Project DetailsCode: VOLU- TCH-MLTV- 04
Start date: 01 ene 2017
End date: 31 dic 2017
Term: Long Term (1 Month to a Year)
Theme: EDU, TEAC
State: the Greater Accra
Airport: Kotoka International airport
Minimum Age: 18
Maximum Age: 99
DescriptionThis project is organized in partnership with the Principal of the Acropolis Schools. The school has hosted 2 volunteers about 3-4 years ago. And they were not from VOLU.One of the volunteers was an expert at the pre-school level. The second onewas at the primary level. After the end of their projects their impact was much felt by the children.
The main goal of the project is to have volunteers (teachers) to teach (impart) the children with different methods (perspective). This will enable the children to learn (obtain) different ways (skills) in solving problems. At the same time be exposed to different cultures to be able to compete globally
Work And Activities
Volunteers will teach English, Math’s, ICT, sports, Masonry and carpentry according to their qualification and interest. The work will start at 8.00 AM and end at 2:00 PM
Accommodation And FoodVolunteers will be accommodated at the two school guest rooms. Each room can host 4 volunteers.
PlaceThe project will take place the acropolis schools, knowledge hill – Gbawe, Ga west municipal in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana.
RequirementsVolunteers should obtain the following similar competence (skills): Preschool & primary teaching certificate, high school certificate, first degree or masters. Volunteers should be interested to teach children (youth) from different backgrounds and have open mind to understand the student’s (needs) levels.
NotesThe fee for international volunteers is 250 Euros per month. It covers pick up from the airport/bus station upon arrival in Ghana. The fee also covers orientation, evaluation, monitoring, project set up, office running/administrative expenses, supporting small community projects running of activities during the project, certificate of participation, accommodation, feeding at camp and communication prior to the camp. Volunteers will participate in an orientation day after arrival. Volunteers who arrive 1 week before project starts will pay 10 Euro per day for VOLU hostel. Volunteers are allowed to stay in the VOLU office Hostel for two weeks free of charge, but will pay 10 euros for each day after this period. This fee does not cover meals whilst staying at the hostel. The fee 250 Euros does not cover excursions on projects.
Participation fees do not include the following:
Internal travels to and from the project station.
Refreshment outside the project
Air ticket excursions, visa and insurance
Local travel and personal effects.
Practical information: Volunteers should bring along the following:
1. Mosquito net
2. Working shoes (boots)
4. Flash light
6. Musical Instruments, Social/casual dresses, sandals and shoes for their personal use. Toiletries.
Volunteers are expected to have their own medical insurance and personal expenses.
Donation and gifts:
These are usually symbolic gestures to enhance the solidarity of volunteers and the hosting community. Teaching and sporting equipment may also be brought to the kids. Kindly contact VOLU for details in case you are willing to support a worthy cause in the community either by offering donation or long-term intervention on the project.
Leisure: There is a possibility of visiting the beach (7 kilometers from the school), Accra city central (old colonial part of Accra). Another possibility is to visit the James fort. Which is about 15 kilometers from the school? Another attraction is the Cape coast castle also about 100 kilometers, this where captured slaves were kept before shipment to the Americas.