PR & Social Media Internship

Volunteer Partnerships for West Africa (VPWA) work in diverse areas to raise awareness on different development issues confronting the West African sub region. It is also the medium, to inform, educate and inspire many people to be involved in the critical development sectors. By taking a PR and Social Media Internship or Volunteer position with us, you will be contributing to influencing society for the better while enriching yourself with an experience on critical issues on the continent.  The project operated by our organisation includes literacy intervention services for vulnerable children, Women Empowerment, Youth Development, Education, Human Rights, Agriculture and Culture.

Our programs have a strong online presence through various social media channels, which is significant to the growth of the projects. We aim to create platforms for awareness and encourage as many people as possible to get actively involved in our work.  Volunteers and interns with experience of social media platforms are offered the opportunity to contribute their skills in growing the online presence of our organisation.

Volunteer requirements

Further details

What’s included in the project fees?

Registration Fee (Non Refundable if you choose not to go) – Application Review and processing, administration costs, Visa Support letter, 24/7 emergency support from VPWA, Program marketing costs, Pre-departure information, travel costs to inspect programs, VPWA Education & Health Fund and communication costs with volunteers. 

Program Fee – Airport pick up, orientation, Supervision, accommodation and meals(dinner) during volunteer placement period, In-country 24/7 volunteer support and In-country administration costs.

What’s not included?

•    Airfare to Ghana

•    Visa Fees

•    Vaccinations and immunizations (please speak to your local GP)

•    Personal insurance(required)

•    Personal spending                                                                                   

•    In-country travel


Volunteers working on VPWA projects live in Greater Accra and Eastern Region. Please confirm your project location with our coordinator. Volunteers live in shared rooms with bunk beds. Couples are advised to inform us if they wish to share a room in advance. The rooms have comfortable beds with pillows and covers, so there is no need to bring sleeping bags. The volunteer apartment has a kitchen with fridge, as well as toilet and shower facilities.

The following services may also be offered based on availability

Health and Safety

Ghana is one of the safest countries in Africa. In the Global Peace Index it is ranked above both the United Kingdom and the US. It provides a perfect introduction for first time volunteers to Africa. It has a democratic electoral process and a stable economy. Our team will ensure your health and safety at all times and you'll have emergency support 24/7.


Volunteers must arrange their own flights to Accra Airport (ACC). Please be aware that you should communicate your arrival date and time to Volunteer Coordinator. The following airlines fly into Accra:


You must obtain a volunteer visa for travel to Ghana. Once you have secured your place on the project and made a deposit. We will then send you a letter confirming your placement which you can use for your visa application.