Projects

Community Development

Community Development

This is an amazing grassroots project that anyone can participate in! Volunteers on this project can become involved in tree planting, sustainable gardening, water hygiene and recycling projects, and many other amazing community-based initiatives.

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Youth Empowerment

Youth Empowerment

The youth empowerment aspect of Ghana Volunteers will seek to encourage and train youth to be passionate about Ghana’s development, proactive, creative, and intelligent and also act on their behalf.

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Women Empowerment

Women Empowerment

The government of Ghana has been doing many things to improve the lives of women in Ghana. A lot of efforts have been put in economically and politically to improve their lives. Still lot of women live in poverty and are abused/ Ghana Volunteers works to place volunteers in one of the best NGOs that work for women rights, issue

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Building and Construction

Building and Construction

In many areas of Ghana, thousands of families live in inadequate accommodation and children attend school in crumbling buildings. Our construction project allows them to move to new, better quality homes and for the children to receive an education in secure, new classrooms.

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Sports Development

Sports Development

Volunteers can assist with a community sporting program during the school holidays and after school hours. This is held at the local community field and is a way to bring the community together and teach sporting and athletic skills that the local children would otherwise not learn.

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Community Youth Sports

Community Youth Sports

Sport is an amazing way of bringing people from different backgrounds and cultures together. It is not confined by boundaries or borders, it is not discriminatory, nor is it judgmental.

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Sports Coaching

Sports Coaching

Volunteers with a love of sport and real enthusiasm for working with children are well suited to our Sports Teaching project in Ghana. Volunteers on this project work with young children and occasionally older Ghanaians to help develop their interest in a range of sports and increase their skill base.

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NGO Internship with ARA-Ghana

NGO Internship with ARA-Ghana

Immerse yourself in vibrant African cultures while making a difference at a grassroots level as you gain practical experience in NGO/charity operations and community development on this exciting internship with The Agricultural and Rural Development Association.

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Ecological Farming

Ecological Farming

Volunteers on Ghana Volunteers Ecological Farming project in Ghana work on a small organic farm that supports a local village. No previous experience is required, so you may join this project on a gap year, career break, or volunteer vacation as a family.

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Afforestation

Afforestation

In developing countries like Ghana, where the precious natural resources are deteriorating, volunteers are desperately needed in environmental projects to help in various natural reserves and parks, to assist by creating ecological plans and educating locals.

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Working on a Farm

Working on a Farm

The Agriculture Project in Ghana is designed for those volunteers who enjoy the more physical aspect of volunteering and don’t mind getting their hands dirty. The focus of this project is to address the difficulties facing orphanage placements in terms of providing a sustainable food source for the children.

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Creative Arts with Kids

Creative Arts with Kids

Volunteers with creative flair or an interest in the arts have the ​chance to share their talents and teach their skills with local communities, while immersing themselves in a new creative environment with different cultural influences. Whether it’s adding a personal touch to costume design or teaching music and dance to ea

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Orphanage Work In Ghana

Orphanage Work In Ghana

The program provides services for children and adolescents who have little access to social services, and come from poor families living in and around Agona Swedru in the central region. Children are provided a place to come and get basic education, some food, recreational activities and love and attention from the caring staff.

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Pre-School Education

Pre-School Education

Volunteers are required in many parts of Ghana to work with pre-school children. These civilian-run kindergartens cater to children from 2 - 6 years of age. There are generally 100 children attending each kindergarten, and class sizes often range from 20 - 25 pupils. Volunteers will teach alongside local staff members and often

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Outreach

Outreach

Volunteer care work in Ghana is an ideal way to get involved and help improve the welfare of the children. You can contribute toward this important development work during a gap year or career break, or as a worthwhile way to spend a vacation.

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HIV/AIDS Program

HIV/AIDS Program

Cooperating closely with the specialist staff working in this field, volunteers give advice on disease prevention and contribute by exchanging different methodologies with their Honduran counterparts. They also foster compassion in the community for people living with HIV/AIDS as well as giving emotional support.

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Health Assistance

Health Assistance

There is a high demand for volunteer nurses, doctors and health specialists in Ghana. Placements are for volunteers aged 19 and over in hospitals, health centres, on health education programs (in Schools, Communities and Universities), and in orphanages.

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Community Health

Community Health

Medical programs in Ghana welcome volunteers with a wide range of levels of experience, including qualified medical personnel, medical students and pre-med students. Attendance on a medical volunteer project is itself a helpful preparation for a medical career, and for this reason, provided they are enthusiastic and truly eager

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Teaching English and Science

Teaching English and Science

Teaching English as a second language is important in a country where international tourism is the main source of income. It is important for the local populations of a community supported by tourism to learn English in order to communicate effectively with those who are their biggest source of income.

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Teaching ICT

Teaching ICT

Consider yourself to be a bit a computer whiz? Here is a perfect volunteering opportunity for you! This is a very basic set up and often the computers will break and the local people are unable to fix them.

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Teaching in junior high school

Teaching in junior high school

Volunteers who choose to be part of this amazing program will be based in a daily drop-in centre in Ghana’s capital city Accra, and will work with secondary school aged children between 10-15 years old.

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Teaching in a Basic School

Teaching in a Basic School

Want to make a real difference? As a GHV Teacher is Ghana, you have the opportunity to help shape the lives of the future generations of these remarkably cheerful and grateful children, and assist them in breaking the cycle of poverty that without your help would be a life-long sentence.

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