Volunteer opportunity: Doctors and Nurses for Nicaragua

Location: Nicaragua: Chinandega, Rural Areas

Program Duration: Summer, 7-12 Months, 3-6 Months, 1-2 Years

Dates: Year Round


2 calle zona 8 3-109 Huehuetanango, 13001 Guatemala


Health&Help is seeking an adventurous doctor, assistant physician, or nurse to dedicate their time and skills to people of Chinandega region in Nicaragua. We also welcome other medical and healthcare specialists.

In this role you will be expected to examine patients on a daily basis, assist and work along with volunteers, as well as handle paper work. You should be able to offer medical decisions and advice on various medical cases. The responsibilities of the role include:

- Patients’ examinations on-site and in field
- Prescribing drugs and purchasing medical supplies
- Keeping the papers in order

We are a non-governmental organization providing support, healthcare and medical assistance, and related programs to rural areas in Nicaragua. Currently, we are building a medical facility that caters to a population of around 5,000 people at the coastal area of Chinandega.

While your expertise in medicine and health care is crucial, excellent physical condition is highly required.

Languages Used as a Medium of Teaching
  • Spanish
  • English

Cost in US$:

No Costs

Cost Includes:

Cost Include Description:

We offer:
A place to stay and hot meals to eat free of charge;
A letter of recommendation upon request;
A friendly team, full of professionals;
An opportunity to develop your skills and find out more about yourself and other people and cultures;
Endless love and gratitude from all the locals, fellow volunteers and all over the world;
A 6-8 hours working day, 6 days a week.

Credit Available


We will cover your travel expenses if you stay with us for 12 months or more. The reimbursement will be paid at the end of your stay with us.
Experience Required


Volunteer Types
  • Teaching
  • Public Health
  • Nutrition
  • Medicine
  • Hospital
  • Health Education
  • Health Care
  • Health
This Program is open to

Worldwide Participant.

Typical Living Arrangements
  • Group living
  • Dormitory

Application Process Involves
  • Resume
  • Online Application
  • Phone/Video Interview
Typically The Application Process Time is
1 week
Year Founded