Social Impact Project for Equipment Maintenance Specialist - Experteering Opportunity


How This Works

In the MovingWorlds Institute Global Fellowship, you will learn how to advance your for-good career while getting hands on experience on projects like this one.

Project Description and Impact

Role overview

The volunteer will build capacity of the local Biomedical Technicians in hospitals to maintain and repair medical equipment. The overall placement objective is to build the capacity of relevant staff in the placement hospital to do installation of basic medical equipment, minor maintenance and to manipulate the machines appropriately.

Learning Opportunity

By participating in the MovingWorlds Institute, you will first learn social impact frameworks and human-centered design before putting your existing skills and new knowledge to action.In addition, this organization will expose you to new things, like:

From VSO you’ll get something few other volunteering organisations offer. An opportunity of using your skills and experience to have a long-lasting impact on peoples' lives.

You'll do something very different. You'll bring inspiration, energy and vital practical skills to help secure better healthcare, more valuable education and broader opportunities for poor people in Africa and Asia.

Accommodation

  • You should be willing to live in the same way as your local colleagues.
  • Accommodation is generally basic

Living Stipend

  • All volunteers have an allowance paid in local currency.
  • The allowance meets reasonable living expenses in country, but will not be enough to live an expat lifestyle or send money home.

Travel Stipend

VSO covers all travel expenses 

Food Stipend

  • All volunteers have an allowance paid in local currency.
  • The allowance meets reasonable living expenses in country, but will not be enough to live an expat lifestyle or send money home.

Additional Benefits

Your health

  • We provide comprehensive medical insurance and support for all volunteers.
  • Each country office has an appointed medical adviser
  • You'll also get a list of recommended doctors, clinics, dentists and pharmacies. 
  • The VSO country office provides emergency contacts and medical emergency procedures 24/7
  • Minimum of 3 weeks annual leave

About the Hosting Organization

Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO) is a Non-profit working on Civic & Social Organization, Civil Engineering, Education, Environmental Services, Global Development, Health / Wellness / Fitness.

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