Deaf Education Volunteer Abroad

Published

05/30/2018

Times of day

Weekday Mornings

Time Commitment

Full time (30+ hrs/wk)

Duration

Short-Term (few weeks/months)

Address

Bangalore
KA
India

Description

Escape To... is looking for volunteers to help out at the Deaf Society in Bangalore, India for a minimum stay of 1 month to a maximum of 3 months. This is a great opportunity for people who have never been to India before to immerse themselves in the local culture, learn about hearing impairments and how Indian society deals with them, as well as do something meaningful abroad. You don't need to know sign language in order to volunteer. The deaf society would appreciate your love, energy, and time given to the children. The Institute for the deaf consists of around 200 children with various hearing impairments.


Who volunteers with us?

  • College students and recent graduates looking for meaningful work experience internationally
  • Gap Year travelers looking to do something unique on break
  • People on career transitions or career breaks
  • People on sabbaticals
  • and many more



Main Duties

-Conduct English classes to groups of 15 children

-Assist sign language teachers in classroom supervision

-Help create skits and plays to engage children and allow them to interact with each other

-Create visual based exercises for education through art and play

-Dance classes

-Fundraising and Deaf awareness projects

-If you know sign language, you can help with interpreting


Requirements:

1. Must be able to commit to 1 month

2. Must be 18 years and older

3. Must be dedicated and reliable to go to work on a daily basis (9 am to 3 pm)


Escape To... charges a $595(+tax) placement fee to help you with pre-departure support, guidance on visas, health and safety and training as well as airport pickup, on arrival orientation, welcome lunch, and supervision for the duration of your trip. Email us to learn more about the project as well as housing, food, and what to do during free time.


Please email your resume to prachi@fairkonnect.com with the subject "Deaf Society Volunteer" and indicate when and how long you want to come. Also, email us to set up a phone or Skype session and find out more details! We look forward to hearing from you.

Fee Required

Benefits

  • Training Provided
  • Housing Available
  • Language/Cultural Support Available

Benefits

  • Groups
  • International Volunteers

How To Apply

prachi@fairkonnect.com

Please email your resume to prachi@fairkonnect.com with the subject "Deaf Society Volunteer" and indicate when and how long you want to come. Also, email us to set up a phone or Skype session and find out more details! We look forward to hearing from you.


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