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The Advocate Program exists to help find sponsors for our children and young adults at SCH who are most under-funded. While many of our younger children become sponsored quickly, we adore our teenagers and young adults and love when sponsors are able to get to know them like we do!

The Advocate Program will go from July 1 - August 15 and will allow 15 volunteers to sign up to advocate for one of the children or young adults you see pictured below. Use these 6 weeks to share about these awesome kids with your networks. We will help by providing pictures and stories for you to use in your advocacy.


The goal is simple -- find sponsors! Anyone who signs up to sponsor during this time period joins your team and can come alongside you to help spread the word about the need for sponsorship. The team at the end of August 15 who has gained the most sponsorship money for their child will received a personalized video of their sponsor child!

  • What are the age requirements to volunteer with SCH?
    You must be 18 or older to volunteer with SCH.
  • What does the volunteer procress look like?
    - Fill out the Volunteer Application - Volunteer Pre-Screening: submit a background check and references and undergo a video interview. - Acceptance: apply for visa and/or passport, purchase travel insurance, fundraise and purchase flights - Come to India!
  • How far out should I apply?
    We ask that volunteers apply within 4 to 6 months of your expected arrival date. That allows enough time to go through the volunteer pre-screening process and complete all necessary documents for travel.
  • How long will the volunteer pre-screening process take?
    The process can take anywhere from a few days to a few weeks depending on how quickly we are able to receive all necessary documents and conduct an interview.
  • Who do I contact if I have any questions?
    Contact Abbie, our Volunteer Coordinator, via email at
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