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Recruiting Organization: Kalkeri Sangeet Vidyalaya

We are looking for passionate Healthcare Professionals to come and join our exciting team in India! Nurses, Doctors, Dentists, Pharmacists, Psychologists are welcome.

Being a Volunteer at Kalkeri Sangeet Vidyalaya (KSV) is an incredibly rewarding experience and a unique opportunity to make a difference in the lives of children and their families here in Kalkeri.

At KSV, our students' health and well-being is our priority. We use a range of treatment, including natural remedies, to boost their immune system and protect the children from diseases and infections. We believe that prevention is better than cure, so our hygiene standards on campus are strict.

Our Volunteer Healthcare Professionals monitor the children daily, they provide medical treatment and follow-up examinations to the children who need it, with the support of the School Wardens. They keep the kids' medical files up-to-date and they collect online information about potential risks, seasonal diseases and various infections. The Volunteer HP also takes children to the hospital / dental practice in Dharwad when necessary.

Volunteers can also share their knowledge and passion for community projects by running workshops about general health, personal hygiene and the human body.


Responsibilities:

  • Monitor children's health at the "Bobo House" (our infirmary) twice a day
  • Prepare and give treatments (iron, vitamins) to all children on a rolling basis
  • Prescribe medication and treatments when necessary
  • Keep the kids' medical files up-to-date on the Bobo PC
  • Arrange hospital and dental visits
  • Keep the "Bobo House" clean and tidy


Requirements:

  • Minimum commitment of 6 months
  • Healthcare State Diploma: Nursing, Doctor, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Psychology - essential
  • Professional experience in Healthcare and First Aid certificate
  • Interest in child care and child development
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Patience
  • Problem-solving and proactive personality
  • Good organizational skills
  • Ability to take initiatives and to work independently
  • Open-mindedness about alternative medicine


Benefits of volunteering with us:

  • Gain valuable skills and a unique NGO experience in India
  • Be part of an amazing community that aims at making a positive change
  • Develop essential leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Induction, training and on-going support from our team members
  • Housing and food (3 time a day) provided on site
  • Get a reference and a certificate upon completion of your mission


Please read the How To Apply section carefully. We will not accept incomplete applications.

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Training Provided

Housing Available

Language/Cultral Support Available

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Fee Amount: None

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CAUSE AREAS

Arts & Culture
Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Arts & Culture, Children & Youth, Education & Literacy

WHEN

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WHERE

Kalkeri Sangeet VidyalayaKalakeri, 580007India

(15.41413,74.88142)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • Kids
  • Teens
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • FULL_TIME

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