Current Vacancies

Marketing & Promotion Assistant (Long Term Volunteer)
Closing Date for Applications: Ongoing until position filled

We are currently looking to recruit a Marketing and Promotion Assistant as part of our Long Term Volunteer Program, based in our RIDE office in Little Kanchipuram.This is an unpaid, voluntary position.

You will be responsible for the promotion of RIDE through various channels in order to raise awareness of our current programs and grow our network of supporters both on and offline. You will be responsible for preparing and distributing the monthly newsletter via email and keeping the news page up to date on our website. You will therefore be required to stay up to date on current events at RIDE which will give you the opportunity to go out into the field and attend our programs in order to document and take photos. You will be involved in various other promotion and marketing campaigns and are encouraged to input your own ideas into this. English language and computer skills are essential for this role, especially Microsoft Word, Excel, internet and social media (Facebook, twitter, LinkedIn etc). Previous marketing experience would be an advantage.

The candidate will ideally be able to commit to a minimum of 3 months. We are looking for someone to start in the next couple of months however are also happy to receive applications for future start dates.

The successful candidate will be provided with an in-depth induction program led by RIDE directors and staff who will be at hand to support and assist throughout your time with RIDE. You will be give the opportunity to get involved in debate and discussion to support your experience working in rural India as well as assist your personal development. On completion of your volunteer placement you will be provided with a letter of recognition for your work.

Please feel free to contact us via email and ask any questions you may have, we have tried to answer as many as possible throughout the website but are aware that we cannot answer them all.

If you are interested in volunteering with RIDE, please download our Volunteer Information which gives you further detail on what to expect from a volunteer placement with RIDE.

If you would like to apply for this role, complete the Volunteer Application Form and return,along with two references, to marketing@rideindia.org, stating in the subject that you wish to apply for this role.

Eco Tourism Assistant/Guide (Young Indian Internship Scheme)
Closing Date for Applications: Ongoing until position filled

We are currently looking to recruit an Eco Tourism Assistant/Guide as part of our Young Indian Internship Scheme. This is an unpaid, voluntary position.

The successful applicant will assist RIDE in delivering our Eco-tourism programs and in communicating with visitors from across the globe. We are looking for someone who can speak both Tamil and English and ideally is able to commit to at least 3 days per week for a minimum of 3 months. We are looking for someone to start immediately however are also happy to receive applications for future start dates.

This opportunity would suit a tourism student looking to gain experience in the field of rural Eco-tourism. You will have many opportunities to converse with the local community as well as visitors of all nationalities. The candidate must be open minded and able to translate information in a clear and non-judgmental way to people of all backgrounds.

The successful candidate will be provided with in depth training from RIDE directors and staff. You will have the opportunity to get involved in debate and discussion to aid your understanding as well as assist your personal development; we are open to support you in any particular area of interest you may have.

On completion you will be provided with a letter of recognition for your work.

Please feel free to contact us via email and ask any questions you may have, we have tried to answer as many as possible throughout the website but are aware that we cannot answer them all.

If you are interested in applying for this role please complete the Young Indian Internship Application Form and return, along with a reference from your tutor, to marketing@rideindia.org

English Teacher (Long Term Volunteer)
Closing Date for Applications: Ongoing until position filled

We are currently looking to recruit an English Teacher as part of our Long Term Volunteer Program. This is an unpaid voluntary position. The successful applicant will assist RIDE by teaching both written and spoken English to our First School teachers and RIDE staff. We are looking for someone who has a high level of spoken and written English, preferable a qualified teacher,TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) trained or with equivalent experience. The candidate will ideally be able to commit to at least 3 days per week for a minimum of 3 months. We are looking for someone to start in the next couple of months however are also happy to receive applications for future start dates.

The successful candidate will be provided with an in depth induction program led by RIDE directors who will be at hand to support and assist throughout your time with RIDE. You will be give the opportunity to get involved in debate and discussion to support your experience working in rural India as well as assist your personal development. On completion of your volunteer placement you will be provided with a letter of recognition for your work.

Please feel free to contact us via email and ask any questions you may have, we have tried to answer as many as possible throughout the website but are aware that we cannot answer them all.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please download our Volunteer Information which gives you further detail on what to expect from a volunteer placement with RIDE.

If you would like to apply for this role, complete the Volunteer Application Form and return, along with two references, to marketing@rideindia.org, stating in the subject that you wish to apply for this role.

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  3. admin says:

    Volunteers are our strength. Their inputs to our society and the youths are marvelous. Help our projects by visiting us and being with us for minimum half day. We are ready to accommodate you. Now we are able to accommodate maximum numbers with the help of many people who love to host them as Indian way.

  4. admin says:

    Welcome volunteers and Eco tour people

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