Volunteers

Volunteers are the spirit of ADIC. Our volunteers are specialized in different fields and most of them are engaged in studies. Therefore they work at ADIC during their free time.

Name : Tharindu Nishan Chaminda

Qualifications : successfully completed Advanced Level Examination

Responsibilities in ADIC : I am working at ADIC as a district coordinator in Puttlam District.

What you gain from ADIC : ADIC helps me to get a chance to work with different types of communities. This is a great opportunity for me to develop my skills such as presentation and leadership skills. Apart from that I was able to improve my skills & team spirit.

Name : Bavani Edirisooriya

Qualifications : Diploma in International Relations/ Following Bachelors of Social Work at National Institute of Social Development

My responsibilities in ADIC : Working as a volunteer in CMB Volunteers and handling youth groups

What you gain from ADIC : Working at ADIC opened me up to meet new people, and work with them as a team. Also it encourages me to plan and organize various kinds of innovative activities to prevent Alcohol and drugs among young people in Sri Lanka. On the other hand I was be able to develop my organizing, team work and skills in many other areas which shapes and uplift my career.

Name : Dilruk Dharshana

Qualifications : successfully completed Advanced Level Examination

Responsibilities in ADIC : I am working as a District Coordinator in Kaluthara District. I am undertaking in drug prevention awareness programmes to the schools, youth clubs, women societies and other sectors in Kaluthara district.

What you gain from ADIC : This is a great opportunity for me to develop my social skills such as presentation and leadership skills. On the other hand I could improve my Public speaking skills. As well as I could have a good connection with government sector.

Name : Thrupthi Thirimanne

Qualifications : A degree in Social Work

Responsibilities in adic : I am working as a volunteer in the School Programme. Engaged in School students to aware about how tobacco and alcohol industries targeting them.

What you gain from ADIC : This is a great opportunity for me to develop my skills such as presentation skills, leadership skills and communication skills. The experiences on organizing the campaigns and youth events are remarkable. Throughout this I could get a chance to improve my skills on social development. It’s a great opportunity to being a part of ADIC family.

Name : Tharun Gunarathne

Qualifications : successfully completed Advanced Level Examination

Responsibilities in ADIC : I am working at ADIC as a district coordinator in Mathara District.

What you gain from ADIC : I gained drug prevention knowledge from ADIC. I could share that knowledge with the people who need that. I could develop myself as a speaker and improved my leadership qualities too. Apart from that I could build good rapport building with all the government sector and private sector officers through the connection of ADIC.

Name : Sasanka Dharmasena.

Qualifications : Professional Qualification in Human Resource Management. Diploma in Writer ship and mass communication.

My responsibilities in ADIC : Currently I’m working at Alcohol & Drug Information Center as a volunteer. I’m the coordinator of ADIC & Public Library Network. Since 2010 ADIC has being maintaining a library network and it has been identified to be one of the most effective and appropriate path to disseminate our effective and evidence based information.

What you gain from ADIC : This is a great opportunity for me to develop my social skills such as presentation and leadership skills. I have been working with professionals in government and non-governmental sector and have established successful professional relationships with them in order to carry out diverse of activities for the benefit of Sri Lankan communities. Apart from that I was able to improve my skills & team spirit. It’s a pleasure for me to become a member of ADIC family.

Name : Givantha De Silva

Qualifications;  Currently following a Japanese Language Course in Sasakawa.

Responsibilities in adic : I am a Volunteer in Strategic Intervention Programme. Undertaking in different kinds of campaigns to aware people on how to tobacco and alcohol industries are targeting people to promote their products.

What you gain from ADIC : I could develop my skills on public speaking, presentation skills and leadership skills. I could gain experience in organizing events and campaigns. On the other hand I could be a part of International conference as a youth delegate.

Name : Sunethra Abeykoon

Qualifications : Followed a course in Child and Parenting Psychology.

Responsibilities in adic : I am undertaking the children programme in ADIC. Through that I am doing awareness programmes to the pre-school children, primary school children, Pre-school and Primary school teachers and child development officers.

What you gain from ADIC : ADIC helps me to do my responsibilities in my own way and doing it with experiments. As well as it helps me to improve my knowledge regarding on computer literacy. As well as I could improve my skills on presentation skills, public speaking skills and report writing skills. ADIC always encourage us to express our creative ideas. It’s a great pleasure working at ADIC.

Name : Rahul De Silva

Qualifications : School Leaver

Responsibilities in adic : I am a member of CMB volunteer Programme. I am coordinating the CMB volunteers group to do attractive activities to deglamorize the tobacco and alcohol of the youth in Colombo and doing drug prevention awareness activities tourists. 

What you gain from ADIC : As my first work place, this is a great opportunity for me to develop my skills such as presentation skills, leadership skills and communication skills. As well as I improved my skills on writing reports in an effective manner. 

Name : Thivodya  Supuni

Qualifications : Completed a Diploma in Graphic Designing

Responsibilities in adic : Work as a volunteer in Media Programme. I am doing the electronic media analysis to study how the TV channels are promoting tobacco, alcohol and other drugs through their programmes.

What you gain from ADIC : I could gain knowledge on drug prevention through ADIC. It is a great opportunity to develop my presentation skills and report writing skills. I am glad to be a member of ADIC family and it helps me to aware people in correct way on drug prevention.

Name : Imesh Achalith

Qualifications : Following a Japanese Language Course at Sakura Language School.

Responsibilities in adic : I am working as a volunteer in Youth programme. My responsibilities are of doing awareness programme on drug prevention to the Youth Corp, Technical Colleges, National Youth council and other Youth Groups.

What you gain from ADIC:  I got the opportunity to deal with the people who are coming from different social backgrounds. Through that I have improved my skills on speaking and leadership. As well as I could have a big contact network of youth in island wide.

Name : Wasanthi Herath

Qualifications : Studying on early child care

The responsibilities in ADIC : Work as a volunteer in the Human Development and innovative Intervention Engaged in making pregnant mothers aware on how secondary smoking affects the fetus during the pregnancy, how media promotes smoking which is explicitly exposed to children and how parents should immunize their children from such promotions.

What You Gain From ADIC : ADIC helps me to develop my presentation skills as well as my leadership skills. Team work is the spirit of ADIC. Meeting people, share drug prevention knowledge are some of activities I like most. Being a volunteer in ADIC is a great opportunity for me.

Name : Ruwan Pradeep

Qualifications : Following a degree in Criminology

Responsibilities in ADIC : I am working at ADIC as a district coordinator in Badulla District.

What you gain from ADIC : ADIC helps me to develop my presentation skills as well as my leadership skills. I gained wide range of knowledge regarding on drug prevention after joining with the ADIC.