Volunteer for HIV/AIDS Prevention, Care and Support in Uganda


Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

UgandaNamasubaKampala, Central UG
Volunteer "Christine" having fun with RWEYOWA kids

About

Rescue Widows, Eldrerly, Youth and Orphans with AIDS (RWEYOWA-Uganda) welcomes volunteers to help with our HIV/AIDS prevention, care and support interventions in the community.

Volunteers are free to get involved involved in any of our organization nterventions including among others;

  • HIV/AIDS sensitization/education
  • Community Outreach (home visits to HIV/AIDS patients and their families)
  • HIV counseling and testing
  • Children immunization
  • Orphan support
  • General public health and community development

Volunteers interested in teaching are also welcome to teach English or computer skills in some of out local partner schools in the community.

Team-work is highly emphasized at RWEYOWA, and international volunteers work in close collaboration with our local staff/volunteers. Both short and long term volunteers are welcome.

No major specific skills required to volunteer with us but ideally, a volunteer should have some of the following skills;

  • A good level of spoken and written English
  • Computer literacy
  • Communication skills

A certificate of volunteering is offered at the end of the volunteer period as a token of appreciation for the voluntary service offered to the organization and community. Volunteering with RWEYOWA in Uganda is eye-opening, rewarding and fun!

Skills

  • Child Development
  • Child Care
  • Elder care
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Fundraising
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 4-6 hours per day (Monday through Friday)
  • Be able to speak and write English, Be willing to volunteer for not less than two weeks.

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