Medical Assistant for Local Clinics

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World Partners of Developement
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Coordinator | Phil
Coordinator | Phil
Medical Doctors, Nurses, Community Health Educators, and Students are urgently needed to volunteer in our community clinics in Ghana. This volunteer program is especially suitable for:
Age 18+

 The current project focuses on improving referral services, prevention of disease like malaria, improved quality of health services, strengthening community capacity, maternal and reproductive health services, and hygiene education. The local clinic serves about 150 patients a day.

Under the guidance of residence  nurses and care takers, volunteers will take over various tasks in the areas of their expert. For all interns and volunteers that will be assigned to the clinic, an individual work plan is created so that you know exactly which your tasks are and this is also how optimal care can be guaranteed. Previous experiences are an advantage but not a requirement. You bold steps to come and help improve the health condition of our rural poor will have a great impact.

To work in the hospital you should be vaccinated against all major diseases.

Free-time activities

During free time volunteers can swim there many nice beaches in Ghana or relax at the volunteer house. Volunteers schedule activities to do with friends or some of our team members weekends and this include: swimming, arts and crafts, baking, games, treasure hunts, quizzes, sports, fishing etc. Volunteers enjoy weekend off.



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)
Education Requirements
Genaral at High School, Vocational or College level
Required Documents
CV or Resume
Nationality Restrictions
No restrictions. Helping hands from all over the world are welcome.
Other Skills
Professional skills in the health sector
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 08:00 - 04:00

What's Included

Services by World Partners of Developement

The following is an expected program expenses:
airport pickup and drop off
food and drink

Airport Pickup at Kotoka International Airport

Pick up and drop off


Block building, plastered and painted, with ceiling, secured doors and windows, toilet, bath, and water.
Bedroom with bed, TV and radio in the house.

Guest Family
Food & Beverages

Breakfast: Tea, egg and Bread, etc
Lunch: Fruits & Snacks
Dinner: Rice and chicken, etc

Internet Access
Good 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.
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

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2 - 8 weeks

Program fees

Costs: Prices in USD
2 weeks (min. stay)
$ 375
3 weeks
$ 554
4 weeks
$ 733
5 weeks
$ 913
6 weeks
$ 1,092
7 weeks
$ 1,271
8 weeks (max. stay)
$ 1,450
Average fees
$ 184 /week

Please note that the above shown program fees are estimated and subject to exchange rate fluctuations. World Partners of Developement 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 World Partners of Developement during the application process. Common solutions are either via bank transfer or a cash payment at the project site.

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Medical Assistant for Local Clinics

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