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RC-MTV-CD-07/20 INDIA Baddi area of Solan district, Himachal Pradesh state. SOCI,LEAD 01/05/2020 31/10/2020

IVS Programme Management | RC-MTV-CD-07/20 | 2020-05-01 - 2020-10-31 | SOCI,LEAD | Age: 18 - 80

RUCHI NGO. It has been in operation since 1983 in the hilly area of Himachal Pradesh state with a commitment to ameliorate socio-economic condition of people.

Work: Volunteers will be working closely with IVS coordinator, team leaders and other camp volunteers by providing assistance to ensure the quality of workcamp and project objectives are being reached. A committed volunteer with IT & web development, photography and video making skills will be highly desired. Few tasks assigned for this role are: • Assist in general administrative work related to incoming volunteers. • Help administer and coordinate weekly plan during workcamp. • Assist camp leaders during daily evaluation with volunteers. • Assist in promoting our IVS projects to recruit more volunteers (Website development & promotion, social media promotion etc). • Assist in promoting partners organisation projects to recruit Indian volunteers. • Visiting camp and project sites during camps.

Accomodation and food: Basic, simple, safe & clean. RUCHI campus on sharing basis(Twin or triple) with common toilets and bath. Food: Food offered will be simple authentic Indian vegetarian and freshly cooked. Three meals a day will be served. Assistance while cooking is desired and self cooking can be organized by volunteers.

Location: Baddi area of Solan district, Himachal Pradesh state.

Location and Leisure: This mountainous state is also known as the land of gods. The location is 65 kms from the city of Chandigarh and 80 kms from the state capital of Shimla. The communities are dependent on agriculture primarily for survival. However, due to terraced farming, shortage of water, low educational standards and small land holdings the people just get enough from their farms for survival. Self organized city tours and excursions. Old Sikh and Hindu temples in the near vicinity can be visited. Nearby Kasauli town, a hill station, is a major tourist attraction. A visit to Shimla, the state capital, will offer an opportunity to see high Himalayan Mountains and British architecture.

Train/Bus station: Kalka

Requirements: Disable volunteers with independent mobility are welcome. The extra fee is charged on monthly basis.

Language: eng

Extra Fee: 400 EUR

RUCHI’s primary focus has been on rural community development and it strongly believes to achieve this it has to work & live with rural communities. Our base is located at a small rural village keeping in mind convenience and accessibility of local community. Working with a small team of social scientists some extra hands are always welcome between May and October each year to provide assistance to our IVS program and further promote it. Each year at RUCHI we organize nearly 30 Short term workcamps and have nearly 10 ongoing initiatives for Long tern volunteers and Interns to participate in where we host nearly 100-160 national and international youth per annum.