Placements

Placements

TEACHING

“Education is the most powerful weapon you can use to change the world”

Through our education project we can ensure bright futures and opportunities for children in Ghana. As a teaching volunteer, you will work in local schools assisting in the classroom and working one on one with students. We have opportunities for everyone regardless of teaching experience with classes ranging from Nursery to High School.

DURATION – 1 – 12 weeks

SPORTS COACHING

We have a wide range of rewarding sports coaching opportunities available in Ghana. You will work with local teams, clubs and schools to develop the sport, skills and the players you will be working closely with.

“Sport has the power to change the world. It speak to youth in a language they understand. Sport can create hope where once there was only despair”

Football –  Football is the biggest sport across Africa and in Ghana. The passion for the game is undeniable, players are dedicated and talented and your participation as a coach will have a huge impact. Coaching opportunities include working with youth teams, developing women’s football and Academy level teams.

Hockey – Hockey is rapidly becoming popular in Ghana. Our focus is to encourage youth participation at grassroots level to grow the sport. Coaching opportunities include youth teams, men’s teams, women’s teams with the chance to play alongside the National Team.

Netball – As a growing sport Netball is a great way to encourage female participation and empower young girls in sports across schools and the community. As a volunteer you will encourage participation and further player development, skills and drills during training.

Tennis – As a tennis volunteer you will get enjoy coaching a number of talented young players at a range of levels at the National Tennis Court as well as getting the opportunity to show off your own skills.

Coaching opportunities are also available in the following sports Rugby, Boxing, Basketball and Volleyball

DURATION – 1 – 12 WEEKS

MEDICAL 

If you are looking to study medicine at university or to further your experience applying to this programme can really make your application stand out!

Working on this internship you will be shadowing a doctor in one of Accra’s biggest hospitals. Each week you will get to experience a different ward within the hospital dependent on your experience and interests. The doctor you will be shadowing will ensure that you are learning about every aspect of the hospital and medicine in Western Africa during your internship.

DURATION – 2- 12 weeks

CHILDCARE

As a childcare volunteer you will dedicate your time to the children at our underprivileged children’s centre and play a vital role in the enriching the lives of disadvantaged children. You will work with small groups or one on one with children to help their basic learning, communication and development. This is an extremely rewarding opportunity to make a huge difference.

DURATION – 1 -12 weeks

PHYSIOTHERAPY

If you are currently studying physiotherapy looking to gain more experience or already qualified and looking for a change of environment our physiotherapy internship is an extremely rewarding experience. During your time in Ghana you will be working in medical clinics or alongside top sports teams, dependant on experience and interests, to help rehabilitate and restore movement to people affected by injuries illness or disabilities.

DURATION 2-12 weeks

MIDWIFERY

The birth of a baby brings joy and hope, the beginning of a new life. If you are considering becoming a midwife this is a fantastic way to gain experience in one of Accra’s biggest hospitals. You will shadow a midwife from the hospital and join them in caring for pregnant women throughout all aspects of pregnancy including antenatal care, during labour and birth and for up to 28 days after the birth.  This is an amazing opportunity to work with real mothers and new-born babies and to really bring out your passion in this industry.

DURATION – 2- 12 weeks

HEALTHCARE

As a healthcare volunteer, you will dedicate your time to working with disadvantaged communities and underprivileged children allowing them access to basic healthcare where it may otherwise be unattainable.

Working in the local area with orphanages, schools, churches and community centres you will help treat patients as well as trying to educate on basic medical and health issues. You really will change lives on this project!

DURATION – 2-12 weeks

Animal Welfare:
You will be working with the GSPCA (Ghana Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) – a hands on experience helping to deliver ‘Humane Education’ programmes around Accra to educate people on the treatment and wellbeing of animals. You will be assisting in the vaccinating dogs and cats and in rabies clinics. You will also work with AKI (Animal Kind International) on welfare projects for Cats, dogs, horses and donkeys.

DURATION – 2- 8 weeks