Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Children of the Light in Ghana, West Africa.
Please complete the online application below if you are interested in volunteering with us. In addition to the online application, we require all documents listed in the checklist below.
All additional documents can be scanned and emailed to:
or mail to:
Children of the Light P.O. Box BR143 Aburi, E/R Ghana, West Africa
Before you mail or scan your application, ensure you have all the required documents.
- Completed online application
- Resume signed and dated
- Copy of academic certificate(s) if current
- Copy of information page of passport or National Identification Card if Ghanaian
- Referee’s contact information
- Police Report
- Physical Evaluation Summary Sheet (Download here)
Please fill out the application form below.
Under most circumstances, visas for entry into Ghana must be obtained from the
Ghanaian embassy nearest to your country of residence. Visas are valid for a stay of
up to 3 months in Ghana, after which a visa extension should be obtained at a Ghana Immigration Service office.
Volunteers will be responsible for ensuring they receive the appropriate vaccinations
for visiting Ghana prior to their trip. Documentation of yellow fever vaccination is
required for entry to Ghana. https://www.passporthealthusa.com/destination-advice/ghana/
While traveling as a Children of the Light volunteer, you assume the same risks as you would if traveling personally. Therefore, Children of the Light cannot be held responsible for any instances of theft and/or personal injury that may occur during your travels. You may wish to consider buying insurance that would cover such unfortunate incidents. Historically, these issues have not been a problem and rarely encountered, however, it is necessary for you to be well-informed.