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Ecuador-Centro De La Nina Trabajadora

Project id:478
Date submitted:2014-11-12
Date approved:2015-09-22
Project name:Centro de la Nina Trabajadora
Short description:Health Promotion Volunteer in Quito
Country name:Ecuador
Region name:South America
Address:Calle Huacho E 2-63 y José Peralta, Quito, Provincia de Pichincha, Ecuador
Commitment:About 3 months
Type of work:Medical
Required skills:
Costs:Less than 100 USD / month
Contact person:Zachary Morrice
Email:    (Note: email address is triple protected from spammers.)
Website: http://cenitecuador.org
Phone:593986321943
Full description:The Street Outreach Health Program works across different market sectors to advocate for the health of children and their families in the south of Quito. As a Health Promotion Volunteer, you will carry out screening programmes, public health workshops, assist the local population in accessing necessary treatment and monitor the well being of patients.
Additional info:If you want to gain wide exposure working with diverse age groups in the area of public health and are a self-starter ready to take initiative, this is an excellent opportunity for you.

Responsibilities include

Provide information on nutrition, hygiene, and health prevention topics.

Inform people of local health services available to them.

Organize health fairs to monitor blood pressure, height, weight and blood glucose.

Design and implement health workshops for children, parents and CENIT staff.

Conduct assessments for children in CENIT's programmes to identify any significant developmental delays.

Qualifications

Minimum commitment of 3 months.
Intermediate level of Spanish required, but Advanced Spanish preferred.
Interest in public health, or health promotion, but Medical experience preferred.
Ability to work both independently and collaboratively within a team.
Strong organizational and communication skills.

Cost and Support from the CENIT Community

We ask each volunteer for a one-time contribution of $100. In exchange, you will receive daily lunch, a CENIT T-shirt and the support of a full-time volunteer coordinator. Your contribution also supports the administrative costs of the volunteer office and helps sustain our programs. For more information on CENIT's dynamic and exciting community, please visit our website at http://cenitecuador.org.

Interested applicants Please inquire or send your CV to contact@cenitecuador.org.