Atlas Volunteers

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Erfahrung als Projekt

Atlas Volunteers is an NGO providing affordable & meaningful volunteer placements in rural Ghana, Thailand & Cambodia. Created by volunteers, for volunteers.

Who We Are?

We're a team of volunteers that wanted to startup a volunteer organisation truly by volunteers for volunteers. The initial founders of the team met whilst volunteering in Ghana from 2010 onwards. After becoming the largest volunteer organisation in Ghana in 2023 where we focus on ...


Who We Are?

We're a team of volunteers that wanted to startup a volunteer organisation truly by volunteers for volunteers. The initial founders of the team met whilst volunteering in Ghana from 2010 onwards. After becoming the largest volunteer organisation in Ghana in 2023 where we focus on development within our rural areas, we answered the call in 2024 to help our partners on the ground elsewhere in the world whilst still maintaining the same Atlas standards of creating meaningful & affordable volunteering programs for people from all over the world to come lend a hand so that we can leave the world in a better place whilst getting to experience new people, countries and cultures from a meaningful travel experience.

What We Do?

Our volunteer team and support coordinators work directly with our local community partners to help make an impact and leave the world a better place than we found it. Our team work across

  • Education - including school support, tutoring sessions, reading clubs and vacation classes.
  • Sports - Football academy, physical education lessons and school sports days.
  • Renovation - Constructing and maintenance of unsafe school buildings as well as decorating and improvements.
  • Eco Projects - including reforestation, plastics upcycling and community cleanups.
  • Community - farm assistant and health insurance drives.
  • Conservation - Sea Turtle & Elephant conservation programs.

Where We Work?

Our main flagship program is based at the Abetifi district in the Eastern Region of Ghana. It holds the highest habitable town in Ghana upon a mountainous area so we have the benefit of a cooler overall temperature especially on the evenings and mornings. The volunteer house is in one of the towns close to Abetifi called Aduamoah. Abetifi is our closest larger town just a few minutes drive where there are banks, shops, market etc. The volunteer programs you will be visiting will be spread from the towns to just twenty minutes down the road on the road to Lake Volta (the largest man made lake in the world) where we work with remote villages to strengthen their facilities and improve their way of life. Life is fairly laid back in the area and time is soon spent chatting with people in passing and visiting friends. The Kwahu area has an extremely low crime rate and volunteers are given the chance and encouraged to explore the local towns alone or in groups with our team.

We also run our sea turtle conservation project at Cape Three Points between September - March each year during the nesting season. Cape Three Points is a complete contract to Abetifi where it's a tiny rural village but benefits from the most amazing beach and forest views. In 2024 we have also launched programs in Thailand and Cambodia with really exciting programs that are genuinely making a difference to conservation, education and community development efforts on the ground.

Our History

Our Mission

Who Are We Looking For?

We are looking for flexible, caring volunteers who have the drive to not only help but to familiarise themselves with the local culture and characters. The ability to work outside of your usual comfort zone will not make your trip easiest but help towards our social impact goals.


Sam Sexton

Gesprochene Sprachen: Englisch
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Atlas Volunteers Bewertungen

Steven S rating5,0

2024 at Wildlife Rescue Centre

Our visit to the centre was inspirational concerning its activities in regard to conservation. But so sad when the explanations are detailed throughout the day on how badly the animals were treated before they were rescued. If you travel to Thailand and decide that you want to take the opportunity ...
Sarah Nienhaus rating5,0

2024 at Community Farm Assistant

Atlas made it possible to experience another culture in a unique way. I met amazing people, saw beautiful nature and helped change the world for the better. My top experiences were: - being taught dance moves by the locals - learning to surf - visiting Mole national park - seeing the children ...
Anna H rating5,0

2024 at Wildlife Rescue Centre

An absolutely amazing place and people that really care about the animals and make sure that not only they are safe, healthy and have lots of space, but also make friends and don't feel alone. Proper rescue center where the animals are finding a good place to live, as close as possible to their ...
Hugh rating5,0

2024 at Wildlife Rescue Centre

An amazing organisation, Volunteered here for 2 weeks and loved every minute of it. I never knew so much went into the daily runnings of a sanctuary / rehabilitation centre - But after working here I have a deep respect for the selfless work provided by both the staff and the volunteers. You really ...
Chiara Di rating5,0

2024 at Wildlife Rescue Centre

An intense and unforgettable experience, which I recommend to anyone visiting Thailand. We saw animals saved and cared for, treated with respect, we listened to their stories that we will not forget. Highly ...
Sarah B rating5,0

2024 at Wildlife Rescue Centre

Incredible place focused of rehabilitating rescued and abused animals. Worked there for a week with all the amazing volunteers and they work their butts off to keep these animals well fed, engaged and clean. The systems and structures in place are first rate and the animals in their care receive ...

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Atlas Volunteers Projektschwerpunkt

UN Sustainable Development Goals

  • Quality Education
  • Reduced Inequalities
  • Sustainable Cities And Communities
  • Responsible Consumption And Production
  • Life Below Water
  • Life On Land
  • Partnerships For The Goals