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Go Develop

Go Develop is a unique opportunity to work with our partners in the field, empowering communities and developing projects.

This programme specifically responds to the needs of communities in Ghana and India.

If you have a specific skill or area of expertise and want to spend time overseas, then Go Develop is the programme for you. All our volunteering opportunities are roles that our partners have highlighted and requested as jobs that can build capacity, continue their valuable development work and change lives. Volunteering can last a few weeks to a few months.

 

As part of Go Develop you can expect:

 

Responsible Development work

You will take part in a project that is focused on education, micro finance, women and youth empowerment or health.

Placements are centred on your individual skills, talents and interests so that you can most effectively impact communities.

A Jewish Experience

The perfect opportunity to act on your Jewish values and actively pursue Tikkun Olam.

Experience Ghana or India while exploring your Jewish identity.

Personal Growth

Use your expertise to empower others and build your own skills working across cultural and language barriers.

See how sustainable change happens in local communities in the developing world.

Get to know Northern Ghana, North Eastern or South Eastern India; their vibrant cultures, cuisines and wonderful people.

Available Roles: 

If you are interested in Go Develop and would like to speak to a member of staff for more information, please call the Tzedek office on 0203 603 8120 and ask for the International Development, Volunteer and Education Manager, Leanne.

 

Tamil Nadu, India:

Fundraiser at READS

READ is an NGO, headquartered in Andimadam (Ariyalur District, Tamil Nadu India) that works to improve the social, educational and economic conditions of the underprivileged, disadvantaged and vulnerable people, irrespective of caste, creed, religion, sex and sexual orientation.

This volunteering opportunity it to train READS staff in best practice for fundraising, introducing the team to a range of fundraising techniques.

This placement will last 6 months.

Fundraiser at READS

READ is an NGO, headquartered in Andimadam (Ariyalur District, Tamil Nadu India) that works to improve the social, educational and economic conditions of the underprivileged, disadvantaged and vulnerable people, irrespective of caste, creed, religion, sex and sexual orientation.

The placement is to train READS staff in best practice for project proposal and grant application writing.

This placement will last for 6 months.

Grant Proposal Writer for Multiple CARD Projects

Train members of our partner organisation CARD in grant and proposal writing techniques and fundraising methods. Additionally, produce grant proposals for CARD or run fundraisers whilst in the field.

This placement will last 3-6 months

Child Development Specialist at a Health Development of Children

READ is an NGO, headquartered in Andimadam (Ariyalur District, Tamil Nadu India) that works to improve the social, educational and economic conditions of the underprivileged, disadvantaged and vulnerable people, irrespective of caste, creed, religion, sex and sexual orientation.

Working with our partner organisation READS, we require a Child Development Specialist.

Training READS staff in child development techniques and theory in order to better serve local communities READS work with.

This placement will last for 6 months.

Manager/Educator at a Rural Library

Managing the rural library and conducting classes to help improve the reading and writing abilities of local people. Train local teachers in education techniques, create curriculums to help students prep for exams, offer career guidance for youth and improve the communication skills of rural women. Impart managerial knowledge so local residents can run the library in future.

This placement is with our partner organisation LAW and has an unspecified time limit.

Promoting Conversational English Among Rural Children

Qualified teachers with good English skills are not available locally in the rural area, therefore an external volunteer is needed to train the local teachers in conversational English and at times teach English to the children.

This placement will last 3—6 months and is working through our Partner organisation CARD.

Women’s Organic Farmers’ Network

Organic agriculturalist required by our partner organisation AWARE for imparting knowledge of organic agricultural techniques and philosophies. Help set up and run a women’s farmers network.

This placement lasts for 1 month.

 

West Bengal, India:

Ambassador & Fundraiser for DA Livelihood Support for the Empowerment of Tribal Women

Digambarpur Angikar is a NGO established by a group of dedicated social activist of Sundarban region in 2000 with a view to undertake relief and rehabilitation as well as development initiatives for empowerment of women and children and other vulnerable sections of socio-economically backward communities.

Working with DA staff to obtain funds for development of a livelihood project for tribal women. This programme aims to organise tribal people into self help groups where sustainable livelihoods can be created by strengthening their existing agricultural initiatives.

This opportunity lasts for 12 months.

Ambassador & Fundraiser for Digambarqur Angikar

Digambarpur Angikar is a NGO established by a group of dedicated social activist of Sundarban region in 2000 with a view to undertake relief and rehabilitation as well as development initiatives for empowerment of women and children and other vulnerable sections of socio-economically backward communities.

The placement would be to: Proposal writing and fundraising for a project that aims to reach isolated families and provide improved water and sanitation facilities.

This placement would last for 12 months.

DA Ambassador & Fundraiser at the Angikar Kishalay Niketan Upper Primary School

Angikar Kishalay Niketan upper primary school has 149 students pre-primary to 6th standard. The existing class rooms are too small and there is no library. We would like to build a new school building and library. You would write proposals, grants and fundraising applications in order to obtain funds for this infrastructural developments and the school running costs.

This placement would last 12 months.

Fundraiser at Residential School for Child Labourers

Working with our partner organisation BHRDS. Plan and execute a fundraising strategy for BHRDS’s Resident School for Child Labourers. This residential school will be set up to provide the opportunity for higher education for children in the area with the goal to break the cycle of poverty and child labour.

This placement will last 12 months.

Agriculture Expert at an Integrated Agriculture Development

Working with our partner organisation BRHDS, this opportunity is to motivate farmers and assist in introducing new high yielding crops and in the protection of agriculture products.

The volunteering placement lasts for 12 months.