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Volunteer

Volunteering  Activities

Working in the communities: the volunteers go out with us and get involved in the work we do in our communities.

Providing business and financial skills: Here the volunteers help women teaching the good financial skills management and how to start up a small business.

Project Proposal Writing & Fundraising: Volunteers can join us good proposal writing for grants and do fundraising events in their home countries.

Social Media & Website Management:volunteers will help in advertising and marketing our organizational work on all social media network

Office work: volunteer will assist staff directly with administration and programs

School Outreaches: Volunteers join as we go for schools visits for SRHR services, counseling & guidance to the students

Teaching to our partner schools: Volunteer English, math or any other subject of her/his wish in our partner schools.

Volunteer

Volunteer Request

There are many levels of engagement in supporting SCCF as a volunteer and currently voluntary involvement in SCCF occurs in the following ways:

 

Volunteer group members

Volunteer group members (community and campus-based) – who have a more ongoing role usually involving a variety of activities in fundraising, community education or campaigning; generally such volunteers are self-managed, at most liaising with a staff member but not reporting to staff.

Governance Leaders

Governance leaders – who volunteer as Board of Directors and Regional Steering Committee (RSC) members, coordinators and Executive Directors.

Project Proposal Writing & Fundraising

Project Proposal Writing & Fundraising: Volunteers can join us good proposal writing for grants and do fundraising events in their home countries.

Social Media & Website Management

Social Media & Website Management,volunteers will help in advertising and marketing our organizational work on all social media network

Specialist volunteers / advisors.

Specialist volunteers / advisors – who will provide high level of advice and services

Internswho may work along with paid staff in offices, on a part-time or full-time basis as part of a formal agreement with a sponsoring institution or private sector organization; it usually involves the completion of a specific project in a specific role.

Event Volunteers

Event volunteers – who take one-time or specific actions (e.g. help organize a fundraiser, assist in tabling at an event),

Office support volunteers – who assist staff directly with administration and programs, usually on a continuing basis.

Project volunteers – who may participate in or coordinate a working group of volunteers

Virtual volunteers – who work on a specific task from a distance (e.g. web design, marketing and fundraising)

 

What are the volunteer’s costs?

What are the volunteer’s costs?

Volunteers are required to pay a contribution of $196 per week ($28 per day), It is a little amount to enable us to cover the cost for accommodation and all meals, airport pickups, transportation and other in-country expenses. Transport: From Entebbe International Airport to Kaliro Town (SCCF), One volunteer cost 50 US dollar but its beat expensive for one person compared to group about five volunteer who travel the same distance because they charge for the distance just for one route.

 

Food available in Kaliro-Uganda.

Food available in Kaliro-Uganda

There are a variety of food stuff available in project area that include Motooke, sweet potatoes, cassava, rice, wheat flour chapatti(Rolex liked by most tourists coming to Uganda. The area has traditional fruits like pineapples, oranges, Mangos, bananas. The foods are prepared in accordance with the volunteer’s preference.

Water (access clean and safe drinking water? How far are the nearest sources?)

Water (access clean and safe drinking water? How far are the nearest sources?)

The volunteers will be able to have access to safe and clean drinking water since the project area has small retail shops where packed water of 500ml bottle is easily accessed at relatively low cost of UGX 1000(0.3 US dollar), while a 1 litre bottle can be accessed at a cost of UGX 2000(0.6 US dollar).

 

Transport links - How far (in time and distance) is the nearest major town or city?

Transport links – How far (in time and distance) is the nearest major town or city?

Transport means are available both motorbikes and vehicles everywhere. However, it is important that every volunteer is attached a Bodaboda and given a mobile number to pick him/her whenever in need.

Financial - How far (in time and distance) is the nearest bank with an ATM and facilities to exchange traveller’s cheques?

Financial – How far (in time and distance) is the nearest bank with an ATM and facilities to exchange traveller’s cheques?

Banking facilities are available in all towns and services like ATM but in towns where the volunteer can exchange the traveler’s cheques. However in the rural setting there is agent banking and you can access money through mobile money system.

Security services - Where are the nearest security services e.g. police, night watchman.

Security services – Where are the nearest security services e.g. police, night watchman

In Uganda every sub-county has a police post with police officers attached to them offering services 24 hours.

It is our role as SCCF to introduce every international visitor to the police / security agencies and district authorities where they will be given police land line number or mobile numbers in case of any problem they just call for rescue emergencies.

The volunteers will be asked to provide just 1 passport photo or photocopies of passport

 

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