What kind of work?
Schools for India is currently in the process of conducting surveys of all districts in India. We are gathering all the data in the public domain relating to various villages,the population, literacy levels,the number of schools etc.Based on this research Schools for India will hire professional marketing/survey agencies to conduct door to door survey to identify where we need to build the schools. Presently we need volunteers who can perform the secondary research for the districts across India.
If you have the conviction that you can be part of this project, and willing to spend your time and energy, in what ever way you can, when ever you can, how ever you can, you are welcome to participate in this nation building activity. Who ever you are, you are welcome…
Types of Volunteers: Mind, Body and Spirit
You can be a Mind –Volunteer focusing on creating the plans, processes, and do work virtually, You can be anywhere in the world, but connected to the work that is happening in India.
You can be a Body-Volunteer on the ground,working shoulder to shoulder with the local communities, sharing their dreams and sweating it out to make it a reality.
You can be the Spirit-Volunteer with Good will, spreading the word and ensuring the success of each and every building of learning that will come up all over India
Volunteering: What you can do?
Schools for India, intends to build schools in every district in India. This involves creating and maintaining a data base pertaining to each and every district.
The secondary research involves gathering of complete district information.
Information pertaining to the villages in the district, the population, details of existing schools, etc.
Schools for India will provide an e-mail account for every registered volunteer. You will also receive the weekly newsletter. The volunteers will have access to the various portals and online resources of Schools for India.
Find below the step by step guide to becoming a volunteer:
Step 1: Identify the district in India for which you would like to work for.
Step 2: Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org confirming your intent to be a volunteer.
Step 3: Based on acceptance fromSchools for India, you will be attached as a volunteer for that district. You need not be in that district physically.
Step 4: You will get the template in which you need to start collecting the information about the district. You can do online search and get acquainted with what is happening in that district.
Step 5: After completing analysis of the district you can send the information to Schools for India to be published in the website.
Step 6: The district level project plan will be made and sent to you, so that you can start working with others in the district towards building the schools.
Do I need to be in India to be a volunteer? No, you can be anywhere in the world, but accessible through e-mail.
Do I need to pay any fee or contribute monetarily to the project? No, you need not contribute monetarily.
If I incur any expenses while performing the work, will I be reimbursed? All expenses like travel etc would be reimbursed at actuals. You need to obtain prior permission from the Regional Director for such expenditure.