Construction and Maintance Assistant

Non-profit
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founded in 2014
Mansur
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Coordinator | Mansur
Coordinator | Mansur
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High­lights

Gain English Fluency and learn the culture by leaving and working with the locals in the communities
Become more passionate about your major and propel your career with international experience
Become more open and adapt to working with a team.
learn about community work, its possitives and negatives and help in making meaningful inputs.
Make memories and life time forgetable experience with the people yor meet during your stay.
This project is to provide and encourage maintenance culture in already existing facilities. This volunteer program is especially suitable for:
Age 18+
Singles
Couples
Families
Groups
About The Placement. 
Our construction project is to provide and encourage maintenance culture in already existing facilities. In the past years we have invested in acquiring a land for a proposed building of training center and shelter. This building is to provide the kids we work with skills in dress making, baobab processing and basket weaving. The center is to be able to cater for children who prefer vocational training and also provide vocational training in various fields, such as entrepreneurship equipping the children and youth with valuable skills and knowledge to live and lead transformative change. 
 
Working to improve the local infrastructure, educational facilities and Helping build our proposed training center and shelter. As a member of the construction project. Focusing on improving existing facilities and building on our land. From painting classrooms and creating board displays and plastering. 
This project focuses on the construction, renovation of partner schools and libraries.  Volunteers work closely with the local people and f4a staff on tasks. If you're a keen outdoors person with a good level of fitness, this will be a perfect project for you. The Construction and Renovation project offers volunteers the special opportunity to work alongside local people to help improve the infrastructure in the communities we work with. 

 

Typical day

Typical day 
 
Construction usually start in the morning, you will be working with a group of other volunteers and people from the community. Helping mix concrete, painting, brick laying, plastering, digging, block shaping, carpentry, steel bending, mortar mixing, etc. You will work from 9am to 2pm in the afternoon. You use the rest of the day to explore the community or help out in some of our other evening projects. 

Free-time activities

Volunteering for Future For Africa is flexible. This provides you with great chances to get out and see as much of Ghana as you can. Weekends provide a good time to get into the cites and the countryside  and see the sights or even take an overnight bus to an attraction further afield and you can take a few extra days on to weekend trips to make them worthwhile. Places to visit includes Mole National Park, Kakum National Park ,Paga Crocodile Pond ,Tongo Hills , Green House Eco Village Karimenga and the Cape Coast Castle.
Swimming
Concert/
Music
Sightseeing
Shopping/
Souvenirs
Safari/
Zoo
Hiking
Sports

Require­ments

In order to join the program you need to be at least 18 years old on the program start date. There might be exemptions if you can provide the permission of your legal guardian(s) or if your are accompanied by your parents.
Language Skills
You need to speak English (basic level)
Criminal Background Check
required
Education Requirements
Building and Construction , Architecture , Arts at University , High School level
Required Documents
CV , Certificate and Proof of Education
Nationality Restrictions
No restrictions. Helping hands from all over the world are welcome.
Other Skills
TECHNICAL SKILLS
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 08:00 - 17:00

What's Included

Services by Future4Africa
The little participants pay is divided into three parts, where 70% goes to the program-participants costs during the stay. Another 20% goes directly into our development projects. The final 10% will be spent on administrative costs.

Airport Pickup at Kotoka International Airport
You will arrive at kotoka International Airport or tamale airport and a staff of future4Africa will pick you up from the airport.
Volunteers can join this program anytime throughout the year.

Accommodation

Future4Africa has a volunteer house located at the Yikene.
The house has almost all the basic facilities you need and there is an opportunity to interact with other participants from all over the world and the wider community.


Food & Beverages
3 (three) meals a day with water 
Internet Access
Limited access at the project site
What's NOT included?
Visa, flights, travel insurance or vaccinations are NOT included in the program fees.
Flight Tickets
The nearest airport is Kotoka International Airport (ACC) in Accra. We assist you to find cheap flights to Ghana.
Travel Insurance
Going abroad is an adventure and it is always best to be prepared. Sudden illness or injury, cancellation or theft - a travel insurance for Ghana provides security and is a plus to have.
Vaccines
If you are intending to volunteer in Ghana you should seek medical advice before starting your social journey. Check your required vaccinations for Ghana.

Dates & Fees

NO CREDIT CARD FEES

Details on arrival

Our project is avaliable throughout the year. You will arrive at kotoka International Airport or tamale airport and a staff of future4Africa will pick you up from the airport. A timetable will be drawn for your project schedule.

This program is paused due to COVID-19

Availability
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Duration
2 - 50 weeks

Program fees

Costs: Prices in USD
2 weeks (min. stay)
$480
3 weeks
$540
4 weeks
$600
5 weeks
$720
9 weeks
$1,200
17 weeks
$1,858
50 weeks (max. stay)
$5,160
Average fees
$172 /week

The organization charges its fees in EUR. The price table in USD is subject to currency fluctuation. Future4Africa will let you know about the final price during your application process.
Deposit (15%)
The deposit is simply to reserve your volunteer placement. Payments are handled by PayPal, our trusted global payment provider. If you don't have a PayPal account, you can also pay using a credit card.
Final Payment (85%)
Your final payment will be agreed with Future4Africa during the application process. Common solutions are either via bank transfer or a cash payment at the project site.

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Construction and Maintance Assistant

This project is to provide and encourage maintenance culture in already existing facilities.

$143/week

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