Energetic volunteers to help run a Beach bar in Winneba, Ghana



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    Help run our bar and guest house

    Our place is a new beach resort in Winneba in the central region of Ghana between Accra and Cape Coast. We have rooms to rent, a beach bar, a big sound system and a stage for events. It is run by Judah a Ghanain Rastafarian and Caroline a British born Actress and Musician. Winneba is a vibrant university town . You will live by the beach and enjoy the sun, sea and sand, go to sleep with the sound of the ocean waves and wake up to the sun rising over the sea.

    We are looking for hard working, open minded, patient work aways who have a good understanding of different cultures. You will be working along side Ghanaians and will be expected to follow the Ghanaian work ethos which can be a bit different from what you are accustomed to. You might be required to wake up early in the morning as cleaning and daily tasks are often done before the sun gets too hot.

    All work away applicants will be required to do a minimum of 4 weeks.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Cooking / shopping
    Help in the house
    Helping with Tourists
    Help with Computers / internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    You will be working alongside local Ghanians and will be expected to follow the Ghanaian work ethos , customs and culture.
    Minimum of 4 weeks stay required

  • Help


    We need people to help us keep our beach clean, , clean the rooms and prepare for the guest in the morning.
    Extra skills would be helping us with our marketing and web site.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English and Fante

  • Accommodation


    Accommodate is in the main house with double bed, fan and ensuite shower and toilet. Kitchen facility also available to cook your own food.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Winneba is between 1 - 2.5 hours bus ride from Accra depending on traffic. and 2 hours from Cape Coast castle. It is a lively welcoming small town which was occupied by the British during colonial times. It is busy and vibrant with a young population with 3 universities and a nursing college.
    Winneba is famous for two festivals - The Fancy Dress Masquerade held on New Years Day and the Aboakyir Deer Hunting Festival which takes place the first weekend of May. Local people also walk around on 12 foot high stilts during festivals and special occasions!

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


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    Hours expected

    5 hours per day

Where have the band disappeared to?
Not a pretty sight!
Fancy dress and Christmas baubles
Fancy dress New Years Day
New Years Fancy Dress Mascarade
Aboakyer Festival Poster
Aboakyir Festival Culture Lady
Aboakyir festival driving through the street
Dancing in the street
Aboakyir Festival heading for the bush
Aboakyir Festival Parade
Aboakyir Festival Parade
Aboakyir Festival parade
Aboakyir Festival
Aboakyir Festival street parade Winneba
Our home made bamboo tables and chairs
Next to the bar under the coconut trees
Sun set
Beach land where they pull the fishing nets
On the beach by the bar

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