Volunteering Solutions


Volunteering Solutions run a physiotherapy internship in Palampur, India.

 

See: http://www.volunteeringsolutions.com/india/intern-abroad/intern-medical-healthcare-india

 

Description:  Interns get to work in physiotherapy clinics as well as rehabilitation centers in the area. Interns will work on hand to hand with  physiotherapists as well as individually at  various  physiotherapy  and rehabilitation centers and clinics.

The inters will get experience to work with patients suffering with various problems like backache ,neck pains ,sports injuries and  various neurological  problems. Interns will get opportunities to assist in providing treatment sessions through exercise and electrotherapy.

 

Program information:


Program Requirements

Interns must be 18 years or older at the beginning of the program. 

 

Project Location

Volunteer Projects are located in and around the city of Palampur located in the state of Himachal Pradesh in North India.Palampur is the tea capital of north India and is famous for the beautiful views of the Himalayas, the flowing streams and the lush green tea gardens.The area is well connected by road and air from Delhi. Volunteers have the option of taking a direct flight from Delhi to Dharamshala, from they are picked up by the local staff. The other option is to take an overnight bus from Delhi to Palampur. Our local staff in Delhi assists the volunteers in booking the ticket.   

 

Language & Cultural Orientation Week in Delhi

You have the option to start your volunteering with Language & Culture Orientation week in New Delhi. (Starts 1st and 3rd Monday of every month). The week aims to provide important Language instructions, safety tips, and cultural knowledge before volunteers start their work. Volunteers would also be given a 2 day tour around Delhi to see the beautiful sights it has to offer. 

 

Volunteers joining the program in Palampur are recommended to join the Orientation week in Delhi as it gives you a good head start where you can learn some basic Hindi and also get to see the historical sites in Delhi before leaving for Palampur.

 

During Your Free Time 

Volunteers can go and explore the market in Palampur and take long pleasant walks. The area in and around Palampur is very safe and volunteers generally prefer to walk to all the areas. You can also visit the beautiful tea gardens, temples and Tashi Jong monastery which is located in Palampur.

 

What 'Volunteering Solutions' Provide:

  • Airport Receive/ Transfers
  • Orientation: A half day orientation will be provided by our staff. We cover areas like, culture, safety, locations, transportation etc. Volunteers also have the option to start their program by joining the 1 week language & culture orientation week in Delhi.
  • Accommodation
  • Food
  • Insurance: Volunteers have the option to purchase Travel and Medical Insurance at a nominal extra cost from Volunteering Solutions. 
  • In–country travel assistance:  Volunteers are assisted by the local staff and coordinators for any kind of assistance they need for their travel arrangements. Volunteers plan trekking trips to Dharamshala on weekends and the coordinators provide full support.
  • In-country support: 24 hours support provided by our local staff. You will be provided with the contact details of the local coordinator and staff who will be contactable 24 hrs once you are in country.
  • Pre-departure information: After we receive full and final payment all participants are provided by a pre-departure information booklet by e-mail which will have all vital information about your program.

 

Costs and duration

 

Start Date

Interns can begin their project placement on any Monday of the month (Unless you join the Language and Culture week in Delhi, which starts on 1st and 3rd Monday of every month. Interns need to arrive one day prior to their program start date.

 

Program Costs

Volunteering Solutions say that they try to keep costs low. 


EUR

1 Week

2 Weeks

3 Weeks

4 Weeks

5 Weeks

6 Weeks

7 Weeks

8 Weeks

Extra Weeks

€291

€415

€540

€664

€789

€913

€1038

€1162

€125

Language and Culture week in Delhi starts every 1st & 3rd Monday of every Month. - $250

Please Note: -An application fee of €170 is charged over and above the program fee as an application payment.

 

 

Please Note: -An application fee of $200 is charged over and above the program fee as an application payment.

 

What are you Paying For ?

Pre departure information and support

Airport Pickup and drop from Dharamsala airport

Orientation 

Three meals a day

Welcome dinner

Accommodation in a home stay 

Local market tour

Visit to Tea garden and Tea factory

Visit to nearby tourist attractions within 20 kms

Yoga and meditation class once a week 

24*7 staff support

 

What's NOT Included ?

Airfare 

Visa and Visa extension fee 

Airport drop, airport taxes and local transportation 

Vaccinations

Any personal expenses (You would need around $30 per week for your personal expenses)

 

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