UGANDA: German Teaching Volunteers

Go Volunteer Africa is looking for volunteers to teach German language at our partner local high schools and Language Training centre in Uganda. This is an enriching and satisfying experience where the volunteer get the opportunity to teach children, youth and adults who are eager to improve their conversational German skills.

Our partner operates schools and a language training centre in Uganda. The Uganda German teaching Volunteers will work primarily as an instructor of German in a local high school and language training centre.

The German teacher will be required to teach 5 days a week. Saturday and Sunday are days off for the volunteer to enjoy some free time and there are occasional public holidays during the school term. Depending on school size, class numbers vary from 15-60 in a class.


  • Teaching German classes in high school or Languages Training Centre
  • Planning activities and producing resources to help students improve their German
  • Introducing/sharing Germany contemporary culture through classroom and extra-curricular activities

The Uganda German teaching volunteer placement consists of teaching the subject of German language to school children for 2 lessons of a day, with each period running for 45 minutes and one evening lesson for 1hr to adults and youth at the language training centre in Uganda.


A local teacher will assist you in conducting classes during your first week to address any language barriers or concerns that may arise. You will be asked to run the class once the students become familiar with you.

Traveling to Uganda and teach as a volunteer on our program is an amazing opportunity. You get to experience Uganda’s cultures, explore exciting places and escape from the normalcy of everyday life. The Uganda German teaching volunteer project gives you the chance to learn more about education in Uganda, to see how students in other Uganda learn, to explore different methods and gain teaching experience most educators don’t have.

All of our volunteer projects in Uganda need volunteers who can bring new ideas, work with minimal supervision, and have a positive, self-starting attitude. Our partner in Uganda do not need just young volunteers, but older people with business skills and experience.


  • Opportunities to use your own creative freedom to bring fun and creativity in classroom
  • Developing your leadership and teaching skills
  • Gaining an understanding of education systems in a third world country
  • Experience working in a diverse team of people
  • Working in an environment where your development is actively encouraged
  • Immerse yourself in a different culture
  • Gain international work experience
  • Learn a new language
  • Make a difference in the lives of people around the world


Availability: Project open all year round
Duration: Minimum 4 weeks commitment
Age Limits: Minimum 18yrs or older for solo travelers.
Minimum Age: ——————-
Dates: 2nd or 16th of the month
Arrival dates: 1st or 15th of the month
Airport Arrival: Airport pickup, meet and greet by GVA partner representative
Working Days: Monday – Friday – 5 days a week, 6-8 hours in a day
Weekends: Travel / Sightseeing NOT included in program cost
Accommodation: Host Families or volunteer house
Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily
Support: Pre-departure guide, In-country staff available 24/7
Location: Across Uganda
Language: English


Item Cost (USD$) Inclusion
1 week $160
  • Project orientation
  • Accommodation
  • Three meals a day
  • Airport pickup
  • In-country emergency support



  • Flights
  • Visas
  • Insurance
  • Personal Expenses
  • Airport Drop off (Can be arranged upon request)
2 weeks $260
3 weeks $360
4 weeks $460
5 weeks $560
6 weeks $660
7 weeks $ 760
8 weeks $860
9 weeks $ 960
10 weeks $1060
Extra week + $100


After application process and acceptance into the program, you will be required to pay a placement booking and confirmation administration fee of USD$260. This is charged above the program fee quoted which is paid in cash upon arrival to your host country.

The fee covers: Administration Costs, Placement Booking & Confirmation, Pre-departure support & documentation, 24-hour international HQ back-up

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Fill Volunteer Application Form here or Make an inquiry here