Office Worker in Highlands Ranch

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ORGANIZATION: Outreach Uganda

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Carol with girls in OU's Girls' Program

Outreach Uganda is looking for a reliable and organized person who can help us with general office work. This will include handling correspondence, shipping web orders, running errands, and tagging and organizing our bead inventory. If the person can drive to Southwest Plaza and help restock our small shop there, that is a plus! We especially need someone who has time available in December as we are very busy marketing our Ugandan women's craft products. The ideal match is someone who can commit to a consistent day and time frame every week for the 3 month period, or someone who has more time available during December.

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About Outreach Uganda

Location:

9457 S University Blvd, #410, Highlands Ranch, CO 80126, US

Mission Statement

To empower poor people in Uganda, especially women and children, to overcome poverty through: income-generation, education and training, as well as other community empowerment endeavors including a community school with 500+ students in K to 6th grade, a clinic serving over 5000 people in 5 villages, and a home building program for women.

Description

Our empowerment activities include:

Income-generation activities include:
1. provision of internal revolving loan funds
2.marketing of the Ugandan women's craft products in the U.S. and Canada
3. business development assistance
4. cash crop agriculture activities

Education and training activities include:
1. scholarship and sponsorship programs for over 200 children
2. girls' education initiative program to keep young girls in school
3. training programs for women as well as teachers

Community empowerment programs include:
1. partnering with a northern Uganda community on its primary school which has over 500 students and 18 teachers and 9 support staff
2. partnering with a northern Uganda community on a clinic serving over 5000 people
3. assisting our Jinja women's group with a home building program to provide women a decent place to live where they can move out of the slums and stabilize their lives

Prior to working with OU, our women participants were normally living on less than $2 per day, and were supporting 8 to 10 children and orphans in their households. Many are widows whose husbands died in the war, or from AIDS.

We do not give handouts but work on building capacity and encouraging those we work with to help themselves.

CAUSE AREAS

Education & Literacy
International
Women
Education & Literacy, International, Women

WHEN

Thu Dec 01, 2022 - Tue Feb 28, 2023

WHERE

9671 Beacon Hill CtHighlands Ranch, CO 80126

(39.54014,-104.97754)
 

SKILLS

  • Administrative Support
  • Data Entry
  • Merchandising

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum of 4 hours per week. More would be great!

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