Healthcare


Take care of physically limited children

During this health care project you will help in a center for the physically limited children. The project is an excellent opportunity to gain experience in your field.

Work

There are various activities possible in the center. You could teach the children, but the center is also looking for specialists in the following areas:

  • Physical/movement
  • Ergonomics
  • Cognitive
  • Speech

Experience

For this project you will need to be enrolled in or have completed relevant education. These include the following courses:

  • Physiotherapy
  • Occupational therapy
  • Kinesiology
  • Psychology
  • Speech therapy
  • Pedagogy

Experience in one of the above areas is highly desired (for example an internship). After registration World Experience will determine if you have the appropriate knowledge and experience to participate in this volunteer project.

The official language is English, so you  must have a reasonable levels of English. You have to love to be with and take care of children and need a good measure of patience.

The minimum age for participation in this project is 20 years.

What is expected from you?

Voluntary does not mean optional. When you have registered and are placed in a project we expect your cooperation and 100% commitment. You need to be flexible. The circumstances are different than in your country, you must therefore be able to adapt easily to the local situation and culture.

The minimum period of participation in this project is  3-4 weeks.

Location and free time

The center is located in the north of Thailand. It is situated in a quiet, green area about half an hour away from the city center.

Usually you work 5 days a week, from Monday to Friday. On the weekends you are free and you have time to explore the area. You can spend time with other volunteers.

Accommodation and meals

Accommodation will be arranged for you. You’ll sleep in a comfortable volunteer house on the grounds of the center. Often a room is shared with another volunteer, sometimes you have a private room.

Three meals a day are included. For snacks and drinks you have to take care yourself. If you’re a vegetarian or are allergic to certain food please indicate this to us so we can take it into account.

Program costs

Costs

€ 395 (4 weeks)

€ 495 (8 weeks)

€ 595 (over  8 weeks)

€ 50 booking fee is included in the price. The booking fee should be paid immediately after registration. The remaining costs should be paid after placement in the project. 

Included

  • Placement in a volunteer project
  • Accommodation
  • Meals (three meals a day)
  • Transfer to and from the nearest airport or bus station upon arrival and departure
  • Information manual
  • Personal accompaniment for help and advice before departure
  • Certificate of participation after returning on request

Not included

  • Flights
  • Travel insurance
  • Visa fees
  • Vaccinations
  • Personal expenses such as excursions, local transport, extra snacks and drinks, etc.

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Register for this volunteer project? Please complete our registration form.