Volunteer Appeal

This is a shout out for new recruits!  As we have no paid staff in the UK, our volunteers are the lifeblood of the charity.  We have a number of specific ways you can get involved that are listed below, but in addition to these, we are always keen to speak to anyone who feels they may have other experience or skills that could benefit us in any capacity.  We’re a very flexible team and happy to accommodate all willing volunteers!  To find out more, please email secretary@hsoa.org.uk

UK based roles:
a) Assistant Treasurer
b) Assistant Secretary
c) Volunteer Manager
d) Event Organisers – to take on organising a community fundraising event
e) Ambassadors to give presentations on HSoA at group meetings
f) Fundraisers to identify new ways to raise income and take the lead on implementing these ideas
g) Chair of the Marketing Communications team – to oversee all marketing activity and be the go to on new marketing ideas
h) Marketing Assistant to the Marketing Manager – to produce flyers, certificates and take some of the administrative work off the marketing manager
i) Updating our Twitter and Instagram accounts with information on our projects in Uganda and fundraising in the UK
j) Trustee – longer term opportunity once someone has spent some time in the charity in one of the teams and ready to take on this commitment

In Uganda:
For the right volunteer, this is a unique opportunity to work directly with Ugandan team.  For this role to be most effective, we would encourage the individual to be prepared to travel out to Uganda (at their own expense) at least once.  We are looking for volunteers to act in an advisory / coaching capacity in the following areas:
k) Business adviser on economic empowerment projects
l) IT in Uganda – carry out an audit of IT equipment on the ground, provide basic IT training and update / fix IT equipment when out there.