Volunteer your time for a great cause!

    We are always looking to partner with like-minded individuals, school clubs, institutions, companies and organizations who share our belief and are willing to make the effort and sacrifice towards making a bigger impact; whether it means volunteering your time or resources, there is room for you.

    Terms and Conditions / FAQs

    Recruitment Process
    Together for Better Foundation aims to keep the volunteer process very straightforward and is open to Kenyan citizen and non-citizens who are over eighteen years of age.
    To join our volunteer network, Fill in the application form below:
    Please note: Together for Better Foundation reserves the right to accept or decline any volunteer application, without prior request or notice.

    Volunteer Roles
    We’ve got quite a number of roles you can fill depending on the current focus of projects we are engaged in.
    Project-specific information will be made available to prospective volunteers showing interest in these projects. Generally, we expect our volunteers to complete their projects with a respectful and friendly approach, maintaining a tidy living space and an open-minded approach to local customs and traditions.

    Inclusivity policy
    In line with our mission, Together for Better is committed to fostering a fair, non-discriminative environment in all areas of its work. Our review process focuses specifically on the basis of their competence and not on grounds of age, gender, religion or disability.

    Briefing and Training
    Briefing and Training is the first step before we embark on any project. This ensures each volunteer receives adequate information via email or telephone, specific to the project. This is a critical stage and all rules must be taken with absolute caution.

    Health and Safety
    Together for Better is responsible for ensuring and maintaining a safe environment for volunteers, in accordance with our policies and procedures. You as the volunteer will be required to play your part with the Foundation by taking up the duty to be reasonable to yourself and others around you.

    Travel
    Together for Better Foundation is solely responsible for arranging travel during selected excursions outside the city. This requires prior communication to the volunteer on the dates, meeting point and time of departure. It is the responsibility of the volunteer to carry all necessary documents and essentials such as bottled water and comfortable clothing.

    Drug and alcohol use
    The volunteer must follow the community rules by Together for Better Foundation, any partner organizations, volunteer placement institutions and host-families in regards to alcohol consumption. Drug use (unless prescribed by a doctor) is strictly not allowed and will result in instant dismissal.

    Image and naming rights

    Together for Better Foundation reserves the right to use feedback and audio-visual material provided by volunteers for website materials such as testimonials, promotional videos, social media posts and posters, television commercials and any other form of advertising. To the full extent permissible at law, all representations, terms, warranties, guarantees, or conditions whether implied by statute, common law or custom of the trade or otherwise, including, but not limited to, implied warranties and guarantees, are excluded. Together for Better Foundation does not warrant or make any representations regarding the correctness, accuracy, reliability, or otherwise of the materials in this site or the result of their use.

    Removal
    Together for Better Foundation and its partner organizations reserve the right to remove the volunteer from the programme at our discretion.

    Personal risk
    The volunteer acknowledges and accepts the responsibilities and risks associated with their agreement to travel to and provide volunteer services in informal settlements. Such volunteer work may be susceptible to hazards and involves a certain degree of risk, inherently dangerous activities and personal perils to the volunteer, both foreseen and unforeseen, all of which are fully accepted by and solely assumed by the volunteer. Therefore, Together for Better Foundation including any and all of its employees, managers, directors, shareholders and community hosts are not liable, to the maximum extent of the law, for any loss or harm the volunteer or associates may suffer, including but not limited to loss caused directly or indirectly by:
    • Personal injury; • Emotional injury; • Death; • Illness or disease; • Damage to or loss of property; • Hostage situations; • War or terrorism; • Natural disasters; or • Any ‘Act of God.’

    Liability and indemnity
    The volunteer agrees to indemnify Together for Better Foundation against any and all liability which Together for Better Foundation incur arising directly or indirectly out of, or in connection (in any way) with, the travel or providing volunteer services.

    Governing law
    These terms are governed by the laws and jurisdiction of the constitution of Kenya.