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Be a Ugandan Community Volunteer

Uganda, Entebbe
Accepting volunteers
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SsenyondProject Director
We are a Ugandan based international, non-discriminatory, non-profit organisation committed to providing support for the most vulnerable groups in society.
Languages spoken: English
Response rate: 97%
Response time within: 1-3 days
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Ssenyond is part of:Abaana Community Outreach (ACO) Africa
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Ssenyond is part of:Abaana Community Outreach (ACO) Africa
Basic information
min 1 month(s)
18+
4 helpers

We welcome anyone above 18 years, with a kind heart, open mind, love for HIV positive children, orphans, vulnerable women, elderly and prisoners, as well as a sharing attitude to impact on these groups. English speaking is the only requirement. Volunteers will receive training in doing the kind of fieldwork that interests them the most.

We Accept Helper(s)

From:
01 / 01 / 2017
To:
31 / 12 / 2017
Not available
Available
Help Required

Elderly Care

Teaching/Teaching

Help with Computers / internet

Help with Eco project

Charity work


Hours & Roster

30 hours/week

Work Days

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Days off

Saturday

Sunday

Help Required
Abaana Community Outreach Africa (ACO-Africa) care for children and other vulnerable groups. Our mission is to create sustainable socio-economic changes capable of generating lasting impacts on communities affected by deprivation. We place an emphasis on education, health, psychosocial issues and economic empowerment as well as nutrition, human and environmental rights. As a volunteer you should be:
Ready to work with orphans, HIV positive children and women, deaf children, youth and prisoners.
Should be innovative with arranging lessons or sessions and games for the children.
Be ready for a very fragile community.
Willing to play and interact with children including those living with HIV/AIDS.
Emotionally strong.

As a volunteer you can focus and specialise in one of two volunteer programme areas.

Community Development volunteering - working with orphans, elderly caretakers, HIV-positive children, women and other vulnerable groups. Our volunteers will conduct home and school based visits to meet the practical as well as psychosocial needs of our target groups.
Prison Outreach volunteer – part take in the prison outreach projects working with prisoners. Volunteers will provide prisoners with counselling sessions on topics ranging from human rights, legal education, basic life skills and life in and after prison.
Volunteer tasks and jobs will include some of the following:

Social support to HIV positive children, orphans and other vulnerable Children.
Join in school and home based visits to orphans to assist in nutrition & hygiene education, as well as adherence to care and counselling.
Prepare workshops or presentation focusing on sanitation and hygiene, HIV & AIDS, drug and substance abuse education and awareness to both the communities and vulnerable families.
Office work related to organisation development and programming.
Participate in organising recreational activities, retreats for children etc. during special session with children.
Training of life skills, reproductive health, early pregnancy and relationship issues among youth in schools.
Organising and training on human rights, legal education, basic life skills, behavioural changes, anger management and HIV/AIDS.
To identify ways for fundraising for the programmes and linking the organisation to international partners.
Writing articles, photos and filming.

Hours & Roster
30 hours a week. Hours vary from 5-6 hours per day Monday-Friday. Your help will be required some weekends.
Minimum stay length is one month or longer.
Message chat & interview before agreeing stay. Volunteers are expected to provide a copy of their flight & times of arrival one month before the arrival date.

Sleeping
Volunteer House
Twin Bed Private

Eating
Full Board

Linen & Laundry
Yes
Yes

We have got a house for volunteers. Volunteers will be provided with shared living facilities. Accommodating 3-4 people per room. All meals will be covered. Most of our meals are vegetarian, including banana, cassava, potatoes, rice, corn and beans. On occasion, we may also provide fish, beef and goat meat.

Getting There

Entebbe International Airport (EBB)

Get Free Quote

Volunteers arrange their own transport from Entebbe airport in Uganda to the project site  The volunteers are expected to organise their own visas. Volunteers can visit their local Ugandan Embassy or consulate where they will be guided.

Males & Females welcome

Couples accommodated

Families NOT accommodated

Pets NOT allowed

Smoking allowed

Alcohol allowed

Accommodate up to 4 volunteers at any one time.
Male and female helpers accepted.
18 + age preference.
Single travellers, two friends, couples are welcomed and accommodated.
Learning: Our environment is supportive and reliable. You will work with a team of likeminded professionals including lawyers and social workers.
Safari Discount: Volunteers who want to go on safari during their stay in Uganda will receive a decent discount through our affiliation partners.

Basic information
min 1 month(s)
18+
4 helpers

We welcome anyone above 18 years, with a kind heart, open mind, love for HIV positive children, orphans, vulnerable women, elderly and prisoners, as well as a sharing attitude to impact on these groups. English speaking is the only requirement. Volunteers will receive training in doing the kind of fieldwork that interests them the most.

We Accept Helper(s)

From:
01 / 01 / 2017
To:
31 / 12 / 2017
Not available
Available
Help Required

Elderly Care

Teaching/Teaching

Help with Computers / internet

Help with Eco project

Charity work


Hours & Roster

30 hours/week

Work Days

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Days off

Saturday

Sunday

Help Required
Abaana Community Outreach Africa (ACO-Africa) care for children and other vulnerable groups. Our mission is to create sustainable socio-economic changes capable of generating lasting impacts on communities affected by deprivation. We place an emphasis on education, health, psychosocial issues and economic empowerment as well as nutrition, human and environmental rights. As a volunteer you should be:
Ready to work with orphans, HIV positive children and women, deaf children, youth and prisoners.
Should be innovative with arranging lessons or sessions and games for the children.
Be ready for a very fragile community.
Willing to play and interact with children including those living with HIV/AIDS.
Emotionally strong.

As a volunteer you can focus and specialise in one of two volunteer programme areas.

Community Development volunteering - working with orphans, elderly caretakers, HIV-positive children, women and other vulnerable groups. Our volunteers will conduct home and school based visits to meet the practical as well as psychosocial needs of our target groups.
Prison Outreach volunteer – part take in the prison outreach projects working with prisoners. Volunteers will provide prisoners with counselling sessions on topics ranging from human rights, legal education, basic life skills and life in and after prison.
Volunteer tasks and jobs will include some of the following:

Social support to HIV positive children, orphans and other vulnerable Children.
Join in school and home based visits to orphans to assist in nutrition & hygiene education, as well as adherence to care and counselling.
Prepare workshops or presentation focusing on sanitation and hygiene, HIV & AIDS, drug and substance abuse education and awareness to both the communities and vulnerable families.
Office work related to organisation development and programming.
Participate in organising recreational activities, retreats for children etc. during special session with children.
Training of life skills, reproductive health, early pregnancy and relationship issues among youth in schools.
Organising and training on human rights, legal education, basic life skills, behavioural changes, anger management and HIV/AIDS.
To identify ways for fundraising for the programmes and linking the organisation to international partners.
Writing articles, photos and filming.

Hours & Roster
30 hours a week. Hours vary from 5-6 hours per day Monday-Friday. Your help will be required some weekends.
Minimum stay length is one month or longer.
Message chat & interview before agreeing stay. Volunteers are expected to provide a copy of their flight & times of arrival one month before the arrival date.

Sleeping
Volunteer House
Twin Bed Private

Eating
Full Board

Linen & Laundry
Yes
Yes

We have got a house for volunteers. Volunteers will be provided with shared living facilities. Accommodating 3-4 people per room. All meals will be covered. Most of our meals are vegetarian, including banana, cassava, potatoes, rice, corn and beans. On occasion, we may also provide fish, beef and goat meat.

Getting There

Entebbe International Airport (EBB)

Get Free Quote

Volunteers arrange their own transport from Entebbe airport in Uganda to the project site  The volunteers are expected to organise their own visas. Volunteers can visit their local Ugandan Embassy or consulate where they will be guided.

Males & Females welcome

Couples accommodated

Families NOT accommodated

Pets NOT allowed

Smoking allowed

Alcohol allowed

Accommodate up to 4 volunteers at any one time.
Male and female helpers accepted.
18 + age preference.
Single travellers, two friends, couples are welcomed and accommodated.
Learning: Our environment is supportive and reliable. You will work with a team of likeminded professionals including lawyers and social workers.
Safari Discount: Volunteers who want to go on safari during their stay in Uganda will receive a decent discount through our affiliation partners.