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In the South, magnificent temples, lush paddy fields and stunning beaches abound; in the North, the ‘Golden Triangle", the majestic Taj Mahal, palaces, forts and deserts await you.

You can help the community in a wide variety of projects, from Teaching, Care for children in orphanages or coaching sports to school children. You can also gain valuable work experience on an internship or learn new skills on a cultural course.

Please see our list of brief descriptions below, then click on the link to read all about the project.

Hi, I'm Karen, Project Coordinator for India, and I'll be working with you to arrange your ultimate experience here, so if you've any questions, please contact me:
+44 (0)1903 502595,
or email: info@travellers

Volunteer to Care for Children
                    with Learning and Physical Disabilities in India

CARE: Care for Children with Learning and Physical Disabilities in Madurai
Work with a large institution based in Madurai that cares and schools approximately 160 children ranging from babies to the age of 45. About 130 of these students are provided with residential care; the others are brought to the school each day by their parents.The children mainly suffer from Downs Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, Microcephaly, Autism, Epilepsy, Deafness and some of the children are slow learners and dyslexic.
You'll help with arts & crafts, hand-eye co-ordination skills, yoga sessions, sewing and embroidery, music and dance classes, and lots, lots more!

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Dentistry Work
                    Experience Internships in India

INTERNSHIP: Dentistry Work Experience Internships in Madurai
Gain valuable experience at a state-of-the-art dental surgery in Madurai. You'll take care of the patients, work with the dental hygienist and help with counselling. You'll be exposed to Orthodontic, Endodontic, Periodontics, Oral surgery, implantology and lots more.

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edical Work
                    Experience Programme in India

INTERNSHIP: Medical Work Experience Internship in Madurai, India
Generally, your day will start with accompanying the doctors on ward rounds. You'll also be able to sit in on doctor-patient consultations. You'll be assigned to a doctor or nurse who will supervise you during each session.
You'll have more or less in-depth hands-on experience depending on whether you're studying medicine, are qualified, or not yet started studies.

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                    Work Experience Internship in India

INTERNSHIP: Physiotherapy Work Experience Internship in Madurai in India
Join this unique opportunity to work closely with children of varying disabilities on a physiotherapy internship in India. You'll work as an assistant to the existing physiotherapist, helping her treat the children.
The centre is dedicated to helping the children obtain the best quality of life possible. They are passionate and enthusiastic and the staff are very eager to share their knowledge and time with you.

You may also work in an exclusive physiotherapy clinic that serves the general public.

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Smiling children on the Teach Underprivileged Children
                    in Schools Programme in India

TEACHING: Teach Underprivileged Children in Schools in Madurai
Teach in the delightful temple town of Madurai where you'll assist with teaching English, Sports, Computer Science, Drama, Art, Music, Arts & Crafts, or Maths.
You'll assist a teacher for up to a week and once you gain confidence and feel comfortable in the classroom, you'll be able to become involved in lesson planning and take classes on your own

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Children putting on a production in the Teach Drama to Children in Schools Programme in India

TEACHING: Teach Drama to Children in Schools in Madurai
Teach drama to children from the ages of 5 to 12, mainly at matriculation schools where English is taught as the main language. The Principals at the schools are very keen for the children to develop their acting skills and you'll have free rein on devising your own lessons.
You may even be able to put on a production at the school.

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Volunteer to Coach Football to
                    Children in India

SPORTS: Coach Football to Children in Schools in Madurai
The children are a joy to teach as they are incredibly enthusiastic about games. They turn up for training each day eager to learn new skills, have fun and practice their English. Coaching sports has immeasurable indirect benefits for the children, such as health awareness, increased confidence and social skills.
You'll usually coach for 3 to 5 hours at one school only, however there is a possibility that you may coach in two sessions and at two different venues. You will work in secondary schools and you will normally help out with all age groups.

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Volunteer to Coach A Variety of
                    Sports to Children in India

SPORTS: Coach A Variety of Sports to Children in Schools in Madurai
You can coach cricket, football, tennis, volleyball, badminton, basketball and table tennis to many age groups, mainly in secondary schools in the bustling city of Madurai. You may coach between 10 and 30 children at a time (aged between 7 and 16), but sometimes the children are split into smaller groups with the PE teacher taking half of them.

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Make the most of your time there! To help you do that, we've put together some exciting activities, courses and tours that you can add to your itinerary. These are designed to be fun, but also to enable you to learn, and expand your personal and professional development enjoyment ... but mostly for your enjoyment! :-)

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