Programme Information
Applying for the Nurture Africa Volunteer Programme provides you with the unique opportunity to increase your awareness and understanding of international development whilst using your skills to support our ongoing work in Uganda. Commencing with 2 programme days in Dublin, you will then travel to Nurture Africa headquarters in Nansana, where you will be immersed in day-to-day life for the duration of your 3 week placement in this bustling and very welcoming community.​


To Apply:

1. Submit a completed application form below

2. Complete an informal interview process

​3. Commit to participating in two pre-placement programme days prior to your placement in Uganda

4. Commit to attending a debriefing and reunion workshop approximately 4 weeks after you return home from your placement.


Placement Information
The General Skills Programme is open to anyone over the age of 20 regardless of professional or academic background. You will be supporting various Nurture Africa projects which supplement our strong health and education focus.

Activities during this placement will be predominantly based within Nurture Africa's partners schools and at Nurture Africa headquarters. The activities include library reading sessions with primary schools children, basic first aid workshops, learning about and tending to our demonstration vegetable plots. Training material and resources will be provided to ensure that you are prepared for your role. 

You will also be introduced to the broader work of Nurture Africa including healthcare, education and income generation. You will meet families who are being supported by Nurture Africa on a daily basis and are working to create a brighter future for themselves. 

* All applications are subject to Garda/Police clearance


Any applications received here for local volunteering will not be responded to.

Placement One: 7th - 28th June


registrations are not available

There are currently no entry options available for this event.


Placement Two: 28th June - 19th July

Register 28th June - 19th July

Placement Three: 19th July - 9th August

Register 19th July - 9th August

October Programme

11th - 25th October