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Volunteering in Uganda

We've created better education and health services, and raised incomes for many thousands of people throughout Uganda, all thanks to our amazing volunteers. Help us achieve more. 

Volunteering in Uganda

Volunteer in Uganda. Education specialist Janice Ann Perez supporting work in Northern Uganda.
VSO/Peter Caton

Education volunteer Janice Ann Perez brought her expertise in child-centred teaching to assess the needs of primary schools across Karamoja, Northern Uganda.

Whilst today Uganda is at peace, with a growing economy and population, decades of civil war left a legacy of poverty it is still working to overcome. 

Family is central to the Ugandan culture and that goes for our staff and volunteers too – we look out for each other.

We're urgently looking for people with a range of backgrounds including health, education and business. If you think you could be part of the change we are creating, please do get in touch.

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Volunteer stories from Uganda

At Gulu Hospital, here looking after a baby, nurse Gerieke is desperately trying to save babies’ lives.
VSO/Georgie Scott

A matter of life and death for one nurse in Uganda

Gerieke Zandberg, a paediatric nurse from the Netherlands, is working to save babies’ lives at Gulu Hospital in Uganda.

A large group of parents gather under a tree as children begin a dance performance at Archerer primary school
VSO/Peter Caton

Educating Karamoja

In northern Uganda, VSO volunteers are bringing communities together to drastically improve education.

Volunteer roles in Uganda

Below is a list of all our current volunteer opportunities in Uganda. Some of these volunteer jobs may only be available to Uganda nationals. Others are available for international volunteers from anywhere in the world.

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