Interning with OGVO in Ghana is a great opportunity for social work students looking to gain professional experience in a different cultural setting. This is especially useful for students interested in using their experience to get university credit for their degree. This internship can help you accumulate working hours, provide you with hands-on work, and ensures you are supervised by a qualified professional.
As one of the most stable and economically advanced countries in Africa, Ghana is often regarded as a success story, particularly in West Africa. Regrettably, the country is facing rising levels of economic inequality, which has deeply affected orphans, child laborers, and children living in troubled homes. Your training in social work is needed to assist local staff and provide children with specialized care.
Social work is less common in Ghana than in other African countries. Your knowledge, dedication, and skills will allow you to work with people that desperately need help, while also raising awareness in local communities. Throughout your internship, all of your work will be supervised by a qualified local professional.
Raise awareness of social issues in local communities.
Share counseling and therapy methods with local staff to improve current practices.
Provide abused children with the care and attention they need.
Assess the conditions and needs of the children and people you work with.
Workshop and presentation preparation, assisting with general tasks such feeding and playing educational games, and assisting your supervisor.
This program has no reviews.