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--Volunteer Program of PINF

PINF fascinating projects in Sri Lanka where large numbers of volunteers from various countries from all over the world visit The model for our Volunteer Abroad program is designed to help each international volunteer to make his or her experience of volunteering abroad is a unique international experience. As part of the Volunteer Abroad program, we provide all the individual attention needed to help each volunteer integrate into his or her local setting and work placement, while providing the flexibility necessary to meet individual needs. We have voluntary work for your young volunteers such as school children and other youngsters too. PINF had over 300 volunteers visited and worked in PIN foundation projects after Tsunami disaster.

--Volunteer opportunities

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___ _Teaching Preschool Children
___ _Teaching English
___ _Teaching Computers
___ _Assisting Teachers
___ _Observing and assisting Health workers
___ _Community activities
___ _Teaching First Aid
___ _Assisting First Aid Course
___ _Assisting Library for Children
___ _Gardening and Painting
___ _Art and culture
___ _Vocational training programs
We've discovered that when you're given the opportunity to learn about the local culture and customs, and understand community development, your volunteer experience is truly complete. To gain this inside perspective, we provide Cultural & Learning Activities. You'll enjoy a detailed orientation, language training, field trips, guest speakers, participation in local activities, and feedback sessions. Together, these activities give you an inside perspective of the community and culture, within and beyond the context of your volunteer experience.
Volunteers have constant access to our professional and experienced local in-country staff who know the community, and who can answer questions, share perspectives, provide security and offer advice. Lodging arrangements can be done.This is an opportunity to get an authentic taste of the culture. The sky is the limit for an enthusiastic volunteer!
--Sponsored Walk in aid of PINF

In 2005 A Group of people from United Kingdom who felt the plight of those affected by the Asian Tsunami did a sponsored walk to raise money for the Aid of the children and people who lost everything in their life. They were Jenna, Claire, Rick , Emma, Darren ,Alison. Kathy, and Eric Bull. They donated these Aids to the PIN foundation.
--What volunteers say

Sarah Webb – UK
Working at Child and Youth development Centre has been a great and rewarding experience. The staff always have a smile and are always there to support you. I have loved living in Sri Lanka. I’ve really enjoyed my teaching and will certainly miss students.

Huy Nguyen-Tuong
I am so thankful for the opportunity to experience Sri Lankan life and culture while working at Child and youth Development Centre
Neil Foulkes -- UK
Child and youth Development Centre in Boossa is a fantastic community centre and a school. I was involved in teaching computing to the children in the community. It gives young volunteer the perfect opportunity to learn and really become part of and experience Sri Lankan culture. The students are so respectful, friendly and very curious about foreign culture, they really are a pleasure to teach.
Andrew Scott -- US
I'm a professional from US and I came to Child and youth Development Centre in Boossa for my Summer holiday. I'm so thrilled. it's been a wonderful experience!

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