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Nurture Africa I.T Placement

We are now accepting applications for our newly established 3 week I.T volunteer programme

in Uganda in summer 2017. 



Do something different in 2017!

  • Are you seeking a new and exciting challenge in Summer 2017?

  • Are you up for immersing yourself in a completely different culture and gaining a new perspective on the world?

  • Are you a hard-working, adaptable and a team-player?

  • Do you wish to take part in activities that allow you to bring your overseas learning experiences back to communities in Ireland?


If you answered ‘YES’ to these questions, read on to find out why a Nurture Africa volunteer placement could be for you! Short-term volunteering is a unique opportunity to travel, experience a new culture and learn throughout the duration of this programme; whilst dedicating your time to worthwhile community development projects.


Placement Information




If you are currently studying a relevant course or working in the field of I.T, this programme will allow you to use your skills in order to teach school children and unemployeed youth in various fields of computer skills as well as capacity building organisational staff in Uganda.




3 week placement options


  • 9th - 30th June


  • 21st July - 11th August



Nansana, Wakiso District, Uganda 

Nansana is located 6 miles northwest of Uganda’s capital city Kampala along the Kampala – Hoima Road.



Application Process and Requirements


Volunteer placements are allocated subject to the suitability of the applicant.


  • Submit an application form (downloadable here)

  • Undergo an interview process.

  • Be willing to completed a Garda Vetting process.

  • Commit to achieving a set fundraising target 3 weeks before departure for your placement

  • Attend ALL pre-departure training sessions and abide by the Nurture Africa Volunteer Agreement and Code of Conduct

  • We strongly advise attendance at debriefing and reunion workshop approximately 4 weeks after you return home from your placement.

  • Obtain all required travel vaccinations and anti-malaria drugs and adequate travel insurance before departure.


This is an opportunity to put your energy, enthusiasm and skills to good use for a great cause. It is also important to have realistic expectations about what can be achieved during a short-term volunteering placement. By volunteering with us, you will also learn about the challenges of international development and to better understand the ways in which we are all connected. Come with an open mind, a humble heart and an adventurous spirit and you will gain a new perspective on the world. By contributing to Nurture Africa projects, you can help us make a positive difference for people in some of Uganda’s most vulnerable communities.


Contact us


For more details and information please complete the contact form below and Volunteer Coordinator Kevin Murphy will respond to you with the information that you require. 


Disclaimer: By completing and submitting the contact form below, you are accepting being contacted by a member of staff from Nurture Africa. 

Thank you for getting in touch regarding the Nurture Africa Volunteer Programme. I will be in touch with you as soon as possible. Warm regards, Kevin

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