Quick Facts - Field Placement

Possible Dates



2-4 weeks


We ask all students to cover their own expenses.


Your Role

Help out in one of our preschool in the morning and in Community Centres in the afternoon. Help children develop their potentials and improve their computer and english skills. Assist our teachers by conducting activities and helping the children. In our Community Centres we try to teach the children important skills beyond school lessons. Help our Social Workers by conductiong computer and english classes. Prepare lessons and help individual children that have problems to keep up.

What will you be doing?

The morning you will spend in one of our preschools assisting our teachers. Help them in their daily challenges of finding the ideal balance of teaching and playing for children just a couple of years old. In the afternoon you will have the opportunity to join our Social Workers to visit different Community Centres and conduct classes. Prepare lessons and convince the children of the importance of good computer and english skills. Support individual children that have problems to follow the lessons and help them keep up with the rest of the group. 


Working & Living with us

SERVE wants all volunteers to have a pleasant experience during their service to the local communities. We will provide you with airport transportation, simple accomodation and local food. One of our staff members will pick you up from the airport and take you to our volunteer accomodation located in the south of Colombo. We employ women from the local community to prepare delicious Sri Lankan food during your stay. 

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