Volunteer Abroad in Sri Lanka with IVHQ

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Volunteer in Sri Lanka

Volunteer in Sri Lanka with International Volunteer HQ, the world's most affordable and trusted volunteer organization. IVHQ has a range of volunteering abroad projects in Sri Lanka, including Teaching, Childcare, Special Needs, Elderly Care, Temple Renovation, Medical, Rural Community Development and Wild Elephant Conservation.

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At a glance...

  • Available year-round
  • 8 meaningful project options including Temple Renovation and Wild Elephant Conservation
  • Projects based in and around the sacred city of Kandy
  • Accommodation in volunteer houses and homestays
  • Program fees include airport pick-up, orientation, accommodation, meals and 24/7 in-country support
  • Program fees from $285 for 1 week
  • A special orientation program is available
  • Between 10 and 40 volunteers start in Sri Lanka each month

Both my placements for Teaching and Temple Renovation were perfect. It was awesome to actually see the work we had done. Volunteering with IVHQ has changed me as a person. Before I went to Sri Lanka I had never left the US, and truly did not understand how people lived in other countries, but after I volunteered it really opened my eyes and showed be a new way of life.

Taylor Bradford
Nationality: 
American
Age: 
19
Why volunteer with IVHQ?
  • Most affordable fees - as the world leader in affordable volunteer travel, we're able to keep our fees low by partnering with a local organization in Sri Lanka to support meaningful community projects and local employment.
  • Superior support - your experienced IVHQ Program Manager, teamed with our local team in Sri Lanka will ensure you feel supported every step of the way - from planning to volunteering.
  • Responsible projects - we're dedicated to ensuring that our projects are responsibly-run and have sustainable positive impacts that are supporting local needs.
  • Online training - as soon as you register on an IVHQ program, you will gain access to our interactive volunteer training to ensure you're well prepared for your program.
  • Safety-first - volunteer safety is a top priority for IVHQ and we have clear stand- ards for risk management on each program. You can feel confident that you are placed with trustworthy institutions, organizations and families that have been screened by our local teams.
  • New friendships - as an IVHQer, you'll always be in the company of friendly locals and like-minded volunteer travelers who will quickly become your life-long friends.
  • Epic weekend adventures - you'll have your weekends free to explore Sri Lanka with your new-found friends.

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