Ghana: Accra, Rural Areas
Fall, Spring, Summer, Trimester, Academic Year, Throughout the year, May Term
Length of Position
2-3 months minimum
5-8 weeks, 9-12 weeks, 3-6 months (includes high school academic semester abroad), 7-12 months (includes high school academic year abroad), 1-2 years, over 2 years
Typical Duration of Program
The HIV/AIDS Health Educator will travel to schools and communities and undertake multi-part awareness campaigns. This is a full-time position and done in partnership with the Bediako Youth Aid Foundation. For a more thorough internship description, please email Kim Reuter, Executive Director for an informational internship package.
What You Will Gain:
You will have the opportunity to delve into a hands-on international development and aid work experience. Our internships are not short-term, volunteer-tourism and are for people who are interested in learning about the Ghanaian culture and people, being welcomed into the community, and making invaluable connections in the West African field of education and healthcare development. Finally, there are significant opportunities to move upward through The Ladybug Project Inc. pending a internship completion.
USD650 per month (includes ALL in-country housing, food, a cook, and work-related transportation).
Also responsible for your own flight costs and travel insurance.
Please email Kim Reuter for an informational PDF.
Who We Are Looking For:
We are looking for interns aged 21 and older intent on moving forward in the fields of education, healthcare, or international development and relations; a strong belief in community participation and grassroots advancement; ability to work with a multi-cultural team and in a developing country; and some prior experience working or living overseas.
We do not accept everyone to our internship, as we seek only the most committed volunteers for our Ghanaian project sites. In addition, we ask that interns plan on spending a minimum of three months with our organization, however, shorter internships will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
Includes all in-country housing, a cook, food, and work-related transportation. Interns are also responsible for their own air travel into and out of the country, as well as travel insurance costs.
A motivated individual looking for a real way to make a difference, and not for a short-term volunteer vacation. Looking for an individual who is willing to work and live in a developing country and maintain an optimistic outlook on life!
American, Asian, Australian, Canadian, European, Kiwi, South African and Worldwide Participants. This Program is also open to Couples and Individuals.
Connecting communities across the world to advance education and healthcare in Africa.