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Volunteer Children's Activity Leader

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Kalkeri Sangeet Vidyalaya
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Kalakeri, India
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Published 3 months ago
Volunteer Children's Activity Leader

We are looking for passionate individuals to come and join our exciting team in India!

Being a volunteer at Kalkeri Sangeet Vidyalaya is an incredibly rewarding experience and a unique opportunity to make a difference in the lives of children and their families here in Kalkeri.

The Volunteer Activity Leaders work alongside the Indian children's hostel wardens to look after the children’s well-being in general. It involves helping the children get ready in the morning, organising fun activities during their free time, helping them with their studies and spending quality time with them until bedtime.

As an Activity Leader, you will be attentive to any changes in the children’s behaviour, identify the reasons behind it and try to improve their personal development by giving them care, love and attention. You will also support the children who face specific challenges, at academic and psychological levels. Wardens ensure that the children who have health issues are referred to the Head of Healthcare.

The Activity Leader role is demanding but it allows you to create a very special bond with the children. If you like to spend time with children, then this is the perfect volunteering opportunity for you!


Responsibilities:

  • Look after the children and prepare fun activities during their free time
  • Be attentive to the personal hygiene of each child and give support
  • Refer the children with health issues to the healthcare professionals
  • Make sure that the children follow the school’s schedule
  • Impress the importance of punctuality and diligence upon them
  • Identify the children's needs and help them manage their emotions better
  • Attend weekly meetings with other volunteers and the Coordinator
  • Set an example to the students and act as a role model
  • Be a responsible ambassador for our organization
  • Be passionate and enthusiastic!


Requirements:

  • Minimum commitment of 6 months
  • Experience with children - essential
  • Degree in Social Work, Psychology or Education - desirable
  • Interest in child development
  • An engaging personality with good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Open-minded and driven
  • Ability to work with a team
  • First Aid certificate not required but preferred
  • Strong interest in community projects, education and child development


Benefits of volunteering with us:

  • Gain valuable skills and a unique NGO experience in India
  • Be part of an amazing community that aims at making a positive change
  • Induction, training and on-going support from our team members
  • Housing and food (3 times a day) provided on site
  • Get a reference and a certificate upon completion of your mission


COVID-19 UPDATE

After an eleven-month break, our school has finally reopened. We will be welcoming students back on campus in phases over the coming months, as per Government guidelines. Until they go back to school, the children still at home will continue to study via Online Learning with our dedicated teachers. We are very much looking forward to getting back into the swing of things and welcome volunteers again according to strict protocols already in place to ensure everyone's health and safety.


Please read the How To Apply section carefully. We will not accept incomplete applications.

We are looking for passionate individuals to come and join our exciting team in India!

Being a volunteer at Kalkeri Sangeet Vidyalaya is an incredibly rewarding experience and a unique opportunity to make a difference in the lives of…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full time (30+ hrs/wk)
  • Recurrence
    Recurring
  • Fee Required
  • Training Provided
  • Housing Available
  • Language / Cultural Support Available
  • Groups Welcome
  • International Volunteers Welcome

Location

On-site

Kalkeri

Kalkeri Sangeet Vidyalaya, Kalakeri, None 580007, India

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Instructions:

To apply for a position as a Volunteer Children's Activity Leader, please:

  • upload your Resume and Cover Letter down below
  • fill out our application form,
  • and provide 2 references (English speakers)

We welcome applications throughout the year!

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