Volunteer in Ghana. Education volunteer Mary Carnable at a school, supporting wo

Volunteering in Ghana

VSO has been active in Ghana since 1958. Volunteers in Ghana support projects focusing on education and livelihoods.

Volunteering in Ghana

Volunteer in Ghana. Stephanie Green  with staff at Tama, organic Shea butter producers Tamale, Northern Region, Ghana
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Volunteer Stephanie Green with staff at Tama, organic Shea butter producers, Tamale, Northern Region, Ghana

Our work has supported people all over Ghana.

We work at all levels to increase quality and access to education. Our volunteers and partners also work closely with a number of communities in order to improve access to food and income.

With more than 60 years’ experience of supporting volunteers, you will be in good hands. We will do all we can to help you settle and make the biggest difference.

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Volunteer stories from Ghana

Education volunteer with seven year old Blessing, Boltanga, Ghana. Mary worked to support initiatives increasing access to education for children with disabilities in, Talensi District.
VSO/Teresa Menka

Supporting children with disabilities to get an education

Mary Loureth Carnable is a disability specialist who volunteered with VSO in Ghana. She supported work helping provide vulnerable children with an education.  

Peter Okoth is a Kenyan volunteer supporting farmers in Ghana
Teresa Menka

Simple ideas make a big difference for Ghanaian farmers

Volunteer Peter Okoth is working with farmers, introducing new techniques to increase yields and incomes whilst conserving water. 

Volunteer Stephanie with women Shea nut processors in Ghana
©VSO/Andrew Aitchison

Shea joy as volunteer Stephanie returns to progress in Ghana

British volunteer Stephanie Green spent two years in Ghana working to help Shea nut processors become financially independent businesswomen. She returned earlier this year- and was delighted to see that the women are thriving, independent of VSO support.

Volunteer roles in Ghana

Below is a list of all our current volunteer opportunities in Ghana. Some of these volunteer jobs may only be available to Ghanaian nationals. Others are available for international volunteers from anywhere in the world.

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