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

 

Applications open for Vision India Foundation fellowship

Vision India Foundation invites applications for its next batch of fellowship. VIF selects committed young Indians and prepares them for a career in nation-building. Mentorship and financial support is provided to all the selected applicants.

Duration: 3 years, starting in summer 2018

Types of Projects:
  • Good Governance
  • Constituency Development
  • Strategic and Foreign Relations
  • Civilizational Studies
  • Education
Application Deadline: December 31, 2017

Application open for Teach For India fellowship – 2018

Teach for India is looking for the brightest minds and hearts in the country to apply for our two-year Fellowship program. 

The Fellowship is an opportunity to serve as full-time teacher leaders to children from low-income communities in India’s most under-resourced schools. After the two years, TFI Fellows become a part of the Teach For India Alumni movement where they work to drive systemic change and realise educational opportunity for all.

The Fellowship is a win-win; Fellows get an opportunity to develop leadership skills that will set them up for a career of their choice while they change children’s lives and build the nation.

  • Fellows receive a monthly stipend.
  • The program is a two-year, full time commitment.
Click here for more information and to apply

Why should your students join the Teach for India movement?

TFI is a chance for fellows to learn, contribute and take action towards dismantling education inequity in India. They will play a big part in solving India’s education crisis. The Fellowship enables fellows to give children the opportunity to change their lives and deepen their understanding of what’s required to attain educational equity. They’ll develop into a strong, caring and effective leader. The Fellowship uses the classroom and community as a lab of leadership where fellows practice vision, planning, execution and problem-solving, reflection and other key leadership skills. They’ll become a part of a growing network of change makers. The Fellowship will facilitate life-long partnerships and relationships with thousands of alumni and partners who will support fellows and deepen their impact as an Alumnus. Our alumnus add momentum to the theory of change we passionately believe in by being associated with the movement, throughout.

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

Khan Academy’s “India Talent Search”

Khan Academy launches India Talent Search

Enter Khan Academy’s India Talent Search, and you could be their next video star! They’re looking for amazing explainers to help build the world’s most comprehensive, engaging library of videos. Don’t miss your chance to win INR 1 Lakh, be considered for a video creation contract with Khan Academy, and meet Sal Khan, the founder of Khan Academy.

They’re looking for submissions primarily in math and science, in English and/or Hindi. If you have a passion for teaching and a knack for making challenging concepts seem simple, send in one of your videos! All entries are due by Dec 12th.

Click here to enter the contest – www.khanacademy.org/r/indiatalentsearch

Graphic design volunteer for Bhumi’s Daan Utsav volunteer drive | Virtual

 Volunteer to create graphic designs (Social media creatives) to help promote volunteerism during Daan Utsav.
General Instructions: All graphic designs should
  1. be square shaped (800×800 pixels is suggested)
  2. include the Bhumi’s logo (click here to download)
  3. include the Daan Utsav logo  (click here to download)
  4. include the URL www.bhumi.ngo/utsav (except blood donation pledge)

Specific events for which graphic designs are required

  1.  October 2: Swachh Bharat & Tree Plantation drive – Volunteers will organise cleanups / tree plantation activity inside their locality/organisation, or a public area nearby
  2.  October 5 : Blood donation pledge – Two lakh people are expected to take the pledge via SMS or the website
    Poster should have either website link or SMS details: Website link : www.bhumi.ngo/blood-donors
    OR SMS:  PLEDGE <name> <email> <pincode> <blood group> to 9220092200
  3.  October 8 : Seva Sandwich – A simple empathy building activity where volunteers form groups, make sandwiches, distribute it to beneficiaries and also have insightful conversations with the them.
  4.  October 8 : Reading Activity – A wonderful reading activity where every person reads a story to a child and also motivates the child to read it.
  5. Daan Utsav : General – You can also design general posters on giving, volunteering and Daan Utsav
In case of any queries, feel free to write to daanutsav [AT] bhumi.org.in

Volunteer to add voice to multimedia content

Classle is into the education domain for many years, and as part of its community project, requires volunteers to add voice to its multimedia content.

The live books which Classle creates in only embedding voice over to the content of the book; this would give the experience of reading the book by listening to the video, and also improve the listening capability, and concentration of the children.
The  responsibilities of the volunteers is to record the voice for the content of the book in a way that the students can follow each and every slide when they were listening to the video; thus, the pitch of the voice should be in constant speed.

If you’re interested to be a voice volunteer, please sign up, and the concerned from Classle will get in touch with you.

 

Project Goodbook – Survey for Volunteers & Donors

We are students of Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology. We are currently developing a platform to help prospective volunteers and donors to explore the myriad of NGOs available in the Indian scene. On that end, we would be grateful, if you could forward the following surveys to people who have either volunteered or donated in the past for their feedback and their experience in exploring various NGOs.

Click here for survey form for Volunteers

Click here for survey form for Donors

Details of the platform: The platform, currently codenamed ‘Project Goodbook’ will be a social network of sorts for various volunteers and donors to easily explore the various NGOs currently working in the fields of their choices. The platform will allow donors to easily donate and track the receipts of their donations. The volunteers can volunteer for various organized events by the NGOs and the platform will also allow NGOs to find sponsors for their events as commercial organizations can make accounts to sponsor various events. We are currently looking for features to include in our platform so as to make it fruitful for the users of the platform.