What you get: Work with a local NGO, gain valuable international experience, learn basic medical training, and explore the cultural and natural beauty of the host country. Included in the program fees are in country transportation, food and lodging, support staff including doctors and a translator. The VAW programs are challenging, rewarding, safe, and personalized experiences.
Qualifications: The biggest requirement is an adventurous spirit. Volunteers are adventurous, enthusiastic, caring, sensible, humble, and curious individuals. Volunteers are expected to learn and grow while improving themselves and the communities in which VAW works. Volunteers must be at least 18 years old. Medical training and Spanish are useful skills but are not required for a successful experience. We will teach you many of the medical skills required while you are volunteering with us!