Support a health center

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opgericht in 2015
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Coördinator | Tizia
Coördinator | Tizia
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Work in a small hospital and help to improve the medical care for local people. This volunteer program is especially suitable for:
Leeftijd 18+
Alleenstaanden
Koppels
Families
Groepen
50+
Unfortunately good health care is not available for everyone in Tanzania. Insurance isnot as much common as in the Western world and the service of hospitals differs dramatically.

The project

Tumaini Health Centre is a hospital and health centre owned and run by the Sisters Of Our Lady Kilimanjaro and the congregation of the church. Furthermore, this hospital not only reaches but  exceeds the medical standards required by the government of Tanzania to be a fully functioning hospital in Arusha. Their services are as follows

  • Diagnosis
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Inpatient and outpatient treatments programs
  • Fully operational pre- and postnatal unit
  • Perform surgery
  • Provide triage for accident and emergency to all local hospitals and clinics.
  • Laboratory tests for blood testing and ultrasound technology as well.
Your work
As a volunteer at Tumaini Health Centre, you will be required to help out in the everyday jobs as a member of the hospital team. Depending on your level of training as a nurse or doctor, you will be supervised and assisted in all your duties. Nothing will be asked of you that you are not comfortable with, but you can expand your skill set and knowledge of medical care in all aspects of hospital responsibilities. When you start, you will discuss with Sister Dr. Clarissa, who is in charge of the hospital, where you want to be placed, and she will plan your work accordingly. You will be required to work from 8am until 4pm (or end of shift hours if you are in surgery), so times can vary depending on your department. If your shift will end at night time, transport will be provided to make sure you are safe. The hospital is open seven days a week, but you only have to work Monday to Friday if not otherwise discussed.

Dagelijkse activiteiten

A typical day starts at 9am when you arrive at the hospital and discuss your daily tasks with your co-workers.
Depending on the amount of patients you will work along in the different units the health center has. Whether that may be assisting a woman giving birth, treating smaller wounds or handing out medication. No day is like the other!

Vrijetijdsactiviteiten

We offer a wide range of activities at affordable volunteer rates like: 


1. Hiking/Walking tours to waterfalls, through forests and around a lake.
2. Swimming in paradise like hot springs with a glimpse of Mt. Kilimanjaro.
3. Cultural tours to Maasai markets and the possibility to visit different ethnic groups.
4. Coffee plantation tour to learn about the process from the bean to the finished product.
5. Safaris to the national parks of the Northern Circuit (Arusha NP, Lake Manyara NP, Tarangire NP, Serengeti NP, Ngorongoro Conservation Area).
6. Climbing Mount Meru and Mount Kilimanjaro.
7. FREE town tour for all our volunteers!

Watersport
Zwemmen
Concert/
Muziek
Bezienswaardigheden
Shoppen/
Souvenirs
Klimmen
Safari/
Zoo
Wandelen
Museum/
Opera
Sport
Paardrijden
Yoga/
Meditatie

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)
Vereiste documenten
CV en Picture of the volunteer
Nationaliteitsbeperkingen
Geen beperkingen. Helpende handen van over de hele wereld zijn welkom.
Andere vaardigheden
Experience in health care can be an advantage.
Tijdsinzet
Uw helpende hand wordt verwacht op maandag, dinsdag, woensdag, donderdag en vrijdag van 09:00 - 14:00

Diensten ingesloten

Diensten door Viva Tanzania

All pre-arrival support, two airport transfers, orientation tour in Arusha, being taken to the project on the first day, donation to the women shelter in form of our Viva Tanzania volunteer's fund, 24/7 in-country support, accommodation in a dorm, daily breakfast and dinner, lunch is usually provided in the project.

Afhaal aan de luchthaven op Kilimanjaro International Airport

In your program fee the pick up and drop off from/to the airport/bus station are included. One of our friendly staff members, will be at the airport/bus stand with our "Viva Tanzania"-Pick-up-sign, just in time when you plane or bus arrives. And after your volunteer experience - when it's time to say good bye - we will take you to the airport/bus stand for the farewell.

Accomodatie

The volunteer house has dorms; each contains comfortable beds & shelves to store belongings, the maximum is four people in one room. We try to keep the rooms separated by gender but can not guarantee this. As storage space is limited in the rooms please consider packing light, too. Accommodation in a single room is possible (extra charge).
The hostel is located 25 walking minutes from the city centre. Although the house is close to the busy town and is surrounded by a green environment. In the garden we have different fruits, like bananas and avocado. Our hostel dogs Takwa and Nala are part of the family and stay in the compound as well. The house is equipped with hot water showers and the possibility to use the kitchen through out the day.

Moreover we offer you the possibility to stay with a host family during your volunteering with us. The charges remain the same, but you will get the unique experience of sharing your daily live with and in a Tanzanian family. They will provide you with everything that's necessary. All family members speak English fluently and are very welcoming. As their new family member you will have your own lockable room, featured with a bed and access to the living room, kitchen, bathroom and the beautiful compound. If staying with a guest family, we will of course still provide our 24/7 in-country support by our staff members. For further information please let us know that you are interested in staying in a guest family within your application on Volunteer World.

Slaapzaal Gastfamilie Slaapkamer (Enkel) Slaapkamer (Dubbel)
Eten & Drank

Breakfast will contain tea and coffee, bread, margarine, honey, jam, peanut butter, as well as fruits and vegetable. Dinner will be international as we cook Tanzanian as well as Western Food. Don‘t worry if you are vegetarian (like Tizia), vegan or have any allergy, we can cope with everything - just let us know. The hostel is also equipped with a fridge and shelves to store your own groceries.

Internet toegang
Beperkte 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 Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) in Kilimanjaro. We assisteren u met het vinden van goedkope vluchten naar Tanzania.
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 Tanzania biedt zekerheid en is een meerwaarde.
Vaccinaties
Als je de intentie hebt om als vrijwilliger aan de slag te gaan in Tanzania dien je eerst medisch advies in te winnen alvorens je eropuit trekt. Kijk de benodigde vaccinaties na voor Tanzania.

Data & Kosten

GEEN CREDITCARDKOSTEN

Gegevens over jouw aankomst

You can start working at this project any day of the week that suits you.
On your first day we will do a town tour showing you Arusha, how to use the buses, where to find ATMs, exchange money and much more.
The next day one of our staff members will take you to your project showing you the way and making sure you are always safe.

Beschikbaarheid
jan. feb. mrt. apr. mei jun. jul. aug. sep. okt. nov. dec.
Duurtijd
2 - 50 weken

Programmakosten

Kosten: Prijs in USD
2 weken (min. verblijf)
$466
3 weken
$588
4 weken
$710
5 weken
$833
9 weken
$1.321
17 weken
$2.298
50 weken (max. verblijf)
$6.327
Gemiddelde kosten
$180 /week

De organisatie rekent haar tarieven in EUR. De prijstabel in USD is onderhevig aan valutaschommelingen. Viva Tanzania 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 Viva Tanzania 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 Viva Tanzania 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 Viva Tanzania

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Support a health center

Work in a small hospital and help to improve the medical care for local people.

$162/week

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