East African Playgrounds has an office the 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.

Regional Partnership Executive

Gain valuable insight and experience working within a charitable organisation. Support the recruitment and fundraising journey of students from universities participating in volunteer projects to Uganda throughout the academic year 2020/21.

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East African Playgrounds are looking for Regional Partnership Executives to assist with the recruitment of student volunteers as well supporting teams through their fundraising journey throughout the academic year in 2020/21.

Regional Partnership Executives will work alongside the Student Fundraising Team and a variety of University groups. They will need to be; organised, self-motivated and able to work on their own initiative. By the end of the placement, the successful applicants will have gained experience in every aspect of the execution of a volunteer recruitment drive, delivering first-class stewardship, supporting teams of volunteers and learn a variety of key skills and essential experience needed to work within the sector.

To apply for this position, please complete an application form and return it to [email protected]. Interviews will be scheduled as and when applications are sent. Any questions can be directed to Jack Butterfield at the above email.

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.