Dream Africa Care Foundation

Assistant for Medical Work

Accra, Ghana Auf Karte anzeigen
Non-profit
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gegründet 2006
Gloria
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Koordinator | Gloria
Koordinator | Gloria
Our health projects offers a wonderful opportunity for volunteers to become familiar with the challenges and health issues of developing countries. Help make a difference This volunteer program is especially suitable for:
Alleinreisend
Pärchen
Familien
Gruppen
50+

Highlights

  • Volunteer in local hospitals and support the staff with needed hands-on capacities
  • Learn directly from experienced doctors and nurses in an unforgettable setting
  • Bring in your personal skills and willingness to help and provide care for those in need
  • Get to know all kinds of clinical departments and experience the chances of hands-on support
  • Explore Ghana’s manifold natural and cultural benefits on weekend trips
The project

Our healthcare placements offer an exceptional learning opportunity, in addition to a gratifying volunteer experience. These placements offer an international learning ground where you can not only view healthcare in practice but effects of volunteering abroad in healthcare are plain to see. Medical care is a basic human right, and making it accessible for all is essential. 

The Hospitals and clinics that we work with are striving to fulfill that need, and can always benefit from an extra pair of hands. Working on our health projects offers a wonderful opportunity for volunteers to become familiar with the challenges and health issues of developing countries. All our hospitals and clinics are government approved. 

The work environment is way different from the circumstances you are used to work. You need to be open minded and able to deal with the sometimes poor health care options that are given.This project is open to everyone who want to help make a difference in the lives of underprivileged people in Africa in the field of Medical Health Care in Africa  

Available departments

We have a number of departments who would appreciate your help. you can choose to combine different departments at the same time.

  1. General medicine department
  2. Nursing department 
  3. Accident and emergency department
  4. General surgery department
  5. maternity and midwifery department
  6. Out patient department (OPD)
  7. Dentistry department
  8. Optometry department
  9. Laboratory and research department
Volunteer work

This is an excellent opportunity to gain valuable experience in your field in a different culture where practices may differ considerably to what you're used to. We have a variety of Medical placements available in Ghana. You could work in a hospital or a clinic. You can work in a variety of difference medical departments, where you can either assist or shadow the staff members. The type of work you will be allocated will depend to an extent on your own abilities and capabilities, which is understandable given that you will be dealing with patient health and safety.

You will be involved in the day-to-day running of hospitals and clinics directly assisting the doctors and nurses. If you are planning to specialize in a particular field of medicine in your studies, we can arrange to place you in a relevant department to ensure that we benefit from your knowledge in your field of study and you also learning from our local professionals. This project is open to anyone who wants to help improve the lives of the poor in Africa.

Your responsibilities will include some of the following: Going forward rounds with doctors to examine cases and determine the next line of action, following up cases and ensuring that proper medication is dispensed, helping to take patients' histories and subsequent diagnosis, helping with general consultation activities. Observing procedures, Undertake office administration, health data recording and storage, taking care of patients reporting for out-patient care or on admission Changing bandages and monitoring recovery, checking blood pressure, weighing babies helping with first aid treatment.

What you can expect

Many of our health care centers also run different programs on health education, basic prevention, nutrition and sanitation. Volunteer job might cover these areas as many hospitals also work in coordination with the local communities, presenting different programs on health education, basic prevention, nutrition, and sanitation. Your presence is extremely helpful in such programs. Such health projects offer a wonderful opportunity for volunteers and students to be acquainted with the existing health issues and challenges of delivering health care in developing country like Ghana.

You will definitely gain valuable insight into Ghana culture and will have the opportunity to improve your skills in a variety of areas in health care. You will work in the hospital five days a week from 8: am to 1:00pm. You have the rest of the day to yourself; you can explore the city with the other volunteers. The volunteer house you will be staying is very close to the beach, art craft center and the market so there is always a lot to do.

Tagesablauf

Medical Health Care Volunteers work at the hospital from 8:am to 1pm Or 2pm, from Monday to Friday. You can choose to work morning shifts or evening shifts. The working hours are very flexible. In the morning after breakfast you will go to the hospital with the other volunteers. You can choose which department you want to work in. You can choose to work in a different department each week so that you can experience everything.

Informationen zur Anreise

Our projects run throughout the year so you can volunteer with us any time that is suitable for you. Our minimum volunteering period is two weeks and the maximum of one year. You need to send us your application at least four weeks before your intended trip to Ghana to volunteer with us. This will give us enough time to send you all the necessary document and information you will need for your visa and guide you throughout the process.

Freizeitaktivitäten

VOLUNTEER GET THE WEEKENDS OFF TO GO ON TRIPS AND EXPLORE GHANA; Ghana has so much to offer volunteers with its rich culture, festivals, food, art & craft centers, castles & forts, long sandy beaches, national parks, waterfalls, rain forest and other interesting places to visit. Volunteers who come to Ghana experience these even more fully by getting an insider's understanding of the country. 

Every weekend we organize trips for our volunteers to travel throughout Ghana to experience the Ghanaian cultural and explore. We have a lot of projects all over Ghana so you can choose to volunteer in the capital city Accra or in the Ghanaian country side.

Our program is an excellent opportunity to combine adventurous foreign travel with a worthwhile job as a volunteer. You will improve your transferable skills such as team-working, presentation and communication. Above all, this is an unrivaled opportunity to gain an insight into a completely different culture and way of life. 

Our projects are not all about work, volunteers get opportunities to explore this beautiful part of West Africa. Elmina and Cape Coast Castle, Kakum National Park and Nzulezo Stilt Village are all within few hours from the community you will be staying in, Ghana offers an array of varying cultures and landscapes including national parks and stunning rain-forests.

Water Sports
Swimming
Konzerte/
Musik
Safari/
Zoo
Museum/
Oper
Sports

Anforderungen

Um an diesem Programm teilzunehmen, musst du mindestens 17 Jahre alt sein.
Sprachkenntnisse
Du brauchst folgende Sprachkenntnisse: Englisch (Grundkenntnisse)
Staatszugehörigkeit
Es gibt keine Beschränkungen. Helfende Hände aus aller Welt sind willkommen.
Arbeitszeiten
Deine Hilfe wird an folgenden Tage gebraucht Montag, Dienstag, Mittwoch, Donnerstag und Freitag von 08:00 - 13:30

Leistungen

Zusätzliche Sicherheit und kostenloser Service
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Qualitätssicherung
Hohe ethische Mindeststandards
Flex Option
Ändere deine Reservierung ohne zusätzliche Kosten
Geld-zurück-Garantie
Wir erstatten deine Gebühren, falls deine Reise von Dream Africa Care Foundation storniert wird
Support & Mediation
Wir unterstützen dich in jeder Situation
Für dich ist unser Service kostenlos!
Die Programmgebühren werden unmittelbar durch deine Freiwilligenorganisation erhoben.

Vor Beginn deiner Reise

Umfassende Beratung und durchgehender Support (gratis)
Dream Africa Care Foundation (deine Gastorganisation) berät dich gerne und beantwortet dir jederzeit all deine Fragen. Sobald du deine Teilnahme bestätigt hast, erhältst du ihre Kontaktdaten.
Online Vorbereitungskurs (optional, ab $49)
Bereite dich mit Hilfe unseres Partners, der Global Travel Academy, auf deine Zeit im Ausland vor. Absolviere einen online Vorbereitungskurs in "International Volunteering", "Travel Health & Safety" und "Travel Safety Abroad" und beginne deine Reise als selbstbewusster und gut informierter Freiwilliger.

Service vor Ort

Dienstleistungen von Dream Africa Care Foundation

The only cost involve in this project is your food, we have a cook in the volunteer house who prepares three meals a day for all the volunteer.  The cost also covers your accommodation, transportation from the airport, orientation and 24 hour support from our staff. ,laundry, drinking water, toiletries and wireless internet access 24-hours a day in the volunteer house so that you can keep in touch with friends and family back home.

Our aim is to provide cheap and affordable volunteer opportunity to people like you so that you can help make a difference in the lives of the less fortunate in Africa. There is no any hidden cost, apart from the project fees which covers everything.

Abholung vom Flughafen Kotoka International Airport

After you have book your flight let me know your arrival date, time, flight name and flight number so that we can send our driver to pick you up at the airport. The airport is 35 minutes drive from our Accra volunteer house. Our driver will pick you up from the airport.

There is only one international airport in Ghana call Kotoka international airport or Accra international airport so you will be flying into this airport. Our driver will pick you up from the airport whatever time or day you arrive at the airport

Unterkunft

You can choose to stay in a volunteer house with other volunteers from all over the world and make new friends.

You can also stay with a local host family. This offers you the opportunity to get a deeper sight into the Ghanaian culture and to get a closer relation with your patients.

You can also do both, spend half of your time in a volunteer house and another half with a local host family. We are very flexible.

Schlafsaal Gastfamilie Gasthaus Einzelzimmer Bungalow Jugendherberge
Verpflegung

We have a cook in the volunteer house who prepares three meals a day for all the volunteer, If you are a vegetarian or have any allergies this is taken into account when we arrange your placement. We provide volunteers bottled drinking water. 

Internetzugriff
Gute Verbindung vor Ort
Was ist NICHT inklusive?
Visa, Flüge, Reiseversicherung und Impfungen sind NICHT in den Programmgebühren enthalten.
Flugtickets
Der nächstgelegene Flughafen ist Kotoka International Airport (ACC) in Accra. Wir helfen dir günstige Flüge nach Ghana zu finden.
Reiseversicherung
Ins Ausland zu gehen ist ein Abenteuer, auf das man sich stets gut vorbereiten sollte. Plötzliche Krankheit oder Verletzung, Stornierung oder Diebstahl - eine Reiseversicherung für Ghana bietet die nötige Sicherheit.
Impfungen
Bevor du deine Freiwilligenarbeit in Ghana antrittst, solltest du dich noch einmal von deinem Arzt beraten lassen und deine erforderlichen Impfungen für Ghana überprüfen.
Kosten: Preise in USD
1 Woche (Mindestaufenthalt)
$ 125
2 Wochen
$ 250
3 Wochen
$ 375
4 Wochen
$ 500
8 Wochen
$ 1,000
16 Wochen
$ 2,000
50 Wochen (Maximaler Aufenthalt)
$ 6,250
Durchschnittliche Gebühren
$ 125 /Woche

Du kannst das Programm in Accra/Ghana zwischen 1 Woche und 50 Wochen unterstützen. Bitte beachte, dass die oben aufgeführten Programmgebühren aktuellen Wechselkursschwankungen unterliegen können. Dream Africa Care Foundation wird dich während deines Bewerbungsprozesses über die endgültigen Programmgebühren informieren.
Crowdfunding-Service
Im Allgemeinen beinhaltet Freiwilligenarbeit im Ausland bestimmte Kosten. Falls du finanzielle Unterstützung benötigst, helfen wir dir gerne beim Crowdfunding für dein Freiwilligenprogramm in Ghana.
Anzahlung (15%)
Mit der Anzahlung reservierst du deinen Platz beim Freiwilligenprogramm. Die Zahlungen werden von PayPal, unserem vertrauenswürdigen globalen Zahlungsanbieter, abgewickelt. Wenn du kein PayPal-Konto hast, kannst du auch mit einer Kreditkarte bezahlen.
Restzahlung (85%)
Deine endgültige Zahlung vereinbarst du mit Dream Africa Care Foundation während des Bewerbungsprozesses. Normalerweise handelt es sich um eine Banküberweisung oder eine Barzahlung am Projektstandort.
  Afrika Westafrika Ghana  Accra, Teshi, Nungua Estates

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