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Volunteer & Intern with Kenosis Foundation, INDIA

World, Asia, India, Bengaluru


Travel dates

22°C, 19:02

About the workproject

We need 11 volunteers

Kenosis Foundation, a not for profit and registered by the govt of India in the year 2013 after few years of community based projects, based in the city of Bangalore, state of Karnataka, in south part of India work with women and children of indigenous people to protect their rights.

We run health, education and community development projects in the selected poverty stricken pockets of few selected communities in the state of Karnataka and Tamilnadu. We are not a funded organization nor do we have our own funds to run our projects. Therefore, we look for volunteers and interns to support our cause.

We provide all volunteers and intern a safe, affordable and meaningful volunteer program in India. We offer vast variety projects, cultural exchange, internships, gap year programs , summer, winter, career break, family and couple volunteering programs in India, where volunteers and interns can choose to work in urban city of Bangalore , karnataka state, and also get immersed in rural villages / communities in the districts of Hosur, Krishnagiri, in the state of Tamilnadu including Mysore and more.

Our choices of programs include working with Orphans, Street kids, Childcare, Daycares, Women empowerment, youth employment, health and HIV child and adult care, disability and special need children, Teaching English and computer skills, Assisting teachers in schools, micro-credit and micro-finance, media and photographing , documentation , innovation and building programs and more. You can join our programs in India as an Individual, as a group, even as a couple and family with your children. We are not a funded organization nor do we not have our own funds to support our projects. Therefore, we depend on volunteers and interns to continue our good work we do in India.

If you are interested, decided and ready, please send us email inquiry for Application Form, Program Fee, Terms & Conditions, Application Procedure and the rest. You application form must reach us before 60 or latest by 45 days prior to your departure from your home country, next screened and reply within 2 days of working days to confirm your participation. However, your payment for the program will ensure your participation in the programs, failure to make a payment will end failure to accommodate in the projects.

Please do not hesitate to contact us.

About the host

Kenosis (39)

Host since


Last seen online
7 Months ago

Meet ISSAC RAYAPPAN ~ Founder, President, and Managing Director
Issac leads the daily operations of Kenosis Foundation. He has completed a Bachelor's degree in science (Zoology, biochemistry, biology, environment, and biotech). As part of his religious training, he has also received a Bachelor's degree in Philosophy and Theological studies. He worked several years on health, education, child rights, human rights and community development projects. After several years of priestly duties and missionary work experience with the rural poor in remote villages and slum communities; he envisioned an organization with a fully committed working staff. Subsequently, he registered Kenosis Foundation (KF) with the Government of India on the 29, July 2013; in order to continue his mission.

His positive and powerful experiences led him to believe that other like-minded people would enjoy similar opportunities. He then completed his Masters of Philosophy (M. Phil.) degree in Community Health and organizational Development.

He has some experience in nonviolent compassionate communication (NVC). In the past organized trainings and workshops for students, youth, educators and heads of NGOs in India. His long desire is to spread NVC among young people, educators and parents through schools, colleges and other educational settings. He is a full-time contributor to multiple projects of the Kenosis Foundation and building partnerships across the world to work with different cultures and create more space for intercultural and youth exchange programs.

He takes care of organizing the entire international Volunteers projects in coordination with international agencies. He is also devoted to increasing the chances of partnerships for implementation of ecotourism programs in India.

Project dates

Open for offers, contact us

Work to be done

  • gardening
  • construction
  • farming
  • language practice
  • help in the house
  • teaching projects
  • maintenance tasks
  • tourist support
  • elderly care
  • eco projects
  • animal care
  • charity work
  • art projects
  • computer help
  • internet support
  • child care / au pair
  • boat handlers
  • pet sitting

Expected workhours

  • 5 hours a day
  • 5 days a week

Work exchange deal

  • private cottage, shared cottage, shared room, camper, tent, guest house

Your accommodation depends on where you are placed (Villages, towns and cities). Stay with beneficiaries house or staff ,where you will have common or shared rooms, toilets, get involved in cooking and learn Indian dishes or cook your own food and teach them, eat together in flexible timings, the families are more welcoming , more safety , supports, emergency health care supports, hot water facilities, and have your own freedom to move around and attend gatherings or go out etc. Mosquito nets and repellents, provided. No internet or computers available. You can take monthly pack up and charge it.

  • shared meals

3 meals a day with morning and evening coffee breaks, snacks and other eatables, variety of Indian dishes, pure drinking water, fruits and vegetables and other possible beverages. Both vegetarian and non vegetarian food provided.

  • no money is involved