If you enjoy working with children, getting to know different countries and cultures you are very welcome to help us develop and advance our school and Children’s Home. Volunteers need to be 18 years and over.

Fields of work

We offer many fields of work, we will always try to find the best field of work suited for you.

Here are some examples and specifications we are interested in.

Childcare at the Children’s Home

The children are aged between 5 months and up to 18 years this gives volunteers a broad spectrum of activities:

childcare of toddlers and infants

supporting and helping handicapped children

helping with homework and tutoring

assisting housekeeping

helping with renovations and construction

primary health care

having fun and assisting in every day leisure activities with all age groups.


Teaching and kindergarten

English is the official language in Ghana, but many children are still not able to communicate effectively in English that is why one of the main goals of the project is to help the children improve their English.

As of now there are 6 classes, typically a class has around 15 to 25 students. The kindergarten takes care of about 60 to 80 children.

Volunteers are kindly needed for:

assisting child care in the kindergarten

assisting the teaching staff with organizing and preparing classes

teaching solo or assisting our teachers

assisting the school development

helping with small medical needs

sports teaching


Volunteering fees:

150€  per month for accommodation and half-board

250€ per month contribution to cover the expenses especially for employees of the school and Children’s Home

we offer individual volunteering periods, these fees are a guideline


What we offer:

advice and counseling with travel preparations

vaccination advice

support for visa applications

advice and support for finding accommodation in Accra

advice and support for booking flights between Accra and Tamale

Airport pick-up and drop-off service in Tamale

accommodation with host families or at the children’s village, including half-board

on-site support including 24 hour phone support

medical support and advice

certificate of attendance


Individual costs and requirements:

vaccinations according to the WHO recommendations or those of your home country

travel health insurance

Visa application fees

travel costs to get to the project and back

accommodation in Accra


Host Families:

detailed information will be available soon


UK Government travel advice for Ghana

Travel Health Pro for Ghana

Online-Visa application from the Ghanaian High commission in London

Exchange rate GHS – GBP

African World Airlines – for domestic flights