Himalayan Volunteering Opportunities

Come volunteer with us to learn about other cultures!

Barkot, India, South Asia
We are a charity working to benefit education in the Himalayas.

Volunteering Activities

Web Work
Women Empowerment

What We Need

We look for several sets of skills and qualification with or without previous experience and qualifications. We don't seek out degrees, but rather passion. Volunteers would be required to assist with the local teachers teach some basic English to the age group 4-11 years old. They will be briefed about the same.

When & Who

January, February, April, July, August, September, October, November, December.
Yes, we require a minimum of 1 Week
We would prefer someone staying at least 3 - 4 weeks.
Individuals, Family with Kids, Groups

What we Provide

Homestay, Guesthouse, Other

The rooms will be basic, with Indian squat toilets and bucket showers. The rooms are quite spacious, neat and clean. Rooms will be on sharing basis, as we can accommodate only 2 people in one room. One can choose to stay at more comfortable rooms with an attached toilet and bathroom at an additional cost.

Vegetarian, Vegan

2 regular healthy vegetarian meal (lunch and dinner) will be provided in the local home stay. The meals consists of local food that is rice, chapati, daal, vegetables, and of course, tea. You also get a chance to eat some particular vegetables which grow naturally on higher altitudes depending on particular season. Also expect to be invited for lots of tea from local households. Nearby you will find shops where you can buy fruits, vegetables and others for the breakfast.

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Our Fees


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More Services we Offer

May have additional fees
Pick Up/Drop Off
Social Activities

We will give you an orientation about the program before and after arrival to our place. Pick up from the airport or drop off to the airport or bus station can be provided on an additional charges.

Contact Person

Himalayan volunteering opportunities c/o My DIT, Suman Marg, ITI Road, Barkot, Uttarakhand 249141, Barkot, India.
79% response rate , 33 hour(s) response time.

Other Ways to Help

Indian cooking class

We teach a very famous dish called 'kadai paneer' which is made from local cheese along with many ingridients used in it. Charm and surprise your friend by learning with us and preparing back at home.


Please bring school supplies and picture books, if you want to.

Additional Info about Us

Up to 5 people

Everyone is assigned different duties accordingly.

Our community is known for having many festivals, weddings and celebrations throughout the year. There are picturesque treks to hike. Also you can visit a popular pilgrim temple Yamunotri, located 10,000 feet above the sea level and a 12th century old Shiva temple. The people at our place are welcoming and they do invite you to visit their homes over a meal ar a cup of tea.

Do you want to embark on a journey to self discovery in the Land of Gods (Garhwal Himalayas) while contributing to the cause of educating underprivileged mountain children ? Do you want to experience a great cultural immersion( food,custom, tradition, festivals) alongside living the local life ? Are you ready to learn about the mystics, mythology and spiritual powers ?

Experience all this with Naveen Godiyal the local guide and founder for Teach English volunteer program. Naveen has a wonderful experience of +10 years of working as a program coordinator for international organizations offering travel, voluntours and volunteering opportunities.

Participate in our teach English volunteer program from one week to 4 week, assist the local teachers in teaching basic English comprehension skills and explore various spiritual( places, temples, caves) and adventure spots (trek, national park, rafting, mountaineering). Through our programs our objective is to bring employment opportunities for the locals by offering home-stay and designed guided tours offered by the local community members who have been inhabiting the place for 1000 of years. The nature of our programs is social impact travel services.

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