Sports Day, CMS, MMDA – 1

A call to volunteers to help in Sports Event.

CMS, MMDA -1 School is conducting Sports Day on 23 February 2018. The Volunteers for this activity are required to help in the event.

Come, volunteer, encourage and witness the young champs in action. Register here to volunteer for the event.


Date: 23 February 2018

Time: 09:00 a.m. to 02:00 p.m.

Venue: CMS, MMDA -1, Ward 75, Chennai – 600106


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Volunteer for English video course preparation | The Hindu

Calling out for volunteers who can do a bit of acting and has clear spoken English.
The Hindu’s initiative STEP is an educational program for job-market entry skills support. Lessons in form of short videos are to be shot. Volunteers are needed for acting in the video. He/she should be able to speak clear English and be able to quickly learn and repeat 1-2 pages of lines. They should be available to come in a couple of half-days a month for shoots. Shooting a 3-minute lesson typically requires multiple takes, and occasionally some voice dubbing, for a total time of 1-2 hours per lesson shoot.

Volunteers of age between 18-26 are needed to take part in film shoots, mostly at The Hindu office on Mount Road. The audition will be held for the registered candidates at The Hindu Office.

Enrol if you think you could be the one!
Volunteers are paid a stipend or the payment can also be used as credits by Bhumi to use the STEP program.

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Marina Runnerz Marathon 2018 | Chennai

Bhumi invites you to volunteer for Marina Runnerz Marathon 2018Parts of the proceeds from the Marathon will be channelled towards helping people in need.  Expecting over 2000 runners to participate.
Bhumi is the Overall Volunteer Partner for the marathon.
DateFebruary 25, 2018
Reporting Time for Volunteers4 a.m
End Time: Before 9 a.m
Location: VGP Universal Kingdom, Injambakkam, ECR | Map
Point of Contact: Gowtham 87545 52472
We need volunteers for assistance in managing the event. Register below and invite your friends.
Volunteers will be given a volunteer t-shirt, a certificate and breakfast post the run. You will receive more information closer to the race day.

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Urur Olcott Kuppam beach clean-up

The historical fishing village of Urur Olcott Kuppam plays host to an internationally renowned multi-genre cultural festival called the Urur Olcott Kuppam Vizha. Jointly organised by fisher folk and volunteers from in and around the city, the Vizha hopes to celebrate and harness the power of performing arts (music, dance and drama) to build an inclusive, healthy and compassionate Chennai. The Beach clean-up is geared to readying the village for the festival. Volunteers from the city will join the fisher folk in sprucing up the village and the beach for the two-day festival that is to be held on February 10-11, 2018. 

The Volunteers for this activity are required to assemble by 06:30 a.m at Thalapakatti Biryani, Besant Nagar Beach on February 3, 2018.

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Volunteer for Cool Runners Half Marathon 2018

Bhumi invites you to volunteer for Cool Runners Half Marathon 2018. The proceedings from the marathon will be used to build a school in a village.
Date: February 4, 2018
Reporting Time for Volunteers: 4 a.m
End Time: Before 9 a.m
Location: YWCA, Nandanam, Chennai | Map
Register below and invite your friends. Upon registering, you’ll receive an email confirmation within 2 days.
Volunteers will be given a volunteer t-shirt, a certificate and breakfast post the run. You will receive more information closer to the race day.
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Volunteer for Art Festival organised by Nalandaway

Nalandaway is organizing an art-centric celebration from January 5 to February 23, 2018 for Children of the Perambur Girls School. The different expressions and forms of Art will be enjoyed with their Parents & the Community.

The month-long celebration that involves various workshops and art engagement activities will culminate on Feb 23, 2018 with an Art Exhibition and a Stage Performance by the students. The Art exhibition will take place in the morning of the Finale, celebrating the Art, Craft and Lifestyle that is native to Tamil Nadu. Students, with their learnings from the Paper Mache workshop to happen on the 18th and 19th of January, will make models and display them to resemble a typical Tamil Village.


Though the Exhibition process is supported with a Paper Mache workshop conducted by Prof. A. Z. Ranjit, we need volunteers with a background in arts, who can be part of the workshop and help the Children in putting the exhibition together. We are looking for people who can learn from the workshop and guide the children in making their models.


The Volunteers for this activity will be required to

  1. visit the school twice a week from 14:00 – 16:00 and guide the children in making their models support on February 21 and 22, 2018
  2. in setting up the exhibition scheduled on February 23, under the guidance of Prof. A. Z. Ranjit

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Vettuvankeni beach clean-up

Bhumi invites you all to the Vettuvankeni Beach Clean-up jointly organised by Bay Watch Farm Plot Owners Association and Bhumi.
We all should have one common goal, ‘cleanliness’, which eventually leads us to a healthy environment. Ocean trash is a serious pollution problem that affects the health of people and marine lives. Trash on the shore can affect the local marine life like Turtles that usually hatch their eggs between December and March every year.
Do sign up below and join us at the Vettuvankeni Beach Cleanup this Sunday with your family and friends. All are welcome.
Date: January 21, 2018
Time: 6 a.m to 8.30 a.m
Location: Vettuvankeni Olive Beach, Pandian Salai, Off ECR | Map Link:
Our volunteering activities are strictly plastic-free; we use cloth gloves and props for clean-ups. Water for the volunteers is provided in steel glasses and utensils. Please carry cloth bags and avoid using plastics.
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Volunteer for ‘Star Icon Awards 2017’

Volunteer for Star Icon Awards 2017 organized by Arista Welfare Trust. It is a programme to honour the professionals who are serving with social responsibilities; The achievers from various fields & who have done welfare activity to the needy will be awarded.
We need volunteers to assist the guests and participants, and to managing the event.
Date – December 16th 2017
Time – 6 p.m to 9 p.m
Location – Square Space, Crimson Hall, 187 / 188, Thiruvalluvar Salai, Mogappair East, Chennai – 37 | Map
Contact – 9952038216
Register below to volunteer for the event.
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Applications open for Vision India Foundation fellowship

Vision India Foundation invites applications for its next batch of fellowship. VIF selects committed young Indians and prepares them for a career in nation-building. Mentorship and financial support is provided to all the selected applicants.

Duration: 3 years, starting in summer 2018

Types of Projects:
  • Good Governance
  • Constituency Development
  • Strategic and Foreign Relations
  • Civilizational Studies
  • Education
Application Deadline: December 31, 2017

Application open for Teach For India fellowship – 2018

Teach for India is looking for the brightest minds and hearts in the country to apply for our two-year Fellowship program. 

The Fellowship is an opportunity to serve as full-time teacher leaders to children from low-income communities in India’s most under-resourced schools. After the two years, TFI Fellows become a part of the Teach For India Alumni movement where they work to drive systemic change and realise educational opportunity for all.

The Fellowship is a win-win; Fellows get an opportunity to develop leadership skills that will set them up for a career of their choice while they change children’s lives and build the nation.

  • Fellows receive a monthly stipend.
  • The program is a two-year, full time commitment.
Click here for more information and to apply

Why should your students join the Teach for India movement?

TFI is a chance for fellows to learn, contribute and take action towards dismantling education inequity in India. They will play a big part in solving India’s education crisis. The Fellowship enables fellows to give children the opportunity to change their lives and deepen their understanding of what’s required to attain educational equity. They’ll develop into a strong, caring and effective leader. The Fellowship uses the classroom and community as a lab of leadership where fellows practice vision, planning, execution and problem-solving, reflection and other key leadership skills. They’ll become a part of a growing network of change makers. The Fellowship will facilitate life-long partnerships and relationships with thousands of alumni and partners who will support fellows and deepen their impact as an Alumnus. Our alumnus add momentum to the theory of change we passionately believe in by being associated with the movement, throughout.