North India Tibet Relief Fund
After a successful first year, we are growing our project with well-established UK charity, Tibet Relief Fund (TRF). TRF have been supporting Tibetan Refugee communities since the late 1950’s and work to deliver funding programmes to provide healthcare and education.
We are looking for volunteers with either experience of, or a passion for working with children and young people. Volunteers will run activities with an educational emphasis, this may include games, crafts, English teaching, sports, reading, writing and working with children with special educational needs. There is also the opportunity for experienced/ final year physiotherapists to develop and deliver a programme with school staff to support physically disabled pupils. Volunteers will work in pairs to deliver activities in Ngoenga school for the disabled and mainstream TRF schools across the following themes:
- teaching & education studies;
- social work & youth development;
- play work;
- sports and PE;
- counselling and therapeutic studies;
- arts therapy;
- Physiotherapy and occupational therapy.
Project location: Dehradun and Mussoorie, North India
Duration: 2 weeks, 2 days volunteering plus 5 day tour
Project dates: August 2017