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Community First Responder
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Community First Responder

Locations

Colombia: Manizales, Rural Areas

Fields

  • Biochemistry
  • Biomedical Science
  • Chemistry
  • Dentistry
  • Education
  • Food Science & Nutrition
  • Health Administration
  • Health Sciences
  • Hospitality
  • Human Resources
  • Medicine
  • Nursing
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Physical Therapy
  • Psychology

Causes

  • Biological Research
  • Childcare & Children
  • Community Centers
  • Dental
  • Education
  • Health
  • Health Care
  • Health Education
  • Hospital
  • Human Rights
  • Medicine
  • Nursing
  • Nutrition
  • Orphans
  • Public Health
  • Translation

Program Duration

1-2 Weeks, 1-2 Years, Alternative Spring Break, Summer

Year(s) Offered

all year round

Participation Guidelines

European, Canadian, American, South African, Kiwi, Australian, Worldwide, Asian, Irish and British Participants.

Cost in USD per week

from $15/day (USD)

Program Includes:

lodging at Minga House

Accommodation Options

  • Group living
  • Guest House

Salary & Compensation

non-paid internship

Experience Required

No.

Qualifications

Requirements:
● First Aid Certified and CPR Certified
● Experience in at least one of these following professional roles: firefighting, law enforcement, EMT, corpsman or combat medic, paramedic, nurse, or medical doctor
● High intermediate proficiency in Spanish

Special Skills Desired:
● Strong interest in community health
● Strong communication and presentation skills
● Strong problem-solving skills
● Good physical condition
● Strong leadership qualities
● Proven effective team member
● Great attitude
● Proactive
● Self-directed
● Responsible and mature

Application Procedures

  • Online Application
  • Phone/Video Interview
  • Resume