Volunteer Nursing in Jamaica with RSVP Caribbean

Location: Jamaica: Mandeville

Program Duration: 1-2 Weeks, 2-4 Weeks, 3-6 Months, 5-8 Weeks, Multiple Year, Summer, 9-12 Weeks

Dates: Year Round

RSVP Caribbean Volunteers

https://www.rsvpcaribbean.com

Mandeville P.O. Mandeville, Manchester 00000 Jamaica

Call Us

Phone: 8765695918

Description

The nursing program is for volunteers who have a passion for helping others. With the overcrowded, understaffed and limited resources within the healthcare system in Jamaica, volunteers are needed to provide additional support to hospitals and health centres. There are many specialists and generalists areas in which volunteers can work. This includes general medicine, accident and emergency, adolescent health, child health, curative, community health and many others. Dependent on your interest, skill sets or studies we will be able to place you in an area of need. As a volunteer, you will work alongside doctors and nurses to provide support and assistance for the day-to-day care of patients.

Highlights

1. Contribute to improving the health care of at-risk population in Jamaica.

2. Assist in working directly with vulnerable communities by promoting healthy lifestyle practices.

3. Assist in health education and preventative care.

4. Providing support to organizations that are short staffed.

5. Contributing to the realization of some of the sustainable development goals.

Qualifications

Dependent on placement, however volunteers who have various types of experience, levels of study or interests can apply.

Intern Types
  • Health Administration
  • Health Sciences
  • Nursing
  • Physical Therapy
Cost in US$:

$1250-1500

Cost Includes:

Cost Include Description:

The first work day after arrival a full orientation is provided - tour of the town, important landmarks, visiting the bank and phone company for a SIM card, knowledge on how to take the taxi, cultural dos and don'ts among other things.

The activities at assigned placement will be dependent on which area of nursing and health care you are interested in. There are also social events which are planned once per week such as reggae dance class, patois class, cultural session, cooking class and other creative ways to immerse you into the culture.

We offer 24/7 support.

Credit Available

no

Volunteer Types
  • Public Health
  • Nursing
  • Health Education
  • Health Care
  • Health
  • AIDS
  • Childcare & Children
  • Medicine
  • Nutrition
  • Women
  • Youth
This Program is open to

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

Typical Living Arrangements
  • Home-stays

Application Process Involves
  • Letters of Reference
  • Online Application
  • Resume
Typically The Application Process Time is
Within 2 weeks
Year Founded

2015

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