Provide Healthcare Support to Locals

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Coordinator | Sahil
Coordinator | Sahil
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High­lights

Provide healthcare to locals
Work under professional doctors and nurses in local clinics/dispensaries and hospitals
Suited for final/third year medical/nursing students and also working medical professionals
Get to work in departments such as Gynecology, Operation Theater for surgeries, General Medicine, Physiotherapy department, First Aid department, Laboratory and research and X-ray facilities
Medical volunteering in Tanzania will be a great opportunity for all pre-med, medical and nursing students to know about the healthcare scenario of a Third World Country This volunteer program is especially suitable for:
Age 18+
Singles
Couples
Groups
50+
Medical volunteering in Tanzania Arusha will be a great opportunity for all pre-med, medical and nursing students to know about the healthcare scenario of a Third World Country and effectively contribute towards the well being of the people.

Placements are provided in medical clinics, dispensaries, and hospitals located in and around the city of Arusha. This program is particularly suited for those volunteers looking for international hands-on experience and overseas medical work exposure. Medical professionals are also welcomed to be a part of this project and contribute as much as they can. Work will vary depending on the experiences of individual volunteers. 

Volunteering Solutions also arranges Dentistry and Elective placements in Tanzania. Dentistry volunteers work in the dental department in hospital placements in Arusha. The placements are suitable for dental students looking to do a Dental Elective Program in Africa and gain some valuable knowledge and experience by working under the supervision of dentists and dental assistants.

Typical day

Sunday - Arrival at the destination (Arusha)
Monday - An orientation session will be conducted by the local coordinator, covering the major topics such as safety, culture, language, places to visit, behavior, food, and other suggestions for things to do in Tanzania.
Tuesday to Friday - Volunteer work at the placement.
Weekends - Explore the city / Head out for wildlife safaris and much more.
Breakfast - 07:30 am onwards.
Working hours at the placement - 08:30 am to 12:30 pm and 02:00 pm to 03:00 pm.
Lunch - 12:30 pm onwards.
Dinner - 06:30 pm onwards.
The same work schedule continues from the second week onwards (Monday - Friday).

Free-time activities

Typically most of the volunteers choose to travel outside Arusha on the weekends and go for Safari trips. You have the option to choose a 2 to 3 day Safari trips to Serengeti, Tarangire and Ngorogoro. You can also head to Moshi or explore the coffee plantations and waterfalls area near Arusha. Volunteers can also go for short hiking trips near Arusha.

Sightseeing
Shopping/
Souvenirs
Safari/
Zoo
Hiking

Require­ments

In order to join the program you need to be at least 18 years old on the program start date. There might be exemptions if you can provide the permission of your legal guardian(s) or if your are accompanied by your parents.
Language Skills
You need to speak English (basic level)
Criminal Background Check
required
Nationality Restrictions
No restrictions. Helping hands from all over the world are welcome.
Other Skills
Participants should have an open mind and flexible attitude for working in a new and different environment. The volunteer should bring energy and enthusiasm to make a difference. Medical volunteers must provide a clean criminal background check report, CV, Passport Copy as well as other documents and credentials pertaining to their qualifications prior to joining the program. Pre Med, Medical, Nursing students, CNA’s, midwifery and dental students can join the program.
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday

What's Included

Services by Volunteering Solutions
  • 24 hrs Assistance and support from Staff
  • Comprehensive Pre- Departure Information
  • Airport Pickup at Kilimanjaro Airport or Bus station in Arusha
  • Orientation
  • Food 
  • Accommodation
  • Travel & Medical Insurance (Available at an extra cost)
  • Certificate Of Completion (Upon Request)
Airport Pickup at Kilimanjaro International Airport

You will be met by our representative at Kilimanjaro International Airport in Kilimanjaro region from where you are transferred to the accommodations in Arusha. 

Accommodation
Volunteer Accommodation is provided in a Volunteer Housing / Hostel type of accommodation. The accommodation will be shared along with other volunteers. Volunteer housing is well equipped with comfortable facilities for the volunteers. The Volunteer house has a large common area for the volunteers to relax and socialize with other participants. The house has a separate washing area where the volunteers can wash their clothes. For volunteers' safety and security, the house is equipped with CCTV cameras and is guarded by a security guard as well.
Dorm Room Guesthouse
Food & Beverages
Volunteers are provided with 3 meals a day. Typical meals include Salads, Sandwiches, Ugali, Chapatti, Chai (Tea), Bread and rice, with vegetables and fruits. Breakfast and dinner are at the volunteer house while lunch is usually packed for you to eat the placement or can be taken if you are back at the accommodation. Meals provided to the volunteers are a mix of Tanzanian and western dishes usually. If you have any special dietary requirements, do let us know in advance.
Internet Access
Good access at the project site
What's NOT included?
Visa, flights, travel insurance or vaccinations are NOT included in the program fees.
Flight Tickets
The nearest airport is Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) in Kilimanjaro. We assist you to find cheap flights to Tanzania.
Travel Insurance
Going abroad is an adventure and it is always best to be prepared. Sudden illness or injury, cancellation or theft - a travel insurance for Tanzania provides security and is a plus to have.
Vaccines
If you are intending to volunteer in Tanzania you should seek medical advice before starting your social journey. Check your required vaccinations for Tanzania.

Dates & Fees

NO CREDIT CARD FEES

Details on arrival

2020
January 05, 19
February   02, 16
March 01, 15
April 05, 19
May 03, 17
June 07, 21
July         05, 19
August 02, 16
September 06, 20
October    04, 18
November 01, 15
December 06, 20
Availability
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Duration
1 - 24 weeks

Program fees

Costs: Prices in USD
1 week (min. stay)
$540
2 weeks
$640
3 weeks
$740
4 weeks
$840
5 weeks
$950
6 weeks
$1,080
7 weeks
$1,200
8 weeks
$1,330
24 weeks (max. stay)
$3,990
Average fees
$353 /week

Please note that the above shown program fees are estimated. Volunteering Solutions will let you know about the final price during your application process.
Deposit (15%)
The deposit is simply to reserve your volunteer placement. Payments are handled by PayPal, our trusted global payment provider. If you don't have a PayPal account, you can also pay using a credit card.
Final Payment (85%)
Your final payment will be agreed with Volunteering Solutions during the application process. Common solutions are either via bank transfer or a cash payment at the project site.

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Provide Healthcare Support to Locals

Medical volunteering in Tanzania will be a great opportunity for all pre-med, medical and nursing students to know about the healthcare scenario of a Third World Country

$353/week

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