  to help  these neglected children from destitute communities. It is our year long term goal since last 16 years. We need  long term volunteers to help us in this project as project assistant to encourage and motivate  this  community to send their children in smile informal school for their basic education.
 
Work Activities: 
* Field activities like making report,visiting community on regular basis.
* Preparing and maintaining background report of every girls.
* Organising motivational activities for children and parents.
* Assisting project incharge 
Tentative Daily Schedule:
Wake up early morning: 9 am
Breakfast: 9:30 am ( required to prepared by own)
Project hour : As per project In charge.
Lunch at 12:30-1 p.m
 late afternoon: 2 pm - 5:30 pm
 Dinner : 7-7:30 pm ( volunteers required help themselves in serving ,washing )
 After 8 pm exit door would be closed.No one allowed to go out or come in the accommodation after 8 pm everyday including weekends.
 10 bed time
** Please remember that programme schedule or project site can be changed or altered by the Project In-charge if required and all volunteers are requested to cooperate with our local members and partners. All schedule should be followed and mandatory for everyone to participate and contribute **
 
14.Experimental Living at Indian host family ( SMILE MLTV14)
 
VolunteerTarget Group: Cultural and language exchange  
 
Project Background: SMILE always believes in family type of environment !! It is always been  a house of volunteers. Organisation always trying bring all international Volunteers to live together with  local volunteers as a big family . It is an  experimtal living initiative where volunteers living as an Indian  family and follow Indian culture while helping poor children in needs.  Such shelter would be our base point to bring smile around through volunteering. Presently shelter is going on under the observation and guidance of local  family of volunteers .   We welcome young energetic hard working international volunteers to participate in our mission ! We also welcome groups to come and help us in construction and painting while experiencing living as a family !!
 
Work details: 
* Helping local host family in their daily lives.
* Practice local language ( as per available)
* Practice Yoga and Meditation ( as per available)
* Helping in painting / farming / dog shelter ( as per available)
 
Tentative Daily Schedule:
Wake up early morning: 9 am
Breakfast: 9:30 am ( required to prepared by own)
Project hour : As per project In charge.
Lunch at 12:30-1 p.m
 late afternoon: 2 pm - 5:30 pm
 Dinner : 7-7:30 pm ( volunteers required help themselves in serving ,washing )
 After 8 pm exit door would be closed.No one allowed to go out or come in the accommodation after 8 pm everyday including weekends.
 10 bed time
** Please remember that programme schedule or project site can be changed or altered by the Project In-charge if required and all volunteers are requested to cooperate with our local members and partners. All schedule should be followed and mandatory for everyone to participate and contribute **
 
15.Web content and blog writing Assistant ( SMILE MLTV15)
 
Voluntary Service IndiaTarget group:- Helping Organisation in web content ,blog writing and other editing and writing testimonials of different volunteers.
 
Work & Activities :- We are looking for volunteers from different countries to help us in web content ,blog writing, editing and volunteer testimonials writing activities . Creative youth with passionate mind are best for the project. . Due to charity status it is really difficult to go for paid advertising. Right now volunteers from native English speaking countries or from other European and Asian countries are welcome to join the SMILE team as an office assistant to help organisation in web content, blog writing , testimonial preparing .
 
Tentative Daily Schedule:
Wake up early morning: 9 am
Breakfast: 9:30 am ( required to prepared by own)
Project hour : As per project In charge.
Lunch at 12:30-1 p.m
 late afternoon: 2 pm - 5:30 pm
 Dinner : 7-7:30 pm ( volunteers required help themselves in serving ,washing )
 After 8 pm exit door would be closed.No one allowed to go out or come in the accommodation after 8 pm everyday including weekends.
 10 bed time
** Please remember that programme schedule or project site can be changed or altered by the Project In-charge if required and all volunteers are requested to cooperate with our local members and partners. All schedule should be followed and mandatory for everyone to participate and contribute **
 
16.Computer literacy Teacher  ( SMILE MLTV16)
 
VolunteeringTarget group:- Destitute children from neglected community.
 
Project Background:- We are looking for volunteers from different countries to help us in teaching basic computer to these poor children . Creative youth with passionate mind are best for the project. . Due to charity status it is really difficult to go for professional teachers and computers.So we need volunteers to come with their laptop and teach these kids . Right now volunteers from native English speaking countries or from other European and Asian countries are welcome to join the SMILE team as an computer literacy program assistant to help organisation . Volunteer should bring their own laptop to teach .
 
Work details: 
* Teaching basic computer 
* Helping kids to learn and practice computer
* Organise Workshops
* Helping in other activities like painting,farming, dog shelter, cooking etc.
 
Tentative Daily Schedule:
Wake up early morning: 9 am
Breakfast: 9:30 am ( required to prepared by own)
Project hour : As per project In charge.
Lunch at 12:30-1 p.m
 late afternoon: 2 pm - 5:30 pm
 Dinner : 7-7:30 pm ( volunteers required help themselves in serving ,washing )
 After 8 pm exit door would be closed.No one allowed to go out or come in the accommodation after 8 pm everyday including weekends.
 10 bed time
** Please remember that programme schedule or project site can be changed or altered by the Project In-charge if required and all volunteers are requested to cooperate with our local members and partners. All schedule should be followed and mandatory for everyone to participate and contribute **
 
17.Dance and Music Teaching Assistant ( SMILE MLTV17)
 
VolunteerTarget Group :- Helping Children and Youth to learn Dance and Music  .Daily more than 100 families receives support at our different centres around.
 
 Project Back ground :- There are thousands of poor refugees coming every year from nearby countries and from different small towns and villages to the big cities and most of these families are living in a very poorly condition at slums or on street corners like insects. Normal societies are so busy to deal with their personal daily problems, so have little time for these unfortunate people. Often these families bring their children to help them in begging ,household work ,rag picking activities, even some girls been forcibly thrown to the dark life of prostitution. So it is really a shame of the so called civilised societies. We have got our few projects for these unfortunate street children at the different locations of big cities. Now there are opportunities available to help and support these unfortunate girls  of the street children in and around Kolkata (ccu) city.our target to bring smile on face.
 
Work Details:
* Teaching dance/music/playing musical instruments to school kids.
* Organising workshop and motivational activities.
* Helping in  Painting/farming/manual actions (as per available).
 
Tentative Daily Schedule:
Wake up early morning: 9 am
Breakfast: 9:30 am ( required to prepared by own)
Project hour : As per project In charge.
Lunch at 12:30-1 p.m
 late afternoon: 2 pm - 5:30 pm
 Dinner : 7-7:30 pm ( volunteers required help themselves in serving ,washing )
 After 8 pm exit door would be closed.No one allowed to go out or come in the accommodation after 8 pm everyday including weekends.
 10 bed time
** Please remember that programme schedule or project site can be changed or altered by the Project In-charge if required and all volunteers are requested to cooperate with our local members and partners. All schedule should be followed and mandatory for everyone to participate and contribute **
 
18. Climate Justice Project Assistant ( SMILE MLTV18)
 
Volunteer experienceTarget :- Eliminating single use plastic ,training youth  to recycle plastic . Plant sapling growing and distribution to reduce carbon emission, encouraging people to use solar energy instead normal electricity.
 
Project Background:-Exciting sustainable environmental project at SMILE NGO ,India !! Save the mother planet. Our target to develop the Nursery where we make saplings for community distribution.To  grow vegetable for street and refugee children everyday food requirement and to aware city dwellers how to grow vegetable even living in small apartment or lawn or even on the roof!! Eliminating single use plastic ,training youth  to recycle plastic . Plant sapling growing and distribution to reduce carbon emission, encouraging people to use solar energy instead normal electricity. Volunteer Group with motivated youth are welcome !!This project can help to grow organic vegetable and fruit . lets help us to bring revolution in horticulture and floriculture  . International volunteer would have learn how to grow vegetable in urban area where open space not available.There would be painting activities as well as cultural exchange programme  !! Energetic youth group for short or long term would be valuable in this project .Your volunteers as individuals or groups welcome .
 
Work details:-
* Helping in Nursary development activities.
* Organising plastic recycling action.
* Organising workshop and slogan writing.
* Helping in rooftop farming.
* Conducting awareness program among school kids.
 
Tentative Daily Schedule:
Wake up early morning: 9 am
Breakfast: 9:30 am ( required to prepared by own)
Project hour : As per project In charge.
Lunch at 12:30-1 p.m
 late afternoon: 2 pm - 5:30 pm
 Dinner : 7-7:30 pm ( volunteers required help themselves in serving ,washing )
 After 8 pm exit door would be closed.No one allowed to go out or come in the accommodation after 8 pm everyday including weekends.
 9:30 bed time
** Please remember that programme schedule or project site can be changed or altered by the Project In-charge if required and all volunteers are requested to cooperate with our local members and partners. All schedule should be followed and mandatory for everyone to participate and contribute **
 
19. Youth development program Assistant ( SMILE MLTV19)
 
Voluntary ServiceTarget group : Destitute and neglected youth basically boys from the downtrodden community.
 
Background : Every year hundreds of thousands families coming from the neighbouring countries in search of food and shelter. There are huge number of boys  who are  below 18 years and living in a very poor condition. No infrastructure or other help coming to these  children for their  education and health . Since 2003 smile is trying to help these kids in  basic education and fundamental support through year long informal education and welfare .We require more hands  to help  these neglected children from destitute communities. It is our year long term goal since last 16 years. We need  long term volunteers to help us in this project as project assistant to encourage and motivate  this  community to send their children in smile informal school for their basic education.
 
Work Activities: 
* Field activities like making report,visiting community on regular basis.
* Preparing and maintaining background report of every boys below 18 years.
* Organising motivational activities for children and parents.
* Assisting project incharge 
 
Tentative Daily Schedule:
Wake up early morning: 9 am
Breakfast: 9:30 am ( required to prepared by own)
Project hour : As per project In charge.
Lunch at 12:30-1 p.m
 late afternoon: 2 pm - 5:30 pm
 Dinner : 7-7:30 pm ( volunteers required help themselves in serving ,washing )
 After 8 pm exit door would be closed.No one allowed to go out or come in the accommodation after 8 pm everyday including weekends.
10 bed time
** Please remember that programme schedule or project site can be changed or altered by the Project In-charge if required and all volunteers are requested to cooperate with our local members and partners. All schedule should be followed and mandatory for everyone to participate and contribute **