Volunteer Posting 866

Frontline Clinical Volunteers
Pos+Abilities
Alberta, British Columbia, Ontario, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, New ...
Tanzania, East Africa
specific event
closes in 14 days (Wed, 31 Aug)

Frontline Clinical Volunteers

Are you looking for a change? Tired of the typical go-with-the flow-clinical setting and have a desire to make a change and give back to communities?  Want to upgrade your clinical career? If so, we at Global Peace Network (GPN) want to meet you!

 

Global Peace Network (GPN), a registered Canadian charity, conducts community development and community health projects in Tanzania. We are currently recruiting for frontline clinical volunteers for both short-term and longer term (3+ months) opportunities in Tanzania.

 

At Pos+Abilities you will be surrounded by like-minded professionals with the common goal of providing the best possible service to those in under-resourced communities in East Africa. We are looking for individuals who want to push themselves, and are especially interested in those who are willing to commit to 3 or more months in our clinics in East Africa. All accommodations and airfare will be covered, and a per diem is provided for longer-term volunteers.  

 

Essential Duties

  • Providing direct care to patients attending government clinics for physical rehabilitation.
  • Mentoring local clinicians in the assessment and management of patients with physical disabilities.
  • Assessing the clinical knowledge and skills of local clinicians.
  • Communicating with our board of directors and local partner organizations to facilitate the smooth operation of our collaborations.

Additional Duties

  • Potentially mentoring less experienced volunteers on shorter rotations (<3 months).
  • Identifying and recommending improvements in our organization and in local health care systems.

Qualifications

  • Active license in a health care profession with a focus on physical rehabilitation e.g. PT, DC, OT.
  • Patience, resourcefulness and initiative are essential. 

Additional Assets

  • Clinical experience in a low resource environment.
  • Understanding of Tanzanian culture and the Swahili language would be assets.

 

If this is what you've been looking for, please submit your resume and a personalized CV to tell us more about yourself, your aspirations, and why you responded to this ad. Also, please provide information regarding your desired start date - we have opportunities available from September 2022. If you are interested in working with us in one of the most beautiful and peaceful countries in Africa, we are excited to hear from you! 

 

To apply please submit your resume and CV to   and ensure you have specified which role you are applying for in the subject line. 

 

 

If you require a disability related accommodation in order to participate in our recruitment process, please contact us and we will do our best to accommodate your needs.



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