Health Educators

Teach health and hygiene to children, youths, parents and community in general

Our Health Program program uses community education as a core component of our approach to empower the community to improve their own community’s health, environment and living standards.

The health educators will teach children, youths, parents and the community about good  health  best practices in different aspects such as personal  hygiene, sanitation, eye care, family planning, obstetric fistula, HIV/AIDS, malaria prevention, adhering to medication, dental hygiene, menstrual hygiene, nutrition, breast feeding, baby care  and other health aspects.  Health Education also covers topics such  as prevention of communicable diseases, family planning options, how to keep household water safe,  how to take care of the sick and safe motherhood. 



Suitable for

Couples
Singles
Families
Groups

Typical day

  Break fast served from 8:AM to 9: AM. Working  from 9:00 to  12:30,  Lunch from 1: 00 pm to 2:00 pm,  in the afternoons there is resting and preparations for the next day then supper at 6:00 pm.

Program Requirements

Minimum Age
18 years
Language Skills
You need to speak English (basic level) and English (basic level)
Health Declaration
required
Criminal Background Check
required
Education Requirements
Health at High school or university level
Other Skills
flexibility
ability to engage the community and children as well as youths.
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 09:00 - 12:30

Do you have any questions concerning this volunteer opportunity in Uganda? Volunteer World directly connects you with HOPE SPRINGS HAVEN (HoSH)

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Free-time activities

We have a recreation center near our place and there are a number of sport activities available there. Besides, we have gardens, enough space for games, and also a farm with pigs and cows.

Swimming
Safari/Zoo
Museum/Opera
Sports
Yoga/Meditation

Services

What's included?
Welcome and pick up from the air port
transport to the center
orientation
Basic language training
Food
Accommodation
community tour
transport back to the airport.
What's NOT included?
Visa, flights, travel insurance or vaccinations are NOT included in the program fees.

No worries, Volunteer World supports you in raising funds, checking your visa regulations and travel insurance. We also assist you in finding the cheapest flights for your journey.
Airport Pickup

Arrangements are made to welcome you (the volunteers) and pick you up from the airport. An address and telephone number of the local contact will be provided in the personal placement details, in case an unforeseen mishap occurs and a volunteer misses connecting with our representative at the airport. Please make sure to e-mail your flight information to our office ASAP.

Accommodation

We have self-contained houses with two bedrooms, sitting room, Kitchen, wardrobes, toilet and bathroom with warm water. They are furnished, with beds, mattresses

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Food & Beverages

We take three main meals a day, breakfast, lunch and supper. For breakfast, we usually have fresh milk, spiced tea, coffee, hot water, fresh juice, eggs, bread, cake and fresh fruits. For lunch and supper we usually alternate different types including matooke(bananas), rice, posho, potatoes, beans, peas, greens, eggplants, groundnuts, beef, goat meet, pork or chicken. Tea, water and fruits will be there all the time.

Internet Access
Good access at the project site
Costs
4 weeks (min. stay)
$625
5 weeks
$731
6 weeks
$837
7 weeks
$943
12 weeks
$1473
20 weeks
$2321
50 weeks (max. stay)
$5500

You can volunteer at the project site in WAKISO/Uganda between 4 weeks and 50 weeks. Please note that the above shown program fees are estimated and subject to exchange rate fluctuations. HOPE SPRINGS HAVEN (HoSH) will tell you your final price during your application process.
Average Fees
$133/week
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 SPRINGS HAVEN (HoSH) during the application process. Common solutions are either via bank transfer or a cash payment at the project site.

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Visa Regulations
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Travel Seasons
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Living Costs
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Budgeting
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What's next?

Airport
The nearest airport is Entebbe (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.
Vaccine Checker
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Free-time
What can you do in leisure-time in Uganda while you are not working at your volunteer opportunity?
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HOIMA ROAD, KAYUNGA SENGE, WAKISO, Uganda