Elderly Care Support Worker in Nepal

Program Category:

Medical and Healthcare

Elderly homes in Nepal are increasing. Traditionally the immediate family members are the primary caregivers for their older relatives. But the elderly are now left behind due to the mass movement of young Nepali to foreign countries in search of better jobs. Some are not able to take care of themselves and start living on the street. There is no Government support for senior citizens. Some of them end up in old age homes. Here they have a roof above their head, however, there are not enough facilities to take care of them.

This program is designed for

Medical and Healthcare students and professionals, and everyone with motivation and patience

Volunteer Responsibilities

Volunteers spend up to 6 hours a day at the center, preparing and running different types of activities or care. The general role of the volunteer will be to help with what is necessary at the elderly home. This can be in the field of your professions, such as nursing or physiotherapy and occupational therapy. You may also provide education on care methods to the Nepali staff. As a general volunteer without any specific skill set, you can organize different types of activities, such as games as ball throwing, yoga activities, singing, dancing, gardening, etc.

Program Specifications

Program Cost

Registration Fee:  US $249

1 Week Program Fee:



Extra Per Week:



Program Duration

2-week minimum

Program Availability

All year round

Language Skills

Not required

Volunteer Hours

5 to 6 hours a day



Program Formats




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Ways To Join

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Group Volunteering

When you volunteer as a group, not only are you helping those in most need, but you’re helping yourself as well.

What is included in My program fee?


We always provide comfortable accommodation suitable to the program module and location. Typically, that might mean a home stay or during your selected program. All rooms always include WiFi.

In-Country Orientation

From the time you arrive in the country, we will make sure your trip runs smoothly. We show you the best places to eat, banks, point of interests, and are there for all questions.


Your experience includes a weekly meal plan of hearty and healthy local fare. The plan includes breakfast, lunch and dinner, Monday through Friday.

Weekends are free for making your own culinary explorations

Monetary donation

A monetary donation goes directly to the project where you will be volunteering. This money is used to help the project purchase material they need on a daily basis, meals or pay other expenses they have.


You always learn and enjoy more when you are relaxed. That’s why we build in a weekly selection of activities, excursions, events and outings into our tours, language courses, volunteer service. From Salsa, to hiking a active volcano!


Certification (if requested) of completion of the volunteer program, perfect for inclusion in your resume.

Airport pickup

Airport pick up in private shuttle to your accommodation.

Mentorship & SUPPORT

Adventure worry-free, knowing you are supported by VAGT 24/7. Your VAGT expert helps you choose the right program for your needs and prepares you for the journey ahead. We even offer the peace of mind of a comprehensive medical, cancellation and interruption insurance plan. 

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