JOURNALISM VOLUNTEER INTERN in Africa, Ghana (available and ongoing)
- Internship posted by INSIDE AFRICA VOLUNTEER (IAFRIVO)
Hours per week
P. O. Box TN 2151
Teshie Nungua Estate
The Journalism programs we offer fall under Print or Newspaper Journalism, Radio Journalism and Television Journalism.
We provide interns with the opportunity to have experience in Ghana's leading media production houses and multi-national advertising agencies giving you a comprehensive experience in television, radio, news paper production and advertising that will help you enhance and develop your career goals in these fields. On our Journalism placements, you do not only get an insider's view of how publications are run but also the exposure that comes with it.
If you are already a working journalist or a student, this is a chance to broaden your horizon and enhance your resume with work experience in a different culture and society, or maybe a different medium. 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 PROGRAM FEE IS $650 F0R THE FIRST 1 WEEK TO 3 WEEKS, EACH ADDITIONAL WEEK IS $170
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)
Visit our website for more information on this placement opportunity.