Volunteer Teaching: Sri Lanka

Nestled south of India, Sri Lanka is a tropical gem sparkling with natural allure! Picture infinite beaches, mysterious ruins, vibrant temples, gnarly surfing, globally-renowned tea, and tantalising cuisine. Sri Lanka promises a unique escape off the beaten backpacking paths!

  • 18 Meals (Vegetarian Options)
  • All transport & Accommodation
  • No Hidden Charges or Application Fees
  • Meet Volunteers from All Over the World
  • No Teaching Experience Required
  • International Flights
  • Travel Insurance
  • Airport Transfer (Departing)

I loved the whole experience. The orientation week was great, as were our adventure weekends and my time at the placement.

Sarah Eddy, Canadian 26

Volunteer Teaching: Sri Lanka

$351.25 Per Week from
Pay $350 deposit

Join our educational crusade in Kandy! Teach at lively kindergartens, inspire at special needs schools, and enlighten kids and adults alike. Together, we'll ensure education for all, making learning a joyous journey for everyone!

  • Length 1-12 Weeks
  • Avg. Age 17+
  • No. Of Meals 18
  • Avg. Group Size 10-40
  • Starting Point Colombo
  • Ending Point Kandy

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Starting Dates

Add up to 12 weeks

Pick from a choice of 4 programs to add to your first week of volunteering.

Tour Itinerary

Day 1

Welcome to your New Home

Hello Sri Lanka!!! Today, we'll be ushering you into your charming abode nestled in the lush countryside. Your coordinator, full of warmth, will greet you at the airport and guide you to your new dwelling. Greet your delightful roommates, and brace yourself for a culinary journey with scrumptious homemade Sri Lankan delicacies!

  • Meals Included Brunch, Dinner
  • Room Type Volunteer House
  • Activities Included Airport Transfer
Day 2 - 6

Volunteer Teaching

From Monday to Friday, be the star of our preschool, teaching English, drama, art, music, and sprinkling linguistic magic. Inspire the little ones, assist fellow teachers, and design engaging lessons. At our Special Needs School, stir joy with creative activities and games. Elevate adults' English skills, boosting communication prowess. In the village, craft dynamic lessons, ignite cultural exchanges, and invigorate English abilities through fun-filled interactive sessions.

  • Meals Included Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Room Type Volunteer House
  • Activities Included Teaching
Day 7

Choose Your Own Adventure!

The weekend is time for you to spread your wings a little if you’re up for it. We’ve equipped you with some language basics, and introduced you to the local cuisine…now let's see where that can get you! You’re free to organise any adventure you care to, or simply chill ahead of the volunteer work. We can offer advice on where to go if you need it.

  • Meals Included Lunch, Dinner
  • Room Type Volunteer House


Optional Extras


The Program

No teaching pedigree? Fret not! Just bring your solid English and eagerness to assist. Jump in, lending a hand to Sri Lankan tykes who lack English learning opportunities. Enrich preschools, Special Needs Schools, adult classes, or village education initiatives. Infuse classes with music, drama, art, and conversation drills, making English practical yet entertaining!

Relish the cultural swap as inquisitive learners soak up tales about your homeland and traditions. Don't forget pictures from home - they'll be a surefire hit!

What are the meals like?

We're passionate about dishing out tantalising Sri Lankan veggie and non-veggie delights, crafted from fresh, local produce. Allergies? We've got your back. Relish three delectable weekday meals, and two exquisite meals on weekends and public holidays. Get ready for a flavourful adventure, with every bite celebrating Sri Lanka's vibrant culinary culture!