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✓ Help design, build & maintain much needed infrastructure in the local communities JustGhana works with.

✓ Conduct outreach in local communities to learn about community infrastructure needs.

✓ Teaching & inspiring the youth with a new trade / profession.

✓ Creating a lasting impact on peoples lives, and tackling the lack of basic infrastructure.

Building projects

JustGhana focuses on providing the most important infrastructure to fit the local communities needs. Currently, our priorities are Covid and WASH protocols. This includes building & renovating school toilets, often under-resourced.

JustGhana conducts feasibility studies to assess the communities greatest need. Then, local craftsman are employed and JG matches a youth apprentice with each craftsman to help train the local community.

Overview

We are looking for any skilled craftsman; plumbers, electricians, carpenters, architects, engineers, and any others, to help improve the infrastructure in our partnered schools & their local community.

As JG try and make our work the most sustainable it will be, you will work alongside a local youth to train & inspire them with the work you are doing, which will provide the youth with a job opportunity where they are currently facing unemployment.

JustGhana work on a number of projects, but all start with a community need. We provide schools with hand washing stations to prevent Covid, refurbish existing and build toilets, and in the future would like to build a disabillty centre to help with assisted learning in schools.

What will you be doing?

  • Conducting community outreach to understand infrastructural needs
  • Designing, building, maintaining projects in our partnered schools and community
  • Teaching & inspiring the youth with a new trade / profession
  • Creating a lasting impact on peoples lives, and tackling the lack of basic infrastructure

Who is it suitable for?

  • Novice tradesman (apprentice)
  • Experienced tradesman (any fields welcome)
  • Gap years or mid-career breaks
  • School leavers’ work experience
  • University applicants
  • Professional sabbaticals
  • Post-career or retirement

The Programme

Your weekdays will be filled with community outreach, designing, & building. The weekends are free to explore, and JustGhana will help you plan the best trips from the tourist hotspots to secret hidden gems only the locals know.

  • 2 weeks        £395
  • 4 weeks        £695
  • 6 weeks        £995
  • 8 weeks        £1295
  • 10 weeks      £1595
  • 12 weeks      £1895
  • 50 weeks      £5685

Further Info

Please note: Our fees do not include accommodation or travel. Previous volunteers prefer to use public transport which is cheap and readily available, or JG can help to arrange private transport if needed. Accommodation is exclusive, and will be booked once preferred dates are confirmed. JG negotiate the best prices with local recommendations that can suit any budget.

The volunteering program cost covers staff costs, administration costs, and any profit is reinvested into ensuring the programmes run and continue to benefit a large number of lives.

Flights, accommodation & food, travel insurance and visas are exclusive, but JustGhana will provide support in all these areas.

JustGhana Green Club Volunteering

If you would like to become a JustGhana Green Club volunteer, please fill out the form below. The application fee is £95, this is to ensure that your trip is customised to meet your needs and requirements, but to also fit the current project status in Ghana for your preferred dates.

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