Costs and Requirements for Volunteer Interns
Registration is free for all interns and volunteers.
FREE Accommodation: AFAWI provide free accommodation for intern/volunteers for their period of stay.
The program fee is listed at the end of each Volunteer Intern opportunity. The program fees vary based on length of program, and, Meals. The program fee is non-refundable and must be paid 30 days before the program starts.
Program Fee (listed per project)
Airport pick up
Communication costs with interns
(Lunch) during internship period
In-country 24/7 volunteer support
In-country administration costs
All programs require a 100EUR donation. This donation is used to cover the cost of the project and goes directly to those who need it most.
Directly to the implementation of the project
These costs will vary per project
In orientation, a list will be provided
Costs not covered by fees
There are some costs not covered by the registration or program fees that Volunteer Interns will have to budget for:
Travel insurance (mandatory)
Spending money (volunteers in Ghana generally find EUR 30 to be sufficient for basic weekly expenses)
Requirements and more information
AFAWI Volunteer Intern programs are centred around our projects, you can expect to write a report at the end of your time with us, though there are many opportunities to have fun and enjoy Ghana, our programs are centred around making positive changes through the work we do. AFAWI is looking for Volunteer Interns who meet the following requirements:
You must be 18 or over
Criminal Background Check
Proof Medical Insurance
Fluent in English, high level reading and writing in English
Strong commitment to the values and principles of volunteering and sustainable development
Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment
Ability to adjust to basic living conditions
Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Initiative and enthusiasm
Self-starter and is able to work independently and in groups