Application: Volunteers must apply to our partner organizations in their own country.
Placements: We will complete the placements of volunteers within a week of receiving the application. Volunteers can apply for an L/MTV program for a minimum of one month.
Information: FSL-India will send the required Information to the volunteers – including a pre-arrival letter, project profile, info sheet, general information and travel details. This information will be sent to the volunteers at least one month in advance.
Participation Fee: 14,500 Indian Rupees for each month
Arrivals: Volunteers arrive at Kundapur or Bangalore by the first Monday of each month.
Accommodation for Volunteers: accommodation for volunteers can either be at the project, in a local host family, as a Paying guest, in a hostel –depending on the project, location and availability.
Orientation week: The program will start with a week-long orientation. Depending on the volunteer’s project location, the Orientation will be held either in Kundapur or Bangalore. This information will be sent to the volunteer at least a month in advance.
Registration: The registration will be completed during the first week of arrival.
Projects: Following the orientation week, volunteers will join their respective projects in different locations, depending on the placement.
Monitoring: Each volunteer is allocated a LTV Coordinator on his/her arrival who is a staff of FSL-India and he/she supports the volunteer in their project, and monitors the progress during their voluntary service through monitoring visits, LTV Cultural Meet, one to one sessions, emails, phone calls, reports etc. Monthly Project visits are also made by the LTV Coordinators during the placement where ever possible.
Geriatric care and concern for the older people is becoming more important today. FSL-India helps many projects by sending volunteers to old age homes where the elderly are neglected and forgotten by the mainstream of society.
Working at an Old Age Home can be quite a challenging task.
The work will include
- Interacting with the old people and basic support towards the staff in their daily routine
Volunteers will take part helping in the daily activities, medical care, special programs for physical exercise and giving company to the elderly
This project is for those who are willing to work with old people finds interest in doing activities mentioned above.