Masaka, Central Region, Uganda

Social Worker and Community Trainer

Support Good Health and Well-being

Skills Needed

  • Social Sciences
  • Nursing
  • Program Management
  • Teaching

Estimated workload

Full-time

Language Proficiencies

You must be able to speak English.

When Can You Start?

You can start as soon as possible and stay for 3 months to 6 months

Benefits

Meals

Accommodation

Project Details


Description and Impact

HIV/AIDS counseling and training

  • Designing community education sessions about the prevention of HIV Conducting workshops that address the stigma and discrimination attached to people affected by HIV / AIDS
  • Designing workshops sexual health practices for youths in and out of school.
  • Educating communities about sanitation and other basic health practices; such as the need to boil water before drinking
  • Sourcing and distributing mosquito nets to control malaria for children affected by HIV and AIDS.

Deliverables

Help improve the health staus of people affected by HIV and AIDS by working and helping in the activities of mentioned programs

Additional Useful Skills

  • flexibility and ability to speak and understand english
  • community work
  • social work

We Provide These Local Benefits


Benefits Overview

  • Accommodations
  • Learning Opportunity
  • Meal Stipend
  • Good For Groups

Accommodation

Volunteers stay with host families and gets to learn how the local people live and stay.

Learning Opportunity

Yes volunteers have opportunity to learn local culture and can have cooking classes.

Food Stipend

We will provide food.

Additional Benefits

Local Language classes and tourist travels in Masaka town

Ask a question about this project

do we get paid? if so how much?
Ruwanthinie, Apr 9th, 2018
Hello Ruwanthine, thanks for your interest in our organization. No payments, it is voluntary work and free service. Thanks.
Representative of this project, Apr 9th, 2018
I want to work for PLWHIV and want to Join YOU I am already working on HIV/AIDS Awareness and prevention will you Please tell me one thing can I Volunteer? is there any possibility for flight? Please shear email I will send you my BIO and CV
Fayyaz Hanif , Apr 9th, 2018
Yes we have a possibility to volunteer, we don't offer flight contribution.
Representative of this project, Apr 9th, 2018
Can a volunteer work in country in their own country?
Akongo, Mar 25th, 2018
Yes a volunteer can work in their own country. But it would also depend on the task!
Representative of this project, Mar 25th, 2018
Can a volunteer stay for less than 3 months? 6 weeks?
Dania, Feb 20th, 2016
Dear Dania, One can volunteer stay for less than 3 months. 6 weeks is okay with us. Please let me know when you wish top join us. I will be glad to host you at NIRP organization. Thanks for thinking about us. Warm regards, Henry Muhwezi
Representative of this project, Feb 20th, 2016
Is flight accommodations included
Jennifer, Jun 16th, 2015
Dear Jennifer, I appreciate your interest in our work. No, we do not provide flight. But we provide accommodation. Best regards, Henry
Representative of this project, Jun 16th, 2015