Induction program conducted for LMT volunteers
Published on: 17/06/2018
On 15th of June, VIN welcomed 7 LMT volunteers in the second half of the month of June. These volunteers are from different countries who will be volunteering for the various projects such as reconstruction and sustainability, climate change, teaching English at a community school, children home and teaching yoga at a community school. The first 2 days are for the orientation program where the volunteers will be provided with some basic information which provides them some guidelines for their project and in their host families. 1 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 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. The last session of the day was program orientation. In this session, the volunteers were divided according to their project and their respective project staffs gave them the brief information about their projects.
On the second day, cultural tips and placement information were given to the volunteers firstly. 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. Then in the second session Dr, Laxmi gave them the basic health tips which is essential for the volunteers while they are in Nepal. At the end, the volunteers were also provided with the lunch boxes and a t-shirt of VIN. Finally around 2:30 pm, they were taken to their respective host families by staffs.