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When you explore this magnificent African country, you’ll discover lakes and wetlands, fascinating historical sites and a profound heritage. Gorgeous beaches offer a paradise on earth, and you will find yourself expanding and relaxing into the warmth of the African sun, the sweeping blue skies and the irresistibly hospitable Ghanaian people. Our Volunteer in Ghana program is one of IFRE’s most affordable, best-valued travel experiences. Choose from several different service projects and in your spare time immerse yourself in the exotic, wondrous nature of Ghana. Your life will be enriched, even as you are enriching the lives of others..
Contact IFRE now, and we will happily send you all the details you need to begin your unforgettable adventure in Ghana!
Start Dates: Our programs start every Monday, although we allow for flexibility due to travel constraints.
IFRE Volunteers is proud to offer all of the services that our competitors offer at a very special economical price (nearly 50-175% less). We here at IFRE Volunteers do not make 6-figured salaries; and we work very hard and smart to keep costs down especially for you the volunteer where it counts the most. We remain devoted to maintaining both the quality of the program and the safety of all volunteers involved. Here is a brief summary of the program fee and services that IFRE Volunteers offers:
IFRE is a 501 (C) 3 organization so your program fee will be tax deductible as provided by law.
IFRE application fee: US $349. The application fee covers advertising, program promotion, and office expenses (rent, utilities, and staff salaries).
- Airport pick up/transfer (45 miles) $75
- Language and culture program $250
- Summer volunteer and adventure (4 weeks include travel) $1869
Language & Cultural Immersion program fee includes: Language and Cultural training, food and accommodations for 7 days, training materials (books, papers, etc), cost of local sightseeing/tourist sites, cost of recreational activities, Comprehensive Travel Insurance
Additional Costs for Volunteers: International flights, passport, visa, personal beverage expenses, entertainment, local transportation, laundry, telephone and immunizations.
Occasionally if a project is located far from the IFRE home base or when our home base is fully occupied with volunteers, we will place volunteers with host families. Our host families are carefully screened, socially respected and experienced with hosting international volunteers. Wherever you stay, your accommodation with IFRE is safe, clean and comfortable. In most cases, you will share a room with volunteers (of same gender). In Ghana, our field staff is an experienced team comprising of country coordinators, assistant coordinators, managers, cooks and field assistants. Our field staff visits volunteers regularly and always happy to help our volunteers in any way needed. We offer 3 meals a day of local cuisine. Typically, volunteers eat breakfast and dinner at the home base (or host family) and have lunch at their project. We offer fresh, nutritious and safe local foods to our volunteers to eat. We also work extremely hard to maintain our facilities in a positive condition
Walk the above the tree canopy in the rainforests or lounge at the beach. You can fill your free time with many incredible experiences in Ghana! Ghana has gorgeous botanical gardens to explore and pristine beaches. Assorted wildlife can be found throughout the country and Ghana is home savannah elephants and many other mammals, including seven types of monkeys. The adventure doesn’t stop with natural beauty as Ghana’s cities offer up cathedrals, museums, theaters, restaurants and more in the thriving urban areas. In your free time, you can explore all the amazing attributes this diverse and abundant country has to offer! Please discuss your options with our local project staff to find the best way for you to spend your free time in Ghana.
- About Ghana volunteer program (In General)
- Applying for the Ghana volunteer program?
- Airport and Arrival Information
- Room and Food
- Health and safety
- Money Matter
- Field Support and supervision
- Climate of Ghana
- Materials to Bring
- Gift for Host Family and Project
- More About Ghana