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Disabled Children Volunteers Placement

Locations

Ghana: Humjibre, Accra, Akontombra Nkwandum and 15 other cities

Program Duration

1-2 Weeks, 2-4 Weeks, 3-6 Months, 5-8 Weeks, 7-12 Months, 9-12 Weeks

Dates

Ongoing

Qualifications

No previous experience is required for this program BUT you will need to be enthusiastic and patient in order to succeed in this role. It would be helpful if you are fluent or nearly fluent in English.

Minimum Education

High School

Languages

  • English

Cost in US$:

From USD 250

Cost Includes:

  • Registration fees
  • In-country staff support
  • In-country orientation/Training
  • Pre-departure orientation/Training
  • Language instruction
  • Emergency evacuation services
  • Food
  • Housing

Program Fees Include:

The participation fees covers the following:

1. Airport pick-up and transportation from Accra to your project sites
2. Three times daily local dishes.
3. Introduction to host family and program
4. Accommodation
5. Placement and supervision in program
6. Medical Assistance
7. 24/7 Hotline for support
8. Recommendation Letter / Certificate
9.In country introduction/orientation
10. Regular Culture/Recreational Activities (Personal spending not included)

Experience Required

no

Volunteer Types

  • Disability Issues
  • Social Work

Typical Volunteer

You will work 5 days a week, leaving you two free days (Saturday & Sunday) to explore the area. You'll work between 3 to 9 hours per day. Once a volunteer has registered, they will work out a schedule with one of our program coordinators that meets both the volunteer's and program's needs.

Age Range

You must be 16 years or over

This Program is open to

American, European, Canadian, Australian, South African, Kiwi, Worldwide and Asian Participants. This Program is also open to Families, Couples and Individuals.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Other
  • Independent living
  • Home-stays
  • Group living

Participants Travel

Independently or in Groups

Application Process Involves

  • Online Application
  • Written Application

Typically The Application Process Time is

At least 7 working days