Community Health Volunteer Consultant

We have health and sanitation problem in our rural setting. Join us and make a good team for the public health education. You can also work a hospital

RUDEC is an NGO that seeks to provide Educational and Health services for local Belo villagers living in remote areas. Due to the poor economic conditions, the awareness and education for promoting healthy communities is our organization's priority. Our mission is to decrease the high risk of HIV/AIDS, Malaria, and Other diseases. in addition, to provide access to treatments for those local villages, where access to health care can be accessible and not cost-prohibiting. The community health volunteers can play an integral role in raising public awareness by preventing and treating illnesses for RUDEC sponsored orphans, destitute children, and the community at large. Volunteers' responsibilities vary based on the levels of experience, and passionate individuals can fundamentally

improve the lives of villagers, and in return they can seek knowledge and experience in working with a different culture

and research.

   

MAJOR TASKS: 

-providing direct health care benefits 

-facilitating public health clinics, screenings, and check-ups for populations

-utilizing RUDEC space to facilitate community seminars on behavioral change, nutrition, sanitation, and prevention against common diseases.

-Volunteers will administer on-site inspections of RUDEC sponsored children in their homes, advise on safety and health issues where necessary, and accompany them to regular health check-ups, vaccinations, and HIV/AIDS screenings.

Volunteers will assist local nursing schools with class instruction as needed Volunteers arriving with specific interest in particular disease or health issues are welcome to design programs around prevention and/or treatment. 

 

Competencies

-Strong communication skills, Cultural sensitivity, and Personal initiative     

-Professional or academic experience in health care, disease prevention, treatment, and/or health education Experience providing direct health care beneficial but not required Basic English recommended for direct care providers;  intermediate English recommended for all other responsibilities Strong communication skills, Cultural sensitivity, Personal initiative     

-Professional health care providers can facilitate public health clinics, screenings, and check-ups for populations determined by RUDEC staff Volunteers with backgrounds in prevention and education will utilize RUDEC space to facilitate community seminars on behavioral change, nutrition, sanitation, and prevention against common diseases Volunteers will  administer on-site inspections of RUDEC sponsored children in their homes, advise on safety and health issues where necessary, and accompany them to regular health check-ups, vaccinations, and HIV/AIDS screenings Volunteers will assist

-local nursing schools with class instruction as needed Volunteers arriving with specific interest in particular disease or health issues are welcome to design programs around prevention and/or treatment.

 

Qualifications

Education: a Degree in Nursing, Medicine, biology, or equivalent

Experience: a minimum of 2 years of professional or academic experience in health care, and/or Nursing.

Languages: English is required

 

Suitable for

Couples
Singles
Families
Groups

Program Requirements

Minimum Age
18 years
Language Skills
You need to speak English (intermediate level)
Education Requirements
Health, international development, rural health, biochemistry engineering at University level
Required Documents
Motivation letters and Cv
Other Skills
Relevant work experience in any related heath activity. Interns who had not experience would be welcome provided they did biology, thought health to community in his home town and biochemical engineer
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 06:00 - 16:00

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Free-time activities

Volunteers have weekend free to travel round Cameroon and enjoy our rich cultures

Hiking
Museum/Opera
Sports
Riding
Yoga/Meditation

Services

What's included?
The is just a donation to support RUDEC
What's NOT included?
Visa, flights, travel insurance or vaccinations are NOT included in the program fees.

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Internet Access
Limited access at the project site
Costs
4 weeks (min. stay)
$360
5 weeks
$360
6 weeks
$360
7 weeks
$360
8 weeks
$360
9 weeks
$360
12 weeks (max. stay)
$360

You can volunteer at the project site in Belo/Cameroon between 4 weeks and 12 weeks. Please note that the above shown program fees are estimated and subject to exchange rate fluctuations. RUDEC will tell you your final price during your application process.
Average Fees
$60/week
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 RUDEC during the application process. Common solutions are either via bank transfer or a cash payment at the project site.

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Church Street Road Belo, Po Box 09 Njinikom, Boyo Division, North West Region, C/o RUDEC, +237 Belo, Cameroon