Volunteering with Yebo

Volunteers can work in Uganda, South Africa or the UK. For more information on volunteering get in touch info@yeboyes.org

Training and support for all volunteers

Our aims and objectives to support volunteers include:

  • Support through in depth training on all subjects that they may need training in before volunteering
  • Encouragement to develop their skills and interests
  • Helping them to have experiences that will benefit their future careers
  • Developing their skills to enable them to have a continued involvement in our organsiation
  • Support them to become coordinators in future Yebo projects


Training before projects

The training that we provide students  focuses on the following;

  • Play therapy with children
  • working with children with disabilities
  • Working with children who have suffered abuse
  • Primate behaviour and conservation
  • Animal assisted therapy
  • Music therapy
  • Activity planning
  • Activity coordinating
  • Project coordinating

Below: A play therapist gives a talk to our volunteers on a Yebo training day



Below: Volunteers working with children in Uganda and South Africa, in various activities

At the island


Making animal friends


Ruth and Lucy helping with swimming


Watching the chimpanzees


Yebo welcomes volunteers and supporters everyday and  looks forward to  hearing from anyone with an interest in our work.

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