Healthcare Assistant

This project includes working with trained medical staff at a government hospital or private clinic.

Are you an experienced volunteer looking to work with the elderly and children? If so, this is your opportunity to pass on your knowledge to the local people in Nepal. Even if you don't have much volunteer experience, but are enthusiastically interested, you are still encouraged to apply. As a public health volunteer in Nepal. You will perform health checks, work as a caretaker for the elderly, assist with food preparation and sanitation, organize and conduct recreational activities and more while becoming immersed in the culture of Nepal!

Volunteer will be helping doctor or health assistance at the clinic performing tasks like dressing wounds, administering shots, drawing blood, holding babies while they are being treated, helping to screen and organize patients. They can also assist local staff with getting medicines/supplies, and generally helping out in whatever capacity you might be needed.

This project includes working with trained medical staff at a government hospital or private clinic. You will be supporting the staff in their daily routines at every stage of patient care. Whether you have basic medical knowledge or are a licensed physician, we can pair you with a project that best fits your skills and needs.

Be prepared to eat and live like a Nepali! It is a wonderful, eye-opening experience you will forever remember. Our staff will contact you each week to check in and make sure the home stay and project are going well.

Suitable for


Program Requirements

Minimum Age
18 years
Language Skills
You need to speak English (intermediate level) and Nepali (basic level)
Criminal Background Check
Education Requirements
Medical at high school level
Required Documents
character certificate
Other Skills
should be know the medical knowledge or nurse
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday from 10:00 - 15:30

Do you have any questions concerning this volunteer opportunity in Nepal? Volunteer World directly connects you with We Volunteer Nepal

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Free-time activities

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What's included?
Transportation form KTM airport to welcome dinner. Detailed in country orientation program, including basic language and cultural immersion. local project transport where necessary. 3 major sight to visit in Kathmandu such as world heritage sight Accomodation and main meals during training period and placements. Jungle safari in chitwan national park only accommodation during visit safari program. 24/7 emergency support, local phone, program administration and contribution to the project costs.
What's NOT included?
Visa, flights, travel insurance or vaccinations are NOT included in the program fees.

No worries, Volunteer World supports you in raising funds, checking your visa regulations and travel insurance. We also assist you in finding the cheapest flights for your journey.
Airport Pickup

We provide airport pick up and drop by car and from airport we drop to the volunteer house our airport representative always at the airport welcome to the our volunteers . Also we provide transportation to the placement pick up/drop off.


We Volunteer Nepal manage your entire Accommodation A simple room with a bed. We advice you to bring sleeping bag and mosquito net with you or you can always buy here which is 2-3 times cheaper than back home.

Guest Family Bedroom (Single) Bedroom (Double)
Food & Beverages

Three organic veggie meals a day and any time fresh local fruit. Breakfast occurs at 7:30 am and consists of a cup of tea/coffee and biscuits. Lunch is 11:30 am and usually dall/bhat (rice, lentils and vegetables), dinner is at around 7 pm and is once more dall/bhat. The food is very simple but also extremely delicious and filling.

Internet Access
Good access at the project site
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20 weeks (max. stay)

You can volunteer at the project site in Kathmandu/Nepal between 2 weeks and 20 weeks. Please note that the above shown program fees are estimated and subject to exchange rate fluctuations. We Volunteer Nepal will tell you your final price during your application process.
Average Fees
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 We Volunteer Nepal during the application process. Common solutions are either via bank transfer or a cash payment at the project site.

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Visa Regulations
Depending on your nationality, you have to arrange your visa for Nepal. Please check the visa regulations for Nepal.
Travel Seasons
Find out the best time to volunteer in Nepal and receive information on weather and climatic conditions.
Living Costs
Living costs vary with each destination. We give an overview of what you should plan as an estimated budget to volunteer in Nepal.
Generally, volunteering abroad involves certain costs. In case you need financial support, we will assist you to fundraise your volunteer program in Nepal.

What's next?

The nearest airport is Tribhuvan International (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.
Vaccine Checker
If you are intending to volunteer in Nepal you should seek medical advice before starting your social journey. Check your required vaccinations for Nepal.
What can you do in leisure-time in Nepal while you are not working at your volunteer opportunity?
Packing List
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Banasthali, Kathmandu, Erahity Road, 44600 Kathmandu, Nepal