Potential volunteers may opt to volunteer either on part time (for those foreign students studying in Ghana at a stress free schedule) or full-time bases for International Volunteers.
We also accept on-line volunteering from persons wishing to assist our organization in the comfort of their homes in their home country.
The following vacancies are available for On-line volunteers:
We also accept on-line volunteering from persons wishing to assist our organization in the comfort of their homes in their home country. The following vacancies are available for On-line volunteers:
On line Volunteers shall be required to make research on information on development topics, funding sources, potential partners, best practices, etc. as this will help CHRAD to grow and support more communities.
Project development and management:-
On line Volunteer shall be required to write project proposals, share expertise, develop fund raising strategies, draft grant applications, etc. to certify requirements of grant organizations.
Co-ordination and facilitation:-
On line Volunteers shall be required to manage teams of other on line volunteers, co-ordinate campaigns; moderate on line discussions, act as board members, etc. and this will certainly help our organization reach out to the global audience and potential partners.
On line Volunteers shall be required to develop and maintain websites, design databases, set up blogs, do Search Engine Optimization (SEO), write Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), create flash animations, etc. to add value to CHRAD’s site.
Writing, editing and translating:-
Volunteers shall be required to draft newsletters and articles, translate presentations, summarize survey results, proofread reports, develop website content, etc.
Training and coaching:-
Volunteers shall be required to develop training material, teach on-line courses, and provide guidance to our organizations
Volunteers shall be required to access projects, provide advice on communication strategies and legal issues, evaluate software solutions, etc.
Volunteer shall be required to provide teaching service to school children from kindergarten through High School in all subject areas.
Cradle of Hope for Relief and Development (CHRAD) is in partnership with institutions at the settlement on which behalf its recruit volunteers to offer them services. At the Buduburam Refugee Settlement, there are more than 20 schools serving an estimated 11,000 former refugees from Liberia. All the schools are very much willing to accept volunteers. This means that we are expected to recruit as much as 50 volunteers to meet demand for volunteers’ service by these institutions.
School days run from Monday through Friday from 8:oo am to 2:30 pm. The schedule is however flexible for volunteers such that they will be needed at post (except otherwise decided by themselves) only at their schedule time. Volunteer shall be expected to spend two (2) to five (5) hours daily at post. Arrangements are made for part-time volunteers to visit at least once weekly.
The following detailed teaching opportunities are constantly available throughout the year:
This involves singing, playing and taking general care of children between the ages of 6 months – 5 years. One does not need much experience to work them, interest in children is more important. The volunteer must be between the age 18 and above and must be fluent in English Language.
PRIMARY SCHOOL (ELEMENTARY):
Primary (Elementary) school children are normally between the ages of 6-12 years. Teaching them involve normal classroom work (such as Arithmetic, poem recitation, reading, singing etc) in line with the Ghana Education Service Syllabus. Volunteer’s interest in handling disadvantaged children is paramount here. Must have attain the age 18 and above with at least a Diploma. Undergraduate currently on study program are encourage to apply.
JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL:
Junior High school children are teenagers mostly between the ages of 13 – 16 years.
Specific subjects such as Mathematics, Social Studies, General Science, and Technical Skills are taught using the Ghana Education Service syllabus. Students are prepared for Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) of the West African Examination Council’s (WAEC). Successful candidates gain admission into Senior High School. Volunteers are required to posses Diploma or a Bachelor Degree to teach any of the subjects above.
SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL:
Senior High Schools students are teenagers normally between the ages of 15- 19 years. Recommended for trained teachers or people mastered in a particular field of study. Subject such as Economics, Mathematics, Literature, Business Management, English Language, French, Accounting etc. are taught at this level to prepare student for National exams (West African Examination Council).