Volunteer Bicycle Workshop

CooP-Uganda, Cycling out of Poverty, has developed a social enterprise, The Green Hub in Jinja, Uganda. The Green Hub repairs bicycles, mountainbikes, wheelchairs, etc. and offers a range of bicycle, mountainbikes and spares. In the bicycle factory innovative bicycles, tricycles, trailers, carriers and other components are designed, modified, re-manufactured and produced. Our aim is to improve the service quality and increase the capacity.

Some examples how you can help the Green Hub: 

  • Train staff in assembling, maintenance and repairs of different types of bicycles
  • Develop procedures for maintenance rental bicycle fleet of Bikeventures
  • Improve available bicycle designs and production techniques
  • Support (lead by example) the enterprise on management, productions, sales and administration
  • Train local staff on management, production, sales and administration
  • Promotion on social media and internet
  • Identifying and apply for bid

Who we are looking for 

We are looking for a motivated volunteer who likes to volunteer and support the social enterprise in Jinja, Uganda for a period longer than 1 week. The volunteer needs to have affinity with the social business and have experience in producing bicycles or managing bicycle production enterprises.

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 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-Africa? Visit www.coop-uganda.org. Interested in the position or do you have questions? Please contact CooP-Uganda ( info@coop-uganda.org).