Why RVO?

The Robbooker Voluntary Organization R.V.O Services –Ghana offers the most affordable fee as compared to other international and local volunteer organisations, reliability, very active and above all safety of its volunteers being one of their main priorities.

RVO works with friendly and hard working staffs who always make sure volunteers have a memorable stay in Ghana.

 
Teaching Project

Teaching Project  in Ghana

Overview of the Project

Program: Volunteer in Ghana
Project: Teaching  in Ghana
Start dates: 1st and 3rd Mondays of each month (dates are also flexible)
Location: Ghana
Departure and End Point: Accra, Ghana (Kotoka International Airport)
Language Need: Fluency in English
Accommodation and meals: Hostfamily stay and Ghanaian food three times daily
Activities: Teach Basic English, mathematics, science, social studies etc to school children and support other curriculum needs
Working hours: 25-35 hours per week

In our effort to help improve the education in Ghana , R.V.O is involved in a voluntary teaching project with governmental and non-governmental schools in Ghana whereby trained/partly trained teachers and volunteers with the interest are invited from other countries to assist in teaching English Language, Mathematics,Science,Geography,History, IT Computing,Tourism,Ticketing and Reservations, Catering, Fashion designs etc.
Here are the dates of the academic semesters in Ghana

1st TERM: 
Start Date: January 10 to April 12
School Holiday: April 13 to May 1
2nd TERM: 
Start Date: May 2 to August 4
School Holiday: August 5 to September 12
3rd TERM: 
Start Date: September 13 to December 15
School Holiday: December 16 to January 1

Role of a Volunteer

Volunteers can teach any subjects like English, Math, or Science in Primary and Junior Secondary Schools and engage themselves in the following activities:
•  Teach conversational English, Math, or Science to students who age between 
2 -10 in primary schools and 11-16 in junior secondary schools 
•  Read literature and improve the low comprehension level and poor pronunciation of students
•  Provide theoretical and practical assistance and aide the teachers 
•  Interact with the students

Role of Volunteer

As a volunteer in Teaching English in Ghana project, you will work for 5-6 hours a day and 25-30 hours a week. Apart from English, volunteers can also teach Math, Science or any other subject that might be of interest and help to the students. As a volunteer fluent in English, you can also aide local schoolteachers by encouraging them to use English to interact, thus also developing their conversational skills.

  • Teach conversational English, Math, or Science
  • Read literature and work improve low comprehension levels and poor pronunciation skills
  • Provide theoretical, practical assistance and aide the teachers
  • Interact with the students

Ghana has three academic semesters a year:

1st Term: 
January 10 to April 12
School Holiday : April 13 to May 1

2nd Term: 
May 2 to August 4
School Holiday : August 5 to September 12

3rd Term: 
September 13 to December 15
School Holiday : December 16 to January 1

Dates of academic semesters can change and these provided dates are approximate.

Skills/Qualification Needed

There are no specific qualifications needed to join teaching in Ghana project beyond a fluency in English, but your understanding of Ghanaian culture and language can help improve the experience for you and your students. Consider enrolling in our one-week Language & Cultural Immersion program. No previous teaching experience is required. Volunteers should have a love for teaching, English and conversation. Volunteers should be enthusiastic, reliable, flexible, patient and be positive role models for students.

Volunteer in Ghana: Project Locations and Free Time Options

All Our volunteer projects are located in and around cities. Ghana is a land of cultural diversity and contrast. It has many cultural and unique tourist attraction centers to offer volunteers. Cape Coast is a true cultural and historical town, most tourist love traveling to this town because of the Elmina castle where slave trade begun, the Kakum Canopy walkway, the cape coast castle and the ancient buildings. 

R.V.O staff is ever ready to offer volunteers guidelines before traveling.

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