Shiksha Rath always needs volunteers and whether students, young professionals or retired people, everyone is welcome, and a role can by found for you. All volunteers will need to supply references and go through the standard checks.
The charity particularly needs helps in the following areas:
- Computer skills – website design, writing and updating
- Fundraising – helping out with fundraising events and campaigns, sending out fundraising requests, writing fundraising material and other admin. Best of all, creating your own fundraising initiative.
- Cooking – helping cook or providing the ingredients for the children’s daily meals and snacks.
- Classroom assistants – helping take the children on class visits or to the parks or sports fields; assisting with chaperoning the children to and from the slum and helping teachers out in the classrooms
- Teaching – any teachers, in whatever subject, always welcomed as volunteers.
- Doctor/nurse/First Aid specialist – any qualified medical staff also welcomed to help as volunteers, not only in the academy but in the slum as a whole.