Join the Movement. Leave Your Footprint.

The Barefoot College was built from the ground up. From its humble beginnings in Tilonia to today, the College calls on a network of supporters near and far to help carry our work forward. There are many ways to go Barefoot. Whether you work with us shoulder-to-shoulder on campus or you spread awareness from wherever you are in the world—you’re with us.

Work with us and turn your inspiration into action

Embark on an International Fellowship in West Africa, East Africa,the Pacific Islands, Southeast Asia, or Central America.

We welcome intrepid leaders who are committed to learning from and sharing their experiences with the entire Barefoot College Family.

We work in partnership with more than 100 Non-Governmental Organizationsand Community Based Organizations internationally. We’re also seekingpassionate, dedicated volunteers. We give preference to volunteers from within India who do not have formal education.

Work With Us

We’re truly grateful for your interest in joining our team. We currently offer several opportunities below to volunteer or complete a fellowship. If you are interested in building a career at barefoot college, visit our career page here.

India (& then anywhere)

Women Wellness

We are looking for a passionate, proactive person who can help us in developing an interactive digital health curriculum for rural women. 

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Human Resource Volunteer

Seeking an enthusiastic volunteer to coordinate recruitment, employee engagement and organisational development initiatives at Barefoot College. 


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India (& then anywhere)

Medical Section Volunteers

This job can start as soon as viable applicants are ready. We’re looking 2 nurses or health practitioners that can stay with us for a minimum of 3 months, preferably female to support the Barefoot College health centre in daily activities and in certain field missions in the Silora Block of Rajasthan. We are also in need of a volunteer with a knowledge of National health policies that can help in grant/project writing as well as support the community outreach programs on initiatives such as women’s health, antenatal and post natal care and nutrition, reproductive health. This position can eventually be done remotely.


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Solar Mama Caretaker Volunteer (Women Only)

We’re looking for Multilingual female volunteers to work with us for at least 1 semester (6 months). This position is available for March to September and September to March.

The Solar Mama Caretakers live in the solar dormitory with 120 international rural women from multiple countries and is there to:

  • Respond to their logistical needs (be it medical, classroom or campus), be it and support them in the classroom.
  • Organize leisure and recreation activities.
  • Collect baseline data, interview and personal stories to help create an archive of our Barefoot Solar Engineers

If you speak multiple languages, and believe you are a fit apply below,

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Other ways to get involved


Find out more about the jobs available with barefoot college around the world – from medical staff to logisticians, curriculum developers to project management.

Visit us

Due to coronavirus protocols; we are currently closed for non-essential visits until further notice.

Get in touch

Have a great idea for how to spread the word? Want to collaborate on a brand new project with us? We can’t wait to hear from you.

Contact Us

Become a partner

Collaborate with us in the field through funding opportunities or via a corporate sponsorship. We’re always looking to grow our network.