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VOLU- TCH-MLTV- 02 GHANA GHANA TEACHING, Math, ICT, Animal 01/01/2018 31/12/2018

Primary School Teaching English, Math, ICT, Animal husbandry, farming

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 organized in partnership with the Kordiabe community as that is the location
where VOLU training center is located. There is an agreement between VOLU and the community that all VOLU projects should benefit the people of Kordiabe, especially the youth.

The main goal of the project is to train the youth of Kordiabe to obtain skills in the areas of Teaching
English, Math’s, ICT, Animal husbandry and agriculture. As that area lack skillful labor force with no industries and low standard of education.

Work and task of volunteer: Volunteers will teach English, Math’s, ICT, agriculture and sports. The work will start at 8.00 AM and end at 14:00.
Leisure: There is a possibility of visiting the Shai hills monkey sanctuary where volunteers can come close to monkeys such as chimpanzee, baboons and other species. They may also visit the biggest man made lake in the world, as well as Wli waterfalls. Volunteers can swim in the water.

Accommodation: Volunteers will be hosted in VOLU Training Center hostel.

Requirements: Volunteers should obtain the following similar competence (skills): High school certificate, first degree or masters. Volunteers should be interested to teach children (youth) from different backgrounds and have open mind to understand the student’s levels.

Location: The project will take place in Kordiabe, Damgbe West District in the 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 the camp. Volunteers will participate in an orientation day after arrival. Volunteers who arrive 1 week before project starts will pay 10 Euro per day for VOLU hostel. Volunteers are allowed to stay in the VOLU office Hostel for two weeks free of charge after camp, 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 port 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 Secretaryon 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.
Teaching, games, sporting materials etc. 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.