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Volunteer in Ghana

Volunteer in Ghana

Discover International Volunteer HQ’s incredible Ghana volunteer abroad program. Choose from a wide range of trusted Ghana volunteer projects, including Teaching, Childcare, Medical and Construction. Volunteers are based in and around the Accra region, on the Atlantic coast of West Africa. With affordable Program Fees and top rated volunteer projects trusted by over 116,000 travelers, IVHQ is the best volunteer organization in Ghana.

Highlights:
  • 7 meaningful project options available year-round
  • Program Fees from $270 for 1 week
  • Includes airport pick-up, orientation, accommodation, meals and 24/7 in-country support
  • Accommodation in a dormitory-style volunteer house

  • Projects based in rural villages and townships within the Greater Accra Region

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Key information

Fully hosted experience from $270
Volunteer from 1 - 24 weeks
Ages 18+
Based in the Greater Accra Region
Go off the beaten track in Africa
Projects align with UN Sustainable Development Goals
Impact driven projects run by locals
B Corporation certified organization

Volunteer opportunities in Ghana

Volunteering with nature

3-5 hours volunteering per day

Program Fees from $319

  • Duration: 1 - 24 weeks
  • Programs start on the 1st and 15th of every month
  • Based in rural Ghana
  • Volunteers aged 18+ and families

Help farmers become more sustainable in all aspects of their operations, with the resulting food and produce going towards local childcare placements.

Increases access to education

3-5 hours volunteering per day

Program Fees from $270

  • Duration: 1 - 24 weeks
  • Programs start on the 1st and 15th of every month
  • Based at schools in Ghana
  • Volunteers aged 18+ and families

Volunteer with young school children in rural parts of Ghana before and after school, assisting with meals, providing care, assisting with homework, and informal teaching English through play therapy and games.

Supports community development

3-5 hours volunteering per day

Program Fees from $319

  • Duration: 1 - 24 weeks
  • Programs start on the 1st and 15th of every month
  • Based in rural Ghana
  • Volunteers aged 18+ and families

Make a lasting impact in rural towns by contributing to construction and renovation projects at a range of community facilities including schools, centers and clinics.

Improves health & wellbeing

3-5 hours volunteering per day

Set Program Fee of $520

  • Duration: 1 week
  • Programs start on the 15th of every month
  • Based in rural Ghananian communities
  • Volunteers aged 18+

A medical project with a difference. This is a one week roving medical campaign, visiting rural communities and helping to provide malaria treatment and prevention, as well education around nutrition, sexual health and hygiene.

Improves health & wellbeing

3-5 hours volunteering per day

Program Fees from $319

  • Duration: 1 - 24 weeks
  • Programs start on the 1st and 15th of every month
  • Based in clinics and communities in rural Ghana
  • Volunteers aged 18+

Help bring better healthcare to rural clinics and on mobile wound care outreach in Ghana. Duties are a mixture of hands-on, administrative and observational tasks.

Improves health & wellbeing

3-5 hours volunteering per day

Program Fees from $270

  • Duration: 1 - 24 weeks
  • Programs start on the 1st and 15th of every month
  • Based in Ghanian schools
  • Volunteers aged 18+ and families

Help local schools and sports teams in Ghana with physical education lessons, playing games with students and encouraging them to enjoy being active.

Increases access to education

3-5 hours volunteering per day

Program Fees from $270

  • Duration: 1 - 24 weeks
  • Programs start on the 1st and 15th of every month
  • Based at schools in Ghana
  • Volunteers aged 18+ and families

Provide a valued perspective as a fluent English speaker in schools that are often under-staffed. Assist with English, music, Math, geography and arts lessons in rural areas around Accra.

”Words cannot describe how unbelievably amazing my experience was! I spent my time between the local clinic and helping with the children at the school. The people and children I met have changed me, they were the most welcoming people you could meet. The IVHQ team were an amazing team.”

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How to get started

Pick a destination + project and apply for free
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Pay the Registration Fee to secure your place and upgrade your MyIVHQ account
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