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What you offer

5h
Hours per day

Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.

Painting & Decorating

Help to maintain the appearance inside and outside the building.

Handyman

Help with a wide range of repairs.

Farming

Plant crops and care for animals.

Gardening

Help to grow and cultivate plants.

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What you get

1
Days off per week

Have some time off for yourself, go explore the city or rest for a while.

Shared Dorm

Be ready to meet people while staying in a shared dorm.

Breakfast

Get your free breakfast, the most important meal of the day.

Lunch

Free lunch is served y'all, get yours!

Free Laundry

There's a special place where all the clothes get cleaned for free.

Support
Support

Worldpackers team will guide and advise you before, during and after your trip.

Verified hosts
Verified Hosts

Every host in the community is checked and approved by our team.

Insurance
Worldpackers Insurance

Did something not go as planned? Contact our team.

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The Experience

Specialists - Professionals of various trades (e.g. artists, carpenters, web designers, someone to paint and decorate our walls!) - Conditions and volunteering hours depend on your project - We will provide room and 2 meals per day in exchange for your services

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Requirements

  • Intermediate English

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Availability

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Stay at least
2 weeks

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Host & Staff

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Hostel

Learning & Fun

United States

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21 days ago

About Hostel First

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  • Hosted by Manju

  • New
    Recently Online
  • Response Rate: 40%
  • Response Time: 7 days

About the host

We are an expanding network of hostels built by people with a passion for traveling, offering customers a chance to explore the most popular destinations in Sri Lanka. We pride ourselves on providing comfortable, clean and affordable accommodation. We have three hostels up and running at the moment; Hostel First Negombo, Hostel First Mirissa, Hostel First Arugambay. All three hostels offer a unique Sri Lanka travel experience. Our Negombo...

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Want to live this experience?

Travel exchanging your skills for accommodation in hostels, NGOs, ecological projects and so much more.