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Volunteer overseas this Christmas!

About our Christmas 2 Week Group Trip

If you fancy getting away from home for a Christmas with a difference then join our 2 Week Group Trip to Sri Lanka.

Leave behind the wind and rain, the dark and cold and volunteer overseas this Christmas!

For 2 weeks you will help renovate part of a local deaf school plus visit ancient Buddhist temples, have a close encounter with elephants, cook tasty curries, learn a new sign language, find out where tea comes from, work with sea turtles on Christmas Day and much more!

Scroll down to see what you will do…

Help renovate a local deaf school

Rescue endangered sea turtles on Christmas Day!

Visit an elephant orphanage

Learn Sri Lankan sign language

Discover tea plantations in the mountains

Explore “Temple of the Tooth” in the ancient city of Kandy

Relax on unspoilt sandy beaches

Visit an organic farm to learn about the plants used for traditional medicine

And make friends for life!

Next Steps

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"I had the opportunity to help fellow D/deaf people"

Tom Gerrard

“The best thing I’ve done in years”

Blanche Coy

“Valuable, memorable, fun, productive, amazing!” 

David Hutchinson

“A specialised organisation that guarantees the right support - all my worries vanished”

Karolina Pakenaite

“Working with turtles was the best thing!”

Omar Mahmood

“Enlightening, rewarding, motivating, amazing”

Keegan Hall-Browne

“I grew in confidence and enjoyed helping people”

Jodie Winter

"I really enjoyed designing and painting the wall mural in one of the classrooms. It was a fantastic experience."

Stephan Pretorius

"An enriching and fulfilling experience with an opportunity to embrace Sri Lanka's way of life and culture"

Katherine O’Grady

"It's changed my way of thinking and seeing things. Join today because it's brilliant! It's a once in a lifetime opportunity"

Ashley Hill

"There was an equal balance of work, group activities and sightseeing"

Clair Murray

“I knew this was a perfect opportunity”

Saira Shabbir

“I made new friends and was able to use my sign language skills”

Stephanie Denison

“I can’t fault VoluntEars - they run everything smoothly from beginning to end”

Kimberley Bruce

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