Medical Project in Quetzaltenango, Guatemala

Company : A Broader View Volunteers Corps
Activities: Community Volunteer Projects / Medical, Health, Medicine
Country: Guatemala
Duration: 1 week to 6 months
Approx Costs: 750 to 2500 $ Dollars (US)

In Guatemala there are networks of public health centers offering free of charge care.  One of these centers is located in the town of Xela. 

Volunteer in an outpatient environment which caters to poor families living in Xela. Spanish speaking volunteers with a health back ground (medical/nursing students, EMT) are welcome. Patients see vary between 200-300 per day. Medical volunteering will allow you to give patient checkups, examining babies, taking weights, checking vitals, and shadowing the local medical staff.  We need volunteers with Intermediate Spanish knowledge.*This program can be combined with Language Immersion classes.

 

Overview

  • Project Length: From 1 to 12 weeks
  • Work Schedule: Monday to Friday 6-8 hours per day
  • Requirements: Proficiency in Spanish or Spanish Immersion Lessons
  • Age Limits: Minimum 18yrs or older for solo travelers.
  • Minimum Age: 12 to 17 yrs if traveling with parents.
  • Vaccinations: Routine Vac, Hep-A and Typhoid

 

What is Included

  • Accommodation: Host Families
  • Meals: 3 per day M-F, 2 meals Saturday, no meals Sunday
  • Arrival: Airport meet and greet pickup
  • Orientation: Project Overview and Orientation
  • Support: Pre-trip written guide, In-country ABV staff available 24/7
  • Departure: ABV Staff Escorted Airport Transfer

 

Not Included

  • Flights to Guatemala. Entry Visa.Departure taxes. Vaccinations.Local Transportation.Travel & Health Insurance. Laundry and Internet

 

Booking / Enquiry

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