Projects Abroad volunteers enjoy a fun canopy walk in a forest in ghana.

Volunteering in Ghana

Support local communities while experiencing life in this colorful West African country

Volunteer in Ghana with Projects Abroad and provide support to communities in need in this beautiful West African country. You’ll contribute to long-term goals and support local communities while experiencing life in Ghana.


We offer different volunteer opportunities in Ghana. You can promote early childhood development in childcare centers, or coach football to students from under-resourced communities. Or, help provide free medical attention to areas with limited access to healthcare.   


We have dedicated staff who will provide you with 24/7 support if you need it.


This beautiful place has something unique to offer for everyone. You can visit historical museums, hike through rolling hills, or try traditional Ghanaian cuisine.

Projects available in Ghana

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Female Medical intern treats a local woman's finger at a Public Health Outreach programme during her Medical placement in Ghana.
Medical Internships in Ghana
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  • Price: $2,785 CAD for 1 week
  • Extra Weeks: $480 CAD
  • Start Date: Anytime
  • Minimum Duration: 1 week
  • Ages: 16 or over
A Childcare volunteer in Ghana offers a child a high five for successfully completing an educational task.
Volunteer with Children in Ghana
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  • Price: $3,040 CAD for 2 weeks
  • Extra Weeks: $480 CAD
  • Start Date: Anytime
  • Minimum Duration: 2 weeks
  • Ages: 16 or over
A teenager measures blood pressure during our medical internship in Ghana
Medical Internships in Ghana for Teenagers
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  • Price: $3,885 CAD for 2 weeks
  • Extra Weeks: $755 CAD
  • Start Date: During school break
  • Minimum Duration: 2 weeks
  • Ages: 15-18
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Can't find what you're looking for?

We have the expertise and staff on the ground to create a custom project for you, or simply help you find the best option.

Speak to one of our Ghana experts on:

(+1) 917 810 4744


to start planning your project

Where we are based in Ghana

Akuapem Hills

This town  is located in the Eastern Region of Ghana. It’s in a quieter region characterized by lush green vegetation and rich red earth. You’ll hear children calling 'Obroni’ (foreigner) to try catch your attention. The villages are welcoming and know how to entertain! Join in on the street festivities or try dried fish and yams at a food stall on the main street.


As a prosperous trading centre and capital city, Accra is the perfect place to start your journey into West Africa. With a population of over 2.7 million of the most hospitable people, Accra is a city constant humid buzz of colourful happenings. You can expect crazy traffic, a vibrant culture, and streets dotted with Ghanaian restaurants and market vendors selling their handmade goods.

Airport pickup, flights and visas

When you arrive at your respective airport, a member of Projects Abroad staff will be there to meet you. You can find more detailed information on arrival airports, orientation, and visas on our Ghana Arrival Procedures page.

What do I need to prepare for Ghana?

Is Ghana on your travel list? To help get you ready, we put together a Ghana Preparation Guide.

Next Steps

Safety and staff support

Your safety and security is our prime concern. We have many procedures and systems to ensure you have the support you need to enjoy your trip with peace of mind. Our Projects Abroad staff are available 24 hours a day to help, and will be on hand to make sure you settle in well at your accommodation and placement. If you encounter any problems, they will be available to help at any time.

Find out more about safety and backup.

This placement is fully researched, safety audited, and risk assessed in accordance with the British Standard BS8848 for the Adventure Travel Sector.

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