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Volunteer Requirement for CBR Project, Vidya Sagar

Project Description:


Michelin tyres has its India production site at Thervoy Kandigai Panchayat, Gummdipoondi block, Thiruvallur district. Their CSR activities are given in the 10 Panchayats around the production sites and it includes education, livelihood etc. Michelin has partnered with Vidya Sagar, Chennai to work with People with disabilities in their CSR Panchayats.

Vidya Sagar is working in the CSR program since Feb, 2014. We have,

  • »   Set up 2 disability resource centres, one at Soolaimeni and one at Karadiputhur.
  • »   Trained 2 community workers in disability rehabilitation.
  • »   Identified PWD in 5 Panchayats, conducted assessments and facilitating rehab services through community workers.

We are aiming to promote disability resource centre into community facilitation centre. The idea is to facilitate all community people (including disabled and non disabled) to use the centre. We have conducted small group meetings with the community people. The needs of the community are,

  • »   Soft skills and spoken English
  • »   Basic computer literacy
  • »   Art and crafts

Volunteer requirement:


Initially we would like to conduct soft skills and spoken English class. We are looking for volunteers that can take spoken English class and soft skills which will enhance the learners skills to secure a good job.

Learner's Age group   :   16 to 25 years.
Size of the group   :   15
Place   :   Soolaimeni village, Thiruvallur district.
Frequency   :   2 Saturdays in a month. (whole day)
Duration   :   6 months

Need Volunteer


  • »    We need a Volunteer, who can work from home, atleast one hour every day and help build a database from online sources for atleast a month. Interested?? Contact us at vidyasagar.resources@gmail.com

  • »    We require a Volunteer to do a Mailer Design for us. Interested volunteers can contact us at vidyasagar.resources@gmail.com