Camping Yala National Park, Sri Lanka

(18 reviews)18

Electrician ,Handyman wanted in luxury safari camp

High demand host
This host has received 4 applications recently. We recommend you apply for other positions too.
Connect with nature
17 travelers recommend this experience for reconnecting with nature
Immerse yourself in the local culture
11 travelers recommend this host for those looking for a local cultural immersion
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What you offer


Hours per week
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Painting & Decorating
Help with painting or decorating the property facilities.
Help grow plants and cultivate gardens
Building & Repairing
Help with a wide range of repairs or building.
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What you get


Days off per week
Have some time off for yourself, go explore the city or rest for a while.
Private Room
You will have a bed in a private room. In other words, a room just for you.
Shared Dorm
You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other travelers.
You will sleep in a tent at a camping site.
You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.
You are entitled to a free lunch, every day of your stay.
You are entitled to a free dinner, every day of your stay.
Fast Internet Access
High-speed internet for you to work remotely
Dedicated Workspace
Specific space for you to work remotely
Free Laundry
You can use our laundry room freely.
Discounts on Pubs
Get discounts at nearby pubs.
Discounts on Drinks
Get discounts for drinks and beverages from our bar.
Discounts on Tours
Get discounts for tours and excursions around town.
Free Tours
We’ll take you on tours and rides around town. For free!
Free Hiking Tours
We’ll take you on excursions and hikes around town. For free!
Pick Up
We will pick you up when you arrive, and take you to our property.
Get a certificate of completion after you finish your experience.
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Stay at least
14 days
Stay up to
4 weeks

The Experience

Join the team at our exciting eco wilderness camp! If you are energetic, have a hands-on mentality and share our passion for wildlife, this is your place. We are looking for a handy man (or woman) who is not afraid to get his hands dirty. Knowledge about eco friendly construction, plumbing, electricity or carpentry is pre! Ideas for improvement are much appreciated. This is your opportunity to leave a mark at our camp behind.

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  • Fluent English
  • Between 29 and 55 years old
  • Only hosts solo volunteers (doesn’t accept couples or partners)
  • Be from outside Sri Lanka

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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How this experience will transform you

  • 17 Get in touch with nature
  • 11 Immersing in the local culture
  • 10 Meeting locals
  • 8 Developing environmental awareness
  • 8 Meeting international travelers
  • 5 Learning about sustainability

This host contributes to Sustainable Development Goals

  • 9 15. Life on land
  • 7 12. Responsible consumption and production
  • 3 13. Climate action
  • 1 3. Good health and well-being
  • 1 17. Partnerships for the goals



My stay at the camping safari's was all i hoped for!. I learned so much and got to do so many different works that taught me so many skills. The people I worked with were so nice and kind, they had so much patience and made me feel at home. I loved my tent and all the settings of the camp, I really felt like I was in the jungle, with wild monkeys hanging out and fireflies at night, The whole place is just beautiful. Noel the host was also so nice and helpful, I had some kind of problem and he with no hesitation helped me and gave me all that I needed and made me feel comfortable at all time.

about 2 months ago

Leopard replied

Tamir thank you so much for your contributions at camp, we also learnt a lot from you,
If you are ever in this island again you are welcome here

United States


Staying & working with Noel & Cecile was nothing short of ideal as I began my travels in Sri Lanka. They were completely hospitable, generous, and always ensured I had everything I needed to remain comfortable & productive. This is certainly a position for someone who already has honed skills they can contribute. Your time comes with a lot of independence & autonomy. If you're someone who knows how to fill the gaps with your skills & you're motivated to do so, this is the perfect place for you!

about 2 months ago

Leopard replied

Hi Jenna,
We all felt the same having you around as a family member and thank you so much for caring for Eli.



I applied for the hospitality position and stayed at the camp for seven days. Because the busy season had just ended there weren't that many guests, so I worked less hours than described in the vacancy. I spent most of my time with Mano and Shani. They showed me all the nature the camp has to offer and made me feel so at home! The rest of the team were very friendly as well. Sleeping in a tent (a nice one I must add) and going on the camping are really an experience. I had an amazing time at the camp and would highly recommend it to everybody!

2 months ago

Leopard replied

Thank you Desi for being part of our team and for being such a lovely person.. your short stay and a big contribution given at camp. Trust you enjoyed your experience



It's an incredible experience you live in a tent, surrounded by animals and the work is very dynamic! If you have the opportunity to do the Safari, it's incredible

3 months ago

Leopard replied

Laura it was a pleasure to have had you in my team, you are more than perfect thank you for being part of our family and I trust you hade a great experience, we wish you best of luck 😊

United Kingdom


This experience is definitely for a nature lover who loves all things outdoors and doesn't mind roughing it a little. Mano was the man in charge when Noel wasn't around, they were both very welcoming and friendly. Mano was always around to help when I had a tent malfunction or needed some help with my daily tasks. The staffs English wasn't great so communication was difficult at times but we got by and shared lots of laughs. They would always make sure I had plenty of food and help me with any heavy lifting. If you're looking for a lively sociable volunteer exchange however this isn't for you!

3 months ago

Leopard replied

Laura it was a pleasure to have had you in my team for a month,
You are a team played and not demanding at all,
Always going with the floor, We thank you for your contribution

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