Foliage Outdoors - Volunteers Training Programme (VTP)
Looking for an exciting opportunity to build your leadership skills, enhance your communication and teamwork abilities, and discover your love for the outdoors? Look no further than Foliage Outdoors' Volunteers Training Programme (VTP) .
With over 22 years of experience in conducting wildlife camps, treks, and kids' camps, Foliage Outdoors understands the importance of building a strong team. That's why we are thrilled to offer our enthusiastic Foliagers a chance to become a part of our team of volunteers and instructors through the VTP.
Our VTP programme is designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge required to support our experienced instructors and leaders during our camps. With a focus on hands-on training and theoretical knowledge, you will learn various aspects of camping, including camping skills, first aid, risk management, and team building.
The VTP programme will provide you with an opportunity to develop your leadership skills, team management skills, and problem-solving abilities. You will also learn how to effectively communicate with your fellow volunteers and campers, and work with a diverse group of people.
Upon completion of the programme, you will receive a certificate of participation, which will enhance your resume and serve as a testimony to your commitment to community service and your love for the outdoors.
So, if you're a college student, freelancer, nature lover, naturalist, or trekking enthusiast between the ages of 16 and 25, this is the perfect opportunity for you! The VTP programme is intensive and will require commitment and dedication from you, but the experience and skills gained will be invaluable, and the memories made will last a lifetime.
Join us on this exciting journey and become a part of the Foliage Outdoors family! Apply now for the Volunteers Training Programme (VTP).
07 indoor sessions.
05 outdoor sessions.
One Nature outing (1 Day).
One Trek (1 Day).
One overnight training camp (1 Night 2 Days).
Community Service Project.
- Leadership Development: Unleash Your Potential
- Mastering Communication and Presentation Skills
- The Power of Interpersonal Skills in Building Relationships
- Navigating Team Dynamics: Building a Cohesive Team
- Time and Resource Management: Key to Successful Outdoor Programs
- Embracing Teamwork and Group Dynamics in the Great Outdoors
- Managing Multiple-Day Outdoor Programs: Strategies and Best Practices
- Administration of Multiple days Outdoor programmes.
- Administration of One-day Outdoor Programme.
- Engaging in Group Games and Discussions for an Enjoyable Experience
- Storytelling Workshop: The Art of Storytelling in the Outdoors
- Basic First Aid: Essential Skills for Outdoor Enthusiasts
Highlights of VTP:
- Expert Instructors: Learn from experienced outdoor experts with over 25 years of field experience as faculty members.
- Hands-On Experience: Gain knowledge and practical experience with outdoor equipment and its application in the great outdoors.
- Personal Development: Enhance your personality, presentation, and interpersonal skills while learning group dynamics and administrative skills.
- Team Building: Develop your teamwork and leadership abilities, while also learning how to respond quickly to challenges.
- Fun and Learning: Experience a blend of fun and learning, with activities that help to increase motivation and retain learning for life.
- Community Service: Participate in community service projects and assignments that cultivate empathy and a sense of belongingness to the community.
- Course Refund: Receive a 100% refund of course fees upon achieving an A+ grade upon conclusion of the programme.
- Certificate of Completion: Receive a certificate upon completion of the programme, which can enhance your resume and serve as a testimony to your commitment to community service and the outdoors.
How will VTP benefit you?
- Develop your personality and enhance personal growth through a comprehensive personality development program.
- Improve your communication and presentation skills through various opportunities to present and practice.
- Foster a sense of responsibility towards yourself and service to the community, building community awareness among participants.
- Participants completing the Programme with a "C" grade will be eligible for discounts on camp fees.
- Participants completing the Programme with a "B" or "B+" grade will be able to lead Foliage Outdoors camps at no cost.
- Participants completing the Programme with an "A" grade will be invited to the Leaders Development Programme and have the opportunity to volunteer at Foliage Outdoors camps with an honorarium.
- Full-time career opportunities with Foliage Outdoors are available for deserving candidates.
Who can participate?
For the Age group between 16 to 25 years
Early Bird Charges: Rs. 27,000 + 18% GST (Valid till 31st May 2023)
Regular Charges: Rs. 30,000 + 18% GST
Duration: 02 July 2023 and will continue till December 2023 (Indoor and Outdoor sessions). Projects and assignments will be during this period.
Saturday Batch - Indoor sessions will be conducted from 4.30 pm to 07.30 pm every Saturday.
Sunday Batch - Indoor sessions will be conducted from 8.30 am to 11.30 am every Sunday.
Foliage Outdoors reserves all rights of admission for VTP.
Bookings for VTP will be done on a first-come first served basis.
Bookings for VTP are to be made at the office of Foliage Outdoors or can be booked online as well.
Foliage Outdoors reserves all rights to change the venue/dates/schedule/cost or cancel the VTP.
Charges & Expenses:
The participants shall, along with the booking form, pay the prescribed fees for the course.
Participants, who have registered for VTP online, must pay the prescribed booking/advance amount within two weeks of registration. If the payment is not made within two weeks, then the registration shall be deemed to be cancelled.
During VTP, the participants shall abide by the instructions and decisions of the VTP Program Director or an authorised representative of Foliage Outdoors.
During VTP, in case of any dispute for whatsoever reasons, the decision of the VTP Program Director or an authorised representative of Foliage Outdoors shall be final and binding on all the participants. In the event the participants disobey the directions/instructions of the VTP Program Director or an authorised representative of Foliage Outdoors, the participant(s) shall be solely liable for the risks, responsibilities, costs and consequences. Foliage Outdoors has the right to terminate the training of a person(s) for disciplinary reasons.
Foliage Outdoors reserve the right to substitute course instructors as necessary.
Foliage Outdoors reserves the right to cancel or reschedule courses at will. Notification of changes will be made as quickly as possible.
Consumption and possession of liquor, tobacco products, cigarettes, Narcotic substances etc. is strictly prohibited during the course timing of VTP or any of the outdoor programmes conducted by FOLIAGE OUTDOORS.
Cancellation Policy for VTP:
Participants must communicate any cancellation to Foliage Outdoors in writing using the prescribed format available at the office.
Rs.2,000/- will be charged if the cancellation is made more than 15 days before the course commencement.
Rs. 5,000/- will be charged if the cancellation is made more than 7 days before the course commencement.
No refund will be payable in case of “No Show”.
No refund after the commencement of the course.
Batch 1: 2 July 2023 Onwards
Batch 2: 8 July 2023 Onwards