Skip to main content

YUVA’s work is constantly enriched with contributions from a range of volunteers and interns. We design volunteering opportunities by matching applicant skills with available opportunities. We aim to curate mutually enriching experiences, learning from and offering generative spaces for volunteers to contribute and grow.



Niyati Parmar #VolunteerSpeak - Volunteer - YUVA

#VolunteerSpeak: My internship at YUVA

July 16, 2024
With YUVA’s facilitation in select areas, Mumbai’s children and youth collectives have joined hands to…
Organising and Managing Resources at the Urban Resource Centre

#VolunteerSpeak: My Lovely Journey with YUVA – Vian Khemka

December 5, 2023
In this new blog in the #VolunteerSpeak series, Vian Khemka, an intern who spent 4…

#VolunteerSpeak: Reflections on my time at YUVA – Kabir Parekh

August 1, 2023
My internship at YUVA was a month long. It was a month of great learning…

Finding community through a virtual internship

August 7, 2021
In my first week as an intern at YUVA, my supervisor gave a presentation on…

Developing a deeper understanding of human rights

July 31, 2021
Experiences from my internship at YUVA A slide from Yuga’s presentation on the rights of informal workers…

A closer understanding of a rights based approach to habitation and other grassroots realities

July 31, 2021
Experiences from my internship at YUVA After graduating as an architect, I worked as a professional…

#VolunteerSpeak: Working with youth to act for change

March 1, 2021
I am Charuta. I am 26 years old. I got the opportunity to volunteer at…

#VolunteerSpeak: Getting Behind-the-Scenes of Non-Profit Work

January 23, 2021
I am Isabel Canalejo, a prospective Dual BA student at Trinity College Dublin and Columbia…

#VolunteerSpeak: Understanding Development Challenges Better

January 17, 2021
Image by StockSnap from Pixabay My name is Caterina Raimondi. I am a Swiss and Italian…
Human Rights

#VolunteerSpeak: Uncovering Human Rights in India through YUVA’s Lens

January 16, 2021
I am in my last year at Columbia University, majoring in Human Rights. My internship…

#VolunteerSpeak: A (no longer) Foreign Perspective

December 30, 2020
Jakob volunteered with Youth for Unity and Voluntary Action (YUVA) from September 2019 to March…

#VolunteerSpeak: 7 Skills I developed through My Internship at YUVA

December 28, 2020
Shruti volunteered with Youth for Unity and Voluntary Action (YUVA) from December 2019 to January…

Youth exchange towards co-creating better cities

January 18, 2020
Youth for Unity and Voluntary Action (YUVA), hosted students from Monash University, Melbourne on 9…

Engaging with youth for better futures

December 6, 2019
Students of Monash University engage with youth groups faciliated by YUVA to better understand and…

#VolunteersSpeak: The long road towards child rights

November 30, 2019
Taking a closer look at the discourse on child rights — multiple dimensions, progress, and further efforts…

#VolunteersSpeak: Our Learnings And Experiences at YUVA

September 27, 2019
‘From life at the shelter home to my first place of work — I’ve take a big…

#VolunteersSpeak: Learning from transport service providers

June 18, 2019
Experiences while working with truckers at Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust ‘Privilege doesn’t just insulate people from…

#VolunteerSpeak: 5 things I learned about working with, not for communities

January 23, 2019
Lessons from the children of Mumbai’s Ambujwadi With the children at Ambujwadi, Mumbai While discussing…