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HELP International Intern or Volunteer - Uganda

Program Duration

2-4 Week, 9-12 Week, 5-8 Week


Spring, Winter

Intern Types

  • Accounting
  • Administrative
  • Agriculture
  • Architecture
  • Communications
  • Construction
  • Creative Writing
  • Development
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Health Administration
  • Health Sciences
  • Human Rights
  • Humanities
  • Journalism
  • Medicine
  • Music
  • Nursing
  • Photography
  • Physical Therapy
  • Sales
  • Sports
  • Statistics
  • Sustainable Development


  • English

Cost in US$:

USD 2950 - USD 3450

Cost Includes:

  • Emergency evacuation services
  • Food
  • Housing
  • In-country orientation/Training
  • In-country staff support
  • Medical insurance
  • Pre-departure orientation/Training
  • Travel while in host country
  • Written materials abroad
  • Written materials pre-departure

Program Fees Include:

-Room & Board (including project-related overnight stays in remote locations)
-Breakfast and dinner five days a week
-2 in-country directors
-Health Insurance (comprehensive coverage for evacuation and medical emergencies)
-Trainings and project resources
-Safety and security in-country
-All project/work related travel expenses in-country
-HELP t-shirt and other promotional materials
-Project expenses
-Personal mentorship by HELP's executive director for interns
-Airport pick up and drop off in-country
-Wifi for HELP related projects or needs
*This list is not all-inclusive. The program cost covers a variety of costs necessary to maintain and build the entire program.

Credit Available


Experience Required


Volunteer Types

  • Agriculture
  • Aids
  • Building & Construction Projects
  • Business
  • Childcare & Children
  • Community Centers
  • Community Development
  • Culture
  • Disability Issues
  • Economic Development
  • Education
  • English Teaching
  • Gender Issues
  • Health
  • Health Care
  • Health Education
  • Hospital
  • Human Rights
  • Journalism
  • Marketing
  • Medicine
  • Microfinance
  • Music
  • Nursing
  • Nutrition
  • Orphans
  • Public Health
  • Small Business Development
  • Social Work
  • Street Children
  • Teaching
  • Volunteer Management
  • Women
  • Youth
  • Youth Development

This Program is open to

South African, Kiwi, Worldwide, Asian, Australian, Canadian, European and American Participants. This Program is also open to Couples and Individuals.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Group living

Participants Travel

in Groups

Typically Participants Work

in Groups of 2+

Scholarships are Available

The following discounts and scholarships are available:

- USD 800 discount for returning volunteers
- USD 150 discount if you pay in full within 30 days (discount only applies if you apply two months before your program begins)
- ½ price spouse discount (one spouse must pay in full and the other will receive ½ off)
- USD 100 recruit-a-friend discount (discount will be applied when each friend has paid in full and is in-country)
- USD 200 - 500 discount (or one free wave) for Spanish language fluency, USD 1000 for Thai language fluency, and USD 650 for Fjian fluency
- USD 500 skills based scholarship (ex. medical or teaching degrees, photography, videography etc.)
- Each career fair we attend we give away 1-3 scholarships of USD 500 - USD 1,000 - watch for us at your university!
- Watch our social media for frequent giveaways and competitions! @helpintl
- Know someone who deserves a big scholarship due to an amazing level of character or leadership experience? Nominate them on our website!

*The maximum amount off (unless otherwise approved) of the normal program fee is a USD 1,000 discount.

**All pricing is in regards to our full programs. For shorter programs awarded scholarships and discounts will be adjusted on a program by program basis.

Application Process Involves

  • In-Person Interview when Feasible
  • Online Application
  • Phone/Video Interview

Typically The Application Process Time is

1 week