Opportunity Overview

Lifewater 201: mWASH

Do you have a desire to see the global water and sanitation crisis end and see communities thrive?

Lifewater’s missional Water, Sanitation and Hygiene course, equips new international partners and staff with the skills, knowledge, and base of understanding needed to begin WASH programs. Topics include core principles of transformational development, proper hygiene and sanitation practices as well as effective behavior change techniques that bring about lasting change.

A team of 3-4 qualified volunteers will travel with 1 Lifewater staff member to Uganda to train 20 national Lifewater field staff in launching new Lifewater projects in the eastern region of Uganda.

You will be notified no later than September 18th if you have been selected for this trip.

Note: The trip cost does not include international airfare but does include all on the ground costs such as lodging, food, and transportation.

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Cost: $1,500.00 due 9/7/2015

Milestone Amount Due Date
Payment 1 (Airfare Deposit) $1,000.00 8/3/2015
Name Description Location Date Required?
Conference Call #2 The purpose of this call is to finalize logistics and review training schedule. Computer: Phone:United States +1 (630) 869-1015 Access Code: 387-428-589 Nov 16 2015 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM PST Yes
Conference Call #1 For those approved to travel on this trip, we will be hosting our first conference call to discuss travel logistics, specifically airfare.

Please email Julie Smith ([email protected]) a color copy of your passport as well as departing airport, prior to the call.
From computer: From phone: (630) 869-1015 Access Code: 387-428-589 Jan 7 2016 8:00 AM - 8:30 AM PST Yes
Form Description Due Date Required?
Emergency Contact Form Please complete this emergency contact form and email to [email protected] or mail to Lifewater at PO Box 3131 San Luis Obispo, CA 93401. 8/31/2015 Required
Trip Preparation Form Please sign and complete and refer to the Trip Preparation Policy.

Email to [email protected] or Lifewater ATTN: Trips PO Box 3131 San Luis Obispo, CA 93403
8/31/2015 Required
Trip Preparation Policy Please refer to the Trip Preparation Policy when completing your Trip Preparation Form.
Trip Funds Policy Please refer to the Trip Funds Policy when completing the Trip Preparation Form.
Trip Packing List Listed here is a recommended packing list. Volunteers are asked to pack very light and limit their luggage to no more than 40lbs.

Lifewater recommends traveling with carryon luggage only.
Tracking Volunteer Time Volunteers are asked to record all volunteer hours in preparation and execution of of the training trip. Please do not record more than 12 hours a day and submit all hours on 14dayz website before the 5th of the following month.
Trip Insurance Overview Lifewater purchases emergency travel insurance for all volunteers. Please review the overview document.
Health and Medical Information Please complete the attached Health and Medical Information and return to Julie Smith at [email protected] or mail to Lifewater Attn: Trips PO Box 3131 San Luis Obispo, CA 93403. 8/21/2015 Required
Assumption of Risk and Liability Release Form Please complete this emergency contact form and email to [email protected] or mail to Lifewater at PO Box 3131 San Luis Obispo, CA 93401. 8/31/2015 Required
Team Member Trip Report Please fill out and send to [email protected] 3/31/2016 Required
  1. You must be an approved Lifewater Water Corps member having taken Lifewater 101: Transformational Mission and Lifewater 202: mWASH
  1. Facilitation
  1. You must be in good physical health and able to travel to rural parts of Africa.

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Contact Info

Julie Smith
(805) 541-6634