Volunteer opportunity posted by: DREAM GHANA FOUNDATION - Internship and Volunteering Abroad Programs
Posted on: November 21, 2012
To teach computer applications and programs, such as word, excel and basic computer applications. School children are gradually being exposed to computers and may need just basic computer flying start. So use this opportunity to share your computer knowledge! You will be amazed just how much you know and can pass on to eager students.
IT education is gradually taking root in this part of the world, so you would realize that in a computer class room, one computer is being shared by 4 students or more. IT skills are becoming important requirement to employment and therefore parents are encouraging their children to take computer studies seriously. In Ghana, for instance only a hand full of homes has personal computers for their children to. Read More at our website.
OUR SAFETY MEASURES. Your well being while volunteering with us is our priority we make sure your trip is safe and our in-country coordinator will provide whatever support you may need at every step along the way and making necessary contacts on your behalf, including an in-depth volunteer handbook and in-country informational materials and regular visits as required by participants. Program Managers also provide extensive telephone support from enrollment to departure.
Arrival Orientation Our always available program Directors will coordinate a city orientation and tour at the beginning of each program to familiarize volunteers with their new surroundings and host family.
During the orientation process, program Directors will take you through reviews about health and safety information as well as cultural customs.
We operate programs in carefully chosen areas that offer a safe environment for the volunteer. Although Ghana is a very peaceful country we take great strides to ensure the safety of our volunteers.
Our staff are always available to assist you with any personal, in-country support and our volunteers are registered at their embassy or consulate, in other for the volunteer to stay informed about news and local happenings. Our host family are carefully researched and chosen.
Hospitals & Doctors If you require medical attention, our Directors will take you to an Accra base Hospital which is popular with foreigners and provides a reasonably good standard of health care. It is about 30 minutes drive from your host family.
The accommodation we provide are HOME-STAY arrangements. The families who host our volunteers are couples with or without children, joint families, single parents. Our friendly host family housing consists of a comfortable house in a safe, conveniently-located neighborhood, Clean, fenced. Lodging arrangements always have basic amenities like modern toilet facility and running water. Volunteers will have a room for him or her self with a comfortable bed and a fan. You will be getting 3 Meals per day (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) which are prepared daily and served by the host family when ever you are at home. The meals are traditional, but very nutritious by Ghanaian standard. If you wish to arrange your own food due to special dietary restrictions or preferences, then discuss it with DREAM GHANA ahead of time. Utility bills are taken care of by the host family.
THE PROGRAM IS $600 F0R THE FIRST 1 WEEK TO 3 WEEKS, EACH ADDITIONAL WEEK IS $150
What is included in your program fee;
Airport transfers ( Pick up and Drop of )
All accommodation ( Home Stay )
Your meals and Utility bills
Orientation (everything you need to know about Ghana or Africa)
Country and Emergency Support
Location of Programs: Various locations in Accra and other parts of Ghana
Arrival Airport: Kotoka international airport, Accra (airport code ACC)
Working Hours: Flexible; Monday to Friday approximately 30 hours per week, all other times are free
Getting to the project: Dependent on location, 30 minutes to 1 hour multi-people taxi ride or commercial bus transporter (budget approximately US $10 per week)
Dream Ghana Website;
To apply, complete our online application form at our website and later send us your current CV (resume) and personal photo through email attachment. You would be contacted after your application has been received and reviewed. This opportunity is ongoing program and therefore any date can apply.
+233267997722 P.O. Box TN 2151 Teshie Nungua Estate Accra, Ghana - West Africa