Travel with a purpose & help support local communities with IVI, a Charity & Non Profit Org. With over 30 years of volunteering, we are dedicated to giving volunteers true and authentic experiences. Our projects in Sri Lanka allow you to get a hands on and immersive experience, whilst giving valuable help to poor communities. We have project locations in Kandy, Hanguranketha and Ambalangoda.
IVI Sri Lanka Projects:
- Kindergarten & Primary Teaching
- Childcare Centre
- Special Needs School
- Tribal Village English Teaching
- Construction & Renovation
- Medical/ Hospital Internships
- Turtle Conservation
For most of our projects no experience is required- just 100% enthusiasm and willingness to learn! Give back on your next adventure and truly help make a difference in the lives of the local people.
- Try our Yoga & Meditation Week or Trekking Adventure in Sri Lanka!
- Available all year round - Short & Long Term Stays.
- Over 20,000 Volunteers placed worldwide.
- Amazing Support & Safety Record.
- IVI has 30+ years volunteering experience.
Contribute to renovating and restoring ancient temples in a quiet village and bring them back their former glory. You will also get a chance to renovate educational institutions, schools, and community centers! Bring along your creative ideas and turn these buildings into something special for the local communities.
Starting in the cultural capital of Sri Lanka, Kandy, you will explore the lush green hills and learn about the local culture. For the last 3 weeks you have a choice between volunteering at the elephant or turtle program and enjoying a beach week or mind and body week. This will be an adventurous 4 weeks!
Help on our turtle conservation volunteering project in Ambalangoda, Sri Lanka. Situated right on the beach, assist at the turtle conservation centre in caring for, cleaning and protecting these incredible animals. Help educate the local community on the importance of conservation and if you’re lucky, get to release baby hatchlings back into the ocean.
Teach English to Buddhist monks with IVI Volunteers in beautiful Sri Lanka! Buddhism is a prominent part of this country and you can be part of a project that teaches English language skills to young monks. Provide the monks with an opportunity to become proficient in English, teaching them communication, written and spoken skills.