Our Volunteer Program enables new experiences and interactions across cultures, while making an impact in the education sector.

Over 400 volunteers from more than 25 countries have been a part of the Atma Volunteer Program, helping to grow high potential NGOs and enterprises in Pune.




We look for diversity, not just with where you come from, but also what you do. Our volunteer cohort has included consultants, teachers, students, lawyers, doctors, accountants, and even pilots.

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These amazing people have worked on projects ranging from curriculum development, designing HR systems and processes, financial management, designing marketing campaigns, website design, designing and implementing fundraising campaigns, leadership development, photography, teacher training, making videos, program design and documentation.

Your role will vary based on your level of experience and personal background.

The Experience


As a volunteer, you are an integral part of our workforce, bringing expertise and experience to our work with education NGOs and social enterprises.

  • You apply to become a volunteer with your details and areas of interest.

  • Based on your skill set, interests and the needs of partner organisations, we identify exciting projects for you to work on.

  • Once you are assigned to an organisation, your first month of work includes learning and observation, as well as conceptualising your project with the Atma portfolio organisation.

  • Following this, you will help the partner organisation to execute the project, implement systems and processes, and contribute across key areas to enable the organisation to grow their impact.


By volunteering with Atma you will be able to work with high potential education NGOs in Pune. You will be able to facilitate for impactful organisations to deliver high quality education programs on the ground. Atma volunteers have met with success in the development sector, many of them going on to work with innovative organisations in the social enterprise space, including our network.

If you’re interested in a career in the development sector, learning how education works at a grassroots level, or simply exploring a new world while meeting inspiring people from around the world, Atma provides a platform to discover what you are capable of.


Partnership Management Volunteer

Pune, India

Atma is looking for skilled volunteers to work with our dynamic and growing team. Atma is a non-profit which provides intensive support to education non-profits and social enterprises, helping them solve their daily operational challenges and plan for their future growth. Faced by a lack of resources and expertise, high-potential education organisations are often unable to maximise their impact.

Operations Manual Volunteer

Pune, India

Atma requires a volunteer to create operations manuals for its partner organisations. The major role of the volunteer is to understand the programmes and services of the organisations in detail and capture it in a user friendly operations manual.

Financial Planning Volunteer

Pune, India

The Atma Financial Planning volunteer will assist the Atma Partner organisation with their financial plan. The role will involve understanding the Atma partner organization’s work and reviewing of the current system and preparing an accounting policy, budget and financial strategy accordingly.

Business Development Volunteer

Pune, India

Atma requires a Business Development Volunteer to provide support by creating actionable steps for implementation of fundraising, develop required materials / tools for implementation and design feedback mechanisms to track progress and reception of mode while also using relevant case studies. The role focuses on conducting the day-to-day operational management and implementation of all activities pertaining to fund development and fundraising .

Monitoring and Evaluation Volunteer

Pune, India

Atma requires a Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) volunteer to support the Monitoring & Evaluation activities at its partner organisations. The major role of the volunteer is to build a complete Monitoring & Evaluation system for one of the partner organisations.

Marketing and Communications Volunteer

Pune, India

The volunteer position would be focused on assisting an Atma Partner Organization in developing and implementing their social media strategy, networks and collateral to communicate with direct and indirect beneficiaries and also help in developing a marketing plan for the partner organization.