THE MOST COMMON QUESTION THAT VOLUNTEERS ASK US IS ‘WHY DO I NEED TO PAY, TO VOLUNTEER?

As a genuine and reliable volunteer program in India since 2004, like any other organization we too have daily expenditures in placing and accommodating the volunteers in our programs in India. The fee is used for the placement, administration and upkeep of the projects in India. We have tried to show in the graph below, where the money is used by Volunteering India.

Whay Pay
Distribution of fee paid by the volunteers
  • 50% Food/Accommodation & Services to Volunteers
  • 12% project development
  • 13% Placement
  • 25% Administration
 
FOOD/ACCOMMODATION AND SERVICE TO VOLUNTEERS COSTS INCLUDE
  • 24 hrs Assistance and support from VS Staff
  • Comprehensive Pre- Departure Information
  • Project Placement
  • Airport Pickup
  • Orientation
  • Food (Provided in Most Projects)
  • Accommodation
  • Personalized My Account page
  • Certificate of Participation/ Competition (on request)
 
PLACEMENT COSTS INCLUDE
  • 24 hrs Assistance and support from VS Staff
  • Comprehensive Pre- Departure Information
  • Project Placement
 
PROJECT DEVELOPMENT COSTS INCLUDE

Apart from regular donation to project from the volunteer’s program fee, Volunteering India also works to provide regular maintenance to its projects in India. This includes timely visits to projects to access their need and provide assistance where needed. This also includes things like, painting of schools, donation of books, clothes and computer equipment. We also undertake work to build local schools, playgrounds like – volleyball court etc in certain schools and projects we work with.

ADMINISTRATION COSTS INCLUDE

These are the costs without which running this program would not be possible for our volunteers. These include daily office expenses, travel, maintenance etc. as below: -

  • 24 hrs Assistance and support from VS Staff
  • Comprehensive Pre- Departure Information
  • Project Placement
  • Airport Pickup
  • Orientation
  • Food (Provided in Most Projects)
  • Accommodation
  • Personalized My Account page
  • Certificate of Participation/ Competition (on request)