Volunteering, the selfless service of charitable work is noble, rewarding, and challenging. Just
like it is important to ensure a future for Children, it is equally important to ensure the welfare
and lives of our Children in Ugandan urban slums and streets, while seemingly unrelated, can
indirectly affect the lives of humans all over the world. Just a few hours of your time can mean
helping many Children in Uganda who are in need of your help.
At Uganda Youth Soccer Academy, there are several roles that volunteers can play, from
anywhere in the world. We need AMBASSADORS for our Cause, Other Sports and soccer
coaching services, Support families in our local communities to help in the Fight against
Poverty and HIV/AIDS in Uganda, recommending sponsor families to transform the life of a
Volunteers to our cause will get free accommodation, meals, local transport with a host family in Uganda, Visas arranged by the Academy with a life changing Social Experience you will never forget. We can also help you get Discounted Flight offers from our Partner Airlines.
Volunteers also have the chance to experience the sights and sounds of Uganda’s unique beauty. Experiences such as visiting Uganda’s National parks for ‘safari’s’ or going white-water rafting on The Nile River, amongst others, are not to be missed.
Light cotton tops and cotton trousers/shorts in summer, hat/ cap and light shoes
Long-sleeved blouses/shirts for game drives/ boat cruises, which will protect you from mosquitoes and the sun
Safari trousers, jeans or casual pants for evenings and cooler days. A fleece or sweater is required for those cool winter evening and mornings
A hat, sunglasses and sunscreen (a tanning lotion and a high factor sunscreen for your face, neck, feet and hands
Sandals, open shoes
Comfortable walking shoes, sandals for when swimming in the Lake Victoria
Camera film, extra memory cards and batteries, just in case, these are difficult to find in Uganda outside of city centers.
Malaria is found in all areas of Uganda. Prophylaxis is recommended for all travelers.
Please note that one must always consult your doctor, pharmacist, local malaria specialist before embarking on a trip to a malaria area - the contents below are designed to be a guide only - conditions do change.
Volunteer with UYSA Malaria is very common in Sub-Saharan Africa. The predominant species is Plasmodium falciparum. Plasmodium falciparum is the most dangerous of the four species of human malaria (Plasmodium Falciparum, Plasmodium Vivax, Plasmodium Ovale, and Plasmodium Malaria).
Please contact you nearest Uganda embassy for more accurate visa information and updates.
All visitors require a valid passports hold tickets for return or onward travel.