Feb 09, 2022

Environment Conservation Coordinator - PLATFORM for the NEEDY (PLANE - Uganda) - [Enviroment, Conservation, Research, Analysis]

  • Santiago Trujillo Zuluaga
  • Remote (Worldwide)
Volunteering/Community Service/Social Entreprenuership Research Opportunity Performing Arts Club or Organization Skill Building


About us

PLATFORM for the NEEDY (PLANE) is a nonprofit and NGO operating in the Kabarole district, Rwenzori region, Uganda. We advocate for the protection of children, youth, and women’s rights through the provision of prevention and multi-disciplinary intervention in investigation and information dissemination to have a healthy, violence-free society. 

PLANE aims to undertake collective action for promoting general health and reproductive health awareness campaigns on family planning, HIV/AIDS, sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV), sexual reproductive health rights (SRHR), education for children, and access to social and health services, among others.

PLANE was founded in 2010 and is on record with the Uganda National NGO Board (No. 10895). The organization has developed potential capacity and recognition in enhancing health promotion programs, advocacy for the protection of children’s rights, youth, and teenage mothers empowerment by caring for and improving the lives of vulnerable children. 

Environment Conservation Coordinator

Online Article: The volunteers will write a blog on the impact report of the year virtual volunteering compared to if they completed an in person volunteering thing of overall environmental impact.

Grant Researching: The volunteers will be tasked to research on the prospective public, Universities, or Nonprofit grants to support the objectives, mission and vision of the organization.

Create a full list of grants with contact information, website, crematoria and deadline for sub mission.

Compliance Analysis: The volunteers will research on the changing state of federal compliance and reporting requirements for the organization that can lead to labour and non-discrimination.

Create necessary reports and documentation on performance data and ensure policy implementation and process improvement.

Any other projects are accepted (i.e. E-books)


Type of Opportunity

Extracurricular Activity

Application Deadline

Dec 2022

Age Range




  • Business development
  • Campaigning
  • Clients’ relations and support
  • Blogging
  • Market research
  • Fundraising skills
  • Market strategy (market green products)
  • Product design and product marketing
  • Product testing
  • Project management
  • Research and Analysis
  • Research regulations and standards 
  • Technical support


Research &Analysis: The volunteers will come up with a research supporting paper on promoting the private sector engagement in climate change-related and development programs, and a research paper on water management projects in Uganda.

The volunteers will have general market research and analysis linked to global movement platforms, main players, business models, values, propositions to help us define and architect a platform to support green innovation in Uganda.

Project Management: The volunteers will be supported to lead and manage customer acquisition: identify content and campaign.

For the platform: work closely with the team on a campaign, build a pipeline of business or nonprofit organizations that could be a target and early adopters, develop a presentation to pitch the platform to identified leads, and report results for platform optimization.

 Communications: The volunteers will have helped social media teams by linking this platform effort to the current initiatives and acquiring users from the platform and creating a synergetic strategy between organization social media challenges.

The volunteers should be global ambassadors of the organization by spreading content at various media channels and events.

Also recruit volunteers and ambassadors to support the go green campaign

Fundraising: The volunteers will plan and organize at least two fundraising campaigns towards conserving the environment in Uganda.

Participation Cost


Minimum Technical Skill Needed

Love for the environment, charge the world, and willingness to learn.

Time Commitment

MINIMUM 3-5h a week for 2 months (otherwise won't get a certificate)

Application Process Includes

Fill out the form attached


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