HIV/ AIDS Support Volunteer Programs


The Exchange

The HIV/AIDS support project in Uganda is community based and requires volunteers to travel to various rural communities, making each day different. As a volunteer on this project, your tasks may include providing educational classes, HIV/AIDS testing, distribution of contraceptives, and working on outreach programs. Following testing, volunteers provide classes for those both HIV positive and negative. For those HIV negative, education & prevent


What you offer

18 hours of help per week

Social Work: Help with volunteer work in local projects and communities.


What you get

2 days off per week

Shared Dorm: You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other travelers.

Team Dorm: You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other people.

Tent: You will sleep in a tent at a camping site.

Breakfast: You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.

Lunch: You are entitled to a free lunch, every day of your stay.

Dinner: You are entitled to a free dinner, every day of your stay.

Discounts on Tours: Get discounts for tours and excursions around town.

Discounts on Accommodation: Get discounts for your stay in other hostels.

Pick Up: We will pick you up when you arrive, and take you to our property.

Language lessons: Take free language classes at our place.

Certificate: Get a certificate of completion after you finish your experience.


Requirements

Accepts solo applications and also couples and pairs


What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa


Program Details

The HIV/AIDS support project in Uganda is community based and requires volunteers to travel to various rural communities, making each day different. As a volunteer on this project, your tasks may include providing educational classes, HIV/AIDS testing, distribution of contraceptives, and working on outreach programs. Following testing, volunteers provide classes for those both HIV positive and negative. For those HIV negative, education & prevention is the most important topic. Those who are HIV positive are provided with education on HIV/AIDS and are also supported to visit nearby clinics and hospitals to receive further counseling as well as starting their ARVs. ARVs are the medication required to treat HIV, and is free at clinics and hospitals in Uganda.

If you’re someone who is passionate about using education as a vehicle to provide support to those living with HIV/AIDS .