Western Africa
Gambia Ghana Sierra Leone Togo
Middle Africa
Cameroon
Northern Africa
Egypt Morocco
Southern Africa
Botswana Namibia Cape Town / South Africa Swaziland
Eastern Africa
Kenya Madagascar Malawi Mozambique Seychelles South Sudan Tanzania Uganda Zambia Zimbabwe
Middle East
Israel Lebanon
Southern Asia
India Maldives Nepal Sri Lanka
Eastern Asia
China Mongolia
South East Asia
Cambodia Bali / Indonesia Laos Borneo / Malaysia Myanmar Philippines Chiang Mai / Thailand Vietnam
North America
United States of America
Caribbean
Bahamas Cuba Dominican Republic Haiti Jamaica Saint Lucia Trinidad and Tobago
Central America
Belize Costa Rica El Salvador Guatemala Honduras Mexico Nicaragua Panama
Latin America
Argentina Bolivia Amazon Rainforest / Brazil Chile Colombia Galapagos / Ecuador Paraguay Peru Suriname Uruguay Venezuela
Europe
Croatia Finland Germany Greece Hungary Italy Portugal Romania Spain
Oceania
Australia Fiji New Zealand
Humanitarian
Childcare Medical & Health Orphanages Sports Teaching & Education
Environment & Conversation
Animals & Wildlife Diving & Marine Conservation Environmental Protection Farming & Agriculture Round Trips & Camps
Made for Meaningful Travel

Volunteer World's mission has always been to ensure fairness, transparency and high quality within the meaningful travel industry. Due to its great usability & unique design, media claims Volunteer World to be the "AirBnB" for volunteer abroad opportunities - and we do not disagree on that!

Your Extra Layer of Security

Volunteer World is the world's leading comparison platform for international volunteer opportunities. We guide you through a safe and easy application process. Planning your next meaningful trip with Volunteer World gives you free access to our:

Crossover Volunteer Ghana

Empowerment of local communities

Empowerment of local communities in realizing they have the ability to make a difference to their own lives they just need to the support to started.

 Empowerment of local communities

You will be working with a local Community Based Organisation (CBO) within to help build organisational capacity. This mean you would be helping from training members in leadership skills, fundraising and proposal writing, creating an effective accounting system, teaching members computer skills, helping to write bylaws and developing community projects. Volunteers works with the local community to build capacity and ensure changes and improvements are sustainable once they have left.

Inclusive … working in ways which recognise that discrimination exists, promote equality of opportunity and good relations between groups and challenge inequality and exclusion
Organised … working in ways which bring people together around common issues and concerns, in organisations and groups that are open, democratic and accountable
Co-operative … working in ways which build positive relationships across groups, identify common messages, develop and maintain links to national bodies and promote partnership working
Influential … working in ways which encourage and equip communities to take part and influence decisions, services and activities

Suitable for

Singles
Couples
Families
Groups

Program 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). Of course, there is an exception for children that are accompanied by their parents.
Language Skills
You need to speak English (basic level)
Criminal Background Check
required
Nationality Restrictions
No restrictions. Helping hands from all over the world are welcome.
Other Skills
Flexibility to live in a different environment with changes in diet, living conditions, weather.
Volunteer should be able to write proposal, fundraising and flexible to work with Group of People.
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 08:00 - 15:30

Any questions? Just ask. We at Crossover Volunteer Ghana are happy to help you.

Contact Project Coordinator

Free-time activities

- learning of how to play drums and dance with local People the traditionel dance of Volta Region: Borborbor, Agbadza and Kpanlongo Dance.
- learning of how to cook Ghanian Food with your host family
- learn the local language, called Ewe
- participate and visit local Festivals, as the Yam Festival, Kente Festival

- Volunteers get weekends off allowing them in their ample time to explore attractions in and around the city. Here are some exemples for trips which can be organized:
-> Monkey Village in Tafi Atome (close to Hohoe)
-> Wli Waterfalls, the biggest in West Africa
-> go to different beaches, like Busua, Butre, Cape Coast, Emina Castle
-> trip to Accra, the capital City of Ghana, to see the National Museum, Kwame Nkrumah Museum, lighthouse in Jamestown, Markola market, Art Center, Aburi Garden
-> visit Capa Coast Castle and Emina Castle, acient slaves Castles
-> Kakum National Park, where you can do a canopy walt

Places to visit in your holidays:
-> Mole National Park where you can see elephants, bamboos, antilope, warthog
-> Paga Crocodile Ponds, where you can see how crocodiles will be feed

Swimming
Concert/Music
Safari/Zoo
Hiking
Museum/Opera
Sports
Riding
Contact & Reservation
$196
/week
$196
/week
4 - 24
weeks
4 - 24
weeks
18+
age
18+
age
Airport Pickup
Housing
Food
Internet
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec

Included Services

Extra security layer by Volunteer World
Volunteer World is the world's leading comparison platform for international volunteer opportunities. We guide you through a safe and easy application process - including all necessary payments. Planning your next meaningful trip with Volunteer World gives you free access to our:
Quality Assurance
High ethical standards & transparent social impact
Flex Option
Change your reservation at no extra costs
Refund Guarantee
We refund your fees if Crossover Volunteer Ghana cancels your trip
Resolution Support
We cover your back no matter what happens
Services by Crossover Volunteer Ghana
◦Airport pick-up and transport, Host family- accommodation and meals, Program development and management, 24/ 7 in-country Support and Administrative expenses
CVG will ensure meals and accommodation are provided from the first to the last day of your program. Volunteers arriving earlier than the program start date or staying after the completion of their program will be required to pay their own accommodation and meals for those additional days.
Airport Pickup at Kotoka

An Airport Pickup Guide (APG) will meet you at the Accra Airport.
Please make sure to verify with us the date and time or your flight arrival

Accommodation

Adaklu, Hodzo and volta Region. One bed room and small living hall. Bathrooms are shared and open buckets are used Depending on the volunteer project location;

Guest Family Bedroom (Single) Bedroom (Double)
Food & Beverages

Volunteers will be fed three meals a day and save with drinking water.
Your meals will typically consist of traditional Ghanian dishes, including rice, beans, maize meal, root, vegetables, fish, meat and Vegetarian meals.

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.

No worries, Volunteer World supports you in raising funds, checking your visa regulations and travel insurance. We also assist you in finding the cheapest flights for your journey.
Costs (Prices in USD)
4 weeks (min. stay)
$900.00
5 weeks
$1,055.00
6 weeks
$1,210.00
7 weeks
$1,365.00
9 weeks
$1,675.00
11 weeks
$1,985.00
24 weeks (max. stay)
$4,000.00
Average fees
$196.00/week

You can volunteer at the project site in Adaklu Hodzo/Ghana between 4 weeks and 24 weeks. Please note that the above shown program fees are estimated and subject to exchange rate fluctuations. Crossover Volunteer Ghana 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 Crossover Volunteer Ghana during the application process. Common solutions are either via bank transfer or a cash payment at the project site.

Get ready to volunteer in Ghana

Check out first

Visa Regulations
Depending on your nationality, you have to arrange your visa for Ghana. Please check the visa regulations for Ghana.
Travel Seasons
Find out the best time to volunteer in Ghana and receive information on weather and climatic conditions.
Living Costs
Living costs vary with each destination. We give an overview of what you should plan as an estimated budget to volunteer in Ghana.
Budgeting
Generally, volunteering abroad involves certain costs. In case you need financial support, we will assist you to fundraise your volunteer program in Ghana.

What's next?

Airport
The nearest airport is Kotoka (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.
Vaccine Checker
If you are intending to volunteer in Ghana you should seek medical advice before starting your social journey. Check your required vaccinations for Ghana.
Free-time
What can you do in leisure-time in Ghana while you are not working at your volunteer opportunity?
D5/4 Dome, Adaklu Hodzo, Ghana

You might be also interested in

Teaching at Local School
Ho Volta, Ghana Crossover Volunteer Ghana NGO | Crossover Volunteer Ghana
Our teaching program places volunteers in Pre-schools, Primary Schools, Junior High Schools and Senior High Schools throughout the Volta.
Childcare assistant and mentor
Adaklu, Ghana Crossover Volunteer Ghana NGO | Crossover Volunteer Ghana
Hopes to help orphans and needed childs in thirteen Adaklu communities attend school. The project will provide uniforms and shoes for 300 orphans
© Volunteer World