VOLUNTEERING
@ NMT FOR INDIVIDUALS / SMALL GROUPS

“You make a living by what you get. You make a life by what you give.”

~ Winston Churchill

Volunteering for the cause of elderly can be a very satisfying experience. We encourage individuals to come forward to volunteer at all our projects for elders & persons with Dementia.

Why Volunteer at NMT?

01.

We are Dependable:

We are a well-established NGO working in the field of age care since 1998. Our programmes are well monitored and our stakeholders – the elderly directly benefiting from our services, are an integral part of our monitoring team – ensuring that our services meet their needs.

02.

We Appreciate your association:

Volunteers are duly acknowledged and appreciated.

03.

We are Authorised:

We are covered under the amendments made to Schedule VII of the Companies Act 2013 vide notification dated Feb 27th 2014. We have all government permissions and documents. 

Volunteering FAQs

All that is required is your interest in serving Senior Citizens. You can volunteer in various levels at Nightingales Medical Trust based on your interest and areas of expertise. To volunteer, contact us at the details given below. 

All that we need from our volunteers is their time, love and compassion for elders and a minimum of 2 hours every week.

A certificate of appreciation is presented to the volunteer on completion of the hours promised. Volunteers are also recognised during annual events of the trust. Along with these we guarantee you satisfaction of body, mind & soul and lot of life lessons.

Individual Volunteer at NMT

Volunteering Opportunities 

Project Address Opportunities
Nightingales Centre for Ageing and Alzheimer’s - Kasturinagar
A comprehensive care centre for elders suffering from Dementia due to Alzheimer’s and other disorders. Elders Enrichment Centre activity is also located at this premises
No. 8P6, 3rd A Cross,
East of NGEF layout, Kasturinagar, Banaswadi, Bangalore 560 043
• Spending time with persons with Dementia
• Organising therapeutic activities under guidance
• Updating files and records.
• Organising outdoor and indoor activities under guidance for this group
• Arranging cultural and musical sessions for the residents and caregiving staff
• Stress-busting and team-building activities for the staff
• Improving the ambience of the centre – gardening, landscaping
• Help in organizing the rooms, cleaning, folding and arranging clothes and keeping rooms in order
• Giving inputs for planning meals for elderly
• Pet therapy and music therapy
• Creating awareness about dementia and promotion of services
Nightingales Sandhya Kirana - Shanthinagar
Day care centre for marginalized elders
O Shangassey Road, Akkithimanahalli, Richmond Town,
Bangalore 560 025 
• Spending time with the elders and helping them in making income generation products like newspaper covers, candles, gift bags etc
• Exploring marketing options for sale of products made by elders
• Organising a fun day for the elders - games, sports, etc
• Organising an outing for elders to movies or picnic spots
• Conducting health talks and fitness programmes for elders
• Teaching / training in making new income generation products
• Help in putting together profiles of the elders
• Conducting a study to understand elders' requirements and get feedback to improve services
• Group session with elders on topics of their concern
• Stress-buster sessions for staff
• Crowd funding / raising resources and social media write ups  
Elders Helpline 1090 – Infantry Road
Helpline services for elders in distress.
Counselling for elderly
Office of the Commissioner of Police,
No. 1, Infantry Road,
Bangalore 560 001 
• Assisting in receiving calls and visitors and providing information
• Data entry of calls and other information.
• Help in approaching senior citizen associations / resident welfare associations to conduct awareness talks about Helpline
• Helping in conducting awareness programs about Elders abuse and rights of elderly
• Assisting in filling complaint registration forms
• Writing / recording sucess stories
• Creating short videos on services of Helpline
• Updating case records
• Collecting and updating useful information for senior citizens
• Collecting and updating information on services / product providers offering special discounts to elders
• Automation of Elders Helpline services
• Offering professional services (lawyers, doctors, financial and security experts) to elders
Nightingales Jobs 60+ 
Skills training and job facilitation centre for elders. Nightingales Life Saving services and Dementia Day Care services also provided in this premises

No 337, 2nd Cross,
1st Block, RT Nagar,
Bangalore 560 032
• Help in Digital literacy training for elders 
• Assist in Job fairs and Employment camps conducted periodically
• Clean up database of elderly job seekers
• Sourcing employers who are willing to provide jobs for seniors.
• Data management and social media promotions regarding the Employment Bureau
• Improving training manuals and teaching tools
• Coordinating to arrange for smartphone training for elders at various locations 
• Help in exploring self-employment opportunities for senior citizens
Nightingales Elders Enrichment Centre – Malleshwaram
Enrichment services for elderly from middle income group Regional Resource Training Centre (RRTC)for age care 
No.149, 11th Main,
Between 16th & 17th Cross, Malleshwaram,
Bangalore 560 055 
• Organising activities for elders - conducting games / quiz, sports etc.
• Assisting the management in conducting sessions
• Identifying potential speakers for talks at centre
• Spend time with and counsel elders residing at the centre
• Teach new skills - languages / dance / craft
• Promoting services of the centre   
Nightingales Bagchi Centre for Active Ageing – J P Nagar
Active ageing programme for seniors and dementia day care services
Mobile active ageing programme – South Bangalore 
887, 22nd Main, 11th Cross, JP Nagar, 2nd Phase, Bangalore 560 078• Assisting in Active Ageing program
• Organising therapeutic activities for elders with Dementia under guidance
• Helping in organizing taster sessions and promoting services in the vicinity
• Teach new skills - languages / dance / craft
• Escorting and bringing patients from their homes to the centre and back
• Assisting in Mobile Active Ageing programme at old age homes   
Nightingales Trust Dementia Day Care Centre - RT Nagar

No 337, 2nd Cross,
1st Block, RT Nagar,
Bangalore 560 032 
• Organising therapeutic activities for elders under guidance
• Organising art, craft and music sessions for seniors
• Teach new skills - languages / dance / craft
• Escorting and bringing patients from their homes to the centre and back 
Nightingales Trust Tanya Mathias Mathias Eldercare Centre - Kothanur
Care centre for elderly women with dementia and special needs 
No 6, Sonam Layout,
Doddagubbi Rd,
Near Nandini farm,
Kothanur post,
Bangalore 560 077 
• Spending time with persons with Dementia
• Organising therapeutic activities under guidance
• Updating files and records
• Organising outdoor and indoor activities under guidance for the group
• Arranging cultural and musical sessions for residents and caregiving staffs
• Pet therapy and music therapy
• Creating awareness about dementia and promotion of services 
Sandhya Suraksha
Home for destitute elderly women 
No 53, 10th cross,
Anepalya, Gajendranagar,
Shanthinagara,
66th division,
Bangalore 560 030  
• Spending time with elders and organising fun activities - conducting games / sports etc
• Teaching hands-on skills to engage residents
• Counselling residents and conducting health talks
• Stress-busting and team-building activities for staff
• Improving ambience – gardening, landscaping
• Help in putting together profiles of residents
• Making short videos on the journey of the elders and their feedback
• Crowd funding / raising resources and social media write ups 
Red Cross - Nightingales Trust Dementia Day Care Centre, Hyderabad
Day care centre for elders with dementia and chronic mental illnesses 
Road No. 2, Banjara Hills,
LV Prasad Marg,
(Next to Gymkhana Club),
Hyderabad 500 033  
• Spending time with persons with Dementia
• Organising therapeutic activities under guidance • Updating files and records
• Organising outdoor and indoor activities under guidance
• Escorting and bringing patients from their homes to the centre and back
• Arranging cultural and musical sessions and other enriching activities for residents
ETCM – Nightingales Dementia Care Centre
Residential care centre for elders with Dementia located in ETCM Hospital Kolar 
F Ward, ETCM Hospital,
Bangarpet Road,
Kolar 563 101 
• Spending time with persons with Dementia
• Organising therapeutic activities
• Arranging cultural and musical sessions and other enriching activities for residents
• Stress-busting and team-building activities for the staff
• Pet therapy and music therapy
• Creating awareness about dementia and promotion of services 
Regional Resource and Training Centre - Age CareNo.149, 11th Main,
Between 16th & 17th Cross, Malleshwaram,
Bangalore 560 055 
• Development of training tools for age care programs
• Assistance in monitoring visits of old age homes
• Organising / assisting in events 
Nightingales Lifesaving Services No. 8P6, 3rd A Cross,
East of NGEF layout, Kasturinagar, Banaswadi, Bangalore 560 043

• Improving training manuals, teaching aids
• Introducing gamification / technology to enhance quality
• Raising awareness and promoting training programs
• Assistance for setting up lifesavers clubs in schools
• Assisting the management to raise resources for free training programs for auto drivers, traffic police, fire personnel, students etc
• Organizing outstation training programmes on age care / first aid (honorarium based) 
Training DepartmentNo. 8P6, 3rd A Cross,
East of NGEF Layout, Kasturinagar, Banaswadi, Bangalore 560 043 
• Improving training manuals, teaching aids
• Introducing gamification / technology to enhance quality of training
• Soft skills for caregivers 
Dementia Friends Programme / ARDSI • Giving leads of educations institutions / welfare associations / groups for conducting the DF programme & support group meetings
• Volunteering for DF programme execution
• Assisting in training programmes 
Event Volunteering Volunteering for public awareness programmes:
• Elder Abuse Awareness Day -15th June
• World Alzheimer’s Day – 21st Sept
• Job Fairs for Elders
• Conferences
• Awareness Programmes for Age Care 
Skill-based internship / Others• Assisting in Social media marketing
• Developing communication materials
• Content writing (for social media , DemKonnect app, Indiaelderconnect portal)
• Translation of communication materials in local languages
• Helping in data collection and compilation for research studies
• Photography of Trust activities
• Making short video films on our activities
• Taking sessions in sensitization / training programmes in age care / cpr training (honorarium based)
• Resource mobilization/ crowd funding
• Managing volunteers
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