Volunteer Mental Health Placement

SLV Global
Sri Lanka
Unpaid Opportunity
27 Sep 2018
27 Oct 2018
Full Time

Recruiting passionate, committed volunteers looking for hands-on psychology work experience in Sri Lanka.


  • Working in a variety of clinical and communal settings with people with mental health difficulties.
  • English for development projects for children and adults.
  • Working with individuals with special educational needs.

About You

  • The Sri Lanka Mental Health Placements are suited to those seeking hands-on experience in the mental health sector. All SLV.Global projects aim to promote positive mental health as much as possible by boosting confidence, self-esteem and improving key life skills. 
  • Psychology students and graduates will benefit most from this placement as it comprises of teaching, working with children and those with special needs and also spending time in a clinical environment. 


  • You work full time during the week, but you have all weekends off to travel the beautiful country of Sri Lanka.

All volunteers are required to undergo a series of in-country training sessions run by local NGO’s and charity workers, such as workshops on basic teaching English, working with children and people with special needs. The cost of our placements vary, please see our website for the latest prices.

Duration: 4 - 12 Weeks in Sri Lanka



Tip: Solent Futures, Solent University’s employability and enterprise service advises that you ensure your CV is the best it can be before you submit it. Look at our online guide or email solent.futures@solent.ac.uk for feedback. You might want to visit us in RM 001 11am – 4pm to get your CV checked and, if you are invited for interview, to arrange for a mock interview.