Outgoing person wanted to help at beautiful safari camp in Uganda

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 Min stay requested: at least 2 weeks

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  • Description

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    Hello future workawayer. Looking for one traveller or a couple to assist in general going ons around the camp.

    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 to rope in with whatever needs doing on any particular day, from painting, to wiring to chatting with guests to making furniture.

    It s a really cool opportunity to learn some random skills and enjoy the nature. Have now had a few successful volunteers. Really open to what you as a volunteer can bring to the camp so the experience depends on your interest, we had a girl who was great at marketing so focused on that side, a guy who was brilliant at handy jobs so he did a lot of painting and sanding furniture- and helped me construct a swinging bed, most recent volunteer was really into yoga so offered it to guests, and also made some amazing signs for the property.

    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 volunteer could also drive as im currently the only staff member with liscense and we go to town to get supplies usually once a week.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Building
    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Other
    Help with Eco project
    Helping with Tourists

  • Help

    Help

    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.

  • 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, laid back environment. Lots of opportunity to learn some random skills, and happy for you to bring your skills and input to the project.

  • 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 staff meals a day and if you wish, you can also eat guest food every now and again to vary diet, as staff 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

  • ...

    Hours expected

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

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