Help with English and see whales in Mirissa, Sri Lanka


Sri Lanka

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  • Description


    My name is Manoj.
    I run a whale watching club company in Mirissa, Sri Lanka. I'm looking for a volunteer to help teach me and my staff English. Also to come with us on my boat when we go whale watching!
    My company is special because we respect the animals as much as we respect our customers and hope that in turn they will respect us.
    We are looking for you who are friendly, well behaved, like animals and speak good English. Extra credit for you who are interested in marine biology life.
    If you want to learn more about my company,
    just ask me.
    What can I provide for you?

    You get to stay in a small, basic house close to the water, five minutes walking from Mirissa beach.

    A little about Mirissa.
    Mirissa is a popular village on the Sri Lankan south coast for both backpackers and families. The beach is beautiful and clean with a lot of nice restaurants. The are possibilities of snorkeling, diving, surfing and other water activities.

    If this sounds interesting, don't hesitate to message us! I'm looking forward to seeing you here!

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Help with Eco Projects
    Language practice

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    You will get to know Sri Lanka!
    You get to come whale watching in one of the best places on earth. We often see blue whales, sperm whales, killer whales, dolphins and a lot of other marine citizens.

  • Help


    We are looking for someone to help me and my staff with English. I want my boat crew to be able to tell the tourists more information about the whales and other animals we see. Also to increase their confidence in talking to our customers!

    I was thinking we can organize English lessons or talking sessions outside of the boat trips and also help us with English on the boat.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    Small, basic house with bathroom, kitchen. The bedroom has a fan and mosquito net.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


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    Hours expected

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

Host ref number: 992169637474