Become A Changemaker
Swapnopuron encourages Students – Academicians – Researchers – Volunteers – Groups to get engaged as Interns / Volunteers
Students – Academicians – Researchers – Volunteers – Groups having interest in the areas of education, child protection maternal, child health & nutrition issues, adolescent issues, can always apply for an internship/volunteering. The intern/volunteer will receive a unique opportunity of working closely with the poorest of the poor rural communities living in the islands of Sunderbans, North 24 Parganas of West Bengal.
Volunteers who are willing to contribute to skill building for Swapnopuron colleagues in areas such as documentation, data analysis, action research, proposal development, and website management are always welcome. Additionally, Swapnopuron encourages its interns/volunteers to fundraise actively for Swapnopuron both before and after their internship.
Application Process and Duration
Interested students/volunteers are requested to send a letter of intent from their concerned institutions/self along with their CV & scanned valid Photo ID to the Secretary of Swapnopuron stating the purpose and duration of the proposed internship/volunteering at least one month in advance. The confirmation of the proposed internship/volunteering would be sent after reviewing the documents.
Swapnopuron encourages internship for at least One month for any student/individual/ group. The duration can always be extended up to a maximum of 6 months period considering the requirement and decision of the Secretary.
Accommodation – Food – Local Travel
The student/volunteer/ group applying for an internship in Swapnopuron would be required to arrange and pay for their accommodation, food, and local travel during the course of the internship. Swapnopuron may facilitate in arranging suitable accommodation for the interns however the payment is to be made by the respective intern / volunteer.
Considering the time involvement of Swapnopuron team members in organizing and facilitating the internship/volunteering programme, the student/volunteer will be required to deposit an amount of Rs. 1000/- per month to Swapnopuron. The said amount is to be deposited at the beginning of the internship/volunteering and a receipt has to be collected from the finance section of Swapnopuron office.
Swapnopuron will issue certificate of recognition to the respective intern / volunteer after satisfactory completion of Internship / Volunteering.
Please download the application form, fill it up and send it to the email address along with all required documents.