“Span and Shine” is one of the most predominant pillars of The Bridge-India, If you have plan to choose a place the place for Volunteer in India, than the best Organization that will help you enjoy colorful culture is The Bridge. India's culture is not only famous for its long history and unique geography, but also for mixture of democracy and ancient traditions; it is also known as Ancient Heritage country. Here you will find variety in religion, language, customs, arts, cuisine to learn a new culture from inside out. It shows you the incredible and also in topography.
Volunteering in India is a great opportunity beauty.diversity and also the discovery of new life.
Our Programs in Volunteering India:
Teach English, Life skills to Children & Youth in Rural & Backward Areas
Women Empowerment Programs
Focus Group Discussions
Street Theater & Role Play awareness in rural villages
Research with your relevant topics in Tamil Nadu
Why choose THE BRIDGE?
THE BRIDGE - The Bridge has make relationships and formed partnerships with several NGOs which includes schools in rural areas, orphanages, child care centers, animal care centers women shelters, local hospitals and other community centers. Facilities during your volunteering work with us. The project sites and gets the pickup facility when you will arrive in Chennai, India.
What facilities you will get?
Food & Accommodation - We will provide you food & accommodation facilities during your volunteering work with us.
Transportation facility - You will get transportation facility for the project sites and get the pickup facility when you will arrive in Chennai, India.
Support & Backup facility - You will get 24 hours of strong support by phone and emails. Before your departure we will help you in all stages of planning your trip, assisting you with arranging flight tickets and helping you to what to take with you. During your project work our program coordinator will be always with you to help and give all the information you need.
The Bridge is a volunteering Organization which has been registered by the government in India. THE BRIDGE offers a unique combination of volunteering projects and action packed adventure travel in a fun, safe, educational, and well-organized environment. Our main goal is to offer support for underprivileged women, child care, work in rural areas, health programs for sick, dying & disabled people; we also work with Research sector.
Best prices and services:
The Bridge offers you a best prices and services from other abroad organizations as it has local registered office in India. Volunteers have no need to pay extra or huge amount of fees as other volunteering organization from abroad charge. Our program fees covers all services (airport receive; transfer to project site, accommodation facilities, meal, local transportation facility for project sites and orientation program).
A Meaningful Travel & Volunteer Experience:
THE BRIDGE offers to its volunteer a meaning travel & volunteer experience. By joining program volunteers have opportunity to learn a new culture, language, customs & tradition of country. It offers language courses, cultural immersion and amazing travel experience ensuring that volunteers do not miss a long life memory throughout their life.
Experience Staff members & Coordinators:
We have a strong team of coordinators who run successful and effective volunteering programs. We work directly with local schools, people that live in rural areas. We make sure that each of our volunteering programs meets the high standard as expected and deserved by our volunteers. Coordinators are dynamic, responsible, and mature adults who support your volunteering experience in many ways.
Volunteer Qualifications: There is no any specific qualification required to join Volunteering program with us. Volunteers must have love and passionate about serving life to others who are in need can join volunteering program. We can expect from the volunteers that they must be hard workers, physically fit and good in English.
Visa – All visitors to India need to make visa arrangements prior to departure. We advised to contact the Indian High Commission in their country and apply for a tourist visa before travelling to India. Tourist visas are valid up for to 180 days. Please contact us, if you need any further information on getting the visa.
Vaccinations - Please note that the vaccinations below are recommended not required. We advise you to talk to your health care provider to determine which ones will be beneficial to you. Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Meningitis Japanese Encephalitis, Rabies, Typhoid, Malaria, Tetanus booster shot.
Safety - India is a very safe country. Indians are very friendly with foreigners, and treat them with respect. Many people will greet you throughout India with the phrase “Vanakkam” (hello); the most commonly spoken local language is Tamilnadu. Safety of our Volunteers is our first priority. You will get 24 hours support from us.
Communication – You will find plenty of internet Centers in Vellore and near about your project sites. You will be able to easily send and receive emails and call internationally from these centers. We can arrange internet facility also in host family but you need to pay extra for your own. If you are coming here for long term bring a cell phone which is compatible to insert a local sim card. Call rates in India is so cheap. Our program coordinator will help you in this regarding.
What to Wear/Pack - We recommend wearing light clothing, and short sleeve shirts and pants that cover the entire body. Bring layers for when the air gets cool. Make sure to bring comfortable sneakers or tennis shoes to wear during our service projects. We suggest you wear old shoes, as they will get dirty and dusty. Sunglasses and a hat are also recommended. Short Item List to pack:- Casual wear: pants, long sleeve shirts, sweats, T-shirts, jeans, Jacket, socks.ü Sleepwearü Sneakers and closed toe shoesü Wet wipes and hand sanitizerü
Personal Toiletries: shampoo, soap, toothpaste, etc.ü Hairdryerü Personal Medical Kit with supplies that you think you may need: (i.e. Anti-bacterialü gel, Tylenol, Ammodium AD, Pepto Bismal, motion sickness pills, bandages, Benadryl, Ibuprofen, antibacterial cream for cuts and scrapes, DEET Bug repellent). Travel Electronics: IPODS, Cameras, etc.ü Information for Volunteers
Program dates: We are running volunteering programs all around year. Volunteers have opportunity to work anytime in India. Dates are flexible to Volunteer; Volunteers can choose their own start-up & finish date. Volunteers can work min 1 week to max 4 months.
Register: Kindly register yourself today @ our The Bridge site. Click on the below link and secure your place for Volunteer work in India.