Education and Environment Ambassador

You will be responsible for the afternoon programm with our kids including after school lessons and craft making as well as volunteering at the school.

In the mornings you will go to primary school, which is attended by all primary school students that are supported by our organization. Here you will be attending regular lessons, after some time has passed you will also be allowed to take over some small tasks like checking their homework or organizing some lessons on your own in consultation with the responsible teachers. Subjects to attend to are Maths and English, Arts and Crafts and Computer lessons. You can independently choose which subject to attend to.
You will be resposible for the school and the project garden as well as sensitization concerning environmental issues. It's advisable to have some background knowledge about alternative energy.
In the afternoon you will help the Hope for Helpeless children with their homework, play, study and do crafts or sports.
You can always come up with your own ideas and programmes.

Suitable for


Program Requirements

Minimum Age
20 years
Language Skills
You need to speak English (intermediate level)
Education Requirements
Educational Science at Bachelor's degree or Apprenticeship level
Required Documents
Letter of Motivation and CV
Other Skills
-being able to adjust to a different culture
-being able to work independently and responsibly
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 10:00 - 18:00

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Education and Environment Ambassador host family's house wood work playing volunteer's room volunteers with the kids computer lessons living room dying clothes

Free-time activities

Kampala is an international city.
There are plenty free time activities available like swimming, concerts, bars, clubs and restaurants.
We can also assist you when it comes to organizing safaris and trips to cities around Uganda.

Water Sports


What's included?
-transport to and from the airport
-rent, water, electricity bills
-two meals a day (breakfast and dinner)
What's NOT included?
Visa, flights, travel insurance or vaccinations are NOT included in the program fees.

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Airport Pickup

Kawempe/Kampala, shared bathroom at host family

Bedroom (Single) Bedroom (Double)
Food & Beverages

breakfast and dinner, vegetarian and vegan diet available

Internet Access
Limited access at the project site
6 weeks (min. stay)
7 weeks
8 weeks
9 weeks
14 weeks
22 weeks
50 weeks (max. stay)

You can volunteer at the project site in Kampala/Uganda between 6 weeks and 50 weeks. Please note that the above shown program fees are estimated and subject to exchange rate fluctuations. Hope for Helpless will tell you your final price during your application process.
Average Fees
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 Hope for Helpless during the application process. Common solutions are either via bank transfer or a cash payment at the project site.

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Kawempe/Kampala, Kampala, Uganda