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Teaching Volunteer in Uganda

teaching volunteer in Uganda


Participate in teaching volunteer in Uganda with Mwanzo Tours Uganda and make a contribution to the education of growing children. We offer a wide range of volunteer teaching opportunities across all Uganda regions.

You can choose to Teach English or any other subject of your interest, Volunteer at a dedicated school in Uganda or. Our volunteer teaching programs are available throughout the year, with flexible start dates and program duration. Volunteers can choose to volunteer for a minimum of 1 week up to six months.

In most cases, volunteers help in improving the vocabulary as well as the spoken English skills of the students. You may also get involved in teaching other subjects such as Computers/IT skills, Maths and Geography, General Knowledge etc., as per the requirement. You can assist the teachers during their lessons, think of activity-based learning methods and give proper attention to the children. Often, volunteers also take up the cause of renovating the school premises, making them more friendly and vibrant for the kids. Volunteers can also assist in extracurricular activities such as sports and games.


You don’t have to be a professional teacher, and you would not need a TEFL Certificate to volunteer in Uganda for our English Teaching Projects. Volunteers just need to have a good command over written and conversational English. Volunteers should be open-minded, flexible and prepared to face challenges. In some projects, volunteers find themselves teaching in an open-air classroom and the need for creativity and improvisation is paramount. 

We encourage our volunteers to raise funds in case they choose to bring along some useful materials and supplies which can be utilized for the project like coloring books, charts, study materials, pens & pencils, notebooks etc.


Volunteer Responsibilities & Impacts


As a volunteer in teaching English in Uganda, you will work within several different English education and skill training programs. Your role as an educator and mentor in this program will have the ability to brighten the futures of your students. You will primarily be involved with the following activities during your committed time to a volunteer trip to teach English in Uganda:

  • Teaching conversational English, health education, and personal hygiene
  • Entertaining children and coordinating extracurricular activities (i.e. games, sports, etc.)
  • Assisting the children with their homework
  • Art-related activities (drawing, painting, etc.)
  • Assisting with school operations and curriculum development

The activities listed above are just a sample of many exciting activities and tasks that you will be undertaking. Every day will be fun and will vary depending the school schedule . The local staff members and teachers may request your help in other adventurous activities that benefit the children.

Teaching English volunteer program in Uganda is a very meaningful project. In today’s globalized world, your support will provide much needed help to improve the quality of education in Uganda and bridge the gap to improve English skills in the country.


Skills and Qualifications

There are no specific qualifications needed to join the Uganda volunteer teaching  program. No previous teaching experience is required, however you should have a passion for teaching, and conversation. You should be enthusiastic, reliable, flexible, patient, and ready to be a positive role model for the students in Uganda.


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