Volunteer for Chennai duathlon 2017

Chennai Duathlon 2017 is organised by a group of cycling enthusiasts joined together and created the cycling group “Mongrels” in 2012. The intent was to combine fitness with fellowship. Duathlon is popular with athletes who do not come from a swimming background. Nearly everyone who can ride a bike and run can participate in a Duathlon.
 
Bhumi is Volunteer partner for the event and requests the support of volunteers for the same.
 
Date: October 8th 2017
Reporting Time: 3.30 a.m (upto 10 a.m)
Venue: DLF Garden City, Semmancheri, Chennai – 600130 | Map
Contact: 9952038216
 
Breakfast, Tee & Certificate will be provided to all volunteers.
 
 

Spoken English Course by YWCA | Chennai

The Spoken English Course conducted for underprivileged women is a part of the Urban Community Development Program by YWCA of Madras at Poonamalle High Road, Vepery (near Dina Thandhi Office).
The women from diverse background come to attend the course. They come to improve their communication skills to gain self-confidence or become efficient in their respective jobs. Some women wish to help their children with their homework. They are mostly in the age group of 20-40 with varying levels of communication skills.
YWCA needs volunteers to train under-privileged women on Spoken English. The modules to be taught are fun based and easy to follow for any volunteer and can be effectively implemented on the spot.
The volunteer requirement are given below:
  • Preferably middle aged or retired men / women who can commit long term
  • Volunteering at the YWCA premises on Saturdays
  • Volunteers will follow prescribed fun based modules
  • To commence work from 16 September 2017 onwards
  • Individual may commit for two hours every week or alternate weeks
  • Good command over English language to engage the underprivileged women ( 20-40 age group)
Please sign up below to confirm your participation. Volunteers will have to attend the briefing session on September 16th (Saturday) from 10 a.m to 1 p.m at YWCA premises, Poonamalle High Road, Vepery, Near Dina Thandi Office.
For queries, contact – 9952038216

CII – Job Fair 2017, Chennai

CII has partnered with TITAN and set-up a MCC – Model Career Centre at Integrated Employment Offices Building, in association with TNSDC (Tamil Nadu Skills Development Corporation). A Job Fair is being organised on September 15th & 16th to mark the occasion.
Entry Free for Pre – Registered Candidates who have completed 10th, 12th, UG, PG, ITI, Polytechnic and for Professionals.

Sign up below as a Volunteer for this prestigious event.

You can spread the word to your friends and let them know about this amazing job opportunity!

Lunch, Refreshments Certificates will be provided to all volunteers.

Date: September 15th & 16th 2017
Time: 8.30 a.m to 5 p.m (on both days)
Venue for the Job Fair: TN Skill Development Corporation, T.V.K Industrial Estate, Guindy, Chennai – 32 | Map
Contact: 9952038216
Register below to volunteer

Volunteer at The Purple Run, Sep 24 | Chennai

The vision of the Purple Run is to spread awareness on mental health. A portion of the proceeds raised at The Purple Run will be donated to NIMHANS – National Institute of Mental Health & Neuro Science
 
Alzheimer’s is the 5th leading cause of death in people over 55 years old, and in India, more than 4 million people suffer from some form of dementia. Despite this, there’s a stigma attached to mental illness amongst us. The Purple Run, is an initiative by FORUM to raise awareness about Alzheimer’s and mental illness among the young for the elderly.
 
Expecting over 1,500 runners to participate. We need volunteers for assistance in managing the event.
 
Date – September 24th 2017
Reporting Time for Volunteers – 4 a.m. (up to 9 a.m.)
 
Location – Olcott School, Besant Avenue, Besant Nagar, Chennai.
Landmark – Opposite Rajaji Bhavan and Besant Nagar Bus Depot
Map Link – bit.ly/Olcott-School
 
Contact – 99520-38216

Volunteer for Samarthanam Trust for the Disabled

Samarthanam Trust for the Disabled is a non-profit organization engaged in empowering people with disabilities and in distress in socio-economic-cultural fronts. It has various initiatives for Education, Livelihood, Environment, Health & Nutrition, Sports, Culture and Rehabilitation.

Samarthanam Trust is in need of volunteers for training, placement development, recording and other related work. Volunteers are welcome for the following daily activities: 

  • Soft skills, English grammar, current affairs, career guidance, computer theory, mock interview, mobility training , aptitude, reasoning, yoga, and counselling.

Address: Samarthanam trust for the disabled, Bhuvaneshwari nagar, Velacherry, Chennai-600042

Volunteering time: 2.00pm to 3.00 pm

 

STAY CONNECTED

Website: www.samarthanam.org

Facebook: @samarthanaminfo

Twitter: @samarthanamTFTD

YouTube: samarthanam trust for the disabled

 

CONTACT

Email ID: priyashanmu926@gmail.com , sundaramohans@gmail.com

Phone no.: 9944511822 , 9043080081

LessonPot – Volunteer to Create Lessons

Become a LessonPotter – Volunteer to Create Lessons

Volunteer to help thousands of students learn by simply voice recording lessons using your phone in any subject, any language and at your free time. For students with limited access to good educational resources, lessons that you create will make a big difference.

What do Volunteers need to do?

You will voice-record lessons, each lesson will explain a topic or concept from the school syllabus. You can choose whatever subjects that you are most comfortable with. Full guidance and help will be provided to you on how to become an effective LessonPotter.

  • Give a minimum of 20 hours of your time between now and Dec 31, 2017
  • You can perform this activity from your home or from anywhere. There is no need to 
travel anywhere. You just need an Android smartphone or Tab
  • You can choose when to spend your time on this
  • Age/Gender/Location – No Bar

Our priority in this phase of volunteering is to create lessons linked to Tamil Nadu State Board Syllabus. You can cover English medium or Tamil medium syllabus. You can create lessons in English or Tamil or both.

If you don’t have access to school textbooks, you can still Volunteer. We will provide links for free online access. 
If you prefer some other Board, you are welcome too. We intend to cover all school Boards in India.

Links to know further about LessonPot

Contact

Email: ravi@lessonpot.com

Phone: 98458 81371

Chennai Coastal Clean-up: 8th Edition

World’s second largest shoreline for by the Chennai beaches is filled with litter. In this regard, Chennai Trekking Club has planned to clean the Marina beach and Akkarai beach for a healthy environment, and encourage volunteers to reduce plastics and carbon footprint. This Chennai Coastal Cleanup – 8th Edition is scheduled for the weekend.
Date: 18 June 2017
Time: 6 am to 9 am
Clean-up venue: Santhome beach
Bhumi is supporting the initiative and urges volunteers to join the mega cleanup and create awareness in reducing plastics usage and littering. Our volunteers will be assembling at Santhome Beach at 6 am. You can also share the news with your friends and relatives and encourage them to join us.
For any queries, contact – 9952038216.

Volunteers required for Pinkathon Chennai

This requirement doesn’t exist any more, register here for other volunteering opportunities.

Pinkathon is India’s Biggest Women’s run founded by Milind Soman, created with the objective of spreading awareness about women’s health related issues, breast cancer in particular. Chennai will see this exclusive grand marathon on July 2, 2017.

The marathon is conceived as more than just a running event. It will see a participation of more than 65,000 women across 8 cities. Right from the start, the Pinkathon was developed more as a community project to spread awareness on the importance of an active lifestyle for women and health issues that put women’s lives at risk. At the core of this pan India project is the run in each city, built around which are year round training sessions, free offers of medical checkups and mammograms for all participants, training workshops and counseling sessions for various marginalized communities and even a symbolic planting of 1000 trees in each city to make a stronger connection between the health of each individual and the health of the environment.

Pinkathon seeks support from Bhumi for volunteers to organise and assist in smooth conducting of the event. Interested volunteers can register in the form below. Certificates will be issued to all the volunteers stating their contribution towards Pinkathon Chennai 2017. On the main day volunteers will be provided with a t- shirt.

Pinkathon 2017 volunteer requirment:

30th June – (Pink Carniva) Bib Expo
Time : 9 :00 am – 8:00 pm
Venue: Chennai Mall (TBD)

1st July(Pink Carniva) Bib Expo
Time : 9 :00 am – 8:00 pm
Venue: Chennai Mall (TBD)

2 July – Main Day
Time : 9pm 1st July – 10am 2nd July
Venue: Island ground , Chennai

*Volunteers will be provided with F&B for the Main Day*

This requirement doesn’t exist any more, register here for other volunteering opportunities.

PINKATHON CHENNAI 2017

Is event promotion your forte? Here is a chance for you to prove and improve your skill – Pinkathon Chennai 2017 seeks aspiring interns.

What is Pinkathon?

The Pinkathon, organized by the United Sisters Foundation (USF), is conceived as more than just a running event. It will see a participation of more than 65,000 women across 8 cities. Right from the start, the Pinkathon was developed more as a community project to spread awareness on the importance of an active lifestyle for women and health issues that put women’s lives at risk.

At the core of this pan India project is the run in each city, built around which are year round training sessions, free offers of medical checkups and mammograms for all participants, training workshops and counseling sessions for various marginalized communities and even a symbolic planting of 1000 trees in each city to make a stronger connection between the health of each individual and the health of the environment. Another green initiative is to encourage the participants to make the Eco Friendly choice of drinking from a reusable cup rather than a disposable plastic bottle on the route. These initiatives, developed by the United Sisters Foundation, are unique to the Pinkathon and are not practiced in any other running event in the country.

The inclusive and empowering nature of this project has encouraged an unprecedented response from women across the length and breadth of the country, from Delhi to Chennai and Mumbai to Guwahati.

Pinkathon Chennai 2017 is scheduled for the 2nd of July. USF seeks 2 interns for organizing and promotion of events. Interns will be given a Letter of Recommendation by the USF.

Details:

  • Joining: Immediate
  • Internship upto: 2nd July
  • Skills Required:
    1. Good Communication skills
    2. Basic knowledge of MS Office (Powerpoint and Excel)
  • Languages Known: Tamil, English
  • Interns should have laptops with MS Office to work on
  • Job Role:
    1. Promoting the event in the city in every way possible
    2. Assisting in organising the Promotional Events focussed on special groups like Visually Impaired,   Hearing Impaired, Cancer Survivors etc
    3. Helping in finding leads for Participation and Sponsorship
  • Interns will be reimbursed all expenses incurred for the event like travel to offices for meetings, etc

For details and application, contact:

Chandrika Sanghi

Mobile : (+91) 8879943659
Email : chandrika.usf@gmail.com

Volunteer for RKNagar accessible elections | Chennai

Disability Rights Alliance along with a couple of other disability associations is planning to conduct access audits / surveys of polling booths to figure out if the polling booths are fully accessible for persons with disabilities and if not what accessibility measures and standards are missing. A report of the audit will be presented to the Election Officer at the end of audit. Zonal Engineers from all wards would accompany us in this exercise.
We request the public, students and our well wishers to join us in the audit and support us in our efforts to realize  inclusive & accessible elections and thus exercise fair & inclusive democracy.
Date – March 27th 2017
Time – 8 a.m to 2 p.m
Location – Zonal Office of Corporation of Chennai, Zone 4, No.266, Thiruvottiyur High Rd, Old Washermanpet, Chennai – 21
Point of Contact – 9952038216