Community Support Volunteers Wanted in Uganda - 2-8 weeks (Flexible Start & End)

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Beacon of Hope Uganda

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Beacon of Hope Uganda

Community Support Volunteers working with Beacon of Hope Uganda are playing an important role in development of rural communities in Uganda.

Community Support Volunteers have been getting involved in our projects since 2007 and we have registered several successful sustainable projects in different communities of the Pearl of Africa.

Sustainable community development projects offer a variety of opportunities to make a positive impact for people who want to serve rural under served communities in Uganda.

This is one of the best ways you are able to completely immerse yourself and learn about Uganda, our culture, and experiencing a completely a different adventure.

Community Support volunteer placements are available for both short term and long term volunteers and opportunities for internships through formal training and hands-on work experience.

Projects can be diverse and it might be a rural community to improve on their healthcare, working with orphans to improve their standard of living, building a community school, or just participate in the community outreaches organized by our Coordinators or helping youth with their ventures.

PROJECT ACTIVITIES:

  • Community education
  • Environmental awareness workshops
  • Community healthcare outreach
  • Improving village infrastructure and facilities
  • Arranging extracurricular childcare activities
  • Liaising with other prevention organizations

As a community support volunteer will have a fantastic opportunity to live in the heart of a Ugandan village and be part of life changing development work.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS & BENEFITS:

  • Immerse yourself in this rural community
  • Promote sustainable community livelihoods
  • Improve the living standards of local people
  • Make friends for life
  • . Full culture immersion
  • . Certificate of Appreciation & Contribution
  • . Two days free safari or sightseeing tour

Beacon of Hope Uganda is a community based humanitarian service and rural development organization founded in 2006 with a vision to help those least able to help themselves.

To help achieve this vision, we are focused on a range of programs in Uganda, including: education, micro-finance and small business support, job skills / leadership development and training, health, environment and more.

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About Beacon of Hope Uganda

Location:

Kasala Village, Kyampisi subcounty, Mukono town, 89501, UG

Mission Statement

Providing resources to achieve sustainable development in under-resourced areas through effective community education and development of projects.

Description

Beacon of Hope Uganda is a registered charity that runs community projects in rural areas of Uganda focusing on long term community-led solutions to challenges caused by extreme poverty and poor education.

We recruit and place willing, non-skilled and skilled volunteers within our projects across the country. Beacon of Hope Uganda seeks to aid in the development of self-sufficient, locally run projects which effectively address the most pressing needs of disadvantaged communities.

Volunteering is an amazing way to gain an insight into the culture of a country. By volunteering with a sustainable and responsible project you will not only become part of the community you work with, but will also be making a valuable contribution to long term solutions for the community served by the project you work with. Beacon of Hope Uganda offers volunteers opportunities to work with the following projects:

All Beacon of Hope Uganda volunteer placements in Uganda include a donation to your project, the cost of your accommodation, pre-departure preparation and in-country orientation, supervision and training. It also covers the cost of food and daily transport to and from your placement location.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Mukono, Kayunga roadP.O Box 423 MukonoMukono, Central Region Uganda

(0.35487,32.75201)
 

SKILLS

  • Child Development
  • Child Care
  • Elder care
  • Healthcare
  • Youth Services
  • General Education

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • At least 2 weeks of service

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