Social Impact Project for Obstetrician/Gynecologist Opportunity in Tanzania

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

To deliver our Maternal and Neonatal Health programs, we are seeking qualified Obstetrics/Gynecology specialists with at least 3 years post qualification experience. You will work in a dual role delivering obstetrics services and building the capacity of resident health care professionals. You will work closely with resident medical officers, medical students and pre-medical personnel; support patient management and provide advice to hospital management on policy matters on standards of care and improvement of programmes. The emphasis of your position will depend on the key objectives of VSO's local partner.

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.


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

Living Stipend

  • 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
  • The VSO country office is always there to help with major personal, medical or security problems. 
  • 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.


In Partnership With

VSO Internationallogo