SERVICE TO MANKIND

NEWS AND UPDATES

The entire wooden structure hosting the VOLU National Secretariat is officially ceded to VOLU by the Wildlife Division of the Forestry Commission.

Plans are on the drawing board for refurbishing and modernizing the structure to include more hostels, a restaurant, an internet cafe, etc.

In addition, the facilities at the VOLU Training Centre at Kordiabe need to be expanded to include more hostels, chalets and other infrastructure. The two classrooms have already been converted into a hostel in 2014.

An appeal is being made to the entire VOLU membership worldwide, partner organizations, all past participants in VOLU’s programmes and all other stakeholders for donations to carry out these projects.

Contributions may be paid directly at the VOLU National Secretariat or through the High Street, Accra branch of Standard Chartered Bank, account number 0100100064600.

 

After some hiccups in the recent past due to changes in organizational structure, we have been able to come out with this year’s international workcamps.

 

We have been busy trying to devise ways in which our programmes and workcamps can be flexible to allow participants select what is suitable for them.

 

Ghana still remains one of the countries with stable political environments on the African continent. We therefore hope that you would not hesitate in recommending volunteers to participate in our programmes.

 

Please, note the following changes that have been made in VOLU since July, 2013

 A participation fee of two hundred and fifty Euros (€250) is paid when attending only one workcamp and an additional two hundred Euros (€200) for each additional workcamp.

The fee is used for pick-up from the airport, hostel accommodation, administration costs and feeding at the workcamp.

Interested participants may apply by filling the online Placement Application Form and forwarding it to the General Secretary.

The age of participants is 18 and above.

Please note that all the following projects would include HIV/AIDS education to local people, teaching ICT to the children in the evenings, school visits for environment education, excursions, etc.