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Volunteering at hospitals and Health Centres in Rural Areas, Pamoja International Voluntary Services, Nairobi, Kenya

Organization: Pamoja International Voluntary Services
Contact Name: Erick Muchangi
Position Type: Short-term Missions / Volunteer Internship
Address: 58093 Nairobi Kenya
Nairobi, 00200  
Great For: Great for Groups
Service Area(s): Social Services, Science / Tech / Engineering / Math, Health and Medicine
Hourly Commitment:
8.0 per: Day
Number of Positions:
Number of Volunteers in this
Position in the Past Year:
One-time / Ongoing Position: Ongoing Position


We require nurses(any field), Pediatrician and physician in our rural local clinics. The medical volunteers will be working in different Mombasa Kisumu and Nakuru and support will be given to them Non student /student will go round in different departments at the hospital clinical medicine, obstetrics & gynecology, pediatrics, emergency medicine and critical care, general surgery, E.N.T, ophthalmology and radiology. This will helps you to understand real life exposure and integrating theoretical knowledge. You will follow the supervising doctors and or consultants to enable you draw and understanding of diverse aspects relating to cared of patients such as relevant history taking in various body systems, physical examination, relevant laboratory investigations and their interpretation, arriving at pertinent diagnosis and appropriate treatment measures. You will see several procedures in the clinical medicine and pediatric rotations, including administrations of various injections, lumbar punctures, insertion of intravenous cannulae, nasogastric intubation etc. You may observe in various general surgeries. Within gynecology department, you will be allowed to view various procedures, which may include normal deliveries, caesarean sections, e.t.c. Work is 8 hours a day, weekends are free. Accommodation and meals is at a selected host family, transport from Nairobi to the location is by public transport, Airport pick up is provided. Orientation will be done at Pamoja Office to explain to the volunteer to inform about Kenya, work, location, what is expected of you or what you expect from the hospital and all payments including commitment and program fee will be paid in the office during orientation. Minimum duration 1 month and maximum 6 months Requirements: Apply to Programs Co-ordinator Email: pamoja@mail2world.com or pivsorg@yahoo.com Skype pivskenya Facebook pamojainternationalvoluntaryservices Twitter @pivskenya Your application will be processed in 2 week's time. We encourage groups of volunteers/interns to apply. Interested applicants will be given a detailed information sheet regarding the project and requirements. Application procedure is as follows: Send your CV/Resume Motivation letter Current photo Copy of your practicing certificate if a practitioner or letter from your University if a student You can visit our webpage http://www.pivskenya.org Minimum age 22 years

Short Term Mission Trip Details

Additional Detail

We need serious and motivated volunteers, who can respect our customs and culture Able to adapt to simple conditions of housing and meals Will assist with visa applications Skype Interview

Benefits Offered:

  • Board/Meals
  • Transportation

This cost includes:

Administration and logistics expenses for Pamoja Support Services Orientation Airport pick up Meals and accommodation for volunteer

Application Deadline (MM/DD/YYYY)


Length of Trip

3 to 5 months

Initially Posted: 03/07/2011
Last Updated: 07/07/2017

This position is available during the following dates each year:
Start Date:   09/21
End Date:    09/28