Why Volunteer with Us?

• Receive 432 volunteer hours
• Learn and demonstrate leadership qualities
• Immerse yourself in a unique culture
• Make a lifelong network with likeminded volunteers around the country
• Make a difference in the lives of kids who need guidance

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Important Dates

2020 Summer Program:  July 1 – July 19, 2020
Early Decision Application Dates:  Oct 1 – Dec 15, 2019
Info Session 1: Tuesday, Nov 12 @8:00 PM
Acceptance Notices: Jan 6, 2020
Registration and Payment for Early Decision:  Jan 6 – Jan 20, 2020
Regular Decision Application Dates:  Dec 15, 2019 – Feb 1, 2020
Info Session 2: Tuesday, Jan 6, 2020 @8:00 PM
Acceptance Notices:  Feb 15, 2020
Registration and Payment for Regular Decision:  Feb 15 – March 1, 2020
In person Orientation: Sunday, May 10, 2020 @12:00 PM
Online Orientation: Sunday, May 17, 2020 @12:00 PM

Locations

Gujarat

Considered the Jewel of Western India, Gujarat has a rich history and culture that originated from the Indus Valley Civilization and evolved through centuries of trade with western lands and changing dynasties.

Volunteer Requirements

In order to volunteer in Gujarat, students must have a basic understanding of how to speak in Gujarati or Hindi.

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Mumbai

One of Asia’s most bustling cities, Mumbai is the financial and entertainment capital of India.

Volunteer Requirements

There is no language requirement to apply to our Mumbai location. Volunteers will teach students spoken English and vocational training.

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Hyderabad

One of India’s most iconic cities, Hyderabad is known for its food, culture, and creative architecture.

Volunteer Requirements

In order to volunteer in Hyderabad, students must have a basic understanding of how to speak in Telugu or Hindi.

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Bangalore

Bengaluru (also called Bangalore) is the capital of India's southern Karnataka state, and is the fifth-largest urban agglomeration in India by population. The center of India's high-tech industry, the city is also known for its parks!

Volunteer Requirements

There is no language requirement to volunteer in Bangalore.

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Who's the right fit?

Individuals who are looking for ways to make a tangible difference this upcoming summer.

Who can apply?

Students who are currently enrolled in high school or college.

1. An application should be started, and the location is selected based on their interest and language proficiency qualifications within the application. You will have the chance to pick the package you want during registration.

2. Students should complete and submit their application electronically through the portal on our website by December 15th, 2019 for Early Decision and February 1st, 2020 for Regular Decision.

3. Uplift Humanity will provide a decision on the application by January 6th, 2020 for applications submitted by the early deadline and February 15th, 2019 for the regular deadline submissions

4. If the applicant is accepted into our summer program, they must complete the registration packet and provide payment electronically by January 20th, 2020 for Early Decision applicants and by March 1st, 2020 for Regular Decision applicants.

5. Accepted students are asked to attend an in person orientation on May 10th, 2020 @12PM EDT to obtain further detailed information about their specific volunteer program. For those who are unable to attend the in person orientation are asked to attend the virtual orientation on May 17th, 2020 @12PM EDT.

Gujarat

THIS INCLUDES:


Round trip airfare from New York Area to Gujarat


Transportation within India


3 meals a day & snacks


Housing


$3090 USD

THIS INCLUDES:


Transportation within India


3 meals a day & snacks


Housing


$1890 USD

Mumbai

THIS INCLUDES:


Round trip airfare from New York Area to Mumbai


Transportation within India


3 meals a day & snacks


Housing


$3290 USD

THIS INCLUDES:


Transportation within India


3 meals a day & snacks


Housing


$2190 USD

Hyderabad

THIS INCLUDES:


Round trip airfare from New York Area to Hyderabad


Transportation within India


3 meals a day & snacks


Housing


$3090 USD

THIS INCLUDES:


Transportation within India


3 meals a day & snacks


Housing


$1790 USD

Bangalore

THIS INCLUDES:


Round trip airfare from New York Area to Bangalore


Transportation within India


3 meals a day & snacks


Housing


$3090 USD

THIS INCLUDES:


Transportation within India


3 meals a day & snacks


Housing


$1790 USD

How will you spend your summer?

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Applications close: February 1st, 2020

Application decision: February 15th, 2020

Trip dates: July 1 – July 19, 2020

A Typical Day Volunteering
at Uplift Humanity

9 AM Volunteers wake up and are required to report to breakfast

10 AM Volunteers report to common areas to begin prepping for teaching day

12 PM Lunch is served in the housing facility

1 PM Volunteers travel to juvenile facility/orphanage for teaching

6 PM Volunteers return back to the housing facility for dinner

8 PM Volunteers engage in social activities for the rest of the 

What We Teach

Spoken English / ESL

Basic spoken English to empower them to be more comfortable in their studies and future employment.

Life & Behavioral Skills

Teaching students skills ranging from self esteem development to anger management to equip them to be prepared for the real world.