Being a Volunteer

Volunteering is basically providing services to the needy. A volunteer provides services through a formal organization, with a free will, without any expectation for the benefit of the society. Volunteering is viewed as a significant means to involve people to contribute their resources and skills in the process of development of the society.

Volunteering is simple. It's about giving your time to do something useful, without getting paid. In return you get the satisfaction of time and effort well spent. In addition, volunteering can be a great way to:

  • meet new people
  • learn new skills
  • gain useful experience
  • It should also be fun!

The opportunities are huge. Whatever skills and experience you have, there is something that you can do. The best way to see what is available is to contact us.

The biggest problem for many people is finding the time to volunteer. It can reduce your choices if you don't have much time to spare, but many busy people do find suitable opportunities.


Volunteers should be above 18 years of age and below 65 years.

Finding the right volunteering opportunity is simply a matter of asking you some key questions:

  • What interests, beliefs, skills or values would you like to pursue?
  • What challenges overlap with what you want to do?
  • What skills do you have that could be useful for our kind of organization?  

By Volunteering you will get

  • a way to meet new people or broaden the mind set
  • to make a difference in someone’s life
  • an opportunity to support a cause you feel strongly about

Some Important Guidelines for Volunteers
What Valmiki Foundation expects from a volunteer:

  • Should be preferably professionals/people with strong determination with some experience.
  • The duration of service should be minimum 2 months and above
  • Is expected to work according to the timings specified by the superior.
  • Is expected to be independent and only minimum required assistance will be provided
  • Should appraise his/her observations/opinions to the head of the institution or supervisor once in a week
  • Is not allowed to take any inmate/inmates outside the campus without a written consent from the head of the institution
  • Is expected to use public conveyance or find his/her own conveyance. Valmiki Foundation will not provide any transportation.
  • Is expected to maintain strict discipline, during his/her stay in the campus, and to cooperate with the management in all aspects.
  • the volunteer should choose his/her preferred area of work which suits his/her qualification & experience and stick to that specific area only
  • A Volunteer will be provided with free food and accommodation, but no personnel help will be provided.

Detailed guidelines for volunteers will be given while applying for the same.

For more information, click here to get in touch with us.