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Volunteer honoured for help to African women and children 
Winning awards was the furthest thing from Shirley Snowden's mind when she began organizing aid to women and children in Ghana eight years ago. The work was just an extension of a life given to serving her community. Others noticed her efforts however, and on Monday she will receive a leadership award at the United Nations.  Visit site
Ghana volunteer service to recruit retired public servants 
The National Volunteer Service (NVS) is to recruit experienced, retired public and civil servants for national volunteerism. Nana Fosu-Amankwah, Eastern Regional Director of the National Service Scheme, announced this in Koforidua at an assessment and selection exercise of the scheme for the 2008/2009 year.  Visit site
More about: Senior volunteers
Free World Foundation (Ghana) 
A national organization made up of civil society organizations and individuals. It is headquartered at Teshie, a suburb of Accra in the Greater Accra Region of the Republic of Ghana and has offices in all the ten regional capitals.  Visit site
LosZuGhana (Ghana) 
Requires volunteers for orphanages and schools in Ghana. Main site in German - see also volunteerghana.wordpress.com for English.  Visit site
National volunteer week advocated in Ghana 
The president of the newly chartered Legon Lions Club, Nii Allotey Brew-Hammond, has called for the institution of a National Volunteer Week to rekindle the spirit of voluntarism in Ghanaians. He further proposed that an award scheme, dubbed 'The President’s Volunteer Service Award,' be introduced to provide recognition to volunteers and promote voluntarism among corporate bodies and the youth especially.  Visit site
More about: Advocacy
World Endeavors 
World Endeavors is a provider of unique international volunteer, internship, and study programs. Our mission is to become a catalyst for positive change in our community and the world through quality international programs.  Visit site
Cosmic Volunteers 
Cosmic Volunteers is a US-based non-profit organization that offers volunteer and internsip programs abroad in China, Ecuador, Ghana, India, Kenya, Peru, the Philippines, and Vietnam. Our volunteers are placed at schools, hospitals, newspapers, orphanages, HIV/AIDS clinics, women's groups, and other organizations who ask us for assistance. Our volunteers are mostly from the US, Canada, and Europe, from all walks of life, and range in age from high school to retirees.  Visit site
Volunteer Workcamps Association of Ghana 
Voluntary workcamps are community-building projects involving local and international volunteers. The three-week assignment, located in one of the 15 camps scattered around the country, usually involves building schools, organizing an HIV/AIDS awareness campaign and planting trees.  Visit site
Cross-Cultural Solutions 
Cross-Cultural Solutions offers international volunteer programmes in Brazil, China, Costa Rica, Ghana, Guatemala, India, Peru, Russia, Tanzania and Thailand. Programmes range 2-12 weeks, making it easy for students to participate during holiday and summer vacations.  Visit site

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