Vacancy International Volunteers Program Coordinator

Target group

No specific target group

Vacancy number



Wegastraat 44, 2516 AP The Hague


City center, Escamp, Haagse Hout, Laak, Leidschenveen / Ypenburg, Loosduinen, Scheveningen, Segbroek, Outside The Hague

Places available


Minimum age

20 year

Organization features

  • Volunteer policy
  • Suitable for speakers of other languages
  • Offers guidance to volunteers
  • Enables volunteers to participate in training programs

Stichting The Umbrella of Hope Nederland is looking for

International Volunteers Program Coordinator

Volunteer workTemporarily

Function description

The International Volunteers Program Coordinator‘s main role will be to receive the international volunteers and basically see to it that they are appropriately placed in one of TUH’s programs in Uganda, in accordance with their skills, personality, needs and resources available at hand.
You, as International Volunteer Coordinator, will be responsible for interviewing incoming volunteers and, with the help of other volunteer staff, training them and making sure they are prepared for their respective programs. You will liase with the programme office in Uganda to ensure that available international volunteering positions are filled. You MIGHT be required (if funds are available) to visit our field offices in Uganda and to train our field staff as well as oversee the programmes for volunteer placements. This will give you the opportunity to see first-hand the communities and conditions under which placed volunteers will live in Uganda.

International Volunteer Coordinator’s role:
• Recruiting, training, organizing and supervising volunteers;
• Overseeing the volunteer induction period;
• Designing and delivering training relevant to interests of the chosen program, including overview about Uganda, health and safety overview, Uganda culture and language instruction (the team can assist with this);
• Planning and scheduling volunteer placement relevant to need, skills, strengths and abilities of volunteers;
• Communicating with partner organization / community prior to placement;
• Ensuring volunteer targets are set;
• Regularly contacting volunteers to ensure that they are satisfied with food and accommodation during placement;
• Monitoring and reviewing volunteer workload and targets and adjusting when necessary;
• Evaluating volunteer’s experience at the end of placement;
• Organizing regular interaction between different projects and volunteers;
• Developing new volunteer program strategies;
• Implementing a standardized working structure to enable TUH permanent staff to support volunteers in the absence of an international volunteer coordinator;
• Developing links with the international volunteer community, including International Volunteer Sending Agencies;
• Keeping up an updated volunteer database

Note: Fluency in Dutch and English

Number of hours per week

16 hours


Activity supervision, Administration and/or reception, Management and organization, Communication, Computer and internet, Event support, Individual care / Social assistance

Minimal level of education


Required skills

Practical, Analyse, Thinking, Communicating and coaching, Creative, Tracking data, Good with numbers, Leadership, Learning, Entrepreneurship, Organising, Working methodically, Collaborating

Soort begeleiding

Group guidance

Compensation (per hour)


Maximum group size

0 personen

Organization details

Name organization

Stichting The Umbrella of Hope Nederland

Street and housenumber

Esdoornstraat 52

Zipcode and city

2565HS The Hague


Social organization


Our Overall Goal:
Educating a sustainable future for development

The objective of the Foundation is to promote, support and advance research into educational achievement as well as play a leading role in supporting and improving the quality of educational programmes in Africa and The Netherlands, with a focus on underprivileged children, adolescents and youths.

a. Support initiatives in Africa that enable children to attend school in places where their access to education is limited or support projects that improve the quality of education or provide vocational training for adolescents and youth.

b. Set up and execute projects in the field of research into education, both in Africa and The Netherlands; i.e. by:
• gathering relevant data;
• processing and analyzing existing (or gathered) data;
• reporting analyzed data.

Core activity

• Vocational education and training
• Sexual and Reproductive Health
• ICT and education
• Active learning and curriculum improvement
• Access to education
• Research

Contact details


Michael Dhatemwa



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