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Volunteer in Sri Lanka: Teaching English In Sri Lanka Starts From US $599

Global Crossroad

Street Address:
4425 West Airport Fwy. Suite 210
United States

Teaching English In Sri Lanka Starts From US $599

Sri Lanka
Dates of Program
1 and 3 Monday of every Month
both (group and independent)
Age Restrictions
18 Years+
Project Review

Rich in natural beauty and ageless in culture, Sir Lanka is economically and educationally disadvantaged and is constantly striving to become an easily accessible nirvana for international travelers. Sri Lankans are a hopeful people who are working towards a more prosperous life, and see the English language as an important gateway to their dream. Learning English is one such way for the Sri Lankans to increase their literacy and ensure their participation in the ever-changing technological advances. Our local partners have established English schools in Galle as well as around the rural areas of Sri Lanka to help provide this service to children age 6-16. Teaching these children can be very enjoyable and rewarding, but most of the orphan centers have very limited resources and are drastically understaffed. Furthermore, the schools need good teachers to teach good English to the students.

Major Responsibilities

Depending on the interest of the volunteers, they can teach English, Math, Science, or Physical education as well as the following daily activities:

  •  Teach conversational English, Math, or Science to students between the ages of 6 -16 in different standards
  • Use gestures, flash cards, artwork, music and songs to motivate the children in their learning
  • Interact with the students in English 
  •  Help the school administration (depending on need)
Cost/Program Fee
US $1375 (12 Weeks)
What program fee Includes

What Program fee does cover?

  • Food 3 times a day
  • Your Accommodation during the project period
  • Comprehensive insurance coverage
  • Airports receive and Transfer
  • Support of Country coordinator

What Program fee does not cover?

  • Airfare (International and Domestic)
  • Visa and Visa extension fee
  • Airport taxes
  • Any personal expenses on food and travel
  • Mineral water and soft drinks
  • Gifts to project staffs and host family
  • Laundry
  • Telephone
  • Immunization
  • Any expenses outside the program
Skills/ Qualifications

There are no specific qualifications for teaching volunteers in Sri Lanka except fluency in English. Prior experience in teaching English is helpful. However, if you are not entirely confident in your teaching abilities, Global Crossroad can place you as an assistant teacher.

Arrangements for Room/Food
Any Missing Important Information

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