We are offering 4 management and development Gap Year Internships with us in Sri Lanka in 2018-19

from August 2018


You may wish to carry out a supported Gap Year with us. The pricings and application / enquiry form may be found at the Home Page under Get Involved


The  main areas for our Gap Year Internships are:

  1. Hospitality, hostel management, catering, & tourism development for local income growing, promoting & protecting culture
  2. English language teaching; coaching of German, French, and Portuguese; planning and delivering holiday clubs
  3. NGO Development, fund applications, and building partnerships
  4. Supporting the growth of our organisations in development in Sri Lanka
  5. Supporting volunteers
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The Benefits:

1.       You’ll be part of an established organisation that’s making a difference in Sri Lanka.

2.       We’ll provide you with:

  • 7 days a week accommodation at the Fig and Gecko
  • 2 meals a day – local breakfast and evening meal
  • cycles for freedom of mobility
  • for those with a full driving licence, use of a tuk tuk - when available.
  • training
  • full support

3.       You’ll have opportunities for:

  • CV building
  • enjoying a tropical country.
  • developing your known, nascent, and new skills.
  • making a difference

4.       You'll have Time off:

  • 2 weeks off in every 4 months - at stipulated times
  • 2 additional weeks p.a.
  • 2 days off a week in each 7 day week
  • 45 hour week (includes travel time), the standard in Sri Lanka.
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