Volunteer with Ssamba Foundation

Ssamba Foundation accepts volunteers from all over the world. You can apply to volunteer in any of our projects from anywhere between 4 weeks up to 12 months. Opportunities are open for, high school students, professional, families, university groups, under 18s, 50 years and above and all who are interested. There isn’t a maximum age limit, though a reasonable fitness level is necessary. Families are encouraged to apply and are welcome!

Applicants must:

  1. be aged 18 or over on the proposed date of arrival in Uganda
  2. be available for an overseas program of 1, 2, 3, 6, 8 or 12 months
  3. be, in the opinion of the Ssamba Foundation team, likely to benefit from and contribute to the program
  4. be able to raise the necessary funding required
  5. be able to communicate effectively in English

Professional Workers

Make an impact by sharing your skills and experience with some of the most marginalized people in Uganda. Your professional skills can be a lifeline for people living in poverty.

In just four weeks or more, you help maximize sustainable community development. The opportunity to use your skills and professional experience to create lasting change. You’ll use your inspiration, expertise and vital practical skills to empower people to access quality healthcare, education and livelihoods opportunities.

Under 18s

Our program is for anyone eighteen years and above. However, we also accept volunteers below 18s years of age if they are in a group with a guardian or supervisor above 25years. Volunteers under 18 years old are only considered when accompanied by a parent/guardian.

Students & Teens

High School, College and University students are highly welcome to volunteer with us. Our students and teens program are an excellent way for them to do something meaningful, build new interests, to polish their existing skills, meet new people and of course, to learn about other cultures.

50 years and above

We offer short-term and long-term opportunities for Seniors and Retirees to volunteer in Uganda and make an impact by utilizing their expertise that comes with age and experience. Your experience and knowledge can be incredibly valuable to share with a community project that’s striving to make a difference for people in need, and by volunteering, you can make a direct impact while also learning about a new culture and enjoying free time to explore Uganda.

Volunteer in Group

Volunteering in a group for about 5-20 to any of our projects is highly appreciated. Get some friends together or organize a group from your school and embark on this incredible adventure!