Uganda, nicknamed “The Pearl of Africa”, is a place that once you go, you’ll never want to leave. For those looking thrilling summer volunteer projects, it’s a country full of opportunities for meaningful interaction with local culture and nature. There are so many ways to travel here this summer and give back at the same time through Go Volunteer Africa.
Go Volunteer Africa is now accepting volunteer applications for our Uganda summer volunteer projects. Our summer volunteer projects in Uganda are designed as an immersion program customized for individual travelers, students, professionals, families, groups, or anyone with the desire to serve and explore in Uganda.
The time you spend volunteering, your destination, and the projects in which you will be involved are all geared to your skills and interests, and the community’s needs. The work is a tool and method to promote inter-cultural understanding and friendship between the volunteers and with the local community.
Simultaneously we provide safe and meaningful volunteer travel experiences for you as our volunteer. If you are interested in participating in our summer volunteer program, write to us and we will work with you to identify your best placement options in Africa!
TYPICAL SUMMER VOLUNTEER PROJECTS IN UGANDA
Teach English in Rural Schools
Many villages in Uganda are in need of native English speakers to come teach English, and in return you’ll get an experience like no other. Living in a rural village will immerse you in traditional Ugandan life and culture, an experience completely different from the normal tourist trip. It’s such a unique chance to connect with children and members of the local community. Some programs also have you help build schools in rural villages.
Volunteer with Children
There are lots of orphanages and children’s homes in Uganda looking for people who love kids to come and help out. There are opportunities everywhere from out in rural villages, to children’s homes in cities like Kampala and Jinja if that’s what you’d like. Wherever you go, you’ll be rewarded with the smiles of children and knowing you helped make a difference.
Medical Volunteer Work
If are you a medical professional or student looking for a meaningful volunteering opportunity in Uganda, Go Volunteer Africa offers medical and healthcare volunteering and internship opportunities in Uganda to Pre-med, nursing, and medical students and professionals interested in a volunteer abroad medical opportunities.
Volunteer on a Building Project
If the idea of getting your hands dirty and offering your manual labor appeals, then our building projects could be the most rewarding volunteering opportunity in Uganda for you
Why Choose Go Volunteer Africa?
Affordability: Our volunteer programs are affordable but being cheap does not mean we cut back on our quality. Our volunteer programs are safe, meaningful and positive life changing. We work hard to provide you with the best quality accommodation and a truly amazing volunteer experience.
Benefit to Communities: Go Volunteer Africa works directly with local communities to ensure they get support both from volunteers and our team. A constant flow of volunteers means that these people and parts of communities are getting constant support both financially and personally.
Quick & Personal: We work as a team and are always there to help you and answer your questions. We aim to reply to your e-mails within 6-8 working hours or less. You can also reach us by phone or leave a message to have a quick reply back to your queries. Our goal is to make sure you are completely comfortable before you leave for Africa.
|Duration:||Minimum 1 week commitment|
|Age Limits:||Minimum 18yrs or older for solo travelers.|
|Minimum Age:||Family of any size can participate|
|Dates:||Flexible start and end dates|
|Arrival dates:||One day before the start date|
|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|
|Location:||Kampala, Mukono, Masaka, Gulu, Iganga, Kamuli, Kibaale|