WORK AT A HEALTH CENTER
Shadow doctors and nurses
This project was created for the provincial government in order to improve the life quality of the citizens in general, but, prioritizing the access of the vulnerable population to health.
The areas they work in are: clinic, gynecology, labs, traumatology, pediatry and dentist. In some seasons they work with mobile clinics.
2 weeks – $1750
1 month – $2300
2 months – $3400
3 months – $4500
Each extra week – $275
The project location is in Quito. Accommodation in Quito is with a local host family and it includes 2 meals per day: breakfast and dinner
Role of the participant
Volunteers and Interns will assist the professionals at the designed area. Usually you start at the area of vital signs to learn how the health center process works and to adapt to the language. Then you´ll shadow a doctor and assist him/her.
Applicants should be open, flexible, patient, caring passionate, creative and come with a spirit of collaboration and solidarity. Basic medicine/nursery knowledge.
Available during the length of the project (Either at the project or local homestay families with 2 meals included)
Transfer from Quito to project
Local cell phone is included with a refundable deposit of $50
EcuaExplora staff ready to transport you
Support 24 hours
On the ground EcuaExplora staff available
First weekend accomodation
In a hostal in Quito with breakfast
(includes city tour and lunch)
In Quito, 6 hours per week (2 weeks).
Health insurance (REQUIRED)
Meals not specified
Transportation to/from the homestay to the project each day
Add $60 per week for 6 hours Spanish classes if in Quito.