Take Your Medical Skills into the Himalayas!

Location: Nepal: Rural Areas

Program Duration: 2-4 Weeks

Dates: Year Round

HELP - Himalayan Education Lifeline Programme

http://www.help-education.org

30 Kingsdown Park Whitstable, Kent CT5 2DF England

Call Us

Phone: +44 (0)131 651 6332

Description

We are looking for volunteer doctors and dentists to run clinics for short periods in Western Nepal. You will have the medical skills, but will also need the personal qualities that will enable you to thrive outside your own comfort zone. These jobs are challenging and life-enhancing and best suited to mature people.

HELP is a registered British charity with an exclusive focus on enhancing educational and medical outcomes in poor communities in Nepal and the Indian Himalayas. We do this by sponsoring young people, donating money to schools and clinics, and by placing skilled volunteers in these institutions. We are not a travel agency, Our volunteer programme is not just an add-on to a package holiday

Qualifications

Medical, dental or nursing qualifications are essential.

Minimum Education

Diploma/Certification

Cost in US$:

Contact Provider for Cost Details

Cost Includes:

Cost Include Description:

* Placement at the clinic
* Briefing materials about living and working in the Himalayas
* Information about the clinic including past volunteer reports
* The services of a HELP representative

Credit Available

no

Experience Required

yes

Volunteer Types
  • Childcare & Children
  • Youth
  • Dental
  • Nursing
  • Medicine
  • Health Education
  • Health Care
  • Health
  • Public Health
Typical Volunteer
Trained in a useful medical or dental skill, and in good physical and mental health, able to cope in a different culture, and cope with few resources, and able to trek in the mountains
This Program is open to

Worldwide Participant. This Program is also open to Couples and Individuals.

Typical Living Arrangements
  • Home-stays
  • Guest House
  • Other

Participants Travel to Nepal

Independently

Application Process Involves
  • Resume
  • In-Person Interview when Feasible
  • Phone/Video Interview
  • Letters of Reference
  • Written Application
Typically The Application Process Time is
2 -4 weeks
Post Services Include
  • Alumni Network
Year Founded

2002

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