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GH-VOL 7.1 GHANA GHANA Teaching / Work with children 17/08/2018 07/09/2018

Kordiabe primary school teaching: Math, English, ICT, French etc.

This project is part of the SCI North South Programmes. Volunteers should be 20 years old, have previous volunteering experience and take part in the Preparation Workshops organised by their sending branch. More details from your sending branch.


Work Types: Teaching / Work with children

International age: 18 - 99

Extra fee to be paid in the hosting country: 250.00 Euro

Purpose of extra costs:

It covers pick up from the airport/ bus station upon arrival in Ghana.The fee also covers orientation, evaluation, monitoring, project set up, office running/administrative expenses, supporting small community projects, running of activities during the project, certificate of participation, accommodation, feeding at camp and communication prior to during and after the camp. It does not cover excursions on projects, internal travels to and from the project station, refreshment outside the project, air ticket, excursions, visa and insurance, local travel and personal effects.

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Description: This project is in collaboration with Kordiabe Primary and Jnr. High School. As the school administration needs assistance from volunteers from VOLU to help with teaching.

The main goal of the project is to have volunteers to assist teachers of the Kordiabe Primary and Jnr. High School. Where volunteers and teachers will work together and exchange experience in a broad perspective, in terms of teaching methods and activities. The school administration believes this collaboration (exposure) will help the children in their academic work.

Type of Work: Volunteers should be open to Ghanaian culture. Interaction with teachers and children should be cordial. Volunteers should be flexible to work in a team and on their own. At the same time should meet the time given for school curriculum. Always ask questions to prevent misunderstanding. Work will start at 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

Accommodation: Volunteers will be hosted in VOLU training center hostel.

Requirements: Volunteers must be conversant with the subjects they are going to teach. Willing to learn from other teachers and children.

Approximate Location: The project will take place in Kordiabe, Damgbe west district in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana.

Notes: Volunteers should bring along the following: 1. Mosquito net 2. Working shoes (boots) 3. Medication 4. Flash light 5. Games 6. Musical Instruments, Social/casual dresses,sandals and shoes for their personal use.Toiletries.

Leisure: There is a possibility of visiting Wli waterfalls where volunteers can swim if interested. The waterfall is about 90 KM from Kordiabe, monkey sanctuary about 5 kilometers, Akosombo dam (Largest man-made lake in the world) about 50KM, Mountain Afadjato (Highest mountain in Ghana) etc.