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Physical and Occupational Therapy in Nicaragua

Program Duration

1-2 Weeks, 2-4 Weeks, 5-8 Weeks, 9-12 Weeks

Term

Throughout the year

Dates

throughout the year

Qualifications

Intermediate Spanish Language Skills. It helps if you know a few terms relevant to therapy! While the patients will not speak English, the local doctor does and is able to help out when needed.

Intern Types

  • Physical Therapy

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Cost in US$:

Cost varies depending on length of stay.

Cost Includes:

  • Food
  • Housing
  • In-country staff support
  • Registration fees
  • Written materials pre-departure

Experience Required

no

Volunteer Types

  • Disability Issues
  • Health Care
  • Health Education
  • Public Health

Typical Volunteer

There is no typical ELI volunteer. We work with people from all over the world and a variety of backgrounds. ELI has placed volunteers ranging in age from 18-81. Successful volunteers are flexible, upbeat, energetic, and inquisitive.

This Program is open to

Worldwide Participants. This Program is also open to Couples and Individuals.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Home-stays
  • Other

Participants Travel

Independently

Typically Participants Work

Independently

Application Process Involves

  • Online Application
  • Resume
  • Transcript