Photojournalism Opportunity in Nepal

Are you interested in photography, journalism, and travel? Global Crossroad has an exciting volunteer in photojournalism in Nepal program that might just be perfect for you.

  • Special opportunity to have a creative, learning, and exploratory experience in the captivating country of Nepal
  • Satisfaction and safety guaranteed with day and night support
  • Countless happy volunteers
  • Have the trip of a lifetime while documenting Nepali life and culture

The aim (beyond pictorial documentation of Nepal) of the volunteer program in photojournalism in Nepal is to cultivate strong and open-minded photojournalists our volunteers. For that, we offer the guidance of an experienced professional, who works for a respected local newspaper. Volunteers will review and agree on a schedule and travel to all sites with this supervisor, usually on a motorcycle, which is a perfect transport to navigate the maze of Kathmandu's traffic.

Role of Volunteer

Please bring your cameras to capture moments when they happen in Kathmandu's busy streets. Volunteers will approve a personal schedule and accompany the supervisor (an experienced professional, who works for a respected local newspaper) to events and locations, usually via motorcycle as part of this unique volunteer experience in photojournalism in Nepal.

Skills and Qualifications Needed

Volunteers must know how to operate a camera and understand the concept of modern photojournalism. Environments are fast-paced in which quick thinking is important. Volunteers must be comfortable following direction. Insight into Nepalese language and culture is also valuable when doing volunteer work in photojournalism in Nepal – consider enrolling in our one-week language studies and cultural immersion program.

Dates: Volunteer in Nepal

All volunteer programs in Nepal start every Monday. Though we allow for flexibility due to travel constraints.

Price: Volunteer in Nepal

Global Crossroad is committed to offering quality volunteering in Nepal programs at the world's most affordable price. We strive to keep our costs low. The humanitarian side of the business is our passion.

Global Crossroad's volunteer program in Nepal application and registration fee cost US$299. In addition to the application fee, you are required to pay a weekly program fee. You will pay your weekly fee directly country coordinator. And he will distribute it room, food, and project. This ensures the transparency of your fee. And This way, the fees that you pay will benefit those who rightfully deserve them, and not for company profit.

Weeks Orphanage/ School/
Nature Conservation
(Kathmandu or Chitwan)
(Kathmandu or Chitwan)
Photo Journalism
  1 Week   $100   $185   $175   $225
  2 Weeks   $200   $260   $295   $400
  3 Weeks   $300   $385   $415   $575
  4 Weeks   $400   $460   $535   $750
  5 Weeks   $500   $585   $655   $925
  6 Weeks   $600   $660   $760   $1,100
  7 Weeks   $700   $785   $865   $1,275
  8 Weeks   $800   $860   $970   $1,450
  9 Weeks   $900   $985   $1,065   $1,625
  10 Weeks   $1,000   $1,060   $1,160   $1,800
  11 Weeks   $1,100   $1,185   $1,255   $1,975
  12 Weeks   $1,200   $1,260   $1,350   $2,150
Program fees cover:
  • Accommodation (volunteers house or host family)
  • Food (local food 3 times a day)
  • Airport pick up/Transfer
  • In-country support
  • Program Orientation
  • Personalized project
  • Pre-departure information
  • Certificate of completion
  • Fundraising ideas and letters
  • Discount for returning volunteers
Program fees exclude:
  • Visas
  • Airfare
  • Personal expenses on soft drinks and foods
  • Daily transportation
  • Airport return transfer

How your fee is allocated?

The volunteer trip to Nepal program fees will cover expenses that will begin on the first day of the program (usually the first or third Monday of the month) to the last day of the program. If you arrive before the first day of the program or you decide you stay beyond your programs last day, you will be responsible for the additional expenses.

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