Yuva for Sewa
Yuva for Sewa is an unpaid summer internship and offers opportunity to young adults to contribute their time to a larger movement of serving humanity. The program is designed to actualize the message of Sewa International, which believes that service to humanity is service to Divinity
What is Yuva for Sewa?
Yuva for Sewa (YFS) is a program for youth (age: 18 to 30) from all over the world as well as for youth in India. YFS partners with local service organizations (or NGOs) to develop 10-week Sewa internship projects. These projects are based on the needs of NGOs that can be helped with by a volunteer from YFS. The volunteer is expected to focus on a single issue or target to be completed in phased manner within his/her internship period.
Since its inception in 2006, YFS has provided 73 youth with the opportunity to volunteer their time for different service projects, based on their interests and expertise. Projects are available in health care, education, environmental awareness, women's empowerment, rural development and micro-finance. Interns spend the duration of their internship working with NGOs in the community. They seek to serve and engage in a transformative experience that empowers them, as they strive to make an impact in their chosen field.
Timeline and Locations
In 2018 Yuva for Sewa internship projects are located in two different cities in India:
The summer internship will
*Flexible for students whose finals are conflicting with our start date.
Interested applicants should submit an online application form by March 31st, 2018. Selected applicants will be invited to a phone interview followed by an in-person interview. Successfull applicants will be notified by email or phone.
Cost of Internship
Upon accepting the internship offer, applicants will be required to submit a $695 administration and application fee. The fee covers a 5-day cultural orientation, 10-week boarding, lodging and a 4-day cultural trip to medieval temples and UNESCO World Heritage Center. A great bargain! (candidates are responsible for their international air tickets and local transport).
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