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.

Summer Projects Officer Internship

At East African Playgrounds, we run volunteer projects over summer aimed at students. We pride ourselves on ethical volunteering and making a real impact through our projects. This is your chance to join our team and have the summer of a lifetime whilst developing valuable skills.

We're looking for enthusiastic, outgoing and organised interns to join us this summer for our Summer Projects Officer Internship! This involves spending your summer in Uganda overseeing our volunteer projects and gorilla treks, gaining on-the-ground experience in working for an NGO and experience the incredible country of Uganda.

The full job description can be found here.


To apply for this role please send your CV to volunteer@eastafricanplaygrounds.org you will then be sent an application form to be fill out and returned by midnight 25th February 2019.

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.