Program Details

Terms We encourage all volunteers to stay as long as possible to maximize local and personal benefit. We encourage longer commitments by heavily discounting each additional week stayed. Minimum stay is 2 weeks; maximum stay is 3 months. Subsequent permane
Location:
Guayaquil, Ecuador
Program Type:
Volunteer Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Work Types:
Health
Duration:
1-3 months

Program Overview

Program Description:
We always welcome pre medical/medical students to share their services with our community. As a medical intern, you will work in our local hospital and be a responsible assistant, consultant, and substitute to our local doctors in charge.

Terms We encourage all volunteers to stay as long as possible to maximize local and personal benefit. We encourage longer commitments by heavily discounting each additional week stayed. Minimum stay is 2 weeks; maximum stay is 3 months. Subsequent permanent hiring possible. All volunteers must arrive to Isabela on Mondays.

Accommodation is provided in our fully equipped volunteer housing or by one of our carefully selected host families. These are families who have experience with outside culture and international living through cultural exchange with our students and volunteers. Additionally to providing extra income for housing our students and volunteers, we train these families to be ambassadors in the community in areas such as English, domestic wellbeing, and nutrition. You will have breakfast and dinner with your family. Lunch is provided at your choice of various restaurants in town. You simply sign for your meal and we’ll pick up the bill at the end of the month. For volunteer housing breakfast is not included. Lunch and dinner is provided in your choice of restaurant.
Setting Description:
Schedule Our schedules are based on 20 hrs/week. The normal schedule is Monday-Friday 7.30 – 11.30AM which may be subject to change depending on the tasks at hand. What’s Included Cost includes full room and board, permits, visas, local coordination and training at respective facility, local transport, full access to our facilities, etc.—everything minus personal expenses and your airfare to Galapagos.
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Requirements: • Intermediate to advanced level of Spanish in order to communicate with fellow workers and patients • medical background in pre-med, med-school, nursing or emergency services at professional or university level • Patient contact and the ability to communicate with care and patience • Ability to work independently as well as in a team • Ability to make recommendations based on knowledge and experience in order to provide greater care to the community Experience and Feedback We’re

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