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Volunteer in Ghana

We are a non-profit charity and the money you fundraise to volunteer with the UCC helps us to keep the centre running. Your payment is calculated to cover your living expenses and a donation to the charity of approximately equal value.

Below is a pie chart that shows how volunteers’ expenses were spent during the financial year 2011/12.

Volunteer Expenses as 2011/12

Volunteer payment

Your payment is based on the duration of your stay.

2 weeks

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6 weeks

8 weeks

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We offer discounts for group bookings, returning volunteers and volunteers who wish to stay over 6 months. Please email for information about discounts we can offer you.

Your payment includes the following:

  • Donation to Future Leaders Underprivileged Children’s Centre
  • Accommodation and utilities for the duration of your placement
  • All meals on-site (three meals a day)
  • Purified drinking water
  • Airport pick-up and drop-off
  • Orientation and 24-hour support from live-in staff.

Your payment does not include the following:

  • Flights to and from Ghana
  • Transport within Ghana (excluding airport transfers)
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Ghanaian visa
  • Internet access and phone calls
  • Medication and antimalarials.

The expenses we charge for volunteering go directly to running the project, without such funds we would not be able to continue. You may also be eligible to apply for a grant to volunteer at Future Leaders. For more information please click here.

Why wait? Apply today!

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