Looking for an International Volunteer opportunity?


Looking for an International Volunteer opportunity?

Vi-Ability in partnership with Silo India offers fully supported volunteer placements in rural South India for as little as £300 per week plus flight and visa.

You will live and work in a local boys home supporting the 77 boys with English, sport and developing their confidence, leadership skills & motivation.

During the day you will work in local schools and colleges delivering English lessons and sports coaching sessions.

Watch our promotional video to see what you could be doing: https://vimeo.com/110469389

You will receive the following support:

Full pre-departure support:

  • Visa application support
  • Skype calls and regular contact from Vi-Ability staff to answer any questions or queries
  • Softskill assessment in preparation for you to undertake a full personal development plan in India and on return to the UK
  • Support and training before departure to prepare you for delivery

In-country support:

  •  Vi-Ability staff member on hand 24/7 to support you with planning, delivery and travel advice
  • 3 one to one meetings to support your long term personal development
  • Opportunity to complete BTEC qualification
  • Opportunity to receive MV Global 50 hours certificate

Post placement:

  • Signposting and access to Vi-Ability network to continue take up new volunteer opportunities in your local community
  • Opportunities to become involved in Vi-Ability work with support of Vi-Ability staff
  • Access to further training and courses


How much will it cost?

£1200 for placement fee, which includes:

  • Full staff support
  • Airport pick up and transfers in India
  • 3 meals per day (with access to safe drinking water at all times)
  • Accommodation; on a shared basis with western bathroom
  • Placement costs such as resources and transport


What additional costs are there?

  • Flight
  • Visa - please note you must apply for an employment visa
  • Travel insurance - please note this must cover you for volunteering
  • Personal expenses including weekend travel
  • Transport to and from UK airport