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India: The Poona School and Home for blind, Pune (IB VAP Kassel)

Program: Voluntary Services

Job description
The Poona School and the home for blind boys and girls offer all children, regardless of their caste or social background, a program in which every child can and should develop according to their abilities.
The facilities for girls and boys are separate and each consist of a boarding school with an attached training center. The children and adolescents live in boarding school during the school year and return to their families during the holidays, most of whom come from rural areas.
The younger children receive schooling and physiotherapy. The young people work in the training centers in various workshops and with computers.

Activity in the deployment site
The volunteers teach English in the higher grades and in the training center. They also support physiotherapy and offer swimming courses. Occasionally, excursions are also organized and carried out. Depending on the interests and talent, volunteers have already built tree houses, laid out a garden and a soccer field, laid out touch fields and designed clay tiles
Accommodation and catering
The volunteers live in self-organized volunteer shared apartments in Pune. Catering takes place in the facilities during working hours, otherwise self-catering.

Experience in child and youth work, preferably also in working with people with visual impairments, talent in manual and creative activities. It is recommended to study Braille and to learn basic terms of the regional language Marathi.
Currently only female volunteers are used in the Girls School.

German IB mentor in India. Three-day introductory seminar on arrival.

Funding program


1-2 female volunteers

If you are interested, please apply online:

We still have free places for our introductory seminar on June 13th, 2019 and will be happy to invite you after we have received your application.
© IB Volunteers Abroad Programs (IB VAP) - IB Südwest gGmbH Kassel


IB Volunteers Abroad Programs (IB VAP) - IB Südwest gGmbH Kassel

Königsplatz 57, 34117 Kassel

Phone: 0561-57463713

Email: [email protected]

GOOD ARGUMENTS ... ... FOR A VOLUNTEER SERVICE WITH THE IB VAP large variety of host organizations and activities on all continents. ›› individual matching between the volunteer and the host organization. ›› experienced IB VAP team with personal contacts. ›› individually tailored seminars. ›› Mutuality in cooperation with countries in the Global South through recordings in the weltwärts South-North program in Germany. ›› IB's own country mentors in the weltwärts program. ›› Different people find the right place at IB. ›› Network of former volunteers. ›› comprehensive insurance coverage abroad. ›› 24/7 availability in the event of a crisis or illness. ›› all essential costs of living are usually covered. There is also an entitlement to child benefit. This should make the financing of the voluntary service feasible for everyone. The IB can look back on 50 years of experience in voluntary services. Currently, around 8,000 people take part in a voluntary service of the IB every year, of which around 200 are international volunteers of the IB VAP (Volunteers Abroad Programs). All positions and more about the application process: Application deadlines: we mediate in an ongoing application process, possibly also at short notice for vacancies for the departure for August / September. Gladly also inquire by phone.