Volunteer Bicycle Tourism

CooP-Uganda, Cycling out of Poverty, is supported by the social entreprise Bikeventures Tours, Rentals and Safaris. It is set up to train and support youths to improve their income in a sustainable and profitable business in the tourism industry. Bikeventures rents out bicycles and mountainbikes, offers tours and cycling holidays and oparates a guesthouse.

Some examples how you can help Bikeventures:

  • Support Bikeventures team in developing (and improving) (new) products
  • Train youths in guiding/touring, street vending and front desk services
  • Support (lead by example) Bikeventures on management, sales and administration
  • Train local staff on management, sales and administration
  • Promote Bikeventures on social media and internet
  • Proposal writing to expand Bikeventures (e.g. investements in more bicycles, support transport, and/or other expansion-plan of Bikeventures)

Who we are looking for 

We are looking for a motivated volunteer (intern) who likes to volunteer (or do an internship) and support Bikeventures in Jinja, Uganda for a period longer than 1 week. The volunteer needs to have affinity with a social business like Bikeventures and have experience in organising and/or managing bicycle tours and rentals.

We offer

CooP-Uganda is offering you an unique opportunity to support the work of CooP-Uganda in Uganda and give your contribution to a better world. We offer you full support to achieve the developments of Bikeventures which we have planned. Expenditures made in line with this project are covered by CooP-Uganda. CooP-Uganda arranges affordable accommodation. But most of all CooP-Uganda offers an unforgetable experience in a beautiful country. Whether you come for a week or a year, living and working in Uganda will always give you a special memory which you would never forget.

Do you want to know more about CooP-Uganda? Visit www.coop-uganda.org. Interested in the position or do you have questions? Please contact CooP-Uganda ( info@coop-uganda.org).