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Women's Literacy Empowerment Volunteer - Uganda (September 2019 start)

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WIL Uganda - Women In Leadership | Busembatia, Uganda
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WIL Uganda - Women In Leadership


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Published 3 months ago

Recurring
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Full time (30+ hrs/wk)
Short-Term (few weeks/months)

DESCRIPTION

Exciting opportunity to intern with a grassroots women's empowerment project in rural Uganda 2019!


We are currently looking for enthusiastic volunteers preferably with experience in teaching English abroad and/or TEFL certificate (not essential) to join our Women's literacy team. As an intern you will help to design interactive sessions for women in the community, as well as carrying out these sessions. Furthermore, you will design and run a Book Event class in three secondary schools.


Volunteers will have the opportunity to immerse themselves in village life and really feel like part of the community.

During the holiday period and weekends volunteers can choose to travel to nearby Jinja Town which is a tourist hot spot where you can enjoy many tourist attractions including white water rafting, kayaking, bungee jumping, quad biking and restaurants/cafe's/bars. We are happy to connect you with preferred tour companies on arrival.


To get an idea about the daily lives of our interns check out our intern videos video 1 and video 2


Accommodation

Volunteers are accommodated in the village in safe, secure dorm style accommodation. Volunteers can choose alternatively to live in a host family. Applicants interested in staying in host family are required to pay/fundraise an extra £100 to cover host families expenses if staying for 3 months.


Program Duration

Arrival 10th September and departure on 9th December 2019.


Program Cost

up to 3 month placement = £1000

Funds cover volunteer accommodation, in country travel costs, lunches, airport transfers on agreed arrival date and departure (if you arrive on depart outside these dates you will have to cover your own transport) and contribution towards project costs.


Funds may be fundraised online via a crowd funding page (please follow these links for guidance what is crowdfunding and justgiving top tips which will be set up for you on completion of a successful interview


Or funds can be transferred directly to organisation by bank transfer or PayPal. All funds must be received before arrival.


You will be required to cover

Flights

Visa $50

Breakfast and dinner - around $10 per week in placement

Travel insurance


Requirements

University degree or enrolled on university course

Interest in international development, women, economic empowerment and sustainability

Access to digital camera and laptop to use throughout placement

Previous experience in rural community is an advantage but not essential.


Compensation

We will provide accommodation in the village, lunches during placement, all airport transfers and in country transport for project.

As needed we will work one-on-one with your university to provide academic credit hours for your internship

We will provide you with extensive experience in project management, international development, and grant research and social media for development

You will run your own projects and design your own workshops

You will get the chance to live abroad in one of the most beautiful places in the world!


To get a better idea about the daily lives of our interns check out our blog here.


You can also check out our what to expect video here.


Interview procedure

If shortlisted you will be invited for an initial interview with our CEO followed by a 2nd interview with our Ugandan project manager.

Please note that intern numbers vary from cycle to cycle. We endeavour to recruit at least 2 interns per placement cycle however exact numbers do vary. If you would prefer not to intern alone please inform us at interview. 

HOW TO APPLY


For more information about this great opportunity and to apply send your CV and short cover letter to cianne@wiluganda.co.uk. Please put the intern role as the subject title in your email.


We look forward to hearing from you!

DESCRIPTION

Exciting opportunity to intern with a grassroots women's empowerment project in rural Uganda 2019!


We are currently looking for enthusiastic volunteers preferably with experience in teaching English abroad and/or TEFL…

Details at a glance

  • Fee Required
  • On-site Location
  • Training Provided
  • Housing Available
  • Language / Cultural Support Available
  • Groups Welcome
  • International Volunteers Welcome

How to Apply

For more information about this great opportunity and to apply send your CV and short cover letter to cianne@wiluganda.co.uk. Please put the intern role as the subject title in your email.


Deadline 25th August 2019

For more information about this great opportunity and to apply send your CV and short cover letter to cianne@wiluganda.co.uk. Please put the intern role as the subject title in your…

Location

Plot 13, Bugweri Avenue, Busembatia PO Box 1787, Jinja, UG

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