Dream Africa Care Foundation

Construction Work Assistant

Accra, Ghana Afficher sur la carte
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fondée en 2006
Gloria
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The construction project gives volunteers the opportunity to bring out their talent in the field of constuction. This volunteer program is especially suitable for:
Seul voyageur
Couples
Familles
Groupes

Join us in Ghana and help construct better-quality homes and classrooms for children and their families. Learn how to make bricks from mud and water, before building walls, plastering and painting.

You will join a team of Dream Africa Care Foundation volunteers and local people constructing and renovating simple buildings in the local communities.

you will also help with landscaping the surrounding area, painting local schools, and renovating classrooms. In the past, volunteers built schools, library, orphanages and hospitals for rural communities.

In many areas of Ghana, thousands of families live in inadequate accommodation and children attend school in crumbling buildings. Our construction project allows them to move to new, better quality homes and for the children to receive an education in secure, new classrooms.

The buildings are usually made from mud bricks that are produced by using a press, some mud and water, and then left to harden in the sun. Volunteers help in this process and also with building walls, plastering, and painting. Each building takes an average of one month to construct but if you and friends are staying for two weeks you can still be of great help to this project.

This is a great opportunity to get involved in a rural project and become an integral part of the local community.

Building work takes place early in the morning and late in the afternoon to avoid the hot midday sun, so you'll have plenty of time to get involved in Ghanaian life. Many volunteers immerse themselves in the local community by helping around the kindergarten class or playing soccer with some of the school children once the building work has finished for the day.

An ideal project for short term volunteers, no skills are required and you are able to make a significant contribution even you are only staying one week.

Volunteers should bring gloves, flashlight, and light weight scarf for sun protection or hat, insect repellent, working boots and water bottle. Please also note, projects and volunteer roles will vary from community to community.

This project focuses on the construction and renovation of orphanages, clinics, community centers, toilet facilities, libraries and building of classrooms (schools), roads and drainage system and digging of wells. Volunteers also have the opportunity to meet chiefs and community elders, and learn about the various cultures of the different communities through drumming, music and dance.

Volunteers work closely with the local people and Dream Africa Care Foundation Ghana staff on tasks which include painting, brick laying, plastering, digging, block shaping, carpentry, steel bending, mortar mixing, etc. 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 small, rural communities.

Journée Typique

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 the the rest of the day to explore the community or help out in some of our other evening projects.

Informations sur l'arrivée

Our projects run throughout the year so you can choose to volunteer with us anytime of the year that is suitable for you. You can volunteer for a minimum of two weeks and a maximum of one year. You have to send us your application at least one month before your intended date to come and volunteer with in Africa. This will give us enough time to send you all the necessary information and documents you will need for your visa. And guide you throughout the process. 


Activités de Loisir

VOLUNTEER GET THE WEEKENDS OFF TO GO ON TRIPS AND EXPLORE GHANA; Ghana has so much to offer volunteers with its rich culture, festivals, food, art & craft centers, castles & forts, long sandy beaches, national parks, waterfalls, rain forest and other interesting places to visit. Volunteers who come to Ghana experience these even more fully by getting an insider's understanding of the country. Every weekend we organize trips for our volunteers to travel throughout Ghana to experience the Ghanaian cultural and explore. We have a lot of projects all over Ghana so you can choose to volunteer in the capital city Accra or in the Ghanaian country side.

Our program is an excellent opportunity to combine adventurous foreign travel with a worthwhile job as a volunteer. You will improve your transferable skills such as team-working, presentation and communication. Above all, this is an unrivaled opportunity to gain an insight into a completely different culture and way of life. Our projects are not all about work, volunteers get opportunities to explore this beautiful part of West Africa. Elmina and Cape Coast Castle, Kakum National Park and Nzulezo Stilt Village are all within few hours from the community you will be staying in, Ghana offers an array of varying cultures and landscapes including national parks and stunning rain-forests.

Water Sports
Swimming
Concert /
Musique
Safari /
Zoo
Musée /
Opéra
Sports

Exigences du Programme

Pour participer à ce programme tu dois avoir au moins 17 ans quand le programme commence.
Compétences Linguistiques
Tu dois parler anglais (niveau de base)
Restrictions de Nationalité
Aucune restriction. De l'aide venant de tous les coins du monde est bienvenu.
Autres Compétences
You need to be able to do physical work under the hot sun of africa. You dont need to have a special kind of training, but musst be willing to learn from the native workers.
Engagement de Temps
Nous avons besoin de ton aide le lundi, mardi, mercredi, jeudi et vendredi de 09:00 - 14:00

Services inclus

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Option Flex
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Garantie de remboursement
Si l'organisation annule ton séjour, nous te remboursons les frais
Support & Médiation
Nous te soutenons quelles que soient les circonstances
Notre service est gratuit
Les frais de programme sont perçus directement par Dream Africa Care Foundation.

Avant ton départ

Consultation compétente et soutien continu (gratuit)
Dream Africa Care Foundation (ton organisation hôte) est à ta disposition pour toute information ou renseignement. Une fois que tu as réservé ta place tu vas recevoir les coordonnés de l'organisation.
Cours de préparation en ligne (facultatif, à partir de $49)
Renseigne-toi afin d'être bien préparé(e) pour ton voyage. Avant ton départ, notre partenaire Global Travel Academy te fournit toutes les informations nécessaires pour que tu sois bien informé et prêt à partir pour ta mission humanitaire. Ils offrent des cours de "International Volunteering", "Travel Health & Safety" et "Travel Safety Abroad".

Services sur place

Services de Dream Africa Care Foundation

We are a local NGO with limited financial resources, as a volunteer you have to buy your own flight ticket to Ghana and traveling insurance.The only cost involve in this project is your food, we have a cook in the volunteer house who prepares three meals a day for all the volunteer, If you are a vegetarian or have any allergies this is taken into account when we arrange your placement. Volunteers pay a flat rate of 350 dollars each for a month or two weeks stay. This means if you are staying one month or two weeks you pay the same amount of 350 dollars)

The costs also covers your three meals a day, accommodation, airport pick up, laundry service, drinking water, toiletries and wireless internet access 24-hours a day in the volunteer house so that you can keep in touch with friends and family back home, Our aim is to provide cheap and affordable volunteer opportunity to people like you so that you can help make a difference in the lives of the less fortunate in Africa.

There is no any hidden cost, apart from the 350 dollars which covers your three meals a day and other expenses. 30% of the money you are paying for food goes to feeding and educating the children in our orphanages.

Transfert de l'aéroport Kotoka International Airport

After you have book your flight let me know your arrival date, time, flight name and flight number so that we can send our driver to pick you up at the airport. The airport is 35 minutes drive from our Accra volunteer house. Our driver will pick you up from the airport. There is only one international airport in Ghana call Kotoka international airport or Accra international airport so you will be flying into this airport. Our driver will pick you up from the airport whatever time or day you arrive at the airport.

Logement

You can choose to stay with a local host family or stay in our volunteer house with 16-other volunteers from all over the world, this is an opportunity for you to make new friends and interact with new people from all over the world. Our volunteer houses are located in very safe areas in Ghana. The most important vaccination you need to enter into Ghana is yellow fever vaccination.

Dortoir Famille d'accueil Auberge de jeunesse
Aliments & Boissons

We have a cook in the volunteer house who prepares three meals a day for all the volunteers. We will prepare special food for you, if you have to follow a special diet. The food is mostly western, but we also offer local dishes to our volunteers. If you are placed in a host family you might have more local dishes.

Accès à Internet
Bon accès sur le site du projet
NE SONT inclus dans le prix:
Visa, billets d'avion, assurance voyage ne sont PAS inclus dans les frais de programme.
Billets d'avion
L'aéroport le plus proche est Kotoka International Airport (ACC) à Accra. Nous t'aidons à trouver des vols pas chers pour aller en Ghana.
Assurance Voyage
Partir à l'étranger est une aventure et c'est toujours mieux d'être bien préparé. Que ce soit une maladie soudaine, une blessure ou du vol - une assurance voyage pour Ghana te protège en cas de situation imprévue.
Vaccins
Si tu envisages de faire du bénévolat en Ghana, nous te conseillons de consulter un médecin avant le début de ton voyage. Renseigne-toi sur les vaccins nécessaires pour Ghana.
Frais: Prix en USD
2 sem (durée min.)
$ 350
3 sem
$ 430
4 sem
$ 510
5 sem
$ 591
9 sem
$ 911
17 sem
$ 1,553
50 sem (durée max.)
$ 4,200
Coût moyen
$ 130 /sem

Tu peux participer à ce projet à Accra/Ghana de 2 sem à 50 sem. Merci de noter que les prix ci-dessus sont des prix estimés et qu'ils sont soumis aux fluctuations des taux de change. Dream Africa Care Foundation t'informera du prix final au cours du processus de candidature.
Service Crowdfunding
Généralement, partir en voyage humanitaire à l'étranger implique certains coûts. Si tu as besoin de soutien financier, nous t'aidons à recueillir des fonds pour ton programme en Ghana.
Acompte (15%)
L'acompte sert à réserver ta place avec l'organisation. Les paiements sont effectués par Paypal, notre partenaire de confiance pour les solutions de paiements internationales. Si tu n'as pas Paypal, tu peux également utiliser ta carte de crédit.
Montant Restant (85%)
Le paiement du montant restant doit être organisé avec Dream Africa Care Foundation durant le processus de candidature. Très souvent ce paiement est effectué par virement bancaire ou en espèces.

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