Earth Shastra 2.0 – Program

Youth Alliance aims to nurture empathetic leaders who apply their head, heart and hands to understand and serve the world making it more equitable,  cooperative and sustainable.

About the program
Earth-Shastra brings together 30 young change-agents in its second edition to embark on a 9-day immersive journey from across the country two times a year, in April and October. To explore the relationship between economics, ecology and the human self. After a remarkable first edition in Palampur (H.P.), we are launching the second edition that shall happen in the Western Ghats from 8th – 16th October, 2018. 


It is bringing together people from across the country to embark a journey in the Sahyadri Hills to understand this relationship between economics, ecology and human self. We shall deepen our lost connection with nature, deconstruct the current economic system and understand the ongoing economic and environmental crisis from an integrated lens.  It inadvertently involves focus on personal transformation and nurturing deep community over the 9-days and beyond.

 

Venue: Govardhan Eco Village near Mumbai.

Cohort Composition

It is open to have participants from all kinds of backgrounds. However we are looking for people meeting atleast one of the following criteria:

  • Passionate about the environmental issues and committed to do something about it
  • Working or studying in the domain of Environmental Studies/Economics/Development/Public Policy
  • Working with corporate/non-profit/goverment and keen to understand how the dynamics between economics and environment play out in their context
  • Willing to take forward the learning from the program and apply in their communities
  • Are in the age group 18-30 years (exceptions on case-to-case basis)

First Application deadline: August 5, 2018

Final Application deadline: September 2, 2018

If you are willing to develop the capacity to understand the big picture and the humility to start with small actions, this is for you!

Click here to apply now!

To know more about the program, click here!

VoICE with Alert – India’s superhero network

ALERT VoICE(Volunteers In Case of Emergency) is first of it’s kind project in India that bridges the gap between medical emergency and arrival of professional help with voluntary First Response. It is a unique opportunity for a common man to rise up to the occasion and make a difference in the lives of many families.

As part of this project ALERT will train and enroll common public, yes You, to be part of a very ELITE NETWORK OF FIRST RESPONDERS in the country.
The network will be active in attending to any medical emergency on road, at home, workplace or even yourself.
What You Will Get:
  •  Two-day intensive first aid training program
  • Comprehensive first aid kit
  • First responder reflector jacket
  • Joint certification from ALERT and Apollo Hospitals
  • Life saver flash card

India’s first Superhero network with Chennai!

Road traffic accident: People gather around and do nothing till the ambulance arrives!

Heart attack at office: Colleagues panic and do nothing till the ambulance arrives!

Epilepsy (Fits) at home: The whole family panics and does nothing till the ambulance arrives!

We often hear from doctors “If only the patient had been given first aid or brought in a few minutes ago, he could have been saved.”

What if YOU were there?

Will you save the victim and be a Real HERO? Yes?

Apply here!

To know more about this program, click here.

Daan Utsav – Joy of Giving Week

2018 will be the tenth year of Daan Utsav also known as Joy of Giving week, which is celebrated in India every year from October 2-8. A platform that brings together people from different walks of life and unites them in the act of giving. In 2017, over 60 lakh people across 200 cities participated in this event which included over 1000 companies, 1000 NGOS and the organisation of over 1100 events across the nation.
Daan Utsav

Who can take up this Internship

  • Students studying in/ visiting their hometown for vacation/ internship
  • Highly motivated and dedicated career-focused students

 

Perks

  • Certificate of Internship from Bhumi
  •  Opportunity to participate in a National level campaign
  • Awards for exceptional performance

 

Internship Responsibilities

  • To network and develop a connect with faculty/ student coordinator of NSS/ NCC/ YRC/
  • Entrepreneurship cell/ any other potential social causes club of Universities/ Colleges in your hometown
  • To communicate and share resources of Bhumi’s Daan Utsav Campaign
  •  Motivate colleges to participate in the campaign
  • To collect and compile details of interested professors/ student

 

Other Information

  • Travel and communication expenses can be reimbursed on prior request

 

Apply for the internship now, if you are interested. For queries reach out to catalyst@bhumi.ngo

Volunteer for Unnal Mudiyum Thozha – May Day event by Arsita

Bhumi invites volunteers to support Arsita Foundation’s “UNNAL MUDIUM THOZHA”, a May Day programme for physically challenged people.
 
Date: 9 May 2018
Time: 5.30PM
Venue: D.K kalyana Maaligai, Anna nagar Roundatana, Ch – 40.
Bhumi Contact: Gowtham – 8754552472
Event PoC: Arun Kumar – 9790777947 / 9790999514
Programme details:
  • Welfare Activity for physically challenged, women and kids
  • Award ceremony to the persons served, service related fields.

Water Assessment survey in West Mambalam, Chennai

Gandhi Rural Education and Development Society (GREDS) at West Mambalam, Chennai, is conducting water assessment suvery in T.Nagar area.

In this door to door survey, the following information will be collected:

  • about basic needs of people
  • water sacricity level
  • whether safe drinking water is provided or not – water qualitiy
  • how they consume water, etc.

 

Date: upto May 31,2018

Time: 8 am to 11 am & 3 pm to 7 pm

Place: T.Nagar (following areas)

  • North Usman road
  • GN chetty road
  • Venkat Narayana road
  • Kodambakkam High road

Minimum qualifications for volunteers : +2 pass/fail, Age – min 18

Point of contact: Kumar – 7550255022 | Vengatesan – 8148543495 | Aravindhraj – 8667518953

Place of contact: 59,Ellaiamman Kovil Street,opp to Kittu Park,west mambalam, Chennai-33

 

Child safety and preventing abuse | Volunteer training

How To Tell Your Child is a Bangalore based social organisation that works on issues of child health such as preventing child sexual abuse and teaching child safety. In the past, the organisation has also worked with UNESCO and UNFPA. Their programs are implemented in over 40 countries.

How to Tell Your Child is conducting training programme for interested volunteers on the topic of child safety and preventing abuse.

Volunteers attending the training will be given a certificate from How To Tell Your Child. Training materials will also be given to hold these sessions for children in their neighbourhood or at local schools.

    • The training of the volunteers can take place over Skype or in person at their office in JP Nagar, Bangalore.
    • This volunteering opportunity is open Pan India and is not restricted to Bangalore.
    • The ensuing workshops for children after the training can be held as per the convenience of the volunteer.
    • It is recommended to hold at least one session on child safety per month.

For more information about this opportunity, contact: info@howtotellyourchild.com or visit howtotellyourchild.com

 

Volunteer at the Street Store | Blooming Beacon initiative

Blooming Beacon Social Welfare Association, in collaboration with Bhumi and other partnering organisations, is organising the 3rd Chapter of Street Store in Sembakkam, near Tambaram.

The aim of the event is to provide ‘dignified shopping experience to the needy’, where we will be giving free clothes, toys, bags, mattresses, women accessories and other necessary things to impact more than 15,000 slum people. We will also launch the campaign ‘Give Pads – Gift Hygiene‘ on the same day to provide free sanitary pads for a year to 2000 women/girls.

Date: April 1, 2018
Time: 9 a.m to 5.30 p.m
Venue: Sembakkam Municipal Community Hall, Kamarajapuram, Chennai-600073 | Map
POC: Lakshay – 8094759669

Bhumi invites volunteers for managing the Street Store to enable hassle-free experience for the people visiting. Register below to volunteer.

Post Graduate Programme in Development Leadership

The Post Graduate Programme in Development Leadership (PGP-DL) in Indian School of Development Management is a one of its kind management programme which seeks to develop professional, passionate and committed leaders and entrepreneurs for the development sector. The founding batch is nearing graduation and getting ready to change the world, they are well into the journey of putting in place their second batch of future social leaders and change-makers.

If you have a passion for social change, the desire and ability to build world-class social organizations, and an interest in addressing the crucial question of scalable and sustainable social change, apply now.

Application deadline for Admissions 2018-19 is 13 April, 2018.

Apply now

 

 

 

Volunteer to teach English in Govt Schools | Summer programme

Volunteers required to facilitate learning English on the computer

We all share the responsibility in ensuring a safe and secure surrounding to live – for ourselves, our families and friends. For a disciplined life, education is crucial right from young age. Here is a chance to address the potential juvenile delinquency proactively and positively, by leading children in the path of knowledge.

We are organising a Summer Programme at select corporation schools in Ambattur, Chennai, for adolescent children to learn English. The initiative is supported by our city Police team. Spoken English will be taught with computer as learning aid. The learning sessions will be facilitated by volunteers. The number of sessions will depend on the schools, number of participants and the infrastructure being provided.

The programme benefits the society, and the children in many vital ways. It will lead to the students in the cohort developing some skills, self confidence and a more positive attitude to their context and surroundings.

Where: Select corporation schools in Ambattur, Chennai
When: 10 AM to 1 PM | Two weeks (Monday to Saturday) between 15 April & 15 May
How: Sign up to volunteer on two or more days

Expectations:

  • Maintain attendance on the provided ledger
  • Help children with operating the application, as they learn to speak English on the computer
  • Ensure responsible usage of assets/computer peripherieslure
  • Manage class while children learn on the computer in batches

Volunteer to teach English

Volunteers required to facilitate learning English on the computer

We all share the responsibility in ensuring a safe and secure surrounding to live – for ourselves, our families and friends. For a disciplined life, education is crucial right from young age. Here is a chance to address the potential juvenile delinquency proactively and positively, by leading children in the path of knowledge.

We are organising a Summer Programme at select corporation schools in Ambattur, Chennai, for adolescent children to learn English. The initiative is supported by our city Police team. Spoken English will be taught with computer as learning aid. The learning sessions will be facilitated by volunteers. The number of sessions will depend on the schools, number of participants and the infrastructure being provided.

The programme benefits the society, and the children in many vital ways. It will lead to the students in the cohort developing some skills, self confidence and a more positive attitude to their context and surroundings.

Where: Select corporation schools in Ambattur, Chennai
When: 10 AM to 1 PM | Two weeks (Monday to Saturday) between 15 April & 15 May
How: Sign up to volunteer on two or more days

Expectations:

  • Maintain attendance on the provided ledger
  • Help children with operating the application, as they learn to speak English on the computer
  • Ensure responsible usage of assets/computer peripherieslure
  • Manage class while children learn on the computer in batches