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Community Health Post Volunteer, Volunteer Help Center, Kathmandu, Nepal


Organization: Volunteer Help Center
Contact Name: Durga Ghimire
Position Type: Short-term Missions / Volunteer Internship
Address: Nayabazar
Kathmandu, 00977  
Nepal
Great For: Great for Families, Great for Groups, Great for Seniors, Great for Teens
Service Area(s): Teaching, Social Services, Orphanage, Health and Medicine, Fundraising, Directly Serving People, Children and Youth Ministry
Hourly Commitment:
4.0 per: Day
Number of Positions:
10
Number of Volunteers in this
Position in the Past Year:
50
One-time / Ongoing Position: Ongoing Position
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Description

This program is beneficial for doctors, medical students, nurses and nursing students. Volunteers have the opportunity to work in hospitals, community health posts and health clinics in various locations in Nepal. Volunteers will assist to doctor, nurse and health assistant depending on their expertise. They can also assist in dressing wounds, administering vaccinations, drawing blood, holding babies, as they are treated and helping to screen and organize patients. Volunteers can also assist in obtaining medicines and supplies, and helping out in daily activities. Volunteers can also organize health programs in their placement. This program provides a wonderful chance to support local doctors and nurses in rural areas where health care is limited, and the availability of trained staff is minimal. Volunteers have the opportunity to make a huge difference in these rural communities.


Short Term Mission Trip Details



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We offer 3 days to 5 days of orientation and training at our office, depending on the type of programs. These trainings help volunteers to understand our organization, various programs and opportunities, country, Nepali language and culture, safety measures, visa issues, dos and don’ts, etc. During the orientation and training period in Kathmandu, we arrange placements in local host families within walking distance of Thamel. This provides them an introduction to Nepalese family, language and culture. During the orientation and training period, you will be participating in:*2 hours basic Nepali language class per day *Cultural information/safety issues *Volunteers’ interests, programs & opportunities, and placement information *Sightseeing in Kathmandu every day after training *Shopping opportunities upon request

Benefits Offered:


  • Room & Board

Cost (per person)


$400.0 Month

This cost includes:


*Airport pickup and drop *Language and cultural training *Sightseeing in Kathmandu *Specialised training for your chosen program *Land Transportation to and from village placement *Accommodation and meals during training period in Kathmandu *Accommodation and meals with your host family during the placement *Accommodation and meals for one day before departure *24 hours Volunteer supervision and office administration *Legal Service *Scholarship and sponsorship for orphanage children and deprived children

Length of Trip


1 to 2 months

Initially Posted: 02/27/2016
Last Updated: 02/18/2018


(this opportunity is not scheduled for a specific date)