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HOW TO JOIN 'INSIDE AFRICA VOLUNTEER'. 

We are committed to providing you with the best and most memorable volunteer/intern abroad experience.
IAFRIVO accepts applicants who want to: Make a valuable contribution to their selected program or community based projects, Learn about their host country and Experience the local culture and adventure-packed activities. Undergraduates, graduates, post-graduates and non-students may apply. Applicant must be more than 17 years of age to participate on the IAFRIVO Project. When less than 18 years must be given parental concern.

Please read through your preferred program or project carefully. If you want a customized program, please indicate it on the application form. Let us know why you decide to choose a particular placement so we can best fit your placement to your needs or interest.
Ghana has so much to offer volunteers with its rich culture, festivals, food, art & craft centres, castles & forts, long sandy beaches, national parks, falls and other interesting places to visit. Volunteers who come to Ghana experience these even more fully by getting an insider's understanding of the country. It is a perfect place for first-time travellers to Africa. You will never regret being part of this unique experience and exposure. We are super sure to pick you up at the airport and provide you with the necessary support and guidance every step of the way.

Step A. RESEARCH 

1. Explore our Projects 
2. Check our project fees and see what is included and not included (Scroll Down)
3. Read the frequently asked questions page or send a message at the contact us page 
with a question. 


Step B. APPLICATION

1. Choose your project and dates
2. Fill out the online application form
3. We will get back to you within 24 hours


Step C. PRE DEPARTURE PREPARATION

1. Our project director will  help you prepare
2. Research your flight and Receive visa application information from IAFRIVO
 

Step D. FLYING TO AFRICA, GHANA.

1. Our staffs are always available to welcome you at the arrival hall at the Accra international airport and help you get settled.
2. Start your project, learn, experience, have fun, make friends and create a long lasting memory. 
3. Return home and continue to share your experiences and memories with others.

PROJECT FEES

Inside Africa Volunteer Organization to be able to provide all the various services offered by our competitors, but at a lower prices (up to 50% less). We Take satisfaction in our volunteers enjoying the better services, which we presently provide, we remain devoted to maintaining both the quality and integrity of our volunteers' abroad experience through our constantly evolving programs. The program fee covers the expenses while you are on your program. The fee includes a decent Home Stay accommodation we provide, Your food, The utility bills, Airport pick up and Drop off, Introduction to Ghanaian life, Orientation manuals and Accra tour, Timely Country and Emergency support Etc.
VOLUNTEER PROGRAMS
1 to 3 Weeks $600 US Dollars
Any Additional Week $150 US Dollars
HUMAN RIGHTS, CRIMINAL, CIVIL AND BUSINESS LAW PROGRAMS
1 to 3 Weeks $650 US Dollars
Any Additional Week $200 US Dollars
OTHER INTERNSHIP PROGRAMS

1 to 3 Weeks $650 US Dollars
Any Additional Week $170 US Dollars

 
 

WHAT IS INCLUDED IN YOUR PROJECT FEES?

► Pre-departure information and support assistance
► Your program arrangement and Volunteer registration
► Airport transfers (Pick up and Drop of)
► Your accommodation (Home Stay)
► Your meals and Utility bills
► Orientation (everything you need to know about Ghana/Africa)
► Orientation Manual
► Accra Tour and Cultural learning activities
► In - country and Emergency Support General
► Administrative and Members allowance.
► Certificate of Completion and Appreciation
► Project T-Shirt
► Our dedicated staffs are always available to assist you with any personal, in-country support and our volunteers are registered at their embassy or consulate, in other for the volunteer to stay informed about news and local happenings. Our host families and places of accommodation are also carefully researched and chosen.
 

WHAT IS NOT INCLUDED IN YOUR PROJECT FEES?

►► Personal travel insurance for the duration of your placement
►► All items or expenses of a personal nature, such as (souvenirs) gifts, clothing (work and other)
►► Personal drinks including bottled water
►► E-mail/Internet and telephone calls (Internet services are near by)
►► All transportation.
(In a week volunteers spend about 30 to 50 USD on personal expenses such as food and traveling)
 

FOOD AND ACCOMMODATION

The accommodations we provide are mostly HOME STAY arrangements. But we have other housing arrangements apart from the Home Stay but that will come with extra cost. The families who host our volunteers are couples with or without children, joint families or single parents. Our friendly host family housing consists of a comfortable house in a safe, conveniently located neighborhood, Clean, fenced. Lodging arrangements always have basic amenities like modern toilet facility and running water.
You will have a room or maximum of two volunteers in a room with separate comfortable bed, pillow, bed sheet and a fan. You will be getting 3 Meals per day (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner), which are prepared daily and served by the host family whenever you are at home.The meals are traditional and nutritious by Ghanaian standard. If you wish to arrange your own food due to special dietary restrictions or preferences, then discuss it with IAFRIVO ahead of time. Utility bills are taken care of by the host family.
A home stay accommodation fully immerses volunteers in the Ghanaian way of life, culture, learning of new language and the rest! A Ghanaian host family requires that the volunteer who live in their home should be willing to become part of his/her host family with the same rights, that he/she should be prepared to help with the daily household chores (clean his/her room, help to prepare meals or to clean the dishes etc.) The volunteer is required to participate in all family activities, enjoy meals together, read, chat, watch TV together, relax Etc!!

CLICK ON THE PHOTOS BELOW TO VIEW ONE OF OUR HOST FAMILY ACCOMMODATIONS FOR VOLUNTEERS.

 

 

 

YOUR ARRIVAL AND ORIENTATION. 

In other for volunteers to get a deeper understanding and appreciation of the country, the people and the way of life, IAFRIVO strives to provide an in-depth perspective and orientation of the Ghanaian/African culture by visiting sights that are popular among locals and tourists alike. Our always-available program Directors will coordinate a city orientation and tour at the beginning of each program to familiarize volunteers with their new surroundings and host family. During the orientation process, The Program Directors will take you through reviews about health and safety information as well as cultural customs.
Ghana has so much to offer volunteers with its rich culture, festivals, food, art & craft centres, castles & forts, long sandy beaches, national parks, falls and other interesting places to visit. Volunteers who come to Ghana experience these even more fully by getting an insider's understanding of the country. It is a perfect place for first-time travellers to Africa. You will never regret being part of this unique experience and exposure. We are super sure to pick you up at the airport and provide you with the necessary support and guidance every step of the way.

SAFETY MEASURES. 

Living in a foreign country can be a life-changing, but daunting experience. IAFRIVO has supported participants in their travels for so many years. Our organizational experience has helped us to design programs and projects that include operational support and safeguards to ansure your safety and well being. Throughout the process, we will equip you with information and tips so that you take proper precautions and feel prepared to handle situations. Our experienced and dedicated staffs are always available to address your questions, concerns and specific needs. We are here to support your journey and ensure that you have exhilarating and safe travels and a rewarding experience. Although Ghana is an accommodating and very peaceful country but we take great strides to ensure the safety of volunteers. Our staffs are always available to assist you with any personal, in-country support and our volunteers are registered at their embassy or consulate, in other for the volunteer to stay informed about news and local happenings. Our host families are also carefully researched and chosen.

HOSPITAL AND DOCTORS. 

If you require medical attention, there is an Accra base Hospital which is popular with foreigners and provides a reasonably good standard of health care, It is between 10 to 20 minutes drive depending on where your host family is located.
 
 

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