Eloi Ministries

Training and Development Officer

Kampala, Uganda show on map

Non-profit | Eloi Ministries

A training and development officer handles the learning and professional development of an organization’s workforce. This volunteer program is especially suitable for:
Singles
Couples
Families
Groups
Wheel Chairs

About the Program

ELOI Ministries has an experienced team of organizational consultants who are ready to guide you on all matters regarding to full organizational development and set up. The consultants at ELOI Ministries wholesomely handle and advice people on issues to deal with planning, inception, formulation, registration and implementation, advice on the activities, and any other legalities that are involved with setting up organizations. These services can be offered right from the very first stage of planning to any particular stage of the organization’s life to the client’s satisfaction. Trainers equip staff with the knowledge, practical skills and motivation to carry out work-related tasks. Training and development officers help with the ongoing, long-term improvement of employer and employees' skills, enabling them to fulfill their potential within their organization.

We also offer "Start your business" trainings:

In regard to this service, we offer advice, training and assistance that is very instrumental in helping someone to come up with any kind of viable business suitable for that person. 

For example we guide people on:

  • the identification of available businesses
  • the location of any business that is nearer to all the necessary factors for business success
  • the acquiring or accumulation of the necessary capital
  • how to get and maintain clients/customers among others

We also offer "Improve your business" trainings:

ELOI further goes ahead to give services as well as information that help revamp ones crippling businesses to greater heights. Trainings and mentorship sessions are often given to business owners. 

For example we advice on:

  • proper record keeping
  • packaging and branding of their products
  • market Research and advertising strategies
  • creating and maintaining partnerships with the stake holders like suppliers etc.
  • any help that will eventually revamp ones business back to life and in a better situation

Prior to Arrival 

The main airport in Uganda is Entebbe airport. It is about 45K from the ELOI Ministries headquarters in Kireka, Uganda (just outside of the capital city of Kampala). We will pick you directly from the airport and return you upon your departure. You may acquire a "tourist" visa at the airport upon arrival. The cost is $50.00 USD. You will need a valid passport with at least 6 months remaining time before expiring on it. You can carry your inoculation card that shows your vaccine records and have it available if asked.

Typical day

Your Tasks

Activities are likely to include some or all of the following:

  • Participate in identifying training and development needs within the organization
  • Design and expand training and development programs based on both the organization’s and the individual's needs
  • Consider the costs of planned programs and keep within budgets
  • Devise individual learning plans
  • Produce training materials for in-house courses
  • Manage the delivery of training and development programs
  • Monitor and review the progress of trainees through questionnaires and discussions with managers
  • Evaluate training and development programs and amend and revise them as necessary
  • Help line managers and trainers solve specific training problems, either on a one-to-one basis or in groups
  • Have an understanding of e-learning techniques, and where relevant, being involved in the creation and/or delivery of e-learning packages
  • Research new technologies and methodologies in workplace learning and present this research

Free-time activities

There are various free time activities available:

  • National park visiting
  • Sight seeing
  • Grass lands
  • Visiting and hiking in the forests
  • Indoor games

Water Sports
Swimming
Concert/Music
Diving/Snorkling
Climbing
Safari/Zoo
Hiking
Museum/Opera
Sports
Riding
Winter Sports

Program Requirements

In order to join the program you need to be at least 18 years old on the program start date. There might be exemptions if you can provide the permission of your legal guardian(s) or if your are accompanied by your parents.
Language Skills
You need to speak English (basic level)
Education Requirements
All at High School level
Nationality Restrictions
No restrictions. Helping hands from all over the world are welcome.
Other Skills
- Critical Thinking: Corporate trainers will have to develop or assess materials that will help employees understand the subjects being taught
- Trainers will have to understand the needs of the employees
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 08:30 - 16:00

Included Services

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All program fees are charged directly by Eloi Ministries.

Before your journey

Profound consulting and ongoing support (free)
Eloi Ministries (your host organization) provides consulting and is keen to answer all your questions. Once you reserved your spot, you will receive the contact details of your volunteer project.
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On-site services

Services by Eloi Ministries

The indicated fees are for students, workers and retired people must pay a little more. 

All the above prices include:
  • All meals
  • Accommodation
  • Internet
  • Transport fares from the airport on arrival and back to the airport on departure
  • A trip to any tourist site in Uganda can be arranged

Airport Pickup at Entebbe International Airport

All local transportation for project is catered for including airport pickups and drop offs on the departure day.

Accommodation

Eloi Ministries has a good banglow building which has great accommodation facilities, strategically located with easy access to Kampala city centre which renders it secure and accessible. The house is self contained, with WiFi internet, small shared rooms of two to three volunteers, cable TV, CCTV CAMERA surveillance, warm showers and electricity for lighting and ironing in a family setting among other amenities.

Dorm Room Guest Family Bedroom (Single) Bungalow Bedroom (Double) Camping
Food & Beverages

Vegetarian and non vegetarian foods available. Uganda is blessed with numerous fruit types which are also available.
A volunteer is entitled to four meals a day namely breakfast, lunch, evening tea and dinner.
Two bottles of mineral drinking water daily etc.

Internet Access
Good access at the project site
What's NOT included?
Visa, flights, travel insurance or vaccinations are NOT included in the program fees.
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.
Vaccines
If you are intending to volunteer in Uganda you should seek medical advice before starting your social journey. Check your required vaccinations for Uganda.
Costs: Prices in USD
4 weeks (min. stay)
$ 700
5 weeks
$ 867
6 weeks
$ 1,035
7 weeks
$ 1,202
11 weeks
$ 1,872
19 weeks
$ 3,211
50 weeks (max. stay)
$ 8,400
Average fees
$ 172 /week

You can volunteer at the project site in Kampala/Uganda between 4 weeks and 50 weeks. Please note that the above shown program fees are estimated and subject to exchange rate fluctuations. Eloi Ministries will let you know about the final price during your application process.
Crowdfunding Service
Generally, volunteering abroad involves certain costs. In case you need financial support, we will assist you to fundraise your volunteer program in Uganda.
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 Eloi Ministries during the application process. Common solutions are either via bank transfer or cash at arrival at the project site.
  Africa Eastern Africa Uganda  Kampala, Queen's Way, Kampala
Reservation
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