Healthcare & Medical Worker

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opgericht in 2010
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Improve the future prospects of the local patients and create a shared-knowledge with the nurses and doctors. This volunteer program is especially suitable for:
Leeftijd 18+
Alleenstaanden
Koppels
Groepen
50+

The program

This amazing program plays an important role in supplying quality healthcare to those in need in Cambodia. It will prove to be a wonderful experience for volunteers currently studying medicine and qualified professionals alike. Love Volunteers partner in Cambodia work with two public hospitals in Phnom Penh, primarily focused in the area of children's health and pediatrics. A volunteer’s involvement will be based on their prior experience and training. It is important to note that volunteers will not be allowed to partake in serious procedures and will be job ‘shadowing’. However, depending on the volunteer’s level of experience, they may observe operations, provide assistance in basic procedures and patient check-ups. There is a high demand for volunteer nurses, doctors and health specialists in this stunning country. 

Goals of this Project:

  • Improve the future prospects of the people of Cambodia
  • Provide quality medical care to the impoverished people served by this project
  • Provide an opportunity for shared learnings  
  • To create a better cultural understanding between all participants 

Details of the hospitals we work with and departments are noted in the 'More Information' section.

How you can help

Volunteers will find a placement on this program to be an extremely beneficial addition to both their medical careers and their life experience. Depending on the placement and the volunteer’s prior skill, duties can include all aspects of pediatric and basic health care, counselling patients, researching and putting together health documents (e.g. on HIV/AIDS), helping ill and HIV infected patients (with feeding, dressing, teaching, playing games) and organizing educational workshops. Volunteers will be placed with a local Doctor and/or Nurse who will guide them in different tasks and activities at the placement. Volunteers will need to think outside of the square as the hospitals have limited resources and equipment and volunteers need to understand that there may be great differences in the resources available. Participants on this program will learn much about the local people and culture – experience that will prove to be invaluable and an important facet of their medical experience.

Volunteers contribute in a number of ways and can expect to undertake the following tasks:

  • Assist medical staff in the treatment of patients
  • Help sort medical supplies and admin duties
  • Help in emergency situations
  • Help on health education programs

 

Volunteers are required to wear scrubs while working at the hospital and you can opt to take your own or purchase them when you arrive. It is also necessary to take a passport size photo to use for your hospital ID card.

Dagelijkse activiteiten

A volunteer’s work day on this project will generally last between 4 and 6 hours and while we ask all volunteers to be flexible in this regard, a typical daily schedule is likely to go something like this:

7:00am Breakfast at the Volunteer House

7:30am Walk or take a Tuk-Tuk to the project site

8:00am Pre-start meeting with the project supervisor

8:15am VOLUNTEERING DUTIES START

Lunch is provided at the Volunteer House or can be purchased near the project site

5:00pm VOLUNTEERING DUTIES END

5:15pm De-brief with the project supervisor

5:30pm Walk or Tuk-Tuk to the Volunteer House or run errands in town

6:30pm Dinner at the Volunteer House

Evenings Free time to relax, stay in touch with friends and family and explore Phnom Penh

Vrijetijdsactiviteiten

Cambodia's vibrant capital has overcome the hardships of a violent past to once again become a "Pearl of Asia". Whilst tourists are still drawn by the memory of the Khmer Rouge and their horrific Killing Fields (and rightly so, this should never be forgotten), the city itself is taking a cue from it's majestic river and moving on. Chic, bustling bars and restaurants line the riverfront and streets beyond with patrons watching boats cruising, motorbikes and tuk-tuks buzzing and pedestrians strolling on by. The Cambodian people are courageous and incredibly hospitable and a stay in this city is not to be forgotten.
Watersport
Concert/
Muziek
Bezienswaardigheden
Wandelen

Voor­waarden

Om deel te nemen aan het programma dien je tenminste 18 jaar oud te zijn op de startdatum van het programma. Er kunnen uitzonderingen gemaakt worden indien je een bewijs van toestemming kan aantonen van uw wettelijke voogd(en) of samen met je ouders deelneemt.
Taalkennis
Je dient over volgende taalkennis te beschikken Engels (basis niveau)
Opleidingsvereisten
Medicine (preferably 2nd year and higher) op University niveau
Vereiste documenten
Emergency contact, Passport, Resume en Medical Qualification
Nationaliteitsbeperkingen
Geen beperkingen. Helpende handen van over de hele wereld zijn welkom.
Andere vaardigheden
medical students who are 18 years and over to work alongside qualified medical professionals and gain first-hand insight into the Cambodian healthcare system. Ideally, volunteers on this project will have at least a basic knowledge of the local language in order to communicate effectively with patients and staff.
Tijdsinzet
Uw helpende hand wordt verwacht op maandag, dinsdag, woensdag, donderdag en vrijdag

Diensten ingesloten

Diensten door Love Volunteers
  • Airport pick-up on arrival
  • Orientation & full safety briefing
  • Accommodation
  • Food & Meals
  • 24/7 local support network
  • Project placement & onsite supervision
  • Local transport
  • Registration fee included
Afhaal aan de luchthaven op Phnom Penh International Airport

Volunteers are met on arrival into Phnom Penh and taken to the Volunteer House to meet with the hosts and other volunteers and settle in to the new environment. An orientation session will take place the following day which covers the local area, public transport, amenities, customs, rules and recommendations and of course, what to expect from your volunteering experience.  This provides a great opportunity to get to know your hosts and fellow volunteers and ask any last questions you may have.

  • Arrival Day: SUNDAY
  • Departure Day: SUNDAY
  • Arrival Airport: Phnom Penh International Airport, Phnom Penh, Cambodia (Code: PNH)

Accomodatie

Volunteers on this program are accommodated in a friendly and comfortable Guesthouse in central Phnom Penh. A great way to connect with other volunteers in a safe and social environment!

Rooms are shared by up to 3 volunteers, split by gender and each room has its own bathroom with western-style facilities and hot showers. Fans are available for comfort in the summer months and bed linen is provided so volunteers need only bring personal toiletries and towels. Air-conditioning is also available for an additional cost.  

The second floor rooftop has been set up as a spacious communal area volunteers can utilize to relax and socialize with dining tables, sofas, hammocks, TV and DVD facilities. Wifi is available free of charge and affordable laundry services are available nearby. Everything you need in a home away from home!

Volunteers can also request to stay with a local host family who have been carefully selected and are experienced in caring for international volunteers. Host family members will speak some English and provide comfortable, private rooms. Lockable storage will be available for valuables.

For those wishing to stay in their own accommodation the program fees are adjusted as shown the Additional Info. section.

Please note that transportation to and from the placement is not included in the program fee. The cost can range from $6 per day to $15 per day. If you are staying for an extended period it may be possible to work from 'home' for some of the time to keep the cost reasonable. Simply discuss this with the local team on arrival.

Eten & Drank

Volunteers on our wonderful programs in Phnom Penh are well catered for with breakfast lunch and dinner available daily.

Breakfast at the Guesthouse comprises coffee, tea, bread and spreads, cooked eggs and fruit. Lunch and dinner can be ordered from a simple menu of local fare at the Guesthouse. Lunch can be eaten in or packed to take-away, depending on the volunteer schedule. Dinner is a great opportunity to relax and enjoy the company of fellow volunteers in the comfort of the Guesthouse.

Volunteers are also welcome to dine out at any of the affordable and accessible local eateries. A great way to explore the local area and sample delicious local fare. 

All meals in the Guesthouse are included in the program fee.  Meals eaten out are at the volunteer's own expense.

If you have special dietary requirements please let us know ahead of time so that we can advise the local team. Strict vegetarians and vegans should  be ready to help with the cooking and shop for additional items if necessary.

Internet toegang
Makkelijke toegang op de project site
Wat is er NIET inbegrepen?
Visum, vluchten, reisverzekering en vaccinaties zijn NIET inbegrepen in de programmakosten.
Vlucht tickets
De dichtste luchthaven is Phnom Penh International Airport (PNH) in Phnom Penh. We assisteren u met het vinden van goedkope vluchten naar Cambodja.
Reisverzekering
Naar het buitenland reizen is een avontuur en het is best om goed voorbereid te zijn. Plots ziek worden of gewond raken, annulaties of diefstal - een reisverzekering voor Cambodja biedt zekerheid en is een meerwaarde.
Vaccinaties
Als je de intentie hebt om als vrijwilliger aan de slag te gaan in Cambodja dien je eerst medisch advies in te winnen alvorens je eropuit trekt. Kijk de benodigde vaccinaties na voor Cambodja.

Data & Kosten

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Gegevens over jouw aankomst

This project is available year-round and programs start the 1st and 3rd week of every month with volunteers arriving on SUNDAY. Volunteers can choose to participate for periods ranging from 2 weeks to 12 weeks. Longer stays can be arranged directly with the local team, but will be subject to availability and individual visa conditions.

Spaces on this project are limited and therefore subject to availability. Early booking is recommended.

Beschikbaarheid
jan. feb. mrt. apr. mei jun. jul. aug. sep. okt. nov. dec.
Duurtijd
2 - 12 weken

Programmakosten

Kosten: Prijs in USD
2 weken (min. verblijf)
$988
3 weken
$1.248
4 weken
$1.368
5 weken
$1.588
6 weken
$1.668
12 weken (max. verblijf)
$2.470
Gemiddelde kosten
$350 /week

Houd er rekening mee dat de hierboven getoonde kosten worden geschat. Love Volunteers zal je op de hoogte houden over de finale kostprijs gedurende uw aanmeldprocedure.
Waarborg (15%)
De waarborg dient om je plek als vrijwilliger te verzekeren. Betalingen worden door PayPal behandeld, onze betrouwbare betalingsprovider. Indien je niet over een PayPal account beschikt, kan je ook met een credit kaart betalen.
Finale betaling (85%)
Uw finale betaling zal worden goedgekeurd door Love Volunteers gedurende de aanmeld procedure. Veel voorkomende oplossingen zijn een banktransfer of contante betaling op de projectsite.

Waarom Volunteer World

Bijkomende zekerheid geboden door Volunteer World
Volunteer World is 's werelds leidende vergelijkingsplatform voor internationale vrijwilligerswerk projecten. Wij begeleiden jou door een betrouwbare aanmeldingsprocedure - inclusief de nodige betalingen. Plan jouw zinvolle reis met Volunteer World en krijg gratis toegang tot:
Kwaliteitsgarantie
Hoge ethische standaarden & transparantie in de sociale impact
Flex-optie
Wijzig jouw reservatie zonder extra meerkost
Garantie op terugbetaling
We betalen je kosten terug als Love Volunteers jouw reis annuleert
Ondersteuning & tussenkomst
Wij steunen je, wat er ook gebeurt, je kan altijd contact opnemen met ons
Onze diensten zijn gratis!
Alle programmakosten worden rechtstreeks gefactureerd door Love Volunteers

Wat vertellen de mensen over Volunteer World?

Healthcare & Medical Worker

Improve the future prospects of the local patients and create a shared-knowledge with the nurses and doctors.

$350/week

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