WORI is an NGO based in beautiful Jinja, Eastern Uganda. Jinja is an excellent place to live and is a great base to travel to other regions of Uganda and East Africa. WORI’s greatest goal is to ensure that the lives of women, youths and children improve every other day. Working in Uganda will provide the intern with an excellent opportunity to learn about the people and their culture, most pressing needs, and give you a bigger insight of how impactful your knowledge and skills can be towards community work in Uganda.

FUNDRAISING AND RESOURCE MOBILIZATION INTERN
We are looking for a Fundraising/Resource Mobilization intern to join our team and work with us for 2-3 months in Uganda between February to May 2018: although those seeking a longer internship are very welcome.
The intern’s main responsibilities will be:-
• Writing proposals and Grants
• Fundraising for sustainability of program activities and resources through social media platforms (Website, Blog, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram) with current photos for our various project work and activities.
• Undertake any other related tasks as may be assigned
The ideal candidate should at least be a university graduate with proven experience and skills in grant/ proposal writing and online fundraising in any related disciplines. They must share WORI’s values of gender equality and sustainable development. Applicants must have also have a friendly and hardworking attitude, great initiative, good communication skills, ability to work in a multi-cultural team and in potentially challenging conditions (e.g. power outages etc.).

SRHR: MENSTRUAL HYGIENE INTERN
We are looking for a Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights intern to join our team and work with us for 2-3 months in Uganda between February to May 2018: although those seeking a longer internship are very welcome.
This internship will focus approximately 60% of the time on reproductive health, where the intern will focus on raising awareness about Menstrual Health in schools (both boys and girls) and in Communities (teenage girls, women and men). Through trainings, useful health information will be passed on, to demystify myths about menstruation, improve attitude and promote health. The intern is also expected to use 40% of this period to fundraise for required material for the production of re-usable sanitary pads that WORI’s Menstrual Hygiene Project locally makes: to support the girls in the selected schools stay in school and as well promote menstrual health in the communities trained. The main responsibilities of the intern will be to:
• Plan and implement Menstrual Health trainings
• Develop any other menstrual health education packs
• Involve in fundraising/resource Mobilization of Sanitary pads production
• Undertake any other tasks as may be assigned
The ideal candidate should at least be a higher college or University Student in Public Health, Social Work, or any related discipline with proven experience. They must share WORI’s values of gender equality and sustainable development. Applicants must have also have a friendly and hardworking attitude, great initiative, good communication skills, ability to work in a multi-cultural team and in potentially challenging conditions (e.g. power outages etc.).

SRHR: CERVICAL CANCER INTERN
We are looking for a Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights intern to join our team and work with us for 2-3 months in Uganda between February to May 2018: although those seeking a longer internship are very welcome.
This internship will focus approximately 70% of the time on reproductive health, where the intern will focus on raising awareness about cervical cancer in communities to teenage girls, women and men. Through trainings, useful health information will be passed on, to detail what cervical cancer is, its cause, and treatment. The intern is also expected to use 30% of this period to fundraise for cervical cancer screening for the trained women in communities. The main responsibilities of the intern will be to:
• Plan and implement Cervical Cancer trainings
• Develop any other menstrual health education packs
• Involve in fundraising for cervical cancer screening for the trained women
• Undertake any other tasks as may be assigned
The ideal candidate should at least be a higher college or University Student with two years of experience in Public Health, Social Work, or any related discipline. They must share WORI’s values of gender equality and sustainable development. Applicants must have also have a friendly and hardworking attitude, great initiative, good communication skills, ability to work in a multi-cultural team and in potentially challenging conditions (e.g. power outages etc.).

WOMEN’S MUSEUM COORDINATOR INTERN
An extremely exciting opportunity has arisen for a volunteer to join our team to orchestrate the first women’s museum in East Africa. The aim of the museum is threefold
• Educate and inspire about the gendered history of East Africa which is often unspoken about.
• Celebrate East African women in addition to highlight the existence and limitations of patriarchal values
• Generate income for WORI Uganda domestic violence shelter
The museum will focus on the everyday experience of women in East Africa, exploring culture such as languages, music, dance, hair, fashion, and cooking. As well informal and formal employment, famous women in East Africa and the colonial legacy examining how imperialism impacted women and society today. The museum will concentrate largely on stories, art and literature whilst exploring the success and limitations of women in East Africa.
This is a very exciting opportunity to be involved in the start of this exciting project. We are recruiting a coordinator to join our team at Women’s Rights Initiative Uganda, a women’s prosperity charity that aims to improve the lives of women. We are based in beautiful Jinja, in Eastern Uganda. We have many initiatives under way, from small-scale events to large funding applications. As WORI is a small, grass roots, Ugandan run charity our recruitment and fundraising ethos is extremely important. We aim to avoid creation of a narrative of victims that the western world is saving, whilst trying to engage with ideas of sharing skills and time, as well as telling the story of survivors in Uganda which, like every country, has good and bad aspects.
We are looking for the coordinator to join our team, this person will play a pivotal role in creation of the one of the kind museum. The individual will have a fantastic opportunity to gain experience and skills, and join an excellent team whilst being part of a truly exciting and monumental project. The position will have three main responsibilities
 Artefact and content curation 60%
Researching items and creating networks of expertise and other NGOs to tell original stories. Plan the content of the museum, sections and components.
 Fundraising 25%
Locating and applying to grants, creating online fundraising and presence, working with team on proposals.
 Project management 15%
Working with team in Uganda and Scotland to organize multiple aspects of the project and ideas. The coordinator will work with the team to manage the timeline, budget and overall organization of the project.

The ideal candidate will have a university degree from a relevant discipline and project management experience. Preferably, the candidate will have some museum curation and/or fundraising experience. They must share WORIs values of gender equality, sustainable development and responsible fundraising. They must have excellent research and communication skills.
Most importantly the candidate must have a friendly and hardworking attitude, have great initiative and work in a multi-cultural team in potentially challenging conditions (e.g. power outages etc.).

The position is for a minimum of three months full time.

SOCIAL MEDIA AND PHOTOGRAPHY INTERN
We are looking for a social media and photography intern to join our team and work with us for 2-3 months in Uganda between February to May 2018: although those seeking a longer internship are very welcome.
The intern’s main responsibilities will be:-
• Updating our social media platforms (Website, Blog, Twitter, Facebook and Instagram) with current photos for our various project work and activities.
• Beefing up WORI’s publicity with potential partners institutions, Magazines and Online Networks
• Fundraising for sustainability of program activities over social media
• Undertake any other related tasks as may be assigned
The ideal candidate should possess a high quality HD digital camera and a voice recorder. Should at least be a higher college or University Student with experience in any related disciplines. They must share WORI’s values of gender equality and sustainable development. Applicants must have also have a friendly and hardworking attitude, great initiative, good communication skills, ability to work in a multi-cultural team and in potentially challenging conditions (e.g. power outages etc.).

Unfortunately, WORI is not able to provide financial support for the internship, and so we ask interested applicants to meet some fees catering for their overall costs in Uganda. It is within our policy that each interested applicant pays for Application fee, Host home fees, Program fees and Airport Pick-Up. These costs (Host home fees and Program fees) are dependent on duration of intern’s stay. We also ask that each candidate covers their own costs of flights, health insurance and visa. Applicants should also have some extra money for their personal interests, depending on their lifestyle.

For applications and other inquiries, please write us at women.r.i@gmail.com