Induction program conducted for LMT volunteers on 1 June, 2017
Volunteer of 1 May, 2017 at VIN
On 1st of June, VIN welcomed 16 LMT volunteers on the month of June. These volunteers are from different countries who will be volunteering in Nepal for the various projects such as teaching in Buddhist monastery, women empowerment, public health and medical care, teaching at community school, waste management, climate change, hospitality management and construction and manual work. Find all these program here. The first 2 days are for the orientation program where the volunteers will be provided some basic information which provides them some guidelines for their project and in their host families. 6 new local volunteers also attended the induction on that day.
During the first day, the induction started with the short introduction of volunteers with the staff members of VIN. In the second session, they were given a brief introduction of VIN which included the mission, vision and objectives of the organization along with some other basic details about Nepal. The third session was about the health tips where the volunteers were informed about staying health while they are Nepal. Cultural tips and placement information were given to the volunteers in the fourth session. During this session, the volunteers were provided information about the common courtesies, attires and other do’s and dont’s which they are required to know while they are working in their projects. The last session of the day was about the Nepali language classes. This class is provided to the volunteers so as to know the basic Nepali words for them while working and staying in the community.
On the second day, the volunteers were provided orientation about their individual project. In this session, the volunteers were divided according to their project and their respective project staffs gave them the brief information about their projects. The volunteers were also provided with the lunch boxes and a t-shirt of VIN. Finally around 4 pm, they were taken to their host family by staffs.
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