Volunteer at a school project which supports orphans and provides education and food to poor local children.  The school was founded as a result of the increasing inequality and privation of the plight of the child in accessing basic education and care in rural areas outside of Accra.

The orphanage school presently has 60 children, ranging from age 3 to 15, attending every day.   This is a year round project.  A feeding program has been established to provide a hot lunch every day.  The school levels range from pre-school through grade 6. School hours start from 7am to 3.30pm. 

Volunteers will teach English classes focusing on basic alphabet, athematic and also be involved in after school fun activities, sports, arts and crafts and other games with the kids. Volunteer will actively assist with the feeding program helping to make and distribute meals to the children.  The basic aim is to offer assistance to encourage and inspire less privileged but intelligent children in Ghana to stay in school, and assist them to lift themselves out of poverty.

Volunteer Opportunities: Orphanage Teaching Program

Overview

  • Project Length: From 1 week to 8 weeks
  • Arrival Airport: Accra (Code: ACC)
  • Work Schedule: Monday to Friday 7 hours per day
  • Requirements: Tourist Visa. Expect rural living conditions
  • Age Limits: Minimum 17yrs or older for solo travelers.
  • Minimum Age: 12 to 16 yrs if traveling with parents.
  • Airlines: British Air, Delta, United, KLM, Lufthansa
  • Vaccinations: Yellow Fever, Malaria, Hep A, typhoid wwwnc.cdc.gov

Program Schedule

  • Airport meet and greet in Accra airport
  • Monday to Friday volunteering  35 hours per week
  • Weekends free to sightseeing
  • Typical shift work hours are  7:00am – 3:30pm
  • Support: Local Director support 24/7 during placement
  • Departure: ABV Staff Escorted Airport Transfer

Not included:

  • Flights to Ghana. Entry Visa. Vaccinations. Local Transportation. Travel & Health Insurance. Laundry and Internet

WHAT DO MY FEES PAY FOR?

When you join an A Broader View program your financial contribution supports the hundreds of needy communities where our volunteer programs are based.  Donations are helping to stimulate the local economies with coordinator and hosting jobs, with new constructions at local school and orphanage, with much needed medical supplies to under served hospitals and clinics. 

ABV works tirelessly year round to support our volunteers, and also to serve the local communities where we are based.  As a tax exempt 501(c)(3) non-profit charity organization we receive 100% of our funding from our volunteers' program fee donations. Your program fee is used for airport pick up & transfer, departure transfer, placement logistics, orientation, food & accommodations, in-country assistance as well as programmatic administrative support and continuity of our volunteer programs.   If you have questions about our program fees email to [email protected] or call us toll free at 866-423-3258.

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