Do you want to help us out and have a great time?

You can volunteer with El Cambio Academy a customized stay with unforgettable experiences, personal development and challenges in unique surroundings in Uganda.

As a volunteer with El Cambio Academy you get lots of influence and responsibility – no matter which of our creations, you want to be a part of.

Our ambition is to have always 2-4 volunteers working at the academy at the same time.
This way you together with other volunteers can share the experiences and have fun in your sparetime.


Read more about our offers underneath.


How do you live

2 hours drive south from the capital Kampala you will find our academy in 2018.

Masaka – one of the bigger cities in Uganda is only 5 minutes on a boda-boda (taxi) away.

Here you find great restaurants with high quality wifi.

One of the restaurants even have a swimmingpool you are more than welcome to use.

In 2018 you will stay at a house nearby our office and fields.

In the near future we will move our academy to our new bought land 20 km away.

Here you will be staying in an apartment on the soccercomplex.


Discover Uganda
Want to experience even more while you are away, Uganda offers plenty opportunites for this:


Nationalparks – great scenaries and range of animals.

Lake Victoria – The largest lake on the african continent.

The Nile – go riverrafting here.

Kampala – the capital has it all – just in a different way.


Uganda is a safe place to travel with a very low crime rate and incredibly friendly and welcoming people everywhere to come forward.

We can advise you on Ugandan opportunities – both before you depart and on site.



Create your own stay

As a volunteer at the El Cambio Academy, you will be part of a setup where the scope and terms generally described by the academy.

You have also the opportunity to better themselves to form the framework for your stay.

This model requires more independence and in the manner also higher demands on you as a


But do you have for example strong communication skills, you can take pictures and make movies, or you have other talents, then write your thoughts down and send us your application.

Your idea could become a reality here.



Are you good at coordinating and having many balls in the air?

Like to take responsibility and make decisions?

Then you might be interested in this.

Are you ready to be involved in all areas of the academy?

Then this will give you a deep insight of how we are running evrything from the soccer program, the sparetime, education, characterprogram etc.

So if you need a new challenge and want to live the Ugandan dream for a long period (minimum stay of 6 months), then you might be the academys upcoming coordinator.




Do you want to become an ECA coach?

This is a unique chance to be on the pitch with some of the best Ugandan youth players.

Also we are ready to inspire and educate you as a coach.

If you really would like to develop yourself as a coach this will be the right match.

You can either depending on your skills be a headcoach or assistent coach for one of our agegroups.

Take the chance – you will return back home much stronger.


The combination

If you want a little bit of all options let us know.

Then we create your own special worktitle.

We are flexible and hope you are the same.

If so the combination might be right for you.



The direct weekly costs for your stay in Uganda is 160 USD.
This price includes three meals a day, laundry, cleaning, electricity, apartment, etc.
The payment also covers salaries for our local employees, who prepare a mixture of Ugandan and european food for you.
In addition, in order to improve and assist the Academy’s development, we add a donation of 5,000 kroner.

We offer volunteering in either a 3 or 6 month stay.

3 months stay:

Weekly costs for 13 weeks: 2.060 USDDonation: 790 USD
Flight ticket: 640 USD
Transportation: 140 USD
Visa: 50 USD
Total: 3680 USD

6 months stay:

Weekly costs for 26 weeks: 4120 USD
Donation: 790 USD
Flight ticket: 640 USD
Transportation: 230 USD
Visa: 110 USD
Total: 5890 USD

Any additional costs:

Vaccines – Must be taken at least 1 month before departure. (Talk to your own doctor)
Safari tours – We are happy to guide you for the best experiences and best prices.
Adventure tours to the capital Kampala.


Together we set a date that suits you and the academy as best as possible.


All amounts must be paid to the academy via PayPal or online banking.

The donation- and transport amount will be paid at the conclusion of the agreement.

As soon as this happens, we make sure that there is a room ready for you – and all that matters.

Weekly costs are paid weekly during the stay.


The association’s account with Sydbank
Reg .: 6822
Item: 1263749

Iban: DK5368220001263749



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