CAVNET’s Volunteer Opportunities

CAVNET’s Volunteer Opportunities

Caring Volunteers Network (CAVNET) welcomes and encourages students who are interested in making a difference in the world to consider volunteering. The volunteer program seeks to provide closely monitored, project-driven professional and practical experience for undergraduate and graduate students interested in contributing to substantive CAVNET’s projects and initiatives.

General Eligibility Requirements

 To qualify, you must meet the following requirements:

  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Be enrolled in a relevant undergraduate graduate or post-graduate academic program, or have recently graduated

Benefits of Volunteer Program

The volunteer program provides students interested in sustainable development, education, advocacy other related fields with valuable opportunities to gain international work experience. The program seeks to assist in the development of high potential, future leaders in the field of international development through short-term, practical learning experiences.


Registration Fees

The registration fee for the program is $150.

NB: The total cost includes 3 meals, accommodation and project for the time period.

1 WEEK 150 300
2 WEEKS 250 400
3 WEEKS 350 500
4 WEEKS 450 600
6 WEEKS 600 750
8 WEEKS 750 900
10 WEEKS 850 1000
12 WEEKS 950 1100
16 WEEKS 1100 1250


The program fee does not cover

  • Transportation to and from your home airport
  • Air travel cost to and from Ghana
  • Visa cost
  • Holiday to places and events of interest
  • Insurance cover (you need to purchase one)
  • Expenses on meals and drinks from restaurants during outings
  • Host family is not responsible for your feeding and accommodation cost if you travel outside home on weekends. It is your own cost. If it has to do with work authorized by the local organization, the local organization shall be responsible for your feeding and accommodation. 

How to Apply

Visit the following link to register as a volunteer

Applications must include:

To apply please email with full CV and covering letter, detailing why you would like to volunteer with CAVNET to: [please use subject heading: Ref: CAVNET VOLUNTEER