Ghanaian In-Country Volunteers

3 Months Volunteer Placement with International Service Ghana

International Service - Ghana offers 10-12 weeks In-Country Volunteer and 24-weeks In-Country Team Leader placements on the ICS programme. 

International Citizen Service (ICS) is a program funded by the UK Government and run by a consortium of UK charities working in developing countries. In Ghana, International Service (a UK Charity) works in partnership with local development organisations in the Northern and Upper East Regions to implement the ICS programme.  The ICS programme gives young people the opportunity to make a difference in developing communities, whilst gaining transferable skills and invaluable experience by working alongside volunteers from different cultural backgrounds in areas such as Female Empowerment, Disability Rights, Livelihoods Skills Support and Education with local partners.

APPLY NOW! All Ghanaian 18-25 year olds can apply as In-Country Volunteers regardless of background, educational qualifications, disability and work history.

Challenge Yourself To Change Your World’ by clicking the link below to download and complete an application now:

Download the ICS Volunteer Application Form Here

Completed applications for the next placement starting October to December 2017 for ICS Volunteers must be sent via email to no later than 17:00pm on Tuesday 15th August 2017. Kindly note that we are not recruiting In-Country Team Leaders for this time.

Successful applicants will be contacted to attend an assessment day in Tamale, week beginning Monday 28th August 2017. You will need to bring with you a declaration form signed by a person of authority not related to you (e.g. a Community Chief, Assembly Member or Religious Leader) and Official Identification (e.g. Passport, Birth Certificate, Health Insurance or National ID card), note, Voter ID’s are not accepted.

You may also contact International Service-Ghana in Tamale regarding applications on (+233) 03720 28078, 9am – 5pm Monday to Friday. If you do not hear from us, unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful this time.

Our Programmes in Ghana

The ICS scheme is the main programme that we deliver in Ghana. In the delivery of this scheme we work currently with 6 partners on our ICS projects, these partners are:

We have also worked with the following partners in the past:


To find out more about our projects with our partners, click here or read the volunteer blogs here.