Volunteer Abroad in Rural Areas

83 Volunteer Abroad Programs in Rural Areas

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The Ghanaian orphanage program seeks to address the numerous problems that many children without proper education, health care, food, love and attention face as a result of their parents not being there for them. Orphans everywhere need care, and volunteers will be placed in either rural or urban environments where they will teach, love and care for these less fortunate children. Volunteers w...

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Want to help teach valuable life skills to Ghanaian orphans? Working at an orphanage in Ghana is likely to be one of the most challenging and yet rewarding experiences of your life! In orphanages and children’s homes, volunteers assist in caring for destitute and abandoned children, many of whom have tragically lost their parents to HIV/AIDS. Day to day tasks on this worthy project includ...

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Ghana is a fantastic place to spend time volunteering abroad with children in orphanages and day care centers. Due to the onslaught of HIV/AIDS, many children have been left with no family members to care for them, there is a low life expectancy and high infant mortality rates. Voluntary care work in Ghana is an ideal way to get involved and help improve the welfare of the children. You can ...

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Cross-Cultural Solutions is a nonprofit working to address critical global issues by providing meaningful volunteer service to communities abroad, and contributing responsibly to local economies. As a leader in the field of international volunteer travel since 1995, we know that the best approach to international volunteering—the only approach—is one designed by the community. In every communi...

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Volunteering with children in an orphanage is the most rewarding experience for volunteers. Volunteers work alongside the existing staff to care for the children in orphanages. The work in a children's home involves feeding, dressing and keeping the children active within the homes. Other tasks are to clean and tidy the homes as well as cooking. If you choose to do volunteer work in orphanages,...

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CrossContinental offers affordable intern abroad, volunteer abroad, culture/language immersion programs in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. Gain hands-on experience, improve your resume, enhance cultural understanding, and build global network. Stay with a host family for culture and language immersion. Affordable program fees start from only USD180 (accommodation & meals included). These vo...

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ELI

ELI offers a variety of internships and volunteer programs aimed at improving the quality of life of women throughout Ghana. ELI will carefully select volunteer placements, based on your experience, qualifications and areas of interest. Opportunities are available in both urban and rural areas. Areas of focus include small business development, health care, HIV/AIDS education and support, leg...

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Ghana is renowned for its friendly people, tremendous natural beauty, and fascinating culture, and you're sure to feel right at home in this wonderful country. Experience a true Ghanaian welcome from the children of Ghana, surrounded by the natural beauty of Africa, and truly integrate yourself into a friendly and hospitable culture. In your spare time you could swim in waterfalls, spot elephan...

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The children come from a variety of situations including loss of one or both parents, physical and sexual abuse, extreme poverty, and more suffering than many of us can imagine. Many of these children have been denied the chance at an education as well as the basics for survival-food and shelter. The orphanages we support strive to provide a better future for some of the most vulnerable chil...

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Be prepared to celebrate as a volunteer in one of Africa’s most stable countries, known for lively festivals and hospitality. Ghana’s economic development is largely due to its export of gold, diamonds and cocoa (it is the second largest cocoa exporter in the world). Ghana is home to people from a vast array of backgrounds, and more than 250 languages are spoken across the country. Volunteers w...

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You will join the nursery team which provides day care for young children between 2 - 6 years old and also help local health staff with baby weighing at a local Health Clinic covering surrounding villages. This allows the clinic and mothers to monitor their baby's development to check they are getting stronger and are healthy. You will be involved with the day to day running of the nursery, ...

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Akwabaa and welcome to a grand adventure across West Africa's most welcoming country. You will travel by tro-tro from the remote villages in Ghana's north to the castle-studded coastline in the south. Along this two-week journey you will work at an orphanage, encounter exotic wildlife, shop in a bustling local market, bask in the sun on a palm-studded beach, meet with development experts, canoe...