Why you should travel and volunteer with Travelteer
Ethical Volunteering & Responsible Travel
We pride ourselves on being at the forefront of ethical volunteering and responsible travel.
Travelteer Impact was established to manage money fund raised by Travelteer volunteers. With the help of Travelteer this non-profit charity can ensure that all money fund raised goes directly to the projects. This way we can guarantee all your hard work fund raising has maximum impact on the cause!
We are fully transparent with our fee breakdown because we want you to know exactly what and how much you pay.
The adventure tours are a once in a life time opportunity! Waterfalls, trekking ancient wonders, safaris, surfing, islands or whatever you are looking for, Sri Lanka has it!
Our tours have been specially designed for individuals seeking adventure. Not only this, our tours aim to immerse you in Sri Lankan culture, experiencing local customs and traditions. These tours will leave you with some unforgettable memories.
Your safety is of the upmost importance. That’s why every aspect of our programmes are managed solely by Travelteer. We conduct regular risk assessments and ensure all our team is highly experienced and trained in the event of emergencies.
We employ security staff to safeguard the volunteer accommodation for your piece of mind. And don’t forget Travelteer staff are only minutes away! That’s why we give each volunteer a free sim card, so that you can contact staff 24/7! No problem to big or small.
24/7 Support & Mentoring
Travelteer offer 24/7 support & mentoring both in the UK or Sri Lanka. Our team will be with you from start to finish. Yes, that’s right all our team fly out to Sri Lanka! That way you know you are in good hands.
100% financial security
All money paid to Travelteer is 100% financially protected. By law travel organisations need insurance to protect customer’s money in the event of insolvency. This gives you peace of mind to know that your money is always safe.
Created and run by like minded people
Every programme and tour is created with you in mind. Through years of experience of travel and volunteering we have formed our unique programmes to bring the most impact, but also the most fun! We make sure that all our volunteers are like minded and are inspired by their chosen programmes.
fun & Life changing adventure
This is what it is all about. Working and living with other like-minded individuals where you’re guaranteed to have fun! We have our own volunteer houses where we provide group meals and often organise social events. We think it’s important to create a strong social environment to make sure all volunteers bond and support each other.
100% Of Raised Funds Go To Our Programmes
Travelteer is structured so 100% of the money fund raised by the volunteers goes directly to the cause! We ask our volunteers to fund raise so that we can support our programmes via the provision of facilities and equipment.
Travelteer envisions that volunteering and adventure should be accessible to any enthused individual. That’s why we strive to make all our services affordable but still maintain comprehensive programmes, excellent facilities and support services.
Using our simplistic, streamlined approach Travelteer can offer the most affordable volunteering and adventure opportunities.
Our programmes have been structured using successfully proven pilot programmes. We work closely with Sri Lankan government and NGO’s to create long term sustainability. Travelteer works at the grass root level but works to national goals and initiatives. Volunteering with Travelteer means that you are guaranteed to be fully engaged in a comprehensive programme that uses your skills!
Volunteering training & preparation
Our volunteer preparation & training, pre-departure, during or after is second to none. You’re with experts who know Sri Lanka like it’s their back garden (slightly bigger). We will be with you every step of the way! We will send you a Travelteer volunteering guide that contains everything you need to know.
We will make sure that you’re fully prepared before you fly out and our in-country volunteer training will make sure you’re ready for the tasks ahead! Our tour is designed to immerse individuals into Sri Lanka culture acquiring key skills for your time volunteering.
If you need idea’s to fund raise or are looking to find people to do it with, we are here to help!
Benefit to volunteer
There are many benefits to volunteering. It is a great opportunity to meet some amazing people. You will make friendships that will last a life time. Both the adventure and the volunteering will be challenging yet rewarding. You will discover things about yourself that you never knew! Besides the fun, this is a great way to enhance your CV and stand out from the crowd when you start to apply for jobs and graduate programmes.
Travelteer offers after placement support giving references and offers commendation to its hard working volunteers.
Travelteer gives the opportunity for its volunteers to return to Sri Lanka as team leaders or volunteer mentors. Also, there is the chance to become a Travelteer ambassador!
Not for you? Well don’t worry, all returning volunteers are entitled to discount.