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Group Size: Avg 5-20
Trip code: SLTP
Duration: 2 - 6 weeks
Spend 2 or more weeks as a volunteer teacher in Sri Lanka! This fantastic volunteer programme sees you helping out in local kindergartens and primary schools, assisting in the classroom and leading English learning sessions. You will make a vital contribution to the education system in Sri Lanka and make a real difference in the lives of local people. During your time off, you can chill out on beautiful beaches or venture inland to discover the delights of this enchanting country. It’s an incredible volunteer and travel experience!
Support and improve the education of children in Sri Lanka on this awesome volunteer programme. Help the teachers and children improve their spoken English and see the results of your hard work as the children enjoy and respond to your teaching!
As a volunteer, you will help out in local kindergartens and primary schools between 8am and 12pm, assisting teachers and students. Your daily tasks may include the following:
A Typical Volunteer Day
You will volunteer from Monday to Friday each week. A typical day of volunteering might look like this:
7:00am. Breakfast at your volunteer house.
8:30am. Volunteer at your placement. Liaise with staff to plan for the day ahead.
12:30pm. Lunch break. Then time to relax or help out with after school clubs.
Your weekends are free to chill out or explore. You will be staying in the southern area of Sri Lanka between the wonderful beach town of Unawatuna and Galle city. Why not spend your weekends chilling by the sea or exploring the Unesco World Heritage Site of Galle? You could also organise trips to Kandy, the cultural capital of Sri Lanka, discover elephants in Pinnawela, check out Yala National Park, wander the rock fortress of Sigiriya, and more! The local team can help you plan your weekend excursions.
Please note: The project does not run during school holidays. Please download the trip notes for details of when the project is closed or speak to a travel advisor.
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