Help with treks in remote villages of the Himalayas, India



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  • Description


    We are India's largest trekking organization. We organize treks in Himalayas across different states. Having started in 2009 with just one trek, we now run nearly 26 treks in the Himalayas and take around 16,000 trekkers a year. We believe in making trekking an accessible and sustainable adventure sport by sharing free information and content through our website.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Help with Eco Projects

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    This is a fellowship targeted at remote villages and treks of the Himalayas. It gives the volunteers first hand exposure to the unique mostly untouched culture of these places. During this time, the volunteers will get to mainly work with staff who come from these villages. Visiting their homes and seeing how they live happens quite often.

  • Host offers payment in line with the minimum wage

    Host offers payment in line with the minimum wage

    This host offers accommodation and payment.

    Host has indicated that they will pay at least the minimum hourly wage of their country for each hour worked and that accommodation will also be provided. They are asking for help with a business or business activity. Contact the host directly via the site messenger for more information and details about the wage provided. Any arrangements should be agreed in advance with your host.

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    The fellowship a product of immense love for the mountain and mountain environment. The program is designed to solve environmental problems of the mountains at the grassroot level.

    During this fellowship, you will be working in some of the remote villages of Himalayas implementing eco-friendly solutions to the persisting environmental problems. As a fellow, you will be leading a dedicated team of interns on problems pertaining to waste management at a holistic level. Our fellows will be working on projects such as full cycle waste management solutions and upcycling, awareness programs, sustainable measures and technologies all involving local villagers.

    The Fellowship is a way for you to develop project management skills, to practice public speaking, to think creatively, to meet people from all over the country and the world, to influence others to live sustainably, to trek Himalayan slopes, to learn about Himalayan culture, and most importantly, to give back to the mountains we all love.

    Adequate training will be provided for the role during 2 weeks of your joining.

    Additional details:

    1) A monthly renumeration of Rs 15000 will be provided per month.
    2) Stay and food will be provided by us.
    3) Minimum duration: 4 months.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Hindi: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    Accommodation is provided in a shared space. Two people will share a room.

    Vegetarian food will be provided.

    A monthly renumeration of Rs 15000 will be provided per month in cash.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    During off days, you get to explore the region around the place. However, do note that these places are quite remote and hence moving in and out of the place is quite difficult.

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    A little more information

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    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    5 hours

Host ref number: 565257315321