Health Placements in Chile
ELI volunteers bathing the elephants ELI volunteers bathing the elephants

Health Placements in Chile


  • Biomedical Science
  • Communications
  • Education
  • Environmental Studies
  • Food Science & Nutrition
  • Health Sciences
  • Kinesiology & Exercise Science
  • Medicine
  • Nursing
  • Physical Therapy


  • Aids
  • Biological Research
  • Disability Issues
  • Education
  • Health
  • Health Care
  • Health Education
  • Hospital
  • Medicine
  • Nursing
  • Nutrition
  • Public Health

Program Duration

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


throughout the year

Age Range

18 and older

This Program is open to

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

Cost in USD

Cost varies. Please inquire for details

Program Includes:

* Pre-departure Support: ELI's staff is very knowledgeable and happy to help volunteers to prepare for their travels.

* Airport Pickup: Volunteers are provided with transportation to their host family or apartment

* In-country Orientation: Each volunteer program starts with a two hour orientation which covers important topics on the logistics of living and working in Chile. Spanish classes are also provided for an extra fee.

* In-country Staff Support: ELI's Chile coordinator has years of experience working with visitors to Chile. She is very resourceful and on call 24/7 in case of emergency.

* Accommodations: Housing is not included but we can help participants choose between staying with a local host family or in an apartment.

Accommodation Options

  • Apartment/Flat
  • Home-stays

Experience Required

Yes. A background in education is required to work in Public Schools


Participants should have at least an intermediate level of Spanish proficiency and be ready to work in a 100% Spanish speaking environment.

Minimum Education


Application Procedures

  • Online Application
  • Other
  • Resume
  • Written Application