We invite university students / young professionals as international volunteers to join our internship program in India transforming lives and bringing hope for a better future!
Qualified applicants will contribute in the following ways:
- learning about our work, culture, the types of structures in India (with wood and other materials), as well as the carpentry customs of the construction industry in India.
- learn about poor marginalized people, their economic needs, and how bamboo carpentry / building / repair skills can empower them to better livelihood.
- In cooperation with a local bamboo workers, develop a carpentry skills training class that will be relevant to a wide variety of types of people, and transferrable to a variety of cultures within India. Document the curriculum, run pilot programs, make revisions and implement.
- Train Indian trainers/leaders to take over the carpentry training program and implement it on a regional level as appropriate and directed.
The internship program provides free accomodation and experiential learning opportunity in cross-cultural settings.
- Literacy / Reading
- Environmental Education
- General Education
Good Match For
Kids People 55+ Group
Requirements & Commitment
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- 2 to 24 weeks
- English Speaking Skills