Care workers (hospital, dentist, pharmacy, care for the disabled) in The Gambia.

Vacancy · 20–25 hrs/wk
Noordwijkerschans 96, 3432 TB Nieuwegein, Nederland
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SummaryWe are looking for volunteers with experience in healthcare who want to gain a special experience in a developing country.
Detailed description

We are looking for volunteers with experience in healthcare. You are open to gaining a special experience, and you find it interesting to share knowledge with healthcare personnel in a developing country. If you have nursing experience, you can work in various hospitals. As a dental assistant you go to schools with a local dentist in a dentist car to check the teeth of the children. If you are familiar with medication, you can help in a village pharmacy. If you have experience in care for the disabled, you can work with children with a disability.

We ask

* You are at least 18 years old on the departure date.

* You are physically and mentally healthy.

* You are patient, flexible, reliable and interested in other cultures.

* You have experience regarding the vacancy or you are following a training for this.

* There is an application procedure.

* You pay the costs yourself which entail voluntary work in The Gambia, such as preparation and supervision costs, ticket, accommodation costs and meals.

We offer

* Interesting projects from which you will learn a lot.

* Good preparation in the Netherlands and guidance in The Gambia.

* Pick-up from the airport.

* Introduction day in The Gambia.

* A guest address which serves as a home base where the volunteer can ask questions and relax himself.

* Various options for trips and / or workshops.

This volunteer vacancy cannot (yet) be filled as long as the corona measures in the Netherlands and / or the Gambia apply. If interested, it is possible to make an appointment without obligation.

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Getting thereTanji, Gambia
About Travel2Connect
Travel2Connect is a small-scale social enterprise that offers trainees and volunteers the opportunity - if you are open to it - to learn from a different culture. We will put you in direct contact with the local residents of The Gambia or Senegal. We strive to provide you with an authentic and unique experience that will last you a lifetime.
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