Volunteer your skills to teach football, rugby, cricket, volleyball, basketball with Go Volunteer Africa’s Ghana sports coaching volunteer project. If you love sport and adventure, this sports development volunteer program in Ghana, is the best option for you. Choose from our range of unique sports coaching volunteer activities in Ghana.
Whether you just love sports or you’re a professional, we have a project for you in Ghana! No experience required, just a desire to use Sports to help others. Sports coaching volunteers train, play and get immersed into the life of the community. This volunteer project in Ghana is perfect for gap year, summer holidays, student travel and career breaks.
- You will do something positive
- Prepare sports training modules/plans
- You will meet new people and make friends for life
- You will be teaching and assisting in sports training
- You might be assigned to develop team assignments
- You will learn deeply about Ghanaian culture and the country
- You will be able to share your knowledge, skills and passion for sport
- You will make a significant and worthwhile contribution to the local community
Many children in Ghana don’t have the opportunity to receive proper coaching . You’ll work with schools and community teams after school. Sports has the power to bring people together. It speaks a universal language and cuts through culture, race and religion.
The Ghana sports coaching volunteer project also helps coordinate important educational workshops in areas lacking emphasis in general school curricula such as recycling, nutrition, hygiene, and self-esteem. This is a fun project for anyone who loves working with children and youth. The youth are very enthusiastic and always keen to learn, play, and interact with volunteers.
Accra: is the capital of Ghana, on the Atlantic coast of West Africa. Accra is the most populated city in Ghana. The central business district of Accra contains the city’s main banks and department stores, as well as an area known as the Ministries, where Ghana’s government administration is concentrated.
Tourism is becoming a thriving source of business for those in arts and crafts, historical sites and local travel and tour agents. Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park honors Ghana’s first president, who helped lead the country to independence. The park contains Nkrumah’s mausoleum and a museum charting his life. Makola Market is the city’s vast, colorful bazaar. Popular seafront spots Labadi Beach and Kokrobite Beach offer golden sand and high-energy nightlife.
ARRIVAL & AIRPORT PICKUP
After you have booked and confirmed your placement, please book your flights to arrive at Kotoka International Airport in Accra. A member of staff from our local partner organization in Ghana will meet you on arrival at Airport and take you to the volunteer guest house or host family which will be your base for volunteering. This airport services numerous international carriers. Ghana has good connections to destinations throughout Europe, the Asia- Pacific region, USA and Africa.
Orientation and Placement will be done the next day. Generally, your volunteer orientation is an overview of the project’s mission, expectations and introduction to the local community and project site. Following your arrival in Ghana you will be given a presentation by the co-coordinating project team to prepare you for the work you will be doing.
Go Volunteer Africa’s Ghana sports coaching volunteer project caters for volunteers of all levels of experience and you will be supervised by local coaches. This sports coaching volunteer project in Ghana will offer you a life changing experience and the memory will last with you forever. You will get to integrate into local society, sample the tasty food, experience the vibrant culture and also make a difference.
If you are a sports lover or physically active person, you can volunteer in Ghana as a sports coaching volunteer with Go Volunteer Africa. You can volunteer as a sports coaching instructor of athletics, baseball, basketball, boxing, cricket, football, golf, hockey, martial arts, netball, polo, rugby, surfing, swimming, tennis, ultimate frisbee, volleyball and more!
Go Volunteer Africa’s Games, Sports and Recreation Program in Ghana collaborates with local communities to promote healthy lifestyles amongst local children/youth through teaching basic skills and tactics of football (soccer) and volleyball, netball, skating and so many other sports.
Given the lack of adequate recreational opportunities available to youth in the slums and semi-urban areas, our volunteering program in Ghana seeks to provide at-risk children and youth with a safe environment where they can practice these activities in order to make productive use of free time.
In addition, we emphasize important core values like mutual respect, trust, fair-play and self-esteem as well as sportsmanship, teamwork, and leadership. Volunteers contributing to this program will plan and lead practices of understanding the sport or game. Working in the heart of the community you can help put a smile on the faces of the children and youth of Ghana.
You can teach a new sport or add skills to the sports activities our children and youth already know. You can participate in fitness and training of sports for children and youth and you can combine it with another project, like mentoring for slum or village youth.
This project aims to empower the local children youth of Ghana through various sports and games activities. You can combine this project with other community volunteering projects in Ghana. If you are looking for a volunteer project with a difference, then join meaningful volunteer project in Ghana.
This Ghana sports coaching volunteer project is unique as its combine volunteering, fun, adventure and trekking, you will need to be in good shape to participate. On the weekends you are encouraged to explore the country with friends you make on the program, and our representatives are available to give travel advice and make bookings for you.
GROUP VOLUNTEER TRIPS
Get some friends together or organize a group from your school and embark on this incredible adventure! Discounts are offered on any group of 5+ participants on Ghana volunteering program.
LONGTERM VOLUNTEER WORK
Please contact us for more information about our long-term volunteer work in Ghana. We will guide you on the best times of the year, what to pack, and what extra health precautions to keep in mind and all logistics.
Volunteers are provided accommodation in a volunteer house or in a homestay accommodation managed by the local coordinating team. Three meals a day (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) are provided to the participants from Monday – Sunday. The accommodations are neat and clean. Accommodation is shared amongst volunteers on the ‘same gender sharing’ basis rooms. Wifi internet, warm water is not guaranteed.
The homes are close to useful amenities like banks, ATM’s, currency exchanges, restaurants, cafes and shopping places. All placements are around 10 – 30 minutes from the accommodation. At some point volunteers might be on the move and hence we suggest also bringing a sleeping mat and sleeping bag/pillow for travel and weekends away on adventures. Bathrooms are usually shared. There is a lounge area for relaxing, reading, or watching movies.
Our program is for anyone eighteen years and above who loves service above self and social experiences with people from all over the world. We also accepts volunteers of 16+ years of age if they are in a group with a guardian or supervisor above 25years. Volunteers under 16 years old are only considered when accompanied by a parent/guardian. There isn’t a maximum age limit, though a reasonable fitness level is necessary. Families are encouraged to apply and are welcome!
Visitors to Ghana must obtain a visa from one of the Ghanaian diplomatic missions unless they come from one of the countries or territories that are either visa exempt or whose citizens may obtain a visa on arrival. If special requirements are satisfied, the citizens of countries without diplomatic or consular mission of Ghana travelling on short notice may obtain a visa on arrival. Visa is granted on arrival for holders of a copy of a pre-arranged approval from immigration. Ghana plans to introduce e-Visas in 2019.
WEEKENDS AND FREE-TIME
Over the weekends or evenings, participants are free to eat out and explore the different delights that Ghana has to offer. We arrange city day tours and long-weekend safaris. No matter what your interests, there is always something for everyone to enjoy!
PROJECT QUICK FACTS
|Availability:||Project open all year round|
|Duration:||Minimum 2 weeks commitment|
|Age Limits:||Minimum 16yrs or older for solo travelers.|
|Minimum Age:||Families are welcome|
|Start Dates:||Flexible start and end dates|
|Arrival dates:||One day before the start date|
|Airport Arrival:||Airport pickup, meet and greet by GVA partner representative|
|Working Days:||Monday – Friday – 5 days a week, 3-5 hours in a day|
|Weekends:||Travel / Sightseeing NOT included in program cost|
|Accommodation:||Host Families or volunteer house|
|Meals:||Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily|
|Support:||Pre-departure guide, In-country staff available 24/7|
IN A NUTSHELL
Volunteering in Ghana with Go Volunteer Africa is affordable, low cost and budget friendly. The volunteer opportunities in Ghana are meaningful and life changing both to the volunteer and the host community.
Go Volunteer Africa was ranked as the best volunteer organization in Ghana. All volunteer programs in Ghana are community driven and managed by the local coordinating teams and this will give you a chance to get to know local people and really help those in need.
Go Volunteer Africa is among the top NGOs looking for volunteers in Ghana. Most volunteer projects in Ghana are located throughout the country in places like Accra and in more rural areas.
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PROGRAM FEE: (USD$)
APPLICATION & PLACEMENT BOOKING FEE
Please Note: An application and placement booking fee of $180 is charged over and above the program fee as an application payment to secure your placement.
The fee covers: Administration Costs, Placement Booking & Confirmation, Pre-departure support & documentation, 24-hour international HQ back-up.
HOW TO APPLY
To start the process fill Volunteer application form and submit it for consideration and book your placement. For more information on how to get enrolled for the volunteering experience of a lifetime contact us. Or Give us a call | WhatsApp | Telegram | Viber | Imo at +254-796-786292 to talk to a Program Specialist.