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

Year(s) Offered

throughout the year

Participation Guidelines

Worldwide Participants. This Program is also open to Couples.

Cost in USD per week

Contact Provider for Cost 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



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