Volunteering as a Teacher, Sports Coach or Health Worker in Ghana

Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


Tse AddoLabadiLabadi, Accra GH
Inspiring the next generation of Future Leaders


Akwaaba Volunteers has ongoing voluntary opportunities in Ghana we are seeking volunteers in the following areas:

Teaching English & Childcare - Working at our underprivileged children's school you will either be assisting in the classroom or working one on one with children to help in all areas from basic Alphabet and communication to taking a class in a subject of your choice. This is our most popular experience and is extremely rewarding whether you are on a gap year or career break. No experience is necessary.

Sports Coaching - Football, Hockey, Netball, Rugby, Boxing, Tennis. Work alongside local coaches in schools and after school clubs to inspire the next generation of athletes. You will work to improve skills, game play, sportsmanship and make sports inclusive and fun. You will also have the opportunity to get involved in your chosen sport as a player, training alongside a team of your skill level.

Medical - The perfect opportunity for anyone looking into going to med school, studying medicine at university or graduates looking to gain more experience. You will work alongside local doctors and Nurses in one of the best hospitals in the city. You will shadow doctors across a variety of wards to gain a better understanding of medicine in West Africa.

Physiotherapy - Work in local clinics, professional sports clubs or local schools to offer treatment to those who need help with their mobility or those with disabilities.

We also have a number of opportunities available working with animals - Get in touch for more information about Primate conservation, Animal welfare, Veterinary and Horse Care


  • Literacy / Reading
  • Physical Education
  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Sports Coaching
  • Children Medical Services

Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • Minimum of Two Weeks
  • No experience is necessary but a will to help and enthusiasm for your project is necessary

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