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Orphanage Volunteer Work in Ghana

Program Duration

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


* Minimum Age: 18 years old
* International volunteers are welcome.
* You should be mentally and physically fit. Both skilled and unskilled persons are welcome.
* CV
* 2 references
* Passport photos


  • English

Cost in US$:

From 71 (USD prices depend on current exchange rate)

Cost Includes:

  • Emergency evacuation services
  • Excursions
  • Food
  • Housing
  • In-country orientation/Training
  • In-country staff support
  • Pre-departure orientation/Training
  • Registration fees
  • Written materials abroad
  • Written materials pre-departure

Program Fees Include:

* Pre-departure Briefing in London
* Pre-departure information and advice
* In-country assistance and support
* 24-hour emergency contacts
* Six-day orientation (i.e induction) in Accra (this is reduced to two days if volunteering for 4 weeks or less). This orientation includes hostel accommodation with breakfast (dinner at the hostel will be provided on your first night in Accra).
* Sightseeing activities
* Visa processing and extension for one month
* Transportation: airport pick-up and transfer to hostel for orientation. Transfer to host family after orientation.
* Food: During your orphanage volunteering placement, you will be given 2 meals at weekdays and 3 meals at weekends and holidays
* Accommodation:
- Hostel accommodation during the orientation week
- Homestay with Ghanaian family during cultural workshop
- Homestay with Ghanaian family at your orphanage placement site.

What's NOT included?
* Flights
* Insurance
* Visas
* Monthly stipend
* Transportation: airport drop-off

Experience Required


Volunteer Types

  • Childcare & Children
  • Orphans

This Program is open to

Kiwi, Australian, Canadian, European and American Participants.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Home-stays

Participants Travel

Independently or in Groups

Typically Participants Work

Independently or in Groups

Application Process Involves

  • Letters of Reference
  • Online Application
  • Other
  • Phone/Video Interview
  • Resume

Typically The Application Process Time is

48 hours