Help in small clinics in slums and community health centers
Project length: Minimum of 1 week to maximum of 24 weeks.
Project dates: Year round. Saturdays are preferred for arrivals but you can choose any date.
Arrival airport: Jaipur Airport (JP).
Accommodation: Local host family and groups in a youth hostel.
Meals: All meals (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner).
Airlines: Jet airways, Spice jet, Etihad, Indigo, Go Air, Air India etc. Check www.skyscanner.in for cheap flights.
Vaccinations: Routine Vac, Hep-A and Typhoid wwwnc.cdc.gov
Nursing and medical background volunteers are much needed our YTA supported and associated slum clinic and another public/community health center. Both of the projects are for poor and marginalized and middle class segment patients, who can’t afford big hospitals healthcare bills.
The slum clinic is established in the center of Jagatpura slums that is around 8 kilometers from the volunteers accommodation. The doctor who is running the clinic is doing it from last 07 years. The clinic has a limited staff and there is always a need for the volunteers to help him in healthcare and medical assistance to the patients on a daily basis.
The another project is situated in a residential area of Jaipur called Mansarovar at a distance of around 12 kilometers from the volunteers accommodation. There are several departments and doctors helping the patients in various diseases. The volunteers can have the opportunity to learn about the Indian healthcare system and medicine procedure here and also helping the doctors in various tasks.
As a volunteer, your duties are as follows:
Imp: *Some of these tasks are limited for the medical/nursing background volunteers and rest are for all to do. We request medical/nursing background volunteers to bring their ID cards.
Namaste volunteer consists of a dedicated team, whose mission is to empower our youth by providing sustainable projects that bring about real change in local communities. Working in social development enables our youth world-wide to successfully face upcoming challenges in their personal and professional lives. We do not charge for volunteering for these causes. The fee covers services you will receive while working on the projects. The fee is as follows:
Full Board Services Weekly Fee
If you would like to opt for full board services, provided by Namaste Volunteer, the fee is as follow with the services in the fee are mentioned in the list below.
Application fee: US $99
One time application fee for all Jaipur volunteer program is US $99. The application fee is payable only when we find your application suitable and your skills compatible with the project objectives.
The following services and components are not included in the program fee mentioned above;
Namaste volunteer provides a clean, hygienic and safe place to stay for our volunteers in project destinations. In Jaipur we have a dedicated host family cum camp nearby the projects, having a capacity of 8 volunteers at a time. The house belongs to Mr. GP Gupta (a retired central government auditor). He lives with his wife Mrs. Beena Gupta and their two sons. The house has four separate bedrooms, two of which are fully dedicated to our volunteers. These two bedrooms have four bunk beds in total and can occupy eight volunteers together. The following facilities are available in the house: