Help in our hostels in Kandy, Sri Lanka


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    Hello everyone!

    It's me Roshan, 100% Sri Lankan.
    I grew up in the beautiful city of Kandy, where I am now looking for volunteers to do some hostel work.
    Right now we need people in two of our location.
    I am looking for someone in my friend's hostel up in the mountains on the outskirts of Kandy. Work will consist mostly of interacting with the guests and taking care of the booking websites, as their English is not as great yet. Nevertheless they are lovely people who will welcome you warmly.
    Also creative souls to add some art to the outer walls ... would be appreciated, as the hostel is structurally ready but needs some love.

    My dream is to open a hostel in my mum's place, offering homemade food (mum does the best ;) ) and giving guests the real local experience. I have started building, but things are not moving as quickly as I'd like them to, so I'm currently working in the south to save up some money for the project and enjoying the beach life. I am mostly looking for artistic people to help with my hostel to add some love to the place. I could also use some help with social media and managing the hostels accounts.

    I am not always in Kandy because, as I mentioned, I go down to the south to work on projects and earn money there. If I'm not in Kandy and can't accept workawayers there, sometimes my friends down south need some help. Feel free to message to see if we can work something out.

    If you have other ideas on how to contribute, just drop us a line, we're always happy to work something out.
    Team work makes dream work :)

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Babysitting / child care
    Elderly Companion
    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Help with Eco project
    Help in the house
    Animal care
    Helping with Tourists
    Charity work
    Language practice
    Art project
    Help with Computers / internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Plus you will get the whole cultural experience. Sri Lanka is a beautiful country, especially if you get to enjoy it with the locals. You can learn to cook the Sri Lankan style and discover places that you otherwise probably would not have found.

    Kandy is surrounded by mountains, jungle and rainforest, sitting around a beautiful lake, creating a Center for this magical city. With its perfect climate, busy streets and easy going atmosphere, it is really a place worth staying sometime. Usually tourists visit Kandy in a fleeting visit, but we are giving you the opportunity to take time and to really see and feel the city.

    Weligama, in the South of Sri Lanka is a surf city, with chilled vibes.

  • Help


    We are currently looking for creative souls to fill my friend's hostel with some more love, paintings, drawings, sculpturing, whatever helps to make the place more cozy. Other tasks would include some online work and interacting with guest, as well some cleaning and gardening every now and then.

    In my mum's place I need help building the place, so that might be fun for the ones who like to work with their hands and get all sweaty. I am hoping to finish it soon and will also need some help online and with artistic flare there!
    So wherever your skills lie - or if you want to try something new - we're grateful for all the help we can get.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken


  • Accommodation


    In Kandy, you will be sleeping in a private room, possibly sharing with one other volunteer.
    Sri Lankan tea will be available all the time.
    Foods on working hours and friendly share food , when we having house meal , mummy cooks yummy foods.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    In exchange for your help we will offer food and accomandation. You will work 5 hours a day 5 days a week. And in your free time you will be able to enjoy Kandy or Weligama and other parts of Sri Lanka

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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