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Volunteer in Ghana

Volunteering Solutions offers a wide range of volunteer program options in Ghana, which is the Gateway to West Africa. The country is bordered by Ivory Coast on the west , Burkina Faso to the north and Togo on the east.

Volunteering Solutions has been providing one of the most affordable and life changing voluntary projects in Ghana since 2007. Our programs in Ghana have been very successful wherein the volunteers have made an impact in the lives of local Ghanaian communities.

We offer many voluntary projects in Ghana and volunteers can choose from Teaching, Orphanage, Healthcare, Community Development , Construction and Sports Coaching.

Volunteering Solutions volunteer projects are mainly based in the city of Tamale, which is the capital of Northern Province. Volunteers also work in the Ashanti region in the cities of Kumasi and Mampong.

The volunteer projects in Ghana are highly recommended for anyone who is interested in making a difference in the lives of local communities and also experience the 'real African life'.

Volunteers working in our programs get to interact with local communities experience the local culture firsthand along with other volunteers and the local staff.  

Come and volunteer in Ghana and experience the marvelous culture and the hospitality of the people of this West African nation.

Why Volunteer in Ghana with VS?

VS places volunteers at grassroots level projects based in Northern Ghana. Most of our projects are based in the city of Tamale in Northern Ghana as well as in surrounding villages and communities where our volunteers have been working towards making a sustainable and valuable contribution in the programs. The Girls Education Project working for the the education and literacy of the girls living in the villages in and around Tamale. The project is fully supported by Volunteering Solutions and is run only with the help of volunteers and their support.

Regular support and efforts of the volunteers in the project since 2007 have seen the project come a long way now with the program supporting the education of around 300 girls. The girls school building construction has also seen lot of progress with 10 classrooms being completed. Continuous efforts of the local Volunteering Solutions staff and the volunteers would help in further development of the project. Volunteers also work in local village schools in the Teaching Volunteer Project as well as in Orphanage Volunteer Program and Medical Volunteer Project in Tamale. 

Volunteer Program Locations in Ghana

Volunteering Solutions mainly offers placements in and around the city of Tamale in Northern Ghana. We also offer some volunteer placements in Mampong and Kumasi.Tamale is the capital of the Northern Region of Ghana and is a thriving town, full of energy and life.The city has direct bus and flight connections to Accra, the capital city. 
Tamalaians love visitors and particularly volunteers. You’ll find that they are some of the friendliest people you’ll ever meet and their culture is a fascinating blend of traditional and modern. Volunteers get immersed in the local Ghanaian way of life and get to know their customs and traditions very well by living with the locals. 

Ghana Volunteer Projects 2014 - 2015

  • Summer Volunteer Ghana Program

    Ghana Summer Volunteer Adventure  2014 - 2015

    Take part in the Summer Volunteer and Adventure Program in Ghana and immerse yourself in the culture in one of Africa's friendliest country.As a volunteer you will be involved in a variety of hands on tasks and would also be visiting some of the most spectacular tourist sites in Ghana.

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  • Girl's Education Project Work

    Volunteer in a Girl's Education Project in Ghana

    Volunteers working in the Girl's Education Project work in Tamale in Northern Ghana. The mission of this project is to help young disadvantaged females living in urban village around Tamale. Volunteers work in a school whose main motto is to educate the girl child in the area.Volunteers will enjoy a rewarding experience by assisting the teachers to deliver lessons.

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  • Football Coaching Program

    Volunteer Football Coaching in Ghana

    Ghana's national sport is Football and the country's interest in the game is at an all time high given the succesful performance of the team in the 2010 World Cup.Volunteering Solutions places volunteers in this program in local schools and football clubs in the Tamale region in Northern Ghana.

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  • Medical Healthcare Volunteer Program

    Volunteer Medical / Healthcare Program in Ghana

    The Healthcare facilities in Ghana are not very widespread and due to extreme poverty many people are still unable to avail of the basic medical facilities. Qualified doctors and nurses can carry full day to day treatment of various diseases.Volunteer opportunities are available in hospital and clinic placements in Tamale and Kumasi regions

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  • Teaching English Program

    Volunteer Teaching English Program in Ghana

    Volunteers in the Teaching program in Ghana assist with the teaching of different subjects in local elementary and high schools.Teaching Project volunteers mainly teach to local children in village schools. Although English is the official language of Ghana, the children rarely get to learn from non-Ghanaian speakers of the language.

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  • Orphanage Volunteer Work

    Volunteer work at an Orphanage in Ghana

    Volunteering with children in an orphanage in Ghana is the most rewarding experience for volunteers.Volunteers will also be assisting local staff and caretakers in daily work to help them run the orphanage in a better way.Whichever orphanage and childcare placement you work in , you need to be ready for the challenge and give love and support to the children.

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  • Community Development Project in Ghana

    Community Development Project in Ghana

    Volunteers working in the Community Development Project work in village communities located 15-20 kms outside the city of Tamale. Volunteers work for a variety of projects and initiatives for the local communities such as education, construction and repair work and health.

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  • 2 Weeks Special Short Term Program

    2 Weeks Special Volunteer Program - Ghana, 2014-2015

    Volunteer in the 2 week special program in Ghana which is regarded as one of the safest and politically stable countries in Africa. Ghanaian people are known the world over for their friendliness and warmth.Volunteers in this program work with local communities in Northern Ghana and also explore the region during weekend trips.

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