Volunteer Opportunities in Uganda are available from 2 weeks to 6 months.

Beacon of Hope Uganda provides safe, affordable and meaningful volunteer opportunities in Uganda. We offer a variety of volunteering programs in Uganda, where volunteers can choose to work around Uganda. Our most popular volunteer programs are working with Orphans and vulnerable children’s centre, Teaching English, Women Empowerment Projects, Health/Medical Care projects, Sports and recreational projects etc.

Our volunteer work in Uganda is open to individual travelers, international students, gap year travelers, career breakers, retired and seniors, families, university, college and mission groups from all around the world to come and help by doing volunteering in Uganda. You get involved in a wide range of volunteering opportunities in Uganda with us.

We offer volunteer placements in all corners of Uganda throughout the year.  From the Central to the East, to the North and Western side of the country. We can combine volunteering with adventure safaris and tours. Feel free to contact us, if you have any questions.

Childcare/Orphanage Volunteer Opportunities:

There are many ways in which volunteers can use their education and skills to contribute to the life changing experience for our orphaned and vulnerable children under our care, volunteers will work with our children’s centre and there are opportunities to work and live in BoHU’s affiliated orphanages. – Read more…

English Teaching Volunteer Opportunities:

English teaching Volunteer Program in Uganda is an enjoyable and satisfying experience where the volunteers get the opportunity to teach the students who are eager to improve their conversational English skills. Volunteers work primarily as instructors of English either in our schools. Volunteers may also be asked to assist in other school activities such as sports and other extra-curricular projects. – Read more…

Women Empowerment Volunteer Opportunities:

The project focuses on women and young mothers from the worst affected backgrounds. The program aims to develop a systematic approach to uplift the women in the society; and provide a secure future to their family through various programs and activities. Many women survivors of conflict and from rural areas are working in miserable and vulnerable conditions for their survival, putting their health, development and life at risk. Many of them are also working as bonded laborers, domestic helpers who are often traumatized and abused by their employers and seniors. Young girls and women are especially victims of these people. Read more…

Agriculture Support Volunteer Opportunities:

Agriculture is the backbone of the Ugandan economy with over 80% of the population being directly or indirectly involved in various aspects of this sector. Beacon of Hope Uganda invests a substantial amount of funding in the agriculture sector, through various projects in rural communities of Uganda. Agriculture in Uganda is still based on traditional means of farming. For example, agriculture is still based on rain fed forecast for yields -this is outdated. BoHU is keen and focuses on improved innovative technologies both intermediate and affordable that can transform harvests. As a volunteer interested in the program, you can join us on this project. Read more…

Healthcare/ Medical Volunteer Opportunities:

BoHU mobilizes volunteers with health or medical backgrounds and place them in various rural communities where people do not have access to health facilities and medical services. We welcome all the interested medical students, individuals, professionals, organizations, associations and other experienced groups to join the health program. – Read more…

Environment Conservation Volunteer Opportunities:

In Uganda the environment is degrading rapidly. Environmental degradation is in many ways due to poor management of the environment and the lack of incentives for increasing the value of environmental resources. It is surprising to note that the nature and natural lives has been the most neglected subject in Uganda. This saddening fact is mainly caused by massive deforestation activities in Uganda – Read more…