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International Volunteer HQ

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...


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Love Volunteers

Enjoy sharing your passion for the arts? Help us bring joy to the children of Ghana! The Kids Creative Art center we work closely with is based in the Ashanti region of Ghana near Kumasi City. The art center was originally built by volunteers and is now being used as a library and creative art hub for orphans and vulnerable children in the area. We are looking for volunteers to help staff th...


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Volunteer Work at an Orphanage | Ghana

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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Projects Abroad

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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Volunteer Abroad in one of 8 Countries for 1-12 Weeks

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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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 Abroad

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...


Ghana Orphanage, Teaching & Community Health

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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A Broader View Volunteers Corp

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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Pod Volunteer

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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Prime Care Network

If you’re on a gap year, summer placement, or career break and want to get your hands dirty, our Community Building Project in Ghana may be right for you to join a team of international volunteers and local people constructing simple buildings in the local communities. In many areas of Ghana, thousands of families live in inadequate accommodation and children attend school in crumbling build...


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Volunteering Abroad through GivingWay

GivingWay is a free and open platform through which worldwide travelers connect with local nonprofit organizations seeking volunteers in a simple and direct manner. With hundreds of volunteering opportunities in over 80 countries worldwide, GivingWay makes it easy for everyone to find just the right cause to support. Whether you want to teach English in Thailand, help out in a white lion san...