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Meaningful Adventure - Volunteer Experiences in Sri Lanka

Program Duration

1-2 Weeks, 2-4 Weeks


Please contact us for current trip dates.


No training or special skills are required.

Type of Programs

  • Community Service & Volunteering
  • Adventure Travel


  • English

Cost in US$:

2,000 CDN

Cost Includes:

  • Food
  • Housing
  • In-country orientation/Training
  • Pre-departure orientation/Training
  • Registration fees
  • Travel while in host country
  • Written materials pre-departure
  • In-country staff support

Program Fees Include:

The cost of a two week international volunteer experience in Sri Lanka is 2,000 CDN. Cost includes food, in-country transportation, 2 - 3 star level accommodation and project and program expenses. Included in that cost is a 500 CDN direct project donation. This cost does not include airfare. However, the entire cost of an international volunteer experience paid through Developing World Connections, including airfare, is eligible for a charitable tax receipt in Canada and/or U.S.

Experience Required


Volunteer Types

  • Arts
  • Building & Construction Projects
  • Community Centers
  • Community Development
  • Education
  • Grassroots Organization
  • Microfinance
  • Nutrition
  • Organic Farming
  • Small Business Development
  • Tree Planting

Typical Volunteer

Anyone with an open mind, an adventurous spirit, and a caring soul. Families. Singles. Couples. Adults. Youth. We have had volunteers range in age from 9 to 83 years old and their backgrounds have been as different as their ages. No special skills are required and if you have physical limitations, you can work according to your ability.

Age Range

1-2 week short-term trips: all ages; 4 week student trips: 16-29 year olds

This Program is open to

Worldwide Participants. This Program is also open to Families, Couples and Individuals.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Other

Participants Travel

Independently or in Groups

Typically Participants Work

Independently or in Groups of 5 - 30

Application Process Involves

  • Written Application

Typically The Application Process Time is

one day

Post Services Include

  • Exit Debriefing Abroad
  • Re-Entry Debriefing at Home