Volunteer with Football Coaching in Uganda

Volunteer with football coaching in Uganda, teaching sports to children at school. Therefore, you will help creating team spirit and developing talents.Sports have the powerful ability to draw people together, even beyond international borders, help to build strong communities, and contribute to the creation of healthier, happier individuals. Sports also can offer a route out of poverty and a path of excitement and promise to many young people from disadvantaged backgrounds.

Sports Activities are a Great Opportunity for the Children to Come Together and Grow Personally

Volunteer with Football Coaching in Uganda
Volunteer with Football Coaching in Uganda

However, for children in deprived communities, opportunities to participate in creative games are rare, due to lack of resources to provide specialized sports and physical education teachers.  As a sports development volunteer, you can give these disadvantaged teenagers the chance to discover new sports and enjoy getting fit, encouraging them to uncover their potential.  IKPVA Uganda’s sports coaching projects offer participants with both valuable life-changing experience and an opportunity to make a difference.

Volunteers on sports development and football coaching in Uganda interact daily with local students, children, young adults, and their leaders in schools, sports clubs and youth organizations. They design and organize various sports activities like:

  • track and field
  • conduct physical education lessons
  • coach local games such as volleyball, football, basketball, netball, athletics
  • organize sports tournaments among different schools or local clubs
  • bring fresh ideas and introduce new sports and games
  • promote healthy sports habits and serve as positive role models for young, impressionable individuals

Please note: volunteers do not need to be qualified or experienced to participate on these projects, however volunteers with special expertise are highly preferred.

 

 

Start Dates & Duration

Projects in Uganda start on the 1st and 3rd Mondays of the month. Volunteers should arrive on Sundays.

You can choose to volunteer from 1 to 24 weeks.

Arrival Airport: Entebbe International Airport. Volunteers will travel by road, through the capital Kampala, eastwards to Jinja and northwards to Kamuli, a journey of 4-5 hours depending on traffic.

 

 

  • The program fee is paid directly to the host organization.
  • All of the projects incur a registration fee of  U$ 149.00 on top of the program fee.
Uganda Fees

What does the volunteer in Uganda program fee include?

  • Airport Pickup
  • Orientation plus city tour on arrival at the project site
  • Accommodation for all projects
  • 3 meals per day
  • Support from local staff & Program supervision
  • In-country 24/7 support throughout your stay
  • In-country administration costs

There are no hidden costs. These projects are the most affordable to volunteer in Uganda.

IKPVA is an NGO based in a developing country. We are dedicated to helping you help others, at the lowest possible price. We are interested in making volunteering abroad more accessible so that more people can help do really important work.

Participants in our Uganda programs normally find US$ 50 to be sufficient for weekly expenses in the country.

The program fee should be paid to the host country and it is due 30 days before the project start date.

 

 

Accommodation & Meals

The type of accommodation depends very much on the project the volunteer will be working. Generally speaking, the following categories are available: Volunteer Apartment or Volunteer Guest House sharing with other volunteers. In all of our projects we ensure that the accommodation we provide is safe, secure and comfortable.

In these accommodation settings, volunteers live together but in private rooms. These can be very fun places to stay when volunteers from different nationalities live together. Each volunteer in Uganda will have a room of it’s own, however although in some cases two volunteers of the same sex will have to share a room. Housing conditions are basic, but all houses have electricity and running water. As compared to normal standards of Uganda, the accommodation can be regarded as more than adequate.

A “house keeper” ist taking care of each of the volunteer Guesthouses. He is responsible for preparing all the meals for the volunteers, and the general cleanliness of the house.

 

 

Requirements for Uganda Volunteers

You must be at least 18 years old at the start of your Volunteer in Uganda placement.

All volunteers must have adequate volunteer travel insurance and are required to provide credentials depending on the chosen program. 

Language skill required for Uganda Volunteers

Knowledge of intermediate English is a pre-requisite.

Safety

You will have a competent support and advices from the local team and project leaders. Someone will always be available in the case of any emergency. Please keep in mind that you are in a different country and should take some precautions to avoid exposing yourself to certain risks.

The local coordinators will give you all the information to have a safe and unforgettable experience.

 

 

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More Volunteer Opportunities in Uganda

Choose from a wide range of safe and  meaningful projects for volunteer work in Uganda.

If you love to work as a volunteer teacher, you can choose whether to teach English at school or coach football and sports for boys and girls.

For the students at school and even adults, you can even help providing IT literacy as a volunteer.

Moreover, for medical students we offer a medical internship in order to provide healthcare for the population, or a project specializing in AIDS Prevention.

You can also contribute for women’s rights as a volunteer on woman empowerment.

For the developing country is is also important to foster small businesses and startups, where you can help as a microfinance volunteer.

Furthermore, the construction volunteer project can help providing basic needs of the population, such as a water well.

Finally, you can help preserving Uganda’s biodiversity as an environmental volunteer.

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