Go Volunteer Africa is looking for sports coaching volunteer assistants for our sports development project in Uganda. Sports coaching volunteer assistants do not need previous experience and we can tailor the program to suit your skills, interest and experience.
Through our sports development project in Uganda, Go Volunteer Africa is aiming at enhancing the physical, social and emotional development of children and youth in Uganda. The program provides at-risk children and youth a safe environment in which they participate in a number of extra-curricular activities.
- Prepare sports training modules/plans
- You will be teaching and assisting in sports trainings.
- You might be assigned to develop team assignments
- You will be able to share your knowledge, skills and passion for sport
- You will learn deeply about Ugandan culture and the country
- You will do something positive
- You will make a significant and worthwhile contribution to the local community
- You will meet new people and make friends for life
If you are a sports lover or physically active person, you can volunteer in Uganda as a sports coaching volunteer assistant. You can volunteer as a sports coaching instructor of athletics, baseball, basketball, boxing, cricket, football, golf, hockey, martial arts, netball, polo, rugby, surfing, swimming, tennis, ultimate frisbee, volleyball and more!
Many children in Uganda served don’t have the opportunity to receive proper coaching and they lack basic sports skills. Sports Coaching volunteer assistants work with schools and community teams after school. Sports has the power to bring people together. It speaks a universal language and cuts through culture, race and religion.
Sports coaching volunteer assistants also help coordinate important educational workshops in areas lacking emphasis in general school curricula such as recycling, nutrition, hygiene, and self-esteem. This is a fun project for anyone who loves working with children and youth. The youth are very enthusiastic and always keen to learn, play, and interact with volunteers.
During the sports development program, we emphasize important core values like mutual respect, trust, fair-play and self-esteem as well as sportsmanship, teamwork, and leadership. Sports Coaching volunteer assistants contributing to this program will plan and lead practices of understanding the sport or game. Working in the heart of the community you can help put a smile on the faces of the children and youth of Uganda.
You can teach a new sport or add skills to the sports activities our children and youth already know. You can participate in fitness and training of sports for children and youth and you can combine it with another project, like mentoring for slum or village youth.
You can join this program all year round and you can stay for as long three months and engage your team into various competitions.
This sports coaching volunteer project in Uganda is unique as its combine volunteering, fun, adventure and trekking, you will need to be in good shape to participate. On the weekends you are encouraged to explore the country with friends you make on the program, and our representatives are available to give travel advice and make bookings for you.
|Availability:||Project open all year round|
|Duration:||Minimum two weeks commitment|
|Age Limits:||Minimum 18yrs or older for solo travelers.|
|Minimum Age:||12 to 17 yrs if traveling with parent/guardian|
|Dates:||2nd or 16th of the month|
|Arrival dates:||1st or 15th of the month|
|Airport Arrival:||Airport pickup, meet and greet by GVA partner representative|
|Working Days:||Monday – Friday – 5 days a week, 3-5 hours in a day|
|Weekends:||Travel / Sightseeing NOT included in program cost|
|Accommodation:||Host Families or volunteer house|
|Meals:||Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily|
|Support:||Pre-departure guide, In-country staff available 24/7|
|7 weeks||$ 760|
|9 weeks||$ 960|
|Extra week||+ $100|
PLACEMENT BOOKING FEE:
After application process and acceptance into the program, you will be required to pay a placement booking and confirmation administration fee of USD$260. This is charged above the program fee quoted which is paid in cash upon arrival to your host country.
The fee covers: Administration Costs, Placement Booking & Confirmation, Pre-departure support & documentation, 24-hour international HQ back-up