Documentation and Online Events Coordinator

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Coordinator | Mwesi
Coordinator | Mwesi
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Building strong leadership and management skills
Learn about different cultures and traditions and participate in our community film projects
Develop a memorable experience with different ethnicities
Take part in local tourism with our team
Contribute to the growth of the organization.
Support the documentation of activities by generating reports, photos and video shoots/edits, manage social media platforms and plan activity events. This volunteer program is especially suitable for:
Age 14+
Our organisation is community based and centered established to promote the health and well-being of people living in hard to reach communities in Uganda. We are working towards growth and establishment of strong structures and systems hence the need for support during the course of our growth. 
The person to fill this position will support in developing and managing materials that promote and strengthen the work of the organisation. He or she plays a major role in enhancing digital awareness within the digital space as well as driving website traffic and acquiring leads. 

Will ensure that proper documents are created and signed, that all data is accurate and that documents are stored and backed up and any retention policies are followed including talking to clients, listening to their needs and presenting ideas and solutions to their requirements. Will also support to manage all pre-event planning, organizing guest speakers and delegate packs. 

Typical day

Typical working days start with staff meeting to review the tasks at hand including following up on the unfinished ones and planning for the next. Then everyone will get to work on their assigned tasks including those going to the field or attend external meetings.

We have team breakfast at 10:30 am and lunch at 1:00 pm at office 

However flexibility is very important at this level

Free-time activities

After work, volunteers may decide to do some sports, visit down town among others. Our staff will help the volunteers to work on their choices. 

Over the weekends there are social events like the transitional dances, movies and walks. You can also choose to visit the beach, hiking among others. Free free to ask what you would like to do and we will work towards fixing it. 



In order to join the program you need to be at least 14 years old on the program start date.
Language Skills
You need to speak English (basic level)
Required Documents
CV, academic documents, and recommendation letter from any recognized institution or individual, certificates and copy of passport
Nationality Restrictions
No restrictions. Helping hands from all over the world are welcome.
Other Skills
Computer and good communication skils
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 09:00 - 04:30

What's Included

Services by Universal Health Foundation

The program fees above will be your humble contribution to the organisation as well as ensuring that your stay with us is meaningful and enjoyable. The program fees will contribute to 

  • administrative costs at office 
  • Contribution to meals and maintaining/renovating accommodation premises (in Eastern Uganda)
  • Transport during activities implementation and meetings.
  • Support in training and supervision
  • Internet access
  • production of project materials
  • Among others. 



While in Kampala city, our volunteers will be hosted by partner families and in most cases these families belong or are families where our staff and local volunteers live. This means you will live with our staff and local volunteers. We are working on establishing an independent volunteer house will be cater for accommodation of all international volunteers. You will be allocated a conducive room, bed and mattress during your stay. Most of the bathrooms and toilets are inside the house. 


For a better experience of an African village but with comfort, all our Volunteers are accommodated in our local community home where they live with other family members and volunteers become part of the family. We have semi permanent simple community houses where the volunteers will live with other family members. 
Because its a local community with limited access to electricity, the houses have solar for only lighting and charging phones/tabloids/cameras. Some houses have a cemented floor and the walls are made of bricks and other houses are made of grass thatched roof but professionally designed to provide comfort to the guests. The choice is yours. There is a shared pit latrine and shares two bathrooms constructed outside the houses.

Volunteers are free to come with camping tents to be used in case of community camps/trips when necessary.
There is a wide, green compound (Except dry seasons) with a number of fruits like oranges, mangoes, pawpaws, jack fruit, avocados among others. 
Each volunteer will be allocated a separate room, within the main house, a bed, mattress and pair of bed sheets though volunteers are encouraged to carry their bed-sheets. Sometimes volunteers are requested to share a room with another volunteer or if they come in groups or family, they may share one house. 

Our offices are located about, 10 minutes by motorbike from the accommodation (residence) place.

Bedroom (Single) Camping Guest Family
Food & Beverages


While at the residence, the volunteers will share local food with the host family members, where the volunteer may participate in preparing, cooking and serving local foods within the family especially during her free time and weekends
Local foods like Posho, millet, sweet potatoes among others will be the main food especially while up-country during your stay but once in a while we will have modern dishes although we encourage that the volunteers should try to get used to local foods as much as possible to enable them have a better experience of Africa. 

Meals at Office
In most cases while at office, we have our lunch meals at office both in Kampala and up-country office. We mostly make our meals and different volunteers are assigned the roles to support in shopping, preparing food, cooking and serving. We do this as family and team work. 

Internet Access
Limited access at the project site
What's NOT included?
Visa, flights, travel insurance or vaccinations are NOT included in the program fees. An airport pickup isn't included within the program fees either.
Flight Tickets
The nearest airport is Entebbe International Airport (EBB) in Entebbe. We assist you to find cheap flights to Uganda.
Travel Insurance
Going abroad is an adventure and it is always best to be prepared. Sudden illness or injury, cancellation or theft - a travel insurance for Uganda provides security and is a plus to have.
If you are intending to volunteer in Uganda you should seek medical advice before starting your social journey. Check your required vaccinations for Uganda.

Dates & Fees


Details on arrival

We accept volunteers throughout the year including those staying for a minimum of two weeks and at least a maximum of one year however the volunteer is free to stay as long as he/she wishes. 

For this particular placement we are open to receive applications as soon as next week. We work Monday to Friday from 9:00am to 4:30pm. However sometimes community meetings may be organized on a weekend, eg meeting with religious leaders and some other community meetings may happen on weekends but this depends of the prior arrangements. We will be more willing to discuss further details whenever necessary. 

We do not meet your costs of airport pick up from the airport however we can and always support our volunteers to plan or arrange a cab/taxi to pick them from the airport to office. Our staff in charge will also be available at the airport to welcome you to Uganda and navigate you through to the office and place of residence. 

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
2 - 50 weeks

Program fees

Costs: Prices in USD
2 weeks (min. stay)
4 weeks
5 weeks
9 weeks
50 weeks (max. stay)
Average fees
$154 /week

Please note that the above shown program fees are estimated. Universal Health Foundation will let you know about the final price during your application process.
Deposit (15%)
The deposit is simply to reserve your volunteer placement. Payments are handled by PayPal, our trusted global payment provider. If you don't have a PayPal account, you can also pay using a credit card.
Final Payment (85%)
Your final payment will be agreed with Universal Health Foundation during the application process. Common solutions are either via bank transfer or a cash payment at the project site.

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Documentation and Online Events Coordinator

Support the documentation of activities by generating reports, photos and video shoots/edits, manage social media platforms and plan activity events.


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