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Care and Concern for Humanity
P.O.BOX HP 1207,HO VOLTA REGION , GHANA
HO,00233,Ghana


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Last Updated: 09.09.08
   
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Countries/States Served: Ghana
People Utilized or Employed: Trainable Volunteers, Anesthesiology, Audiologist, Cardiology, Chiropractor, Colon and Rectal Surgery, Critical Care Medicine, Dental Hygiene, Social Work, Occupational Medicine, Nursing
Types of Students Allowed:
Medical Students, Premedical Students, Dental Students, Predental Students, Nursing Students, Prenursing Students, Pharmacy Students, Veterinary Students, Preveterinary Students, Optometry Students, Preoptometry Students
Program Length: Short Term (Less than 1 month) and Long Term (Greater than 1 month)
Language Skills: English, French, Ga
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Current Volunteer Opportunities (Unpaid Positions)
Healthcare Volunteer Placement needed for 1 to 3 months
Opportunity Description: Description: We run Health care programs that treats over 500 patients per a month. This program is open to Medical Students, Nurses,Doctors and other Health Practitioners. Volunteers works in Urbans/ Rural Hospitals in Ghana and then run mobile clinics in rural villages 3 times a week. Volunteer supplies medical equipment and then drive out to what appears to be the middle of nowhere to run these mobile clinics in very remote villages. Volunteer positions are open year round. Location: Accra, Ghana Start date: September 16, 2008 to September 1,2010 Sex: All are welcome Area of Focus: Children and Youth, Community Service and Volunteering, Disability Issues, Disaster Relief , Education and Academia, Family and Parenting, Health and Medicine, Health, Mental, Housing and Homelessness, Media and Journalism, Poverty and Hunger, Travel and Transportation. Age: Seniors (65 and over), Adults (18-64) Volunteer Participation; One Month stay on a project is US $600 Dollars. Volunteers can volunteer for minimum stay of two weeks which cost US $300 Dollars FOOD AND ACCOMMODATION Volunteers enjoy traditional Ghanaian life (a true cultural experience) by staying with a local families or in the orphanage. Food & accommodation are provided as part of the program. AIR TICKET AND TRAVEL COSTS Volunteers are required to purchase their own airline tickets. A representative of the program will meet you at the airport upon arrival. Travel within Ghana is at the personal expense of the volunteer. PERSONAL EXPENSES Volunteers may need some cash for such as internet, telephone, countryside travels, gift items, amenities etc. MINIMUM AGE The minimum age for this volunteer program is 18 years old. How to Apply: For volunteer application please email Mr. Worlanyo Zowonu via worlanyo2@yahoo.com with the following information 1) Name 2) Country of origin 3) Contact phone number and your Picture 4) Age 5) Gender 6) Type of volunteer work is interested with 7) Experience, if any. 8) Length of time and date available
Total Number of Volunteers Needed: 12
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Social Work and Health Care Placement needed for 1 to 3 months
Opportunity Description: Description: We are looking for Community social workers to work as part of a volunteer team with kids in orphanages, primary schools and to carry out HIV/AIDS education group. Computer teachers to work with our local community projects to teach basic computer skills to children will be very welcome as part of the team. Individuals and groups are highly welcome. Working with our rural kids is really very exciting and worthwhile. Contact us for more information about placement. Nurses and Health care educators are needed to be part of our Health team. Orientation are given to volunteers on arrival. Contact us for more information. OVERALL DESCRIPTION LOCATION OF THE PROGRAM The program is located at Ho in the Volta Region of Ghana. However volunteers will be able to visit other projects in other parts of Ghana. DURATION OF THE PROGRAM The duration depends on the volunteerís availability and travel arrangements. We recommend that volunteers stay 1month or more to fully experience Ghanaian life and to have an impact upon the community however volunteers are welcome for any period. For volunteers wanting to travel, we are able to assist with providing information. Start date: September 15, 2008 End date: August 8, 2010 Sex: All are welcome Area of Focus: Children and Youth, Communications Access and Infrastructure, Community Service and Volunteering, Consumer Protection, Disability Issues, Education and Academia, Family and Parenting, Farming and Agriculture, Foundations, Fundraising, and Philanthropy, Health and Medicine, Housing and Homelessness, Media and Journalism, Poverty and Hunger, Research and Science, Women's Issues Age: Seniors (65 and over), Adults (18-64), PROGRAM FEE US$600 per month, which covers :Airport Pick-up,Orientation, Food, Accomodation, administrative charge and Weekends Tours . FOOD AND ACCOMMODATION Volunteers enjoy traditional Ghanaian life (a true cultural experience) by staying with a local families or in the orphanage. Food & accommodation are provided as part of the program. AIR TICKET AND TRAVEL COSTS Volunteers are required to purchase their own airline tickets. A representative of the program will meet you at the airport upon arrival. Travel within Ghana is at the personal expense of the volunteer. PERSONAL EXPENSES Volunteers may need some cash for such as internet, telephone, countryside travels, gift items, amenities etc. MINIMUM AGE The minimum age for the volunteer program is 18 years old. How to Apply: For volunteer application please email Mr. Worlanyo Zowonu at cfhuman@yahoo.com with the following information 1) Name 2) Country of origin 3) Contact phone number and your Picture 4) Age 5) Gender 6) Type of volunteer work is interested with 7) Experience, if any, of the African countries 8) Length of time and date available
Total Number of Volunteers Needed: 10
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COMMUNITY EDUCATION AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROGRAM needed for 1 to 3 months
Opportunity Description: Description: With the help of experienced Local counterpart, overseas volunteers will organize awareness raising activities in or around Accra, Denu, Ho and Tema to help promote the understanding of various environmental and development issues. Volunteers will combine artistic activities, such as dramas, painting, story and poetry writing, as well as games and competitions, with educational information. In this way, children groups in particular will be highly motivated and more effective in disseminating needed education and awareness. One focus is to create newsletters for government schools, enabling the students to have a major creative outlet that can be used for confidence building and education dissemination. Volunteers will work together with Care and Concern for Humanity Staff and Local Teachers who have experience organizing activities that mobilize students into action. These activities may cover environmental campaigns, sanitation campaigns, conservation campaigns, health issue campaigns, etc. This program will work in partnership with students and the community at large, and will be implemented by a team of volunteers, students, partner NGOs and community members. Volunteers provide support to local projects by contributing labour and time, while students and community members contribute by providing local materials, labour, and needed experience. Examples of this type of a micro-level project include the setting up of a local library, community dramas, classroom renovation, school building painting etc. CCH is aware that not all volunteers posses the same skills and capacity, which is why the volunteers' prime responsibility is to organize extra curricular learning activities through student groups (children?s clubs). Volunteers will either establish or work with an existing students group. The existing groups are run by motivated, enthusiastic, and committed students ? the students are essential in reinforcing your work at the school and it will be their responsibility to maintain the groups and activities after you leave. With capacity building training and resource support, these student groups can help raise the awareness, about a variety of issues, of other students and the community at large, to ensure a sustainable impact. You don't have to make any types of payment before your arrival; the fee is to be paid on the same day or next day of your arrival in in Ghana at the CCH in American Dollars, Pounds Sterling or Euro. The program fee covers: -Supporting Community Hospital / school education support programme -All administration -Accommodation and meals during training and placement. This initial training may also involve spending time in a local village with a local family, practicing what you have learned. After having training and orientation, you will be placed with a local family. Three meals and snacks a day are provided . CCH provides accommodation from the first day of the program to the last day. ) -Regular support and from CCH staff -Saving for upcoming CCH program . PROGRAM FEE US$600 per month, which covers Orientation, Food, Accomodation and administrative charge. . Volunteers can volunteer for minimum stay of two weeks which cost US $300 Dollars FOOD AND ACCOMMODATION Volunteers enjoy traditional Ghanaian life (a true cultural experience) by staying with a local families or in the orphanage. Food & accommodation are provided as part of the program. Location: Accra, Ghana Start date: September 15, 2008 End date: August 28, 2010 Sex: All are welcome Area of Focus: Art, Architecture, Music, Children and Youth, Communications Access and Infrastructure, Community Building and Renewal, Community Service and Volunteering, Education and Academia, Environment and Ecology, Health and Medicine, Sports, Recreation, and Leisure Age: Seniors (65 and over), Adults (18-64) Language(s): English Last updated: September 1, 2008 AIR TICKET AND TRAVEL COSTS Volunteers are required to purchase their own airline tickets. A representative of the program will meet you at the airport upon arrival. Travel within Ghana is at the personal expense of the volunteer. PERSONAL EXPENSES Volunteers may need some cash for such as internet, telephone, countryside travels, gift items, amenities etc. MINIMUM AGE The minimum age for the volunteer program is 18 years old. How to Apply: For volunteer application please email Mr. Worlanyo Zowonu at cfhuman@yahoo.com with the following information 1) Name 2) Country of origin 3) Contact phone number and your Picture 4) Age 5) Gender 6) Type of volunteer work is interested with 7) Experience, if any, of the African countries 8) Length of time and date available
Total Number of Volunteers Needed: 15
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Mission Statement: (See Web Site For Updated Information)
Mission:

Care and Concern for Humanity is a registered Volunteer, Non profit and non-Governmental Organization



Legal Status



Care and Concern for Humanity is a registered Volunteer Organization in Ghana, Registrar General Department under the Companiesí code, 1963 (Act 179). With registration Number G. 17,091



AIMS AND OBJECTIVES



1.To assist the poor, school dropouts and the disabled in their communities through education and helping raise their social and economic status.



2.To organize voluntary programmes in communities that lack basic needs.



3.To empower youth in their communities to acquire skills to help raise their standard of living.



4.To support orphans and street children with food, clothing, education, health and shelter.



5.To organize public forum to create awareness in the rural and urban centers on health care, sanitation and sex education.





We support:

Grassroots Development: Grassroots approach is taken in all that we do, adopting a standard of living similar to those we are trying to assist.

Volunteerism: We give of ourselves and make sacrifices for the betterment of others, expecting nothing in return.

Community: Our volunteers work as a community, living together and supporting one another during the experience.

Self-reliance: Participants and members of the community work together to attain self-reliance.

Social Justice: Our efforts are directed at achieving social and economic justice for those in the developing world.



Mission Statement

To be the mother of Orphans and street children, to enhance the sanitation improvement in Ghana, to be the leading training centre of Youth empowerment and inculcating the spirit of voluntarism among the youth and to be the leading voluntary service organization in Ghana and Africa as a whole.



Volunteer requirement: Is open to all, irrespective of Gender, Race, political, Nationality and religious affiliation. Age Requirements- 16 years and above



Languages: English, French and anyone who can speak a little English.



There are on-going projects to recruit and accommodate International Volunteers, these projects are Manual work projects and volunteer placement.



Manual Work Projects: These are activities that involve manual labour directed towards community Development such as classrooms, Health Care Centres, Orphanages, community Toilets, community centres, Youth Training cantres, Digging of wells, Sanitation.

Farming Projects. Also included are Tree planting, Agro- forestry Projects such as Cocoa and Coffee Plantations Oil Palm Plantation, clearing of farmland, Food crops farming, transplanting of seedlings and harvesting of crops.



Volunteer Placement: Volunteers are placed in various fields these are schools in the rural areas and Institutions that cater for people with physical and mental disabilities. Hospitals, Clinics, Orphanages, Youth training Centres, tour centers, Cultural Practice Institutions and farms.





Current Projects: construction of classroom block, construction of Orphanage, farm to help the orphans and the poor projects, sanitation improvement projects, Orphans and street children support program.

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