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.

Summer Project Officer

The long awaiting Summer Project Officer roles are now back up for grabs, you're change to step up your volunteering experience and be the lead on our projects this summer.

Download the full Role description here

East African Playgrounds are looking for SPOs to help co-ordinate the Volunteer projects from booking transport, to organising volunteers on project, to taking part in each trek whilst ensuring participant’s morale remains high. They will work alongside the International Events Coordinator to support the daily running of the Gorilla Trek project and the Uganda Volunteer project. They will need to be self-motivated and able to work on their own initiative. They need to be organised, prepared and actively support our volunteers alongside the EAP team. As a small charity, the successful candidate will be a vital part of our team driving the charity forward to achieve big things whilst giving people the experience of a lifetime.

To apply, please request an application form from [email protected] and return to the same email address along with your CV before 12pm on Monday the 1st March 2020. If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

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.