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
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
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
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
detailed information will be available soon
some helpful links:
UK Government travel advice for Ghana
Online-Visa application from the Ghanaian High commission in London
African World Airlines – for domestic flights