The International Health Sciences University offers a great opportunity for students to gain workplace skills through our volunteership program. Though the placements are normally short term, a student will appreciate the wealth of knowledge and practical experience that comes with the program. The University offers volunteering opportunities mainly in the areas of public health, community work, maternal and child health projects and research-related activities. This is one opportunity to gaining work experience and honing your problem solving skills. Above all, IHSU has used volunteering as a fundamental tool for creating change and contributing to the health outcomes of the country.

Volunteer FAQ

  • WHO CAN VOLUNTEER? +

    The volunteering opportunities are provided to both international and local students of IHSU who genuinely have the willingness to make a difference in the lives of the underprivileged populations. This is mainly among in communities where the University conducts public health research. These communities are mainly the socio-economically deprived areas like the urban slums and rural communities.
  • WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF VOLUNTEERING? +

    Volunteering is one of the most effective approaches known to enable a student contextualize their learning. The practical skills that are developed during volunteering service do not only enhance one’s professional growth but also one’s career development. A student is able to gain confidence in their area of interest in the sense that they are exposed to real life situations and challenges which necessitate them to use the knowledge acquired in school but in a more critically thoughtful way. This is a rewarding experience as students are given the opportunity to lead on various projects and meet people from different walks of life hence improving on their team building skills and networking approach respectively.
  • WILL I BE PAID DURING MY VOLUNTEER SERVICE? +

    Our volunteering opportunities have no monetary payments attached though you are assured of a memorable and exhilarating experience.
  • HOW DO I APPLY FOR A VOLUNTEERING POSITION? +

    Please fill out the application form. You will be requested to clearly state your areas of interest. However, we shall also be sending you notifications on your email account in case there are any volunteering opportunities.
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Volunteer Projects

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Questions

Have more questions about our volunteering program?

  (+256) 312 307 400
  research@ihsu.ac.ug

A volunteer's Journey

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