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Nicaragua Medical Teammember, International Samaritan, Ann Arbor

Organization: International Samaritan
Contact Name: Mateusz Plaza
Position Type: Short-term Missions / Volunteer Internship
Address: 803 N Main St,
Ann Arbor, 48104  
United States
Great For: Great for Families, Great for Groups, Great for Teens
Service Area(s): Women's Ministry, Social Services, Men's Ministry, Homelessness and Housing, Health and Medicine, Food Services, Children and Youth Ministry, Adult Ministry
Hourly Commitment:
10.0 per: Day
Number of Positions:
Number of Volunteers in this
Position in the Past Year:
One-time / Ongoing Position: Short Term Service/Seasonal


International Samaritan's annual medical and dental mission provides assistance to the under-served and poverty stricken families living in garbage dump communities. During the course of a week medical professionals and volunteers provide free healthcare, medicine, and vision assessment for approximately 1,000 men, women, and children. Who: Everyone is welcome to volunteer. No medical or dental experience is needed, but it is preferred. Where: Managua, Nicaragua Includes: Airfare, transportation in Nicaragua or Guatemala, housing, translators, meals (except one at restaurant), trip to local market The Medical Team will: Provide medical attention to all ages suffering from easily treatable but serious illnesses Administer medicine and vitamins to clinic patients Collaborate with community leaders to provide medical care to impoverished families living near the garbage dump in greatest need Educate local community in the prevention of common illnesses. Work with local doctors to provide follow-up care for patients. "Doctors and nurses...yours is not only a profession but a vocation -- the vocation to be God's love and compassion, God's healing power to the suffering." -Mother Teresa

Short Term Mission Trip Details

Cost (per person)


This cost includes:

Airfare, transporation in Nicaragua, housing, translators, meals (except one at restaurant), trip to local market

Application Deadline (MM/DD/YYYY)


Length of Trip

Less than a week

Initially Posted: 01/25/2017
Last Updated: 02/23/2017

This position is available during the following dates only in this year:
Start Date:   08/13/2017
End Date:    08/19/2017