East African Playgrounds has an office in Leicester, UK and an office and two workshops in Jinja, Uganda. As an employer, it is paramount that we provide a caring, fun and productive working environment where everyone can succeed.

Keep an eye on this page to see the latest roles we are recruiting for in the UK or Uganda.

International Events Coordinator

East African Playgrounds is looking for a dynamic, engaging and organised individual to join our international volunteering team. For the right person the role provides the perfect progression from entry-level officer to senior to manager. The role has three different areas throughout the year; volunteer recruitment, fundraising support, and in-country project management of our Uganda Volunteer Project and Gorilla Trek. This role is fast pace, exciting and varied. The successful candidate will be part of East African Playgrounds energetic, friendly and award-winning team in the UK as well as getting to spend a few months in the breath-taking country of Uganda.

This role is perfect for a graduate keen to enter the world of international development and/or community fundraising, as it gives a great insight into the varied role of both sectors.

Download the Job Description here  International_Events_Coordinator_2018.docx

To apply for this role please send your CV to [email protected] you will then be sent an application form to be fill out and returned by midnight 26th November 2018.

UK trustees

East African Playgrounds is now looking for new trustees to join our professional and committed trustee board that drives the charity forward. Applicants must demonstrate the following specific competencies:

Excellent interpersonal and advocacy skills to work at board level

Ability to translate strategy into policy and measurable actions

A deep commitment to International and child development

Integrity and professionalism for representing East African Playgrounds to a wide range of stakeholders

A strong commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion

Specific professional expertise East African Playgrounds are looking for:

Marketing and communications (digital/online)

Brand management and/or Public Affairs


International Development

Child Development and Learning

For more information please read our Trustee_briefing_pack.pdf and if you feel you meet our requirements then please send a CV with your full contact details and a covering letter to address your motivation for the role, what specific skills and expertise you would bring and how you meet the competencies outlined below. Please send this information to our Chairman, contact details can be found within the Trustee briefing pack.