Ghana Highlights

Trek through the forest canopy in Kakum National Park and sleep up in a treehouse
Visit local markets and ride tro-tro’s
Soak up the sun on the picturesque and lively Labadi beach
Explore the decaying slave forts found along the Cape Coast
Go on safari to see Africa’s famous wildlife in Mole National Park


Ghana is perfect for a first visit to Africa as well as being one of the safest and most stable of the African nations, it is a microcosm of the continent and you can really take advantage of the stunning coastline, lush jungles, and lively Ghanaian culture. When you want home comforts, there are even beachside resorts to cool down on hot afternoons.


Vocational Impact have had links with Senya Beraku for many years, and have been a crucial investor in the local area and people. Part of a wider international development project, you will meet with the local villagers and immerse yourself in their life. 

Expect friendly faces welcoming you to village life, and a learn about life in rural Africa. You will be working on your placement full-time, but with plenty of time to explore and discover this beautiful country. 

The longer you go for, the more you can explore.


Management team – Based in the heart of the village, you will be welcomed and introduced to the project and staff through your on the ground volunteer manager. They will be an active member of the project team, and will help you settle in and get you started. You can rely on your in-country manager to help you with trips and any problems you may have 24/7. 

Catering – There will be a live-in cook provided who will prepare local Ghanian cuisine three times a day. This will be basic Ghanian cuisine. Please inform us of any dietary requirements before your departure.

Housekeeper – A live-in housekeeper will be provided to keep your accommodation clean and tidy. 

Security – Monitoring of the house 24/7 for your peace of mind with live-in staff. 


International volunteers are housed together in one fit for purpose house close to the famous Labadi beach. You will have live-in staff that will cook and clean for you, and there are basic amenities for you to use. 

There are bedrooms, with two showers and you will have a shared living room/kitchen area. 

The bedrooms can be either mixed or single sex and have a fan, mosquito netted windows and plugs. 

Most household items such as cleaning materials, toiletries and the like are provided by the project. Any further supplies may be purchased at your own discretion at a nearby shopping centre.

There is no running water in the village, and water will be provided for you to drink and wash with. 

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Complete the below enquiry form, and we will send you tailored information and guide you through the application process. We will then arrange to speak with you so we can answer any last questions, and then it’s up to you to make the final decision and commit. We know it is a HUGE decision, but we are here for you every step of the way.