Volunteer volunteering host family is a house in which volunteer resides as well as the people whom volunteer stays with while during a volunteer program. The volunteer volunteering host family is also known as home stay.
The volunteer volunteering host family is the volunteer volunteering most immediate physical and social environment in which the feels at home. The volunteer volunteering host family is near as possible to the volunteer volunteering work place.
The volunteer volunteering host family provides the volunteer with a well furnish room. The volunteer also enjoys electricity, potable water and also the volunteer host family provides volunteer with three meals daily; breakfast, lunch, supper. The food consumption is based on well cooked nourishing balance local and international dishes.
How the volunteer volunteering host family selected:
The volunteer volunteering host family is selected based on the following criteria:
1) Modern and well equipped house
2) Upper class family
3) High level of integrity and honesty
4) High level of hospitality
5) Closeness to volunteer project site or work place.
After the judicious selection and screening of the volunteer volunteering host family, the host families are trained on how to handle and deal with volunteers. The volunteer volunteering host families are also provided with all the needed resources to cater properly for the volunteer volunteering. VARAS host family accommodates vegetarians and other specific or peculiar nutritional needs of volunteer.
VARAS volunteer host family is very rewarding since it give the volunteer volunteering the opportunities to know African Ghanaian people and their culture.VARAS volunteer host family serves as a good medium to learn how to prepare local dishes and also to lean how to speak local language.
With the help of the volunteer host family, the volunteer is immerse in the Ghanaian society since he/she has the people around to talk, crack jokes, share ideas with at the end the volunteer does not feel as a stranger but at home giving the volunteer the peace of mind to volunteer in freedom.
VOLUNTEER CAMP HOUSE/VOLUNTEER GROUP STAY:
House stay also known as camp is where a group of five (5) or more people volunteering on a specific volunteer mission or camp is housed.
House/group stay volunteers will all be accommodated in one house and each volunteer entitled to a room and in cases where couple are involved or friends or relatives can share a large room with double bed.
Facilities in the volunteer house/group stay:
The facilities and services enjoy at the volunteer house are;
2) Potable water
4) Cook and a house help
Volunteer volunteering on the project will be provided with transportation from volunteer house or camp to work place and back to the volunteer camp or house as well as any where related to the project involved.
The summer camp volunteer volunteering are prepared with three meals a day namely ; breakfast, lunch, supper.
About food provided to volunteer volunteering on VARAS projects:
VARAS makes its volunteer feeding preparation its number one (1) priority and takes care of volunteer volunteering nutritional needs. Volunteer volunteering on any VARAS project are provided with three meals a day breakfast, lunch, supper. The food preparation is based on well cooked nourishing balance local and international dishes.
VARAS accommodates vegetarians and other specific or peculiar nutritional needs of volunteer. Note that Ghanaian cuisine is delicious and very nutritious and international tourist and volunteer enjoy it and is internationally acclaimed.