Medical Assistant for Local Clinics

Medical Doctors, Nurses, Community Health Educators, and Students are urgently needed to volunteer in our community clinics in Ghana.

 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.

Suitable for


Program Requirements

Minimum Age
18 years
Language Skills
You need to speak English (basic level)
Health Declaration
Education Requirements
Genaral at High School, Vocational or College level
Required Documents
CV or Resume
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

Do you have any questions concerning this volunteer opportunity in Ghana? Volunteer World directly connects you with World Partners of Developement

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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.



What's included?
The following is an expected program expenses:
airport pickup and drop off
food and drink

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.
Airport Pickup

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
2 weeks (min. stay)
3 weeks
4 weeks
5 weeks
6 weeks
7 weeks
8 weeks (max. stay)

You can volunteer at the project site in Accra/Ghana between 2 weeks and 8 weeks. Please note that the above shown program fees are estimated and subject to exchange rate fluctuations. World Partners of Developement will tell you your final price during your application process.
Average Fees
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.

Get ready to volunteer in Ghana

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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.
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?

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.
What can you do in leisure-time in Ghana while you are not working at your volunteer opportunity?
Packing List
Packing our bags is important to prepare your trip, but often turns into a last minute horror. Make sure you don't forget the essentials by creating a personalised packing list for your volunteer program in Ghana upfront.
125 Katapor Road, Pokuase-Accra, Ghana, West Africa, Accra, Ghana