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Volunteer Teaching in Ghana

Program Duration

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


All Year Round


No qualification is needed to work with us. Anybody willing to volunteer/intern is welcome.


  • English
  • French

Cost in US$:

568 for one week 740 for first 2 to 4 weeks

Cost Includes:

  • Food
  • Housing
  • In-country orientation/Training
  • In-country staff support
  • Registration fees

Program Fees Include:

* Pickup and transfer from airport to work place and guaranteed registration to work with VARA
* Accommodation
* Food
* All needed information to feel at home in our country
* Basic lessons about the local languages
* 24/7 in-country support

Experience Required


Volunteer Types

  • Education
  • English Teaching
  • Teaching

Age Range


This Program is open to

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

Typical Living Arrangements

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

Participants Travel

Independently or in Groups

Typically Participants Work

Independently or in Groups of 2

Application Process Involves

  • In-Person Interview when Feasible
  • Online Application
  • Other
  • Written Application

Typically The Application Process Time is

1 day