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Volunteering with The East West Foundation

Volunteering with the Foundation is a two-way street. The community and the children at UCH benefit from your skills and expertise. Equally importantly you are enriched by exposure to a mix of ancient and modern value systems, culture and a way of life you may not be used to.

Who can volunteer with us?
  • Are you over 20 years old? And healthy?

  • Fluent in English and/or Tamil?

  • Open to new experiences and life style?

  • Show respect and sensitivity to other cultures?

  • Are you ready to spend at least 2 months volunteering?

  • Willing to obtain a “Working With Children” permit from your local police?


If you answered “Yes” to all the above, you should be able to volunteer with us. Further details are available on the 'Volunteer Requirements' Page 

What can I do as a volunteer?

Most of our volunteering opportunities are in India

  • The two broad areas we are involved in are “Rural Health” and “Community Education”.

  • Obviously health care, education and community development professionals would find ready outlet for their skills.

  • There is plenty of scope for other professionals and skills too – engineering, electronics, IT, building and equipment maintenance, training locals in the above, accounting and audit, legal etc.


Further details are available on the 'Volunteer Programme '  page If you can't find what you are looking for please contact us as specific skills requirements can vary from time to time. We can structure a program that meets our need and your expertise.

How do I become a volunteer?
  • Learn more about us from this website and do your research. You can contact us anytime to learn more

  • Download the volunteer application form and the Volunteer agreement form.

  • Apply to be a volunteer by filling out all the details and send it to us as indicated on the forms 

  • The process is simple, but can take two to three months to ensure the right fit. 

  • An agreement is signed by both parties between you and TEWOAF and TEWFi as needed.


Further details are available on the Volunteer Application Process page. 

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