Outgoing person wanted to help at beautiful safari camp in Uganda

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  • Description

    Description

    Hello future workawayer. Looking for one traveller or a couple to assist in supervising the camp for a couple of weeks in March when I'm away on leave.

    It's a new campsite just outside the gate of mburo national park.

    There's 10 permanent staff, who are all very good workers and know what they have to do, so your role would be to just make sure everything is running smooothly, keeping an eye on things and most importantly interacting with tourists such as hanging out around a campfire, making sure theyre all happy and enjoying their stay, playing with kids if we have children staying at the camp, and it would be a serious bonus if you were foodies and could assist our chefs in creating higher quality standards in their food, especially presentation.

    volunteer must be responsible, outgoing and enjoy meeting new people, and happy to spend their time in the middle of the Ugandan Bush. It's really special here and amazing spot for birding, nature walks, safari etc. Ideally candidate could also drive as im currently the only staff member with liscense and we got o town to get supplies usually once a week.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Cooking / shopping
    Helping with Tourists
    Other

  • Help

    Help

    Ideally you could arrive at the end of February and spend a week with me, I'll show you the ropes. I will be gone for half of march. Its very hands on, and I've been learning a lot of random new skills such as wiring, carpentry. You're welcome to try your hand at making a table or bench or something. We have lots of materials.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    english

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    For clients we offer camping, lazy camping, safari tents. You would be staying in a tent or in staff quarters. Your room /tent would be private and toilet shower facilities are shared. We provide 3 meals a day and if you wish, you can also eat guest food every now and again to vary diet, as stayy eat beans, posho, rice, vegetables , maatoke and beef.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Biking, visit to local communities nature walks with animals, game drives,
    Functional transport system, can take trips to local town.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    Two

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Learn about Ugandan culture especially the cattle herding ankole people,learn about birds, animals and nature in region, gain experience in management role in laid back environment.

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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