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Volunteer projects in

Ghana at a glance

Duration: 2+ weeks

Most of our volunteer programs in Ghana are available for a minimum duration of 2 weeks

Start: Every week

Our volunteering cycles start each Monday. With SGA you have maximum flexibility.

Language: English

To maintain a high quality of volunteering in our projects we require good English skills.

Location: Accra, Ghana

All of our volunteering projects in Ghana are situated in the vibrant capital city of Accra.

Why volunteer in Ghana?

As a volunteer you will experience the welcoming Ghanaian culture in a more close-up, intensive way than you would as a usual tourist. You will embrace the Mañana-Mañana mentality quicker than you think. This journey to Africa will teach you, what is truly needed (or not needed) to live a happy life. Here are four reasons for volunteering in Ghana:

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The gateway to Africa

Many young volunteers choose Ghana as their first destination in Africa, as it is considered one of the safest places on the continent. Learn more about Ghana

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English Speaking Country

Ghana used to be a British colonial state, which is why English is one of the countries official languages. The country is also one of Africa's most stable democracies.

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Rich culture and tradition

In Ghana 250 different dialects are spoken by more than 100 ethnic groups. These locals will welcome you to one of the most vibrant countries in all of Africa.

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Top volunteering destination

If you are just beginning your discovery of Africa, start in Ghana. Its easy going vibe make it a top destination for volunteers. Learn more about preparing for Ghana!

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Why you can rely on us

We at studentsgoabroad have been supporting volunteers in Ghana for a long time and are proud to say, that we have a track record that you can trust. As one of the top placement agencies in the world you can focus on the amazing experience of volunteering abroad. Here are our six reasons why we at SGA are the right choice for you:

Specialist for Volunteering in Ghana since 2004

Recognized and Proven Volunteering Programs

Most Affordable Internship Agency

Individual Advice & Preparation Assistance

Reliable Project Coordinators in Ghana

Introductory Programs On-Site (Orientation)

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Ask all your questions!

Looking for a volunteer project on your own can be tedious. Is the project reputable? Where is it located? Our consultants will guide you through the process!

Three steps to volunteer in Ghana


Create your profile

The first step is to create a profile and complete your data as well as your preferences for the internship. We will then contact you to arrange a free consultation with you.

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Book free consultation

Next, you can schedule your consultation with us! Here we will answer all questions, and provide you with information on how far your desired volunteer experience in Ghana can be realized.

Book consultation


Secure your placement

If all the requirements for your internship in Ghana are met, we can start the placement process and send your application to our team in Ghana. This step is mandatory and a deposit is required.

Pay placement fee

Transparent service from start to finish

Our StudentsGoAbroad support, as well as the local contact team will be there for you every step of the journey. Here’s what you can expect from us through all stages of your volunteer experience in Ghana:

Only with StudentsGoAbroad will you get a service, that checks a whole range of conditions, before you have to pay anything. That's part of our quality of service promise at SGA. Before you make your down payment you will receive from us:

  • Validation check before registration whether your internship is possible

  • Application folder check (included)

  • Intercultural briefing

We know that planning a volunteer experience can be stressful. But don't worry, that's why we are here every step of the way! Before your arrival at your internship / volunteer destination, you can expect the following service from us:

  • Individual placement of internships with regard to subject, duration and time

  • Contact person of our local partner organization during the entire preparation phase for your internship abroad

  • Creation and processing of the contract between you and the company

  • Assistance with visa formalities

  • On request, an arrangement of a language course or organization of accommodation

  • Information about cheap flights, insurance, vaccinations, and other important travel information

New country, new environment - As soon as you arrive at your internship / volunteer destination life will feel like it is coming at you with 100 kilometers per hour. And that's why our services "on your arrival" will make sure you have an easy and comfortable start to this amazing journey that you have decided to embark on. Among other services you can count on us to do the:

  • Organization of the transfer to your accommodation

  • Presentation of a welcome package (depending on location)

  • Detailed information about the respective city and surroundings

  • SIM prepaid card for your mobile phone (depending on location)

  • Information documents on various leisure activities

  • Tips for using public transport

Regardless of whether you will stay two weeks, two months or even longer - During your stay abroad you will have a million questions, a multitude of things on your to-do-list and despite all of this time will feel like it's just flying by. And here are some good news - Our services don't end with you getting to your destination. Also during your stay we are there for you, with the following services:

  • Competent contact persons on site

  • Accompaniment to the company on the first day of the internship

  • Advice on the extension of the visa

  • Newsletter about events in your city or surroundings

  • Organization of trainee meetings

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