SVS School For English

Hello! I wondered if you could add SVS School for English to your "Free Volunteer Programs in Asia" post? Founded in 2006, SVS School for English is a charity which aims to enable Sri Lankans and expatriates living in Sri Lanka to develop vital and empowering English language skills. SVS teachers are volunteers who come from the world over to experience Sri Lanka and help make a difference in the lives of its students. Food, accommodation and training are all provided - teachers just have to … [Read more...]

Volunteering Opportunities in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka is a small Asian country in the Indian Ocean. The country has over 2,550 years of written history and you can still see remains of the ancient civilizations that lived here.  The magic of the region includes long beaches, ruins from days past, tons and tons of elephants, great spots for surfing, tea everywhere, welcoming people and the unique flavors of its food. Among the attractions in Sri Lanka that you can’t miss are: Adam’s Peak, Galle Colonial town from the Dutch-era, Yala … [Read more...]

Volunteer at Tea Leaf Vision Centre for Professional Development

We are looking for enthusiastic individuals who are passionate about making a positive impact in the lives of others. We run the Tea Leaf Vision Centre for Professional Development where we provide a high quality education for the 18 to 24 year olds of the deprived tea leaf estates in central Sri Lanka. The young adults of these disadvantaged communities suffer from a lack of opportunities in education and employment which would allow them to lead better lives. Local established systems … [Read more...]

Volunteer in Sri Lanka

Working as a Volunteer in Sri Lanka is one of the best ways to experience life as it really is for the local people. The opportunity provides unique challenges and rewards, and allows you to move beyond the sometimes superficial encounters and observations of a normal traveller. This tropical island unfurls before the senses as soon as you arrive, the heavy warm air, the endless array of rich green foliage, the luxuriant swirls of the Sinhalese and Tamil alphabet, the multi-coloured Buddhist … [Read more...]

Volunteer Sports Event Coordinator – Sri Lanka

The Foundation of Goodness is looking for a volunteer sports event coordinator. Job Title: Sports Event Coordinator Job Description: The Foundation of Goodness (FOG), a highly respected Sri Lankan charity that focuses on rural empowerment, is looking to recruit a talented full-time volunteer to act as an event coordinator for a cricket tournament called the Murali Harmony Cup (www.themuralicup.com). The tournament, which started in 2012 prior to the ICC World Twenty in Sri Lanka, … [Read more...]

Volunteer Coordinators Needed in Sri Lanka 8+ Weeks Expenses Paid

Volunteer Coordinators Needed in Sri Lanka 8+ Weeks Expenses Paid SLVolounteers offers projects including teaching English, working at special needs centres and children's homes, and coaching sport. All living expenses whilst in Sri Lanka are covered. Individuals must be able to commit to volunteering with the team for a minimum of 8 weeks. SL Volunteers is a Volunteer Organisation in Sri Lanka, set up by a team of recent graduates. "We couldn't find a volunteer organisation for … [Read more...]

Volunteer position Sri Lanka

Organisation Name: Foundation of Goodness Title: Sustainability (income generation) volunteer position Duration: min. 3 months Location: Colombo or Seenigama office, Sri Lanka Overview of position: To oversee and drive forward the sustainability projects of the Foundation of Goodness What: The Foundation of Goodness is a charity in Sri Lanka working to help rural disadvantaged villagers gain skills and find employment. The Foundation of Goodness has run successful programs for 15 … [Read more...]

Come and see us in Sri Lanka, make us smile

My wife and I started a school for young adults in Maskeliya, Sri Lanka amidst the tea fields, mountains and reservoirs. In these deprived communities there is little chance of a better life, we run a number of educational programmes to increase hope, coping strategies and employment prospects, turning our 18 to 24 year olds into community change agents along the way. We focus on empowering them to become the solution to the problems of their communities which have 85% alcoholism rate amongst … [Read more...]

How volunteers are making a difference in Sri Lanka

The volunteer Sri Lanka Project has developed to the extent of being unrecognisable. It has the advantage of the superior accommodation as well as the proximity of the beach, and therefore attracts a huge number of volunteers. The project now places volunteers in 2 orphanages, 4 schools, 2 nursery schools as well as a nursery school for street children, a male elder’s home, another elders home for men and women, the local hospital and the Nurses’ Training School. In addition occasional … [Read more...]

Foundation of Goodness – Volunteer Sri Lanka

The Foundation of Goodness is an NGO in Sri Lanka. It is committed to creating a sustainable rural community model designed to empower the less privileged rural communities.  Our work is unique since it is of a holistic nature attending to all needs of the villagers and surrounding area including children’s needs, education and training, healthcare and mental health, housing projects, livelihoods development, sports, environmental management and sustainable development and womens needs. … [Read more...]