Volunteering Solutions - Volunteer Abroad starting $200


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Volunteering Solutions provides affordable International Volunteer Abroad Programs in 18 countries across Asia, Africa and Latin/South America. Since 2006 Volunteering Solutions has provided great volunteering experience to over 3000 volunteers from around the world. With a vast variety of volunteer programs starting at only $200, you will always find a program that matches your needs. You can choose from the following programs - Volunteer Abroad, Summer Volunteer Abroad 2011 - 2012, Two Week Special Programs and Group Volunteering Programs.

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Volunteering Solutions - Volunteer Abroad starting $200

  1. 1. VOLUNTEER ABROAD Change the way you see the world!
  2. 2. Why Volunteer Abroad ? <ul><li>It is a rewarding and positive arrangement for all parties involved; that people benefit from your skills, knowledge and efforts, and in return, you benefit from the fact you are committing yourself to a good and worthwhile cause for little material gains. </li></ul><ul><li>People generally decide to go abroad and volunteer for one or more of the following reasons </li></ul><ul><ul><li>To take a gap year before going to University or while in University </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>To take time off during your studies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>To drop yourself in the “deep end” in a totally unknown culture and land </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>To change your direction in life. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>To seek a new a different experience after graduation. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>To give something back </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Who Volunteers Abroad? <ul><li>High School Students </li></ul><ul><li>Career Breakers </li></ul><ul><li>GAP year/ College students </li></ul><ul><li>Professionals </li></ul><ul><li>Families </li></ul><ul><li>Retirees </li></ul><ul><li>Teenagers </li></ul>
  4. 4. About VS <ul><li>Started in 2006 with programs in 4 countries </li></ul><ul><li>Sent 200+ volunteers in the first year </li></ul><ul><li>Expanded the programs to 10 countries by end of 2007 and to 16 countries by 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Have placed over 3200 volunteers abroad till now </li></ul><ul><li>Choice of over 85 programs </li></ul><ul><li>Program Fee starts at only $200* </li></ul>
  5. 5. Mission <ul><li>Our Mission is to: – • To provide Meaningful and fully researched volunteer programs abroad. • Benefit local communities by providing volunteer support. • To strengthen the travel experience by providing cross cultural experiences to our volunteers. • Use the funds and develop the communities and people we work with. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Our Values <ul><li>Excellence : We must strive for excellence in whatever we do. Focus on continuous improvement in interactions with people, efficiency of  processes, and the wellbeing of the organization. Provide the best possible services to our volunteers at the most affordable costs. •  Integrity : We must ensure consistency between our words and actions, always delivering what we commit. We can thereby maintain transparency, trust and accountability in whatever we do. •  Fun @ Work : We must create and maintain an atmosphere of fun while at work, making work a happy place we can all look forward to. •  Respect for People : Respect and understand the true needs of the local communities we work with. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Why volunteer with VS <ul><li>Affordability </li></ul><ul><li>Quality </li></ul><ul><li>Experience </li></ul><ul><li>Flexibility </li></ul><ul><li>Support </li></ul><ul><li>Benefit to Communities </li></ul><ul><li>Quick and Personal </li></ul><ul><li>Enjoyment </li></ul>
  8. 9. Popular Project Locations Asia Africa South America Central America India Ghana Peru Costa Rica Nepal Kenya Ecuador Honduras Thailand Sri Lanka Cambodia
  10. 11. Childcare Program Volunteers in this program work in Orphanages, Child Care centers, Kindergartens, Community centers, Soup Kitchens and Day care centers. Volunteer Role and Responsibilities :- <ul><li>Teaching basic English to the kids </li></ul><ul><li>Playing games </li></ul><ul><li>Involving the Children in different activities </li></ul><ul><li>Teaching in a Play way method </li></ul><ul><li>Helping the Orphanage or Childcare center to take care of the children </li></ul>
  11. 12. Teaching Program Under the Teaching program Volunteers work in local Community as well as Primary and Secondary Schools. Volunteers either assist the teachers or teach a class on their own. Subject taught mainly include English, Geography, Elementary Math's and Science.
  12. 13. Healthcare Volunteers in the Healthcare Program work along with doctors, nurses and local Staff in hospitals and community clinics in different locations. Volunteer tasks are determined depending on the volunteer’s qualifications, experience and knowledge. Qualified doctors and nurses can carry full day to day treatment of various diseases. Medical students and Pre med students can assist the doctors and nurses in their work and observe their work to gain knowledge and experience.
  13. 14. Volunteer and Travel <ul><li>Volunteering Solutions offers an exciting opportunity to do a volunteer trip </li></ul><ul><li>along with weekend excursions for the volunteers with a combination of </li></ul><ul><li>Volunteer programs and weekend excursions. </li></ul><ul><li>2 Week Special program (Starts on every 1 st and 3 rd Monday) </li></ul><ul><li>Summer Program (Starts on 23 rd May and 27 th June) </li></ul><ul><li>This program is especially suitable for volunteers who do not have time to </li></ul><ul><li>commit to a month or more of volunteering abroad but would like to make </li></ul><ul><li>some contribution and also travel along with other volunteers on the weekends </li></ul><ul><li>to one of the most spectacular places. </li></ul>
  14. 15. Conservation <ul><li>Volunteers working in this program will work in an Elephant Orphanage in </li></ul><ul><li>Sri Lanka and with Giant Tortoise in Ecuador and Costa Rica. </li></ul><ul><li>In Sri Lanka Volunteers get a chance to see elephants up and close working </li></ul><ul><li>in tandem with the local authorities. Volunteers help in feeding and Bathing </li></ul><ul><li>Of Elephants and work for the upkeep of the park. </li></ul><ul><li>In Ecuador and Costa Rica the conservation part of the project involves: - </li></ul><ul><li>Feeding and measuring the Tortoises </li></ul><ul><li>Collecting eggs in the park from the tortoises </li></ul><ul><li>Cleaning the corrals </li></ul>
  15. 16. Internship <ul><li>Volunteering Solutions offers Internship opportunities for students in the </li></ul><ul><li>Field of Medicine. Dentistry and Journalism. </li></ul><ul><li>Inters are placed in Dental clinics, Hospitals as well as Radio stations and </li></ul><ul><li>Print Media houses. </li></ul><ul><li>Placements are available in the following countries: - </li></ul><ul><li>India </li></ul><ul><li>Thailand </li></ul><ul><li>Peru </li></ul><ul><li>Ghana </li></ul><ul><li>Ecuador </li></ul><ul><li>Honduras </li></ul>
  16. 17. Group Programs <ul><li>We offer exciting group volunteer programs for college and university students, youth groups, friends and families who would like to travel abroad as a group. We take special care in drafting a tailor made itinerary and make sure that the group members get exactly what they are looking for. </li></ul>