Recruiting for Team Uganda Volunteers!

Do you believe that no young person should have to live and work on the streets?

Do you believe that children who have lived on the streets deserve the chance to fulfill their potential?

S.A.L.V.E. International works with children living on the streets of Jinja to help them leave the streets and return home to their families and back into education.

S.A.L.V.E. is looking to recruit a team of Ugandan volunteers to join us for an exciting one month project from 22ndJuly to 16thAugust 2019.

Assistant Project Leader

Your role is to support a mixed group of Ugandan and British volunteers undertaking community research into three main areas of the Sustainable Development Goals. As a team, you will also run a Holiday Camp for children to learn life skills. You should be a creative person, who is able to support all of the volunteers to do this to the best of their ability. This could mean; helping to plan and organise activities, using your knowledge of the area to help the volunteers improve their work, and offering extra support to the volunteer team to work well together and overcome any challenges or conflicts that may arise. You can read the full volunteer role description here.

Team Member Volunteer

You will volunteer with the S.A.L.V.E. team to carry out a community research and action project. This project will involve conducting surveys or questionnaires in local communities and researching into our chosen areas of the Sustainable Development Goals; Gender Equality, Climate Action and Health and Addiction. The role will involve planning, community research, implementation, evaluation and reporting of the project in a timely and quality manner. You will need to have an interest (and knowledge) of one of three areas of the project. At the end of the project, you will feedback the results in a community event, or to a panel. You can read the full volunteer role description here.

All volunteers will also support the running of Holiday Camp activities for children in our programme. This could include; life skill classes, sports sessions, talent shows and arts and crafts activities.

The deadline for all volunteer applications is 26th June 2019. If your application is successful for the Assistant Project Leader role, you will be called to an interview. If your application is successful for a Team Member role, you are required to attend a selection day on 10th July 2019.

Visit: for the full job descriptions or call Alfred Ochaya on 0777538083.

Please apply:by sending your covering letter explaining how you fit the job description and your CV to Please clearly identify which volunteer role you are applying for. It is possible to apply for both roles if you wish, as long as you apply before 26th June and make this clear in your cover letter.

Please only apply if you are a Ugandan national over 21 years old, based in Jinja, with excellent computer knowledge and skills, as well as a passion for the work we do. You should have good time keeping skills.

Please note: You will be volunteering 5 days a week, including occasional days at the weekend.

– You will need to be available for 2 induction days before the project begins on 17thand 18thJuly.

– All volunteers will also help run a holiday camp for the children.

– Your expenses will be covered for the month well as receiving lunch and travel expenses if you are out in the field.

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  1. Madudu Catherine
    Jun, 6, 2019

    Thanks for the advert.
    Am very well willing to work even extra time as a volunteer and staff too if possible and God willing , thank you very much for helping the needy .
    May God bless the work of your hands

    Jun, 10, 2019

    Thank you for that great work dear may God bless you so much for helping and working with the community.

  3. Waiswa Martin
    Jun, 14, 2019

    Thank you , am a jinja based citizen and willing to join the team.
    May God continue blessing the work of your hands.

  4. Mutesi Bridget
    Jun, 14, 2019

    Thanks alot for the good hearts am in jinja too

  5. Bamukisa. Damalie is my name
    Jun, 16, 2019

    Truly in jinja there many drug addicts and street children basing on the knowledge where I stay and ever studied in jinja .therefore if an organization like salve comes out willing to help our dear brethren then that’s nice to hear. thank you

  6. Obbo Moses
    Jun, 19, 2019

    Big thanks to Salve international for coming up with such a great opportunity for our Sisters and Brothers on the streets of jinja to have a better chance of their lives!
    May the good Lord bless you!

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