Want to help out our efforts in Gulu?

 We look for folks to come over for a year or longer and help make it all happen!

We’ve been so lucky to have an amazing team in place in Gulu, and we find that the biggest reason for that is they are all super fun to be around, extremely positive, humble, ready to jump in on anything that’s needed, flexible with rapidly changing needs, and are completely dedicated to the folks in Uganda we’re serving. If that sounds like you, check out the details below and find out your next steps.

 

Assistant Country Director

2-3 year commitment 

Based in Gulu, Uganda

Responsibilities:

  • 4 days travel to Kampala per month
  • Manage and oversee all Love Does operations in Uganda:
  • Develop and maintain organizational partnerships and friendships in Uganda
  • Strategically operate Love Does education and justice projects in Uganda
  • Report and be accountable to the Love Does US team on the use of funds in Uganda
  • Foster an environment where national staff take ever increasing roles of leadership
  • Organize and coordinate visitor trips
  • Meet audacious goals in a challenging environment with an understanding of how our work fits contextually in a development setting
  • Ensure organizational compliance with applicable Ugandan regulations
  • Manage 5-7 direct reports (Ugandan and Expatriate)
  • Any other task required to get the job done in Uganda

Must-Haves:

  • A successful candidate will be humble, flexible, whimsical, outcome oriented, service oriented, unflappable, patient, upbeat and have an attention to detail
  • At least two years of management experience
  • Skills in finance and budgeting
  • Interpersonal skills and strong cross-cultural leadership capabilities
  • International development work or travel experience 

Our Benefits: 

  • We will provide a small monthly stipend and cover all work related expenses

Yearlong Volunteer Position 

1 Year Commitment 

Based in Gulu, Uganda 

  • Develop and maintain organizational partnerships and friendships in Uganda
  • Organize and coordinate visitor trips
  • Meet audacious goals in a challenging environment with an understanding of how our work fits contextually in a development setting
  • Social Media and photography experience 
  • Any other task required to get the job done in Uganda