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Volunteer in Healthcare Clinic


Working as a volunteer in healthcare services is an invaluable opportunity to deliver your input to the people of rural areas through the medical skills and knowledge. Whether you are a professional, working in or thinking of working in medical service; or simply someone who is passionate to help people in healthcare, Medical and Healthcare Project of FDIP will get you close to your dream.

Many health posts in suburbs of Nepal need assistance of people with basic skills on medical treatment and counseling. Healthcare volunteer program of FDIP provides participants a chance to get close with health problem of remote Nepali areas. Volunteers will assist in regular duties, such as dressing wounds, administering vaccinations, drawing blood, screening and organizing patients, collecting medicines and generally helping in any conditions in need of your skills and knowledge. Volunteers will also conduct awareness and motivation programs for the people for healthy and safe living standard.

Fees

Registration fee US$ 175

Program fee

1 week US$240
2 weeks US$340
3 weeks US$440
4 weeks US$540
5 weeks US$640
6 weeks US$740
7 weeks US$840
8 weeks US$940
9 weeks US$1,040
10 weeks US$1,140
11 weeks US$1,240
12 weeks US$1,340

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* Fees for the group volunteering will be decided by our project officer depending on the size and nature of group.

  • Registration fee include
  • Volunteer FDIP staff support
  • Communication,marketing and web cost of FDIP
  • Arrangement of host family or placement.
  • Program fee include
  • Airport pickup
  • Orientation cost of volunteer
  • Contribution to host family
  • Food and accomodation
  • Emergency support
  • Program fee exclude
  • Airfares and visa charge
  • Travel Insurance
  • Bevarages extra food and laundry
  • Recreational activities
  • Any other personal needs
  • Daily transportations

Skills and Qualifications to Volunteer

For healthcare volunteer work applicant must have been trained in basic medical treatments and should have healthcare knowledge. Though no specific prior experience is compulsory, you are requested to provide FDIP a brief description of your skills and practices related to the project.

Orientation

2 days long orientation is held by our local staffs in Kathmandu. Volunteers are introduced to basic Nepali language and greets, meanwhile they are also informed about the custom, ritual, safety, travel guidance and all the dos and don'ts in the Nepali Society. Volunteers will be instructed about rules of the hospitals/health posts and their duties and responsibilities.

Your Week as a Volunteer

First day: On the first day you'll be briefed about the medical project and you will be ushered to the project location by our field officer.

Weekdays: In weekdays volunteer will be solely engaged in project. Daily schedule will be as follows

Morning: Breakfast ( As provided by homestay)

Daybreak: Volunteer placement

Evening: Back to homstay for dinner and rest

Food & Accommodation

Volunteers will be received at airport by our local staff. Volunteer are accommodated in our hostel for 2 days till the orientation. Volunteers are then accommodated at homestays.

You will be provided basic living standard with clean room, pure drinking water, hygienic food, bathroom and shower. Volunteers might share their room with other co-volunteers. Local meal in Nepal is Daal Bhaat, consisting of beans curry( daal),steamed rice(bhaat), vegetables, pickles and occassionally chicken or meat.

If you have any health issue and special dietary requirements please inform us while applying for the project. It will be tried to fulfill your all hygienic and nutritional requirement in meal but as a volunteer we will also be expecting some flexibility from you.


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