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South Africa - Medical Outreach and HIV/AIDS Awareness

Program Duration

2-4 Week, 5-8 Week


Throughout the year


see website


- Minimum age 18
- Medical/pharmaceutical training not required but recommended
- An interest in medicine or caring for others
- First Aid certificate strongly encouraged.
- Prior reading and understanding of the HIV/AIDS virus
- Full medical and travel insurance
- Necessary immunizations (Consult your doctor)

Intern Types

  • Health Administration
  • Health Sciences


  • English

Cost in US$:

see website

Cost Includes:

  • Food
  • Housing
  • In-country orientation/Training
  • In-country staff support
  • Pre-departure orientation/Training
  • Registration fees
  • Written materials pre-departure

Program Fees Include:

- Accommodation: Comfortable lodge with rooms for 2-4 people
- Food: 3 meals a day, except Saturday dinner and Sunday lunch
- Donation: Facilitates funding for medical supplies, food parcels, vitamins, and other project costs
- Airport pickup: Included on arrival and departure days
- Orientation Kit: Full project details will be sent following registration
- Training: Pre-departure preparation and in-depth in-country orientation
- Support: Local in-country team and 24hr emergency support

Experience Required


Volunteer Types

  • Medicine

Typical Volunteer

Volunteers with GoEco are united by their passion for travel and desire to help people. Our volunteers are from all over the world, representing a host of religions, cultures, and languages. Ultimately, GoEco volunteers are fun-loving, adventurous, and outgoing agents for change.

Age Range


This Program is open to

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

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Guest House

Participants Travel


Typically Participants Work

in Groups of 10-15

Application Process Involves

  • Online Application
  • Phone/Video Interview