Sports Coaching

Coach a variety of sports for children in our partner schools. With limited resources you will have to think on your feet to entertain the children.

Volunteering is the absolute focus of our trips. We work with government schools which are in desperate need of support and volunteers travelling with us provide this. You will have the opportunity to either assist teachers in coaching sports or deliver your own coaching sessions for the children. The children are very eager to learn and relish the opportunity to experience different coaching methods. They love football above all, but any sports are welcome. Your challenge will be delivering coaching sessions with limited resources and facilities.  Not only will you provide coaching support, you will have the time to interact with the children, talk to them and just do simple things like playing games. Interaction of this sort is more meaningful than many people would imagine, as a large number of the children in the area we work do not have the family structure and guidance that we, here in the UK, are accustomed to. Each day, you will visit our partner projects, which are largely government run primary schools, and assist with teaching and building work (whatever the projects have highlighted as most needed) and you will have the opportunity to coach sports during the lunch hour and even before or after school hours, should you wish. Outside of your volunteer work, we give you the opportunity to immerse yourself in the culture of Ghana, with a weekend adventure and a number of different cultural activities. This is a life-changing experience and we are sure that you will return from your trip a different person.

Suitable for


Program Requirements

Minimum Age
18 years
Language Skills
You need to speak English (basic level)
Health Declaration
Other Skills
The right attitude and a desire are the most important things that we look for in a volunteer. We believe that everyone has something to offer, regardless of their skills or background.
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 08:00 - 15:00

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Free-time activities

Volunteers will have the opportunity to get involved with sporting activities at the schools. There will also be cultural activities included as part of the trip. A weekend adventure activity is optional an can be booked for an additional cost.



What's included?
The trip cost covers most aspects required during the trip. This includes food, accommodation, all in-country travel, in-country guides, project work and volunteer travel insurance. The costs that are not included are flights, visas, medical expenses before you travel and spending money for the trip. There is an additional cost should you decide to go on an adventure weekend. See the website for more information.
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

We provide all travel required from and to the airport whilst in Ghana and we also provide all the travel to and from the projects and the adventure weekend.


Volunteers stay at our volunteer house, used only by our travellers. It is basic but comfortable and has the necessary western amenities.

Dorm Room
Food & Beverages

Volunteers are provided with three meals per day and will get to sample the local cuisine. All meals have a staple such as potato or rice and there are lots of fresh fruit and vegetables. Plantain is a popular part of the meal.

Internet Access
Good access at the project site
2 weeks (min. stay)
3 weeks
4 weeks (max. stay)

You can volunteer at the project site in Woe/Ghana between 2 weeks and 4 weeks. Please note that the above shown program fees are estimated and subject to exchange rate fluctuations. African Adventures 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 African Adventures 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.
TYSGI Volunteer House, Woe, Volta Region, Woe, Ghana