Exciting opportunity to intern with a grassroots humanitarian project in rural Uganda 2018!

Published

04/30/2018

Times of day

Weekday Mornings

Time Commitment

Part time (10-30 hrs/wk)

Duration

Short-Term (few weeks/months)

Address

busota
Kamuli
E
kabukye
Uganda

Description

About

Save the marginalized is community based organization and nonprofit oriented registered under NB.CD/2499 but with the aim of improving people lives.

STM Uganda started as small project in 2007.STM is working to address the SDGS of eradicating poverty, water and sanitation, health. Through holistic approaches, STM Uganda is running community clinic, orphanage project, we use community based approach through stakeholder analysis.

 

Our Mission To empower women, youth children and positive living clients with the knowledge and skills to become leaders in their own communities and reduce stigma.

We teach five empowerment programmes for youth at Napole medical Centre kamuli namely: Rights and Advocacy, Leadership, Career Guidance, Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights, and microfinance. We also have 3 Community Programs: Adult Literacy, Crafts, and Business Skills.

We are currently looking for enthusiastic interns preferably with experience in teaching and working with marginalized youth and children. As an intern you will help to design interactive sessions for women in the community, as well as carrying out these sessions, need assessment for further projects. Furthermore, 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.

Accommodation

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

Program Duration

Dependant on volunteer availability but usually 3-6 months. Happy to discuss longer or shorter placements. Arrival date is Thursday 8th February 2018.

Program Cost

3-month placement = £850 (£550 to organization, £100 lunches, £150 transfers) 6-month placement = £1000 (£650 to organization, £200 lunches, £150 transfers)

 

Funds cover intern’s accommodation, in country travel costs, lunches, airport transfers and contribute towards project costs. Funds may be fundraised online or transferred directly to organization by bank transfer or PayPal. All funds must be received before arrival. Full training and orientation is offered.

 

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

·        At least one reference by former teacher or employer;

·        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.

Fee Required

Benefits

  • Stipend Provided
  • Training Provided
  • Housing Available
  • Language/Cultural Support Available

Benefits

  • Groups
  • Families
  • International Volunteers

How To Apply

paul.bamu@gmail.com
http://savetemarginalized.wordpress.com

Application deadline 20th march. Interviews are on the w/c 30th march. The early bird catches the warm

How To Apply

paul.bamu@gmail.com

http://www.savetemarginalized.wordpress.com

For more information about this great opportunity and to apply send your CV and short cover letter to paul.bamu@gmail.com. Please put the intern role as the subject title in your email.

We look forward to hearing from you!


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