Sri Lanka Wildlife Conservation Volunteering

Company : Fronteering
Location : Wasgamuwa Region, Central Province, Sri Lanka
Duration: 1 week to 4 weeks
Approx Costs: 1250 to 2000 € Euro

Are you all about Wildlife and Conservation? Then say no more, take a trip now, take us up on this awesome volunteering opportunity and be a part of our unique and amazing Wildlife Conservation project done in Sri Lanka!

This project is run by a non-governmental organization committed to developing a sustainable model for wildlife conservation in Sri Lanka. Their main focus is assisting people, elephants and other wildlife co-exist peacefully. That being said, the project simultaneously pursues three key strategies to successfully fulfill their mission and achieve their goals and objectives, these are: Field research, applied conservation, and sustainable economic development.
As a volunteer, you'll have the rare opportunity to work alongside scientists, conservationists, educators, community partners and local villagers deep within the heart of beautiful Sri Lanka. Take this chance now and have an experience of a lifetime!
This is Why:
  • Assist at the Wildlife Conservation project in Sri Lanka to balance ecosystem and economic development by pioneering a model for sustainable conservation.
  • Broaden your knowledge and gain new skills while taking part in diferent volunteering projects!
  • Work alongside an amazing group of people!
  • Experience a new culture, tradition, nature, and enjoy the simplicity of life!

Tasks and Duties

  • Gathering information on elephants and other wildlife and tropical ecosystems.
  • Collecting data on elephant foraging;
  • Learning to take information to identify elephants;
  • Collecting essential environmental and social-economic data to help develop community-based conservation programs;
  • Participating in discussions with local villagers to help identify practical solutions to human-elephant conflicts;
  • Observing, assessing and documenting human-elephant conflicts;
  • Teaching environmental education to local school children and much more! (a worksheet will be sent to you on what your day to day activities will look like);

Start Dates

No Specific starting dates however, we recommend to start on a Monday.

Costs / Benefits

• Gain experience and learn new skills in all aspects of conservation and field work and have an opportunity to work with an amazing team of staff.
• Be part of a great and worthy cause.
• Great opportunity to visit Sri Lanka and see all that this beautiful country has to offer!


• Required to commit to a minimum of 1 week.
• Must have an interest in field work, wildlife, the environment and conservation;
• Strong work ethics are required: reliable, responsible, honest, good sense of humor, mature, dependable, physically and mentally fit. Must also have a good attitude and outlook to learn and experience new and novel things;
• Must be motivated and be initiative;
• Age: 18+
• You must be able to speak and understand English;
• Not allergic to animals.
• Must be able to work with other persons in your profession;
• Must read and agree to abide by guidelines and ethics of the project.

Booking / Enquiry

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