Want to do some voluntary work in Nepal?
We welcome volunteers from across the world of all ages and backgrounds to come and share skills and get involved in our various social welfare projects.

How To Apply

You can apply for any of the DOCS Foundation Nepal volunteer programmes detailed below online.
Please don’t hesitate to get in touch if you have any questions or require any further information.

Environmental Awareness Placement

Placement Length: 2-10 Months

This placement mainly aims to raise awareness on environment conservation. This placement involves teaching environmental science in village schools; youth clubs and women’s group. It is created to educate school children and local people on issues such as environmental conservation, waste management, and building smokeless store, pit latrines etc. After completing the training, volunteers will stay with the host family in their placement area assisting youth clubs, women’s group of the community sharing their ideas, skills and knowledge about environmental issues.

This Placement Involves:

Teaching environmental science in local school Building smokeless store, pit latrines Garbage management, paper recycling Afforest ration Placement

Education Placement

Placement Length: 1-10 Months

This program is focused in rural schools to teach English language. Its main objective is to impose student’s basic ability of English. After the completion of the training, the volunteers will be sent to the placement area to teach English in local school. Primarily, volunteers assist local English teachers in teaching conversational English in the school. This program aims to assist schools for their quality teaching by supplying volunteers, conducting school supporting programs.

Volunteers enrolling in this program are also expected to share their own teaching methodologies as well as helping the school teachers to develop their conversational English skills. Volunteers can teach English in community, youth groups and women’s group and also teach those children who are unable to go to school. Volunteers will teach 2-4 hours a day. The size of the class ranges from 10-80. The age of the school children will be mostly 10 to 16 years old.

This Placement Involves:

Teaching English (or subject of your choice) in local school Extracurricular activities (Games, Quiz, Drama & writing skills)

No teaching experience is necessary but a good knowledge of grammatical English is desirable.

Health & Sanitation Awareness Placement

Placement Length: 2-10 Months

This program mainly concerns about the primary health and sanitation in placement area. After completing the training, volunteers will work in village school and community to provide primary health and sanitation awareness and also teach health and sanitation at local schools. Volunteers who have strong background or training in the primary health care may also work in the health post or health centre. Volunteers can raise awareness by demonstrating related activities among rural people about health and sanitation. People who are willing to experience on international health care can also apply for this program.

This Placement Involves:

Teaching Health (or subject of your choice) in local school Extracurricular activities (Games, Quiz, Drama & writing skills) Organising different Health Placementme in school or in community

A background or training in the same area is desirable.

Nepali Culture Study Placement

Placement Length: 2 Weeks-2 Months

This program is targeted to anyone who has a keen interest in Nepali culture. After completion of intensive Nepali language training, volunteers will stay with Nepali family in village through participation in village life, volunteers will experience the different local culture, while sharing their own culture and custom. Volunteers will benefit cross-cultural experience through the cultural exchange program. The program is suitable for anybody, family, individual groups. There is no age bar for this program.

This is a unique opportunity to experience Nepal with a difference that leaves a lasting impression. The opportunity to stay with multiple families in different regions of Nepal can be arranged.

Orphanage Aid Placement

Placement Length: 1-3 Months

Social work is a big part of working with in an orphanage here – teaching children how to interact with each other and a basic education are what volunteers can expect. Volunteer will be placed in an orphanage in our Kathmandu Centre – Kusunti, Lalitpur & Hetauda Centre, Hetauda, Makawanpur, Nepal. Volunteer will stay with host family or in Orphanage during their placement time. If volunteers would like to stay in guest house or hotel, that should be fine for us. The age of the Orphanage children will be 3 to 16 years old. During the placement time volunteer will be teaching English, general health education, arts, music and sports. And can assist them in their School’s homework. Volunteer can also do informal teaching in Orphanage. Limited seats are available on this program.

This Placement Involves:

Teaching English (or subject of your choice) in local school Extracurricular activities (Games, Quiz, Drama & writing skills) Help Orphan kids in their School’s home work Health & sanitation observation Run Orphanage hygiene placement.

Construction Aid Placement

Placement Length: 3 Weeks

Local facilities such as schools and health posts don’t just appear. DOCS Foundation Nepal is offering the chance to build these badly needed structures, throughout the country. Obviously, building a school is not need every day of the year. Therefore programmes are limited and one may have to wait until enough people volunteer to form a construction party. For more information please contact us.

Computer Teaching Placement

Placement Length: 2 Weeks-5 Months

DOCS Foundation Nepal has started a new program. It’s called Computer Teaching program. Its aims to provide basic computer knowledge to the Nepalese rural community of Nepal. In this program, volunteer will be teaching basic Computer knowledge (like: using M/S word, using Internet and Email to the school kid or community people (women’s group) volunteer will be teaching 2-4 hrs every day and about 5-6 days a week. For this program volunteer have to have good command and skill of computer as well as ability to teach Microsoft’s office package. If you think that you have that ability to teach computer, then it’s the opportunity that suits for you.

This Placement Involves:

Teaching Computer (or subject of your choice) in local school and community learning centre Extra Activities (Games, Quiz, Drama & writing skills)

Teaching In Community Resource Centres

Placement Length: 2 Weeks-2 Months

DOCS Foundation Nepal has established resource centre in co ordination with local school; it’s like a community learning centre where people from the different community come to learn something, this concept based on Drop in centre. The aim of the centre is to provide a place to learn for everyone. In the Community Learning centre DOCS Foundation Nepal places Volunteers. In the centre they work as a teacher and they will be responsible for opening and closing the centre and take care of centre.

In this Placement volunteer will be helping the community in various ways, they can organise English class for adult and kids. Help local student to solving home work organise home work assistance class as well as different education activity. Volunteer have to run special class for those kids who cannot go to school due to different reason (Financial or Physical) Working hours will be depending upon community people’s needs. Working hours will 4-5 hrs per day. To run this centre we need help and assistance from volunteers if anyone interested to work in this Placementme can bring books, stationary and educational material from their country.

We are currently trying to buy a computer for the resource centre that people of the community can use the information technology at free of cost and will be a big mile stone for the rural community. If anyone interested donate money please contact. Your help will be appreciated.

School Children Sponsorship / Scholarship Placement

DOCS Foundation Nepal is going to launch a New School Scholarship program in April 2012 this program is targeted for those kids who cannot afford school tuition fees and their basic need. We hope this Placementme will definitely help to give better education and bright future to the Nepalese kids. This program is called “Sunaulo Bhabisya” (Bright Future).