Kegalle

Sri Lanka

Elephant Orphanage in Sri Lanka

Program Category:

Wildlife and Conservation

The elephant orphanage consists of 85 elephants. An orphanage for retired, abused or orphaned elephants. Most of them are Orphans and some are being escaped with severe injuries after getting caught for landmines and handicapped too. The location is covered about 6-8 acres in the land.

This program is designed for

Veterinary Student, environmental studies, Every individual who wants to make a positive and meaningful impact on nature conservation.

Volunteer Responsibilities

Learn about animal conservation, behaviors, and facts. It offers a great opportunity to get a basic understanding of endangered animals. You will do health checks –monitor sicknesses, diseases and mental /physical wellbeing of animals/elephants. You will help veterinarians provide treatment for all animals/elephants.

Program Specifications

Program Cost

Registration Fee:  US $249

1 Week Program Fee:

345

US$

Extra Per Week:

260

US$

Program Duration

1-week minimum

Program Availability

All year

Language Skills

Sinhalese language not required

Volunteer Hours

4 to 6 hours a day

Location

Kegalle

Program Formats

Individuals

Groups

Internship

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Ways To Join

Programs

Group Volunteering

What is included in My program fee?

ACOMMODATION

We always provide comfortable accommodation suitable to the program module and location. Typically, that might mean a home stay or during your selected program. All rooms always include WiFi.

In-Country Orientation

From the time you arrive in the country, we will make sure your trip runs smoothly. We show you the best places to eat, banks, point of interests, and are there for all questions.

MEALS

Your experience includes a weekly meal plan of hearty and healthy local fare. The plan includes breakfast, lunch and dinner, Monday through Friday.

Weekends are free for making your own culinary explorations

Monetary donation

A monetary donation goes directly to the project where you will be volunteering. This money is used to help the project purchase material they need on a daily basis, meals or pay other expenses they have.

ACTIVITIES

You always learn and enjoy more when you are relaxed. That’s why we build in a weekly selection of activities, excursions, events and outings into our tours, language courses, volunteer service. From Salsa, to hiking a active volcano!

Certificate

Certification (if requested) of completion of the volunteer program, perfect for inclusion in your resume.

Airport pickup

Airport pick up in private shuttle to your accommodation.

Mentorship & SUPPORT

Adventure worry-free, knowing you are supported by VAGT 24/7. Your VAGT expert helps you choose the right program for your needs and prepares you for the journey ahead. We even offer the peace of mind of a comprehensive medical, cancellation and interruption insurance plan. 

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