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.


UK Fundraising and Administration Assistant

This is a new part-time (22.5 hours a week) role, to support our trusts and foundations (grant funders) fundraising stream. Our trusts and foundations fundraising stream was established in 2016 and has been growing steadily since then. We now need additional support with smaller grant applications to these grant funders, including research, application writing and administration. Full training will be given so no experience of trusts and foundations fundraising is required. Please see full job description Job_description_-_fundraising_and_administration_assistant.pdf To apply, please complete the application form and return to [email protected] by midnight on the 1st November.

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

Fundraising

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.