Ghana volunteering programs

Compare voluntary work programs offered by five of the top volunteering organizations operating in Accra and other towns and villages in Ghana, Africa – in the following areas: Classroom Teaching, Orphanage work, Healthcare and Medical. Program fees are totaled to make it easier for you to compare ‘prices’.

  • Organizations have been listed in alphabetical order.
  • Program fees in currencies other than US Dollars (USD) have been converted into USD at date of article update using rates at www.xe.com

(Content date: August 10, 2017)

TEACHINGORPHANAGEMEDICAL

1. ELI

Program: Teach English, math in a basic school in Central or Northern Ghana

Application fee: $200

Program Fee:
1 week:
2 weeks: $755 / $955
4 weeks: $965 / $1,165
8 weeks: $1,450 / $1,650
12 weeks: $1,720 / $1,920
Note: First amount quoted applies to the ELI Youth Initiative. All others pay the second (higher) amount.

TOTALS for ELI Youth Initiative: 2 weeks = $955 | 4 weeks = $1,165 | 8 weeks = $1,650 | 12 weeks = $1,920

TOTALS for all others: 2 weeks = $1,155 | 4 weeks = $1,365 | 8 weeks = $1,850 | 12 weeks = $2,120

Fee covers: Pre-departure support, airport pickup, 4-day orientation, breakfast during orientation, accommodation, breakfast & dinner at host family.

Tel: +1 303-321-8278
Email: info@eliabroad.org
Reviews: www.eliabroad.org/experiences/participant-blogs


2. GHANA VOLUNTEERING

Program: Teach English, math, science, preschool in an African school in Ghana

Application fee: $45

Program Fee:
1 week: $200
2 weeks: $300
4 weeks: $500
8 weeks: $900
12 weeks: $1,300

TOTALS: 1 week = $245 | 2 weeks = $345 | 4 weeks = $545 | 8 weeks = $945 | 12 weeks = $1,345

Fee covers: Pre-departure support, fund-raising support and tips, airport pickup, transfer to placement, orientation program, accommodation, three (3) meals daily, 24/7 in-country support, alumni network membership

Tel: +233 272 111 270
Email: info@ghanavolunteer.net
Reviews: ghanavolunteer-testimonials


3. HAID

Program: Teach English or ICT in a Ghanaian school

Application fee: n/a

Program Fee:
1 week: $250
2 weeks: $350
4 weeks: $750
8 weeks: $1,200
12 weeks: $2,000

TOTALS: Same as above. Please note that a $150 program fee deposit is required to secure placement.

Fee covers: Airport pickup, accommodation, two (2) meals daily, 24/7 in-country support, certificate of participation, donation to project.

Tel: 1-719-250-4914
Email: info@haidfoundation.org


4. IFRE

Program: Teach English in an African school

Application fee: $299

Program Fee:
1 week: $135
2 weeks: $261
4 weeks: $435
8 weeks: $783
12 weeks: $1,131

TOTALS: 1 week = $434 | 2 weeks = $560 | 4 weeks = $734 | 8 weeks = $1,082 | 12 weeks = $1,430

Fee covers: “Room/board, field support, etc.”

Tel: 1-800-675-2504 (USA)
Email: info@ifrevolunteers.org


5. IVHQ

Program: Teach English, math etc. in a Ghanaian African school

Application fee: $299

Program Fee:
1 week: $270
2 weeks: $390
4 weeks: $590
8 weeks: $1,040
12 weeks: $1,550

TOTALS: 1 week = $569 | 2 weeks = $689 | 4 weeks = $889 | 8 weeks = $1,339 | 12 weeks = $1,849

Fee covers: Pre-departure support/ training, MyIVHQ account access, Airport pick-up, 24/7 in-country support, orientation, meals (twice daily? thrice daily?)

Tel: +64-6-758-7949
Email: info@volunteerhq.org
Reviews:
www.gooverseas.com-IVHQ-reviews

1. ELI

Program: Volunteer in an African orphanage – Ghana

Application fee: $200

Program Fee*:
1 week:
2 weeks: $755 / $955
4 weeks: $965 / $1,165
8 weeks: $1,450 / $1,650
12 weeks: $1,720 / $1,920
Note: First amount quoted applies to the ELI Youth Initiative. All others pay the second (higher) amount.

TOTALS for ELI Youth Initiative: 2 weeks = $955 | 4 weeks = $1,165 | 8 weeks = $1,650 | 12 weeks = $1,920

TOTALS for all others: 2 weeks = $1,155 | 4 weeks = $1,365 | 8 weeks = $1,850 | 12 weeks = $2,120

Fee covers: Pre-departure support, airport pickup, 4-day orientation, breakfast during orientation, accommodation, breakfast & dinner at host family.

Tel: +1 303-321-8278
Email: info@eliabroad.org
Reviews: www.eliabroad.org/experiences/participant-blogs


2. GHANA VOLUNTEERING

Program: Help with homework, play with kids, etc. in an African orphanage – Ghana.

Application fee: $45

Program Fee:
1 week: $200
2 weeks: $300
4 weeks: $500
8 weeks: $900
12 weeks: $1,300

TOTALS: 1 week = $245 | 2 weeks = $345 | 4 weeks = $545 | 8 weeks = $945 | 12 weeks = $1,345

Fee covers: Pre-departure support, fund-raising support and tips, airport pickup, transfer to placement, orientation program, accommodation, three (3) meals daily, 24/7 in-country support, alumni network membership

Tel: +233 272 111 270
Email: info@ghanavolunteer.net
Reviews: ghanavolunteer-testimonials


3. GLOBAL CROSSROADS

Program: Do voluntary work in an African orphanage – Ghana.

Application fee: $299

Program Fee: (for returning volunteers)
1 week: $175
2 weeks: $300
4 weeks: $550
8 weeks: $1,050
12 weeks: $1,550

TOTALS (for returning volunteers): 1 week = $474 | 2 weeks = $599 | 4 weeks = $849 | 8 weeks = $1,349 | 12 weeks = $1,849

Fee covers: Accommodation, food (3 times daily), fundraising ideas and letters, certificate of completion, discount for returning volunteers.

Tel: +1 214 785 6605
Email: info@globalcrossroad.com
Reviews:
gooverseas.com-GLOBAL-CROSSROADS-reviews


4. HAID

Program: Volunteer in a Ghanaian orphanage

Application fee: n/a

Program Fee:
1 week: $250
2 weeks: $350
4 weeks: $750
8 weeks: $1,200
12 weeks: $2,000

TOTALS: Same as above. Please note that a $150 program fee deposit is required to secure placement.

Fee covers: Airport pickup, accommodation, two (2) meals daily, 24/7 in-country support, certificate of participation, donation to project.

Tel: 1-719-250-4914
Email: info@haidfoundation.org


5. IFRE

Program: Voluntary work opportunities in African orphanages

Application fee: $299

Program Fee:
1 week: $135
2 weeks: $261
4 weeks: $435
8 weeks: $783
12 weeks: $1,131

TOTALS: 1 week = $434 | 2 weeks = $560 | 4 weeks = $734 | 8 weeks = $1,082 | 12 weeks = $1,430

Fee covers: “Room/board, field support, etc.”

Tel: 1-800-675-2504 (USA)
Email: info@ifrevolunteers.org

1. AGAPE VOLUNTEERS

Program: Work in an African hospital or clinic.

Application fee: N/A

Program fee:
1 week: N/A
2 weeks: $642
4 weeks: $902
8 weeks: $1,095

TOTALS: Same as above

Fee covers: Registration and administration, airport pick-up, orientation, donation to projects, two (2) meals daily, tour of Jamestown, insurance, airport drop-off.

Tel: +44 (0) 845 519 8469
Email: www.agape-volunteers.com/contact
Reviews: AGAPE on Review Centre


2. ELI

Program: Learn about the day-to-day practice of medicine in Ghana by shadowing doctors and nurses.

Application fee: $200

Program Fee*:
1 week:
2 weeks: $755 / $955
4 weeks: $965 / $1,165
8 weeks: $1,450 / $1,650
12 weeks: $1,720 / $1,920
Note: First amount quoted applies to the ELI Youth Initiative. All others pay the second (higher) amount.

TOTALS for ELI Youth Initiative: 2 weeks = $955 | 4 weeks = $1,165 | 8 weeks = $1,650 | 12 weeks = $1,920

TOTALS for all others: 2 weeks = $1,155 | 4 weeks = $1,365 | 8 weeks = $1,850 | 12 weeks = $2,120

Fee covers: Pre-departure support, airport pickup, 4-day orientation, breakfast during orientation, accommodation, breakfast & dinner at host family.

Tel: +1 303-321-8278
Email: info@eliabroad.org
Reviews: www.eliabroad.org/experiences/participant-blogs


3. GLOBAL CROSSROADS

Program: Volunteer in the health sector in Ghana Africa.

Application fee: $299

Program Fee: (for returning volunteers)
1 week: $175
2 weeks: $300
4 weeks: $550
8 weeks: $1,050
12 weeks: $1,550

TOTALS (for returning volunteers): 1 week = $474 | 2 weeks = $599 | 4 weeks = $849 | 8 weeks = $1,349 | 12 weeks = $1,849

Fee covers: Accommodation, food (3 times daily), fundraising ideas and letters, certificate of completion, discount for returning volunteers.

Tel: +1 214 785 6605
Email: info@globalcrossroad.com
Reviews:
gooverseas.com-GLOBAL-CROSSROADS-reviews


4. IFRE

Program: Volunteer or intern in the healthcare industry in Ghana.

Application fee: $299

Program Fee:
1 week: $135
2 weeks: $261
4 weeks: $435
8 weeks: $783
12 weeks: $1,131

TOTALS: 1 week = $434 | 2 weeks = $560 | 4 weeks = $734 | 8 weeks = $1,082 | 12 weeks = $1,430

Fee covers: “Room/board, field support, etc.”

Tel: 1-800-675-2504 (USA)
Email: info@ifrevolunteers.org


5. IVHQ

Program: Volunteer in healthcare and medicine in Ghana Africa.

Application fee: $299

Program Fee:
1 week: $270
2 weeks: $390
4 weeks: $590
8 weeks: $1,040
12 weeks: $1,550

TOTALS: 1 week = $569 | 2 weeks = $689 | 4 weeks = $889 | 8 weeks = $1,339 | 12 weeks = $1,849

Fee covers: Pre-departure support/ training, MyIVHQ account access, Airport pick-up, 24/7 in-country support, orientation, meals (twice daily? thrice daily?)

Tel: +64-6-758-7949
Email: info@volunteerhq.org
Reviews:
www.gooverseas.com-IVHQ-reviews

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