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VOLU TCH- STV-05 GHANA Kordiabe- Damgbe Dristrict, Greater Accra TEACHING, EDU 17/08/2018 07/09/2018

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

Language: English

Application info: 

-Decision date can be done within 3
weeks before departure for the project.
-To stay between 3 – 5 months an open
tourist visa or business visa is required.

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.


Work and task of volunteer: 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
 

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.

Accommodation: Volunteers will be hosted at 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.
Location: The project will take place in Kordiabe – Ga damgbe District, Greater Accra Region of Ghana.

Practical information: 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.

Remarks: The fee for international volunteers is 250 Euros per month. 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. Volunteers will participate in an orientation day after arrival. Volunteers who arrive 1 week before project starts will pay 10 Euros per day for VOLU hostel. Volunteers are allowed to stay in the VOLU office Hostel for two weeks after camp free of charge, but will pay 10 euros for each day after this period. This fee does not cover meals whilst staying at the hostel.The fee 250 Euros does not cover excursions on projects.

Participation fees do not include the following:

 Internal travels to and from the project station.
 Refreshment outside the project
 Air ticket, excursions, visa and insurance
 Local travel and personal effects.
 Monthly Visa extension fee

Terminal
 Kotoka International airport in Accra is the part of arrival and VOLU will pick up the volunteer out-
side the arrival hall.
In case of any challenges on arrival, kindly contact The General Secretary on 0243 756030
 

VOLU office
Volunteers would be driven to VOLU office where we have a hostel attached, and that will be where the
volunteers will be accommodated ahead of their placement to the project.

Medical
Volunteers are expected to have their own medical insurance and personal expenses.

Donation and gifts:
These are usually symbolic gestures to enhance the solidarity of volunteers and the hosting community.
Games, teaching materials may be brought to the students. Kindly contact VOLU for details in case you are willing to support a worthy cause in the community either by offering donation or long-term intervention
on the project.

Applications: Should be done at least one month in advance through VOLU partner organization in
respective countries.