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Nurture Africa Overseas Volunteer Programme


Nurture Africa Overseas Volunteer Programme

Nurture Africa


At a Glance

  • Start Date:08/11/2022
  • End Date:15/09/2023
  • Closing date:31/05/2023
  • Post Updated:08/11/2022
  • Min Hours:3 weeks
  • Role Type:Community Development

Requirements:Skills related to role applied for (health, education, general skills)


The Nurture Africa Volunteer Programme enables students to support our operations in Uganda whilst having the opportunity to increase their understanding of development within a global south country. Our four main programme areas are healthcare, education, business and general skills. The programme is divided into three phases.

  • Phase 1: 2 full pre-placement programmes days which take place in Dublin.
  • Phase 2: 3 week overseas placement in Uganda. 
  • Phase 3: 1 full debriefing day post placement in Dublin

Applicants are fully supported by Irish and Ugandan staff through all phases of the programme. Applications can be submitted here

Is training provided?: Yes

Please note that Garda Vetting is required for this position which will be processed with you after you apply.

Tasks that the volunteer(s) will be expected to undertake:

Tasks will be dependant on the role applied for and will be discussed during the interview phase.

Skills required for this role:

  • Good communication skills
  • Adaptability
  • Empathy
  • Team Player
  • Flexible
  • Composure
  • Positive attitude

Details of time commitment needed for role:
Phase 1: 2 x full Saturday's Phase 2: 3 weeks overseas Phase 3: 1 full Saturday

Minimum time commitment per week:
10+ hour p/week

Additional screening required for this role:
Application Form, Interview, Garda Clearance, Reference Checks


If you have any questions about this role please feel free to get in touch:

Name: Kevin Murphy

Address: Nurture Africa, 54 Pembroke Road


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