Volunteerism is the drumbeat of BeadforLife.

By volunteering with us you are creating sustainable opportunities for women to lift their families out of extreme poverty. We value the service of volunteers and their dedication to our mission because of the incredible difference it makes. Last year thousands of volunteers all over the world donated a total of 23,699 hours.

Over the course of a year, nearly 100 volunteers comprised of students, working professionals, retirees, young mothers, and church and student groups, dedicate their time in our Boulder, CO office. Volunteer opportunities include working within different programs such as Bead Parties, Education or Fulfillment, representing us as a regional representative, or scheduling a large volunteer group activity for your local church, work or youth organization.

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We partner with organizations and volunteers across the continent who support and collaborate with us to raise awareness and funds to support our programs and members in Uganda. Volunteer opportunities include representing us as a regional or country representative, attending community events on behalf of BeadforLife, or helping to develop wholesale partnerships.

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Volunteers and interns in Uganda experience what it's like to live and work abroad. They work side by side with our staff and program members either in Kampala, Otuke or Iganga. Previous opportunities have included gathering information and data about some of our programs, providing support for our shea program in Northern Uganda, and gathering stories and photographs.

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