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Volunteer in India - Delhi

Volunteer in India - Delhi with International Volunteer HQ, the world's most affordable and trusted volunteer organization. IVHQ has a wide range of volunteer abroad projects available in the bustling region of Delhi, including Childcare, Health, Slum Teaching and Teaching English.

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At a glance...

  • Available year-round
  • 4 meaningful project options
  • Projects based in the capital Delhi and the city of Faridabad
  • Accommodation in local homestays or a volunteer dormitory
  • Between 20 and 40 volunteers start in Delhi each month
  • Program fees include airport pick-up, orientation, accommodation, meals and 24/7 in-country support
  • Program fees from $250 for 1 week
  • Optional Language and Cultural orientation week available

My placement in Delhi was extremely rewarding and wonderfully exciting! I made so many likeminded friends that I'm sure will last a lifetime and my experience in my placement in a slum school in outer Delhi I cannot even begin to describe; it was profound and undeniably changed my outlook on life.

IVHQ Volunteer - Isabelle Maher
Isabella Maher
Why volunteer with IVHQ?
  • Most affordable fees - as the world leader in affordable volunteer travel, we're able to keep our fees low by partnering with a local organization in India - Delhi to support meaningful community projects and local employment.
  • Superior support - your experienced IVHQ Program Manager, teamed with our local team in India - Delhi will ensure you feel supported every step of the way - from planning to volunteering.
  • Responsible projects - we're dedicated to ensuring that our projects are responsibly-run and have sustainable positive impacts that are supporting local needs.
  • Online training - as soon as you register on an IVHQ program, you will gain access to our interactive volunteer training to ensure you're well prepared for your program.
  • Safety-first - volunteer safety is a top priority for IVHQ and we have clear standards for risk management on each program. You can feel confident that you are placed with trustworthy institutions, organizations and families that have been screened by our local teams.
  • New friendships - as an IVHQer, you'll always be in the company of friendly locals and like-minded volunteer travelers who will quickly become your life-long friends.
  • Epic weekend adventures - you'll have your weekends free to explore India with your new-found friends.

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All all the time. Only a short while ago, these cheeky little monkeys made a huge impact on my life. Their "Good morning, teacher" would melt my heart everyday. I'll be comin' back for ya boys ૐ❤️ #IVHQ #india
A huge WELCOME HOME to Senior Artistry in Motion dancer, Patrice!! She spent the past month volunteering with International Volunteer Headquarters at an orphanage in India for her school senior project. While there, she and her fellow volunteers raised over $1000 to help renovate the orphanage and purchase some special toys for the children in addition to working directly with the children, teaching them English. We are so incredibly proud of Patrice for the work she has done!! It takes a very special kind of person to give back on such a huge level at such a young age. What a beautiful young woman both inside and out ❤️ We are even more excited to have her back home, safe and sound! Welcome home Patrice!! We love you so much! ❤️❤️❤️ #harvardacademyofdance #artistryinmotion #india #ivhq #ivhqindia #soproud #volunteer #givingback #teamlove #seniorproject #dancelove #internationalvolunteerhq #dancefamily #hadfam #hadlove
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@kristin_lanci volunteering at an orphanage in faridabad, India. #ivhq #ivhqindia #india #volunteer #voluntourism #travel #orphanage #happy #kids
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Traveling has brought so much richness to my soul, that I leave a piece of my heart everywhere I go. Missing this beauty in Delhi, India. The things people do for Love. #India #HumayuansTomb #WanderYourSoul #Delhi #NewDelhi
Missing this. ✝✝“Expect while reaching for the stars, people to whirl by with their dark clouds and storm upon you.” – Anthony Liccione ✝✝ By: @charlottesmoore #India #SlumTeaching #StoryTime
Today marks the end of my time here in Faridabad volunteering as a teacher at the #miraclecharitablesociety Open Shelter with @ivhq. In the couple of months I have been here I've been the lead teacher for a large group of slum children who either cannot afford to attend public school, have parents who are unwilling to pay or are illegible due to statelessness. As a result they are welcome to receive a free education at this center run by local and international volunteers. For eight weeks I taught these children English with truly remarkable success - educating my entire class to a level of competency in which they are capable of having full conversations, spelling and sounding out multi-syllable words, asking and answering questions using the 5 W's, comprehending how to make correctly structured sentences and a large pool of vocabulary with which to form them. All that having started with only rope-memorized understandings of colors, animals, and the alphabet. Just as I taught them, they taught me, albeit with slightly different methods. Compassion, selflessness, friendship, and love were my subjects, and despite their youth, I would say they are some of the greatest teachers I have ever had. There is a blog post in the works about this last week here at the most rewarding volunteer experience I've had since leaving home 10 months ago, so stay tuned. This magical moment shared between Banti and I today was captured by the infamously caring @taniathetina. #photobyjl #volunteer #ivhq #ivhqindia #makeportraits #teaching #poverty #storytelling #photojournalism
Hahaha this is the best captured moment by far. We were posing for a photo, the girl closest to the left of me had her cheek squished against mine, and then as soon as Amy went to take the picture she quickly turned & kissed me on the cheek then thought it was really funny. We now make kissy faces at each other as a joke haha I love these kids & they have worked so hard in dancing! When I told them tomorrow is my last day they all rubbed their eyes and made crying noises. Tears will definitely be falling from me tomorrow.❤️

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