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Get AMPED Abroad: Healthcare Volunteer in Ghana

Program Duration

2-4 Weeks, 5-8 Weeks, 9-12 Weeks


Year round; first and third Monday of each month


Must be pre-med/medical student or licensed healthcare professional


  • English

Cost in US$:

From 709 plus registration fee

Cost Includes:

  • Food
  • Housing
  • In-country orientation/Training
  • In-country staff support
  • Written materials pre-departure

Program Fees Include:

Includes project set-up arrangements, airport pick-up and drop-off, orientation, host family accommodations, three meals/day, and 24/7 emergency in-country support. Participants are also issued a temporary cell phone to allow them to stay in touch with family and friends.

Experience Required


    Must be pre-med/medical student or licensed healthcare professional.

Volunteer Types

  • Aids
  • Health
  • Health Care
  • Hospital
  • Medicine

Typical Volunteer

While participation is not limited to this demographic, the average age is 18-26. Participants that are flexible and open minded when it comes to cultural differences, ways of life, and work pace are those that tend to benefit most from their experience abroad, as do those that demonstrate initiative with regard to recommending and implementing changes to improve the project and to assist the staff.

Age Range

18 and over

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

  • Home-stays

Participants Travel

Independently or in Groups

Typically Participants Work

Independently or in Groups

Application Process Involves

  • Online Application
  • Resume
  • Transcript
  • Written Application

Typically The Application Process Time is

2-4 weeks