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Harungi Foundation Uganda

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Harungi Foundation Uganda
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Kampala, Uganda

Harungi Foundation Uganda


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Published 7 days ago

Recurring
Weekdays
Part time (10-30 hrs/wk)

Harungi Foundation Uganda

What We Need

Our volunteers work with vulnerable children, women and elderly caretakers to meet the practical physical and emotional needs of these target groups.

Community Development volunteers will work with underprivileged children, 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.

Objectives of the program:

• To improve the status and well-being of vulnerable children through support and care in order for them to access essential needs such as education, clothes, food and medical care.

• To provide counseling and recreational activities for vulnerable children.

• To provide home and school visits for HIV-positive individuals and other vulnerable households in order to monitor clients progress.

• To raise awareness to vulnerable individuals regarding issues of reproductive health, human rights, life skills, and behavioral changes.

Volunteers' tasks:

• Provide social support to HIV-affected households, underprivileged children and other vulnerable populations.

• Provide school and home-based counselling.

• Educate in nutrition, hygiene, sanitation, and other life skills.

• Prepare workshops and presentations focusing on health, rights, drug and substance abuse, and other issues affecting the communities.

• Conduct administrative work relating to organization development and programming.

• Participate in organizing recreational activities, and retreats for children.

• Provide training to individuals in basic life skills, reproductive health, early pregnancy and relationship.

• Identify ways for fundraising for the programs and to link the organisation to international partners.

• Promote the organization by means of articles, photos and other media sources.

Skills needed:

Have a kind heart, open mind, sharing attitude, interaction with vulnerable ones, ready to work with them, and be ready for a very fragile community, and emotionally strong.

When we need volunteers

All year round.

Do we require a minimum duration?

Yes, we require a minimum of 14 days, Maximum stay is one year.

Meals

3 meals a day. Clean sanitary water.

- Breakfast (includes milk tea, dry tea, bread, eggs, and yellow bananas)

- Lunch

- Evening tea

- Dinner

- Bottled drinking water

- Daily transportation

What We Need

Our volunteers work with vulnerable children, women and elderly caretakers to meet the practical physical and emotional needs of these target groups.

Community Development volunteers will work with underprivileged…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Location

Kakiri Town, Kambe Village, Kambe Village, Kampala 256, UG

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