Hospital Emergency Room Supporter

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Coordinator | Nabraj
Coordinator | Nabraj
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Opportunity to work in Nepal leading Hospital as intern
Work under the Specialized doctor and nurses in Nepal capital
Experience the challenges of Developing country's medical sector
Enjoy new medical friends in town and explore the Kathmandu like local
Good way to learn new diseases and their treatments while working with professional doctor and nurse.
Experience the latest, Nepalese medical practice while working as an intern in the emergency room in various hospitals based in Kathmandu. This volunteer program is especially suitable for:
Age 18+
Experience the latest, Nepalese medical practice while working as an intern in an emergency room in various hospitals in Kathmandu. This is a unique opportunity for medical students from all around the world.

During your internship in community, government & private hospitals in their emergency ward, you will gain valuable experiences by being a part of the process regarding what type of patients visits the hospital and how they are treated in the emergency ward. The programme is truly for those who are medical students, aspiring students or those who have a strong medical background. 

Your role as a medical intern will be participating in all medical procedures under the registered doctor in an emergency room based on your level of experience and skills. From day one you will have the chance to see all kinds of medical challenges the region is facing.

While working in emergency services, senior doctors assign you to a case based on your experience in the relevant field. You could be an observer for few days and slowly develop your position as full emergency case handling doctor or nurse. 

To participate in this programme, all you need is previous experiences with your all-personal information's details regarding the institutions where you gain your knowledge in medical field.

Typical day

While working in emergency services, senior doctors assign you to a case based on your experience in the relevant field. You could be an observer for few days and slowly develop your position as full emergency case handling doctor or nurse. You could be welcoming the patient in the hospital or provide quick emergency services. these are the general routines you will go through. 

  • 7 AM Wake up, Breakfast 
  • 8 AM Go to the Local hospital
  • 9 AM start your work as a medical volunteer, intern, doctor etc. under the supervision of the chief of the emergency department .
  • 1 PM Lunch hour for 1 full hour
  • 2-4 PM again enjoy the work as advised by the hospital
  • 5 PM Tea and snacks in host family
  • 7 PM Dinner
  • 8 -10 PM Reading, movie time, storytelling to kids in home stay
  • 10 PM bedtime.

in Friday you will have half day schedules and full day off on Saturday as part of weekend days off where you will visit some sights, do outdoor activates, make the laundry of your clothes visit some restaurant in town etc.

Free-time activities

During your free time, you can explore the beauty of Kathmandu, walk around the national parks, visit Thamel, libraries, day hikes, etc.



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)
Education Requirements
Medical at High School level
Required Documents
CV with all kinds of certificates
Nationality Restrictions
No restrictions. Helping hands from all over the world are welcome.
Other Skills
If you have any skills from your previous work with emergency clinic, hospitals, please feel free to share with us so we can know your actual background about you
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday

What's Included

Services by Good Karma Foundation Nepal

  • Airport pick up 
  • Home stay / Tourist standard accommodations 
  • 2-3 Times food each day (Breakfast, lunch & dinner)
  • Walking tour / orientation about the programme
  • Organization service charges 
  • Support

Airport Pickup at Tribhuvan International Airport

We do pick up volunteers from Tribhuwan intl airport based in Kathmandu, if you are coming from other airports, land transfer etc volunteers are requested to arrive to the home stay themself. Our shuttle van picks up and brings you to our family own home stay Be here Now.  based in central part of Kathmandu.

You will be provided a single accommodation. If there are more volunteers in busy times the room will be shared with private bathrooms.  Accommodations will be in the center of Kathmandu nearby the hospital. for your kind info we use our own home stay cum guest house called Be Here now guest house which you can also see in google and other online platforms and get more info and 


Bedroom (Single)
Food & Beverages

Foods are basically Nepalese cuisines including rice, curry, breads, eggs, chicken,  pasta, momos, fruits etc. Doods are served 3 times a day for volunteers. we have variety of choices including veg and nonveg foods as per he volunteers interest.

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 Tribhuvan International Airport (KTM) in Kathmandu. We assist you to find cheap flights to Nepal.
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 Nepal provides security and is a plus to have.
If you are intending to volunteer in Nepal you should seek medical advice before starting your social journey. Check your required vaccinations for Nepal.

Dates & Fees


Details on arrival

Volunteers can come any time of the year for this programme.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
4 - 12 weeks

Program fees

Costs: Prices in USD
4 weeks (min. stay)
5 weeks
6 weeks
7 weeks
8 weeks
12 weeks (max. stay)
Average fees
$175 /week

Please note that the above shown program fees are estimated. Good Karma Foundation Nepal 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 Good Karma Foundation Nepal during the application process. Common solutions are either via bank transfer or a cash payment at the project site.

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Hospital Emergency Room Supporter

Experience the latest, Nepalese medical practice while working as an intern in the emergency room in various hospitals based in Kathmandu.


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