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Affordable Volunteering in United Hearts Children Center in Ghana

Program Duration

1-2 Week, 2-4 Week, 5-8 Week, 9-12 Week, 3-6 Month, 7-12 Month


the whole year


We look for volunteers who are passionate about children and are ready to engage all their time for the work in the orphanage. Volunteers usually spend with the kids all they long - bathing, dressing up, serving food, sport activites, teaching etc. We also look for manual workers who could help us with building a school.

We also look for agriculture volunteers to help on our farm aimed to increase sustainability of United Hearts.

Both programmes may be combined.


  • English

Cost in US$:

* 2 weeks - 280 USD * 3 weeks - 350 USD * 4 weeks - 390 USD * 6 weeks - 570 USD * 8 weeks - 740 USD * 10 weeks - 910 USD * 12 weeks - 1070 USD

Cost Includes:

  • Food
  • Housing
  • In-country staff support
  • Registration fees
  • Travel while in host country
  • Written materials pre-departure

Program Fees Include:

* Meals 3 times a day + fruit, Drinking water
* Accommodation
* Electricity and staff costs
* Airport pick up

Experience Required


Volunteer Types

  • Agriculture
  • Building & Construction Projects
  • Childcare & Children
  • Community Development
  • Education
  • English Teaching
  • Health Care
  • Nursing
  • Nutrition
  • Orphans
  • Sports
  • Teaching
  • Volunteer Management

Typical Volunteer

Proactive, passionate about children. Desire to change and improve the conditions the children live in. The volunteers should not consider themselves as worknig but rather having fun :)

Age Range

from the age of 18

This Program is open to

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

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Dormitory

Participants Travel

Independently or in Groups

Typically Participants Work

Independently or in Groups of 3 to 6

Application Process Involves

  • Letters of Reference
  • Phone/Video Interview
  • Resume
  • Written Application

Typically The Application Process Time is

2 weeks

United Hearts Children Center is a Christians based organization. We do not require our participants to be of the same faith. Our volunteers will not be involved in religious proselytizing.