Volunteer in Pushkar to teach in government and private under-funded schools
Project length: Minimum of 1 week to maximum of 24 weeks.
Project dates: Year round. Saturdays are preferred for arrivals but you can choose any date.
Arrival airport: Jaipur Airport (JP).
Accommodation: Local host family and groups in a youth hostel.
Meals: All meals (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner).
Airlines: Jet airways, Spice jet, Etihad, Indigo, Go Air, Air India etc. Check www.skyscanner.in for cheap flights.
Vaccinations: Routine Vac, Hep-A and Typhoid wwwnc.cdc.gov
The school is located in this beautiful and small town called Pushkar. Pushkar is a famous religious place in India and have a significant value among pilgrims because of the ‘Only temple of lord Brihma (The creater)‘ in entire world. The school is opened by an educationist in Pushkar. The school caters to lower and middle class family students from the town and nearby villages. The availability of good English, Science, Geography, Computers, Physical training, Art and craft, Dance and music is very limited and very much needed for the kids. The volunteers play a very important role in this project by sharing their experience, wisdom, knowledge, skills and art to teach these students.
The school is very near and at a walk-able distance from the accommodation. Volunteers can come up with a lot of creative ideas to help the kids in various subjects. If you wish to come-up with something, you can bring books, stationery, games etc.
As a volunteer, your possible duties are as follows:
You will be working on the projects from Monday to Friday and weekends are free. On weekends you can visit the numerous religious places in Pushkar like Brahma temple, Holy lake, Savitri temple, Aaloo baba temple and the handicraft market of Pushkar. Apart from this you can buy desert camping package to stay in a desert nearby Pushkar. On weekends after visiting Pushkar city, you can explore Ajmer town that is only 30 kilometers from Pushkar. You can buy sightseeing tours of the magnificent cities in Rajastaan like Jaipur, Jodhpur, Jaisalmer, Bundi, Udaipur etc. There’s always something new to discover in Incredible India!
Youth Travel Abroad consists of a dedicated team, whose mission is to empower our youth by providing sustainable projects that bring about real change in local communities. Working in social development enables our youth world-wide to successfully face upcoming challenges in their personal and professional lives. We do not charge for volunteering for these causes. The fee covers services you will receive while working on the projects. The fee is as follows:
Full Board Services Weekly Fee
If you would like to opt for full board services, provided by Namaste Volunteer, the fee is as follow with the services in the fee are mentioned in the list below.
Application fee: US $99
One time application fee for all Jaipur volunteer program is US $99. The application fee is payable only when we find your application suitable and your skills compatible with the project objectives.
The following services and components are not included in the application fee and full board weekly fee;
Namaste Volunteer provides a clean, hygienic and safe place to stay for our volunteers in project destinations. In Pushkar we have a dedicated volunteer hostel/camp nearby the projects, having a capacity of 24 volunteers at a time. The hostel is located at a central place in the town and nearby to all the religious and touristic places in Pushkar. The hostel has four dormitories girls, boys and mixed genders fully dedicated to our volunteers. All the dorms are equipped with comfortable beds, mattresses, air-conditioners/coolers, and washrooms. The following facilities are available in the house: