Work with UCA

Gain experience and support your profession

Expand your knowledge and further your career by applying your expertise to make a difference for those in need of counselling and psychotherapy. We've many ways members can get involved. Whether you have 30 years of practical experience or are a student member, we value the array of expertise our membership has to offer.

Why get involved?

You'll have the chance to work alongside other dedicated professionals to make a real difference to people affected by mental health conditions. We have several different roles with varying time commitments. Any time you can give really does matter. ise our membership has to offer.

What you get;

  • Valuable and rewarding experience
  • Opportunities to develop your skills and enhance your CV
  • Induction and relevant training
  • Full support from our dedicated team
  • Agreed out of pocket expenses

  • Typical Roles

    Become a Board of Trustees Member

    Become an integral part of the association as a Trustee, and shape our strategy and influence the direction we are heading.

    Become a Board Member

    Uganda Counselling Association is governed by a Board which is made up of 7 members. In its governance, the Board is assisted by an Administration Officer. The Association holds Annual General Meetings where all the members and various stakeholders come and share ideas. The Board members are elected by the Annual General Meeting. The Board has four functional committees which include; Training and forums, Finance, Advocacy and Membership Committees.

    Join a Board Committee

    If you have a particular interest or specialism, help guide the development of our specialist regions and committees as an executive committee member.

    Review our Publications

    Be a peer reviewer for our good practice resources and help promote best practice across a range of initiatives.

    Act as an expert point of contact

    Support our responses to consultations from organisations and government bodies, and help give prominence to mental health wellbeing.

    Full support

    Our team is here to help and will ensure you receive appropriate support throughout your time working with us.

    Training and Development

    We'll offer you optional training to help you gain skills, experience and confidence to perform any tasks associated with your role.

    Ongoing support

    If you need assistance at any time, we'll provide guidance or introduce you to colleagues who can help, ensuring you feel part of the wider association.