Volunteer in Uganda & Rwanda

Mentor a child to protect the threatened National Parks and Wildlife Reserves

Save Children Save Environment

Our volunteer team consists of dedicated individuals of all ages who participate in various CCP activities such as fundraising, conservation education programs, etc.   “We welcome high-caliber volunteers who are passionatetolerant, and proactive  seeking service opportunities or internships. We are always on the lookout for people who are willing to donate their time, expertise and cash to help us. Together with our local team we assist them to develop creative and independent work which will have a meaningful impact in the lives of the children and young people we support and subsequently in the future of wildlife preservation in the region”

There are a number of ways you can volunteer. Email us today and come be a part of our family of volunteers. 

Did you ever dream of living in East Africa while supporting a grassroots conservation organization which empowers and mentors their younger community members to become the future advocates of wildlife and natural parks preservation? at CCP we welcome passionateproactive and knowledgeable people who want to contribute to our mission.

Benefits of volunteering at CCP:

  • Affordability  CCP does not charge any programme fees to its volunteers
  • Free accommodation  CCP will place its volunteers (those who opt for the homestay accommodation) in local families where to experience the local way of life at no cost
  • Gain substantial work experience  CCP volunteer jobs entail high-responsibility and demanding tasks which offer volunteers an invaluable opportunity to develop their skills and give a boost to their CVs
  • Incomparable setting  living & working in Uganda or Rwanda and within easy reach to the main national parks (Queen Elizabeth National Park, Kibale NP, Akagera NP, Volcanoes NP etc.)

Volunteers will have the opportunity to:

  • Obtain certificates of volunteering: CCP will offer a certificate to every volunteer after successful volunteering
  • Establish friendships
  • Rewards of involvement
  • Feeling of self-worth
  • Training opportunities
  • Personal development and growth
  • Social interaction

Requirements to be a CCP volunteer:

  • Commitment to the cause (responsibility, integrity and respect to CCP values )
  • Cover personal expenses (flights, vaccinations, travel insurance, visa, local transportation, and leisure costs)
  • Being fluent in English (French or any other African language an asset – Ugandan, Swahili, Kinyarwanda etc.)
  • Previous experience in Africa preferred (volunteering or traveling)
  • At the end of the volunteering period, the volunteer will write a short report about their experience of volunteering at CCP.

Additional information for volunteers 

Accommodation: Volunteers have 2 options of accommodation. It is up to the volunteer to make their own choice.                                                Option 1:  accommodation in hotels-different hotel options will be sent to the volunteer before they arrive then they will choose a hotel of their choice and directly pay the hotel when they arrive.

Option 2:  Accommodation at the homes of local CCP ambassadors near the schools/national park or forest reserves. The homes might be somewhat rural but secure for the volunteer to stay. CCP will carefully select conservation ambassadors who will host the volunteers. The volunteer will be accommodated for free and will be free to cook for themselves whatever they wish to eat. The volunteer will out of his willingness make a small contribution towards food expenses to the conservation ambassador. This is voluntary.

Transport:  Public transport will be used where possible, however for travels where transport by public means is difficult, the volunteer will hire a car. The costs of the hiring will be borne by the volunteer. Please click below to see the current volunteering opportunities within our organization:

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