Exciting opportunity to intern with a grassroots humanitarian project in rural Uganda 2018!
- Volunteer Opportunity posted by save the marginalized
Times of day
Part time (10-30 hrs/wk)
Short-Term (few weeks/months)
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.
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.
Dependant on volunteer availability but usually 3-6 months. Happy to discuss longer or shorter placements. Arrival date is Thursday 8th February 2018.
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
· Visa $50
· Breakfast and dinner - around $10 per week in placement
· Travel insurance
· 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.
- Stipend Provided
- Training Provided
- Housing Available
- Language/Cultural Support Available
- International Volunteers
How To Apply
Application deadline 20th march. Interviews are on the w/c 30th march. The early bird catches the warm
How To Apply
For more information about this great opportunity and to apply send your CV and short cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please put the intern role as the subject title in your email.
We look forward to hearing from you!