Volunteers are needed in India to join a range of highly affordable projects for durations ranging from 1 week to 24 weeks. Based in both Delhi and Dharmsala, volunteers are welcomed to assist on a range of community-driven projects. Volunteers are accommodated in local homestays alongside other international volunteers.
IVHQ Volunteer Projects Available in India:
- Teaching English
- Slum Teaching
- Programs available year-round, starting on the 1st and 3rd Monday of every month
- Program fees include airport pick-up, orientation, accommodation, meals and 24/7 in-country support
- Highly affordable program fees from $250 for 1 week
- Community-driven projects focused on supporting local needs and delivering sustainable positive impacts
- Superior support services both pre-departure and while volunteering
- Free online volunteer training for all IVHQ volunteers
- Between 20 and 40 IVHQ volunteers start in India each month
- Weekends are free to explore India with fellow volunteers - see the Taj Mahal and more!
India Program Fee includes airport pick-up, orientation, program supervision, accommodation and meals during volunteer program period, in-country 24/7 volunteer support and in-country administration costs.
Questions & Answers
JessicaAge: 25-30FemaleNew ZealandOtherResponse from IVHQ
Hi Jessica, It's nice to hear from you! We are so glad that our local team supported you to have such a positive and memorable experience. Thanks for being an IVHQer and we look forward to welcoming you on another program again in the future.
ElliAge: 18 or youngerFemaleBrisbane, AustraliaQueensland University of TechnologyResponse from IVHQ
Hi Elli, it's great to hear from you! Thanks for sharing a little about your experience in India - Delhi. We are stoked to hear that it was such a memorable experience for you. Thanks for being an IVHQer and we hope to welcome you on another program at some point in the future.
YuxuanAge: 19-24MaleHong KongKing's College LondonVolunteering in Delhi03/31/2016How could this program be improved?
One thing that could be improved is the communication between IVHQ and the placement itself. For more efficiency and to avoid misunderstanding, IVHQ should be directly connected to the schools, rather than through the host families.Response from IVHQ
Hi Yuxuan, It's nice to hear from you. Thanks for your feedback and for sharing a few photos from you time in Delhi. It's great to hear you had such a rewarding experience and we are glad we could facilitate this for you. Thanks for being an IVHQer!
TAge: 19-24FemaleNYCPennsylvania State UniversityIndia-Delhi Healthcare03/16/2016How could this program be improved?
NothingResponse from IVHQ
Hi there, Thanks for sharing your thoughts about IVHQ and your time volunteering in India - Delhi with us. We are glad to hear you had such a life changing experience and we hope to welcome you back on another IVHQ program again in the future.
VictoriaAge: 19-24FemalePerth, AustraliaOtherResponse from IVHQ
Hi Victoria, We are so glad to hear that you had such a positive experience in India. Thanks for choosing IVHQ and we look forward to welcoming you on another program for your next overseas adventure.
AngelaAge: 19-24FemaleMelbourne, AustraliaOtherResponse from IVHQ
Hey Angela, It's great to hear about your time in India. It sounds like you had a great time, both volunteering and in your free time. Thanks for sharing! We hope to see you back on another IVHQ program again in the future.
EmilyAge: 19-24FemaleflordiaOtherWonderful Experience01/29/2016How could this program be improved?
Nothing, Everything was AWESOMEResponse from IVHQ
Hi Emily, It's great to hear from you. Thanks for the recommendation. We are glad that you had such a positive experience in India and that our local team and your host family made you feel welcome and at home in India. Thanks for being an IVHQer!
EscarlaAge: 19-24FemaleNew York CityOtherResponse from IVHQ
Hi Escarla, Thanks for taking to share your thoughts from your experience volunteering in India. It sounds like you had a really special time and we are glad that we were able to facilitate this for you. Thanks for the recommendation and we hope to see you on another IVHQ program again in the future.
HetalAge: 19-24FemaleNew York, New YorkColumbia UniversityYou won't regret joining IVHQ01/15/2016How could this program be improved?
Nothing :)Response from IVHQ
Hi Hetal, We look forward to welcoming you back! Thank you for your review and we are glad to hear that your experience in India with IVHQ was such a positive one. Thanks for being an IVHQer!
BradlieAge: 18 or youngerMaleMcGill, NevadaOtherThe lifetime mission in India01/11/2016How could this program be improved?
I would like that this program had more things to do. Like teaching the kids sports, music, acting, and art. That's what I would change.Response from IVHQ
Hi Bradlie, It was great to have you volunteer with us in India. We are glad to hear it was such a positive experience for you. Thanks for choosing IVHQ and we hope to see you on another of our programs again in the future.
CandelariaAge: 19-24FemaleMontrealUniversité de Montréal
DianaAge: 19-24FemaleDelhi, IndiaMiami University
About the provider
IVHQ (International Volunteer HQ) provides safe, unique, meaningful and extremely affordable volunteer programs in 32 countries around the world, with a constantly expanding base. Programs are available in Asia, Africa, Europe, Latin America and the Pacific, where IVHQ works alongside local NGOs to provide meaningful volunteer opportunities. Currently, IVHQ has programs in Mexico, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Colombia, Argentina, Ecuador, Peru, Brazil, Ghana, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia, South Africa, Morocco, Victoria Falls, Madagascar, Bali, China, Nepal, India, Cambodia, Vietnam, Thailand, Sri Lanka, Laos, the Philippines, Fiji, Romania, Italy, Spain and Portugal!
Whether you're taking a volunteer vacation, a gap year, or on a career break, IVHQ has a wide variety of programs ranging from 1 week to 24 weeks to fit anyone's schedule. Browse through the programs below and visit the IVHQ website for more information.
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