Opportunities MADE for you
From education to manual labour we have opportunities for you to get involved. Whatever your skills and passions are, we can find a way for you to volunteer that not only benefits children and/or adults living in severe poverty but would also be fulfilling and enjoyable.
Below, you would find information about the kind of help we are looking for. If you don’t want to be specific that’s also okay just contact us with how you want to help and we can pull something together that suits you.
Travel for LESS
Not all opportunities require you to leave home but we would love it if you came and experienced the works of the school and community projects for yourself. In fact, we can help organize your trip and with many contacts across Uganda, we can help save you money too. Contact us for more information.
- Do you have teaching experience or would like to get some teaching experience?
- Do you want to share your skills with others?
- Do you have particular skills which you can teach to children and youth?
From teaching the curriculum to teaching specific skills, such as songwriting or crafts, there’s a place for you.
- Are you a God-fearing individual that wishes to get involved in spreading the hope of the gospel to individuals living in severe poverty?
- Do you want to get involved in helping people to worship and praise?
Bright Light Primary School is a Christian school and we strongly believe in spreading the words of the gospel and helping others find faith. In a 3rd world country like Uganda, hope can go a long way and you can help us provide that hope.
Media and the Arts
- Are you a creative individual who would love to use their talents to help people in severe poverty?
- Can you make products that can be sold to fundraise for the school and other community projects in Uganda?
- Are you a writer who’s willing to travel to Uganda and write about their and/or other peoples experiences on our blog?
- Are you passionate about photography or videography and would like to help spread the message about our works and the state of poverty in Uganda?
Whatever your skill or passion, we want your input and we love creativity so we are open to any ideas.
Care and Empowerment
- Are you a professional that can offer guidance and counseling for individuals living in severe poverty?
- Are you a medical professional/student?
- Do you have childcare experience or would like to get some childcare experience including working with babies and infants?
- Are you a compassionate individual who wouldn’t mind entering possible emotional situations?
- Do you believe in human rights and equality and would like to be involved in community outreach?
We are looking for professionals and non-professional volunteers to help in our care and empowerment programs in the school and surrounding community. We work with both children and adults.
- Are you a hard-working individual that is not afraid of a challenge?
- Do you have or want building experience?
- Do you work or want to work in agriculture?
Bright Light Primary school is largely unfinished and is supported by agriculture. We are looking for individuals with or without experience to help with building work or farming practices.
Office and Online Work
- Can you help promote the school and other community projects across social media?
- Do you have skills in administration and would like to support the general running of the school and other community projects?
We are looking for individuals that are tech-savvy, business loving and/or passionate about organising to help with our projects. We would love to hear from those with experience or wanting to gain experience.