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Volunteer in Ethiopia

Volunteer in Ethiopia projects include work with children in orphanages, schools and in medical programs. Ethiopia volunteers live with local Ethiopian host families for the duration of their placement.You can travel to Ethiopia for short term volunteer vacation abroad or gap year overseas volunteering. You will have plenty of volunteer opportunities in Ethiopia.The country needs much support, after years of famine and other disasters. It is a great location for anyone wishing to help by doing some overseas voluntary work. All volunteer placements in Ethiopia are very flexible giving you the opportunity to take some time off and explore the country. The exact location of your placement is finalised shortly before arrival and takes into consideration Your skills and preferences, The needs and requirements of various projects, You have the option of indicating your preference for urban or rural set up.

Opportunities

1. Ethiopia Orphanage

Our orphanage volunteers in Ethiopia make a real contribution in enriching the lives of Ethiopian orphans. The children are aged 0 - 12 years old. Some have bee orphaned as a result of HIV/AIDS, taken off the streets or have been abandoned in hospital after birth.Some orphans will be handicapped and will have suffered so much at a tender age. With your help and donations, they can get a brighter future. There are volunteer opportunities to teach the school going children, counsel, help with feeding, cooking, cleaning, and creating fun activities for the orphans.

2. Veachers in Ethiopia are involved in many different tasks. They teach English,  sports, and  computer skills, new skills to handicapped persons and more.You will typically work with children aged 4 - 17 years and teach at some of the poorly resourced schools in Ethiopia.  You can do volunteer teaching during your gap year, as a career break or during an extended volunteer holiday. Volunteer teachers are able to teach on their own after orientation or assist local teachers. You will make a significant contribution by improving the pupils conversational English. In some instances, even the teachers need to learn English from native speakers.

3. Ethiopia Medical Volunteer Projects

Medical volunteers are needed in Ethiopian clinics and hospitals. The medical program is suitable for  Pre-med students,  Medical students,  Qualified medical personnel, Anyone wishing to help in the health sector, Medical volunteer projects are very helpful in preparation of a medical career. The volunteer placement is tailored, where possible, to your level of experience, interests, and size and type of hospital or clinic.

4. Medical Volunteer areas include:
Nursing,  Midwifery,  Dentistry,  Traditional Medicine.Physiotherapy,

Suited To

We invite individuals, couples, families, students, researchers, and groups (churches, colleges, and student associations). Our programs are flexible and volunteers can arrive and depart on any day all year round.The Ethiopia volunteer program is open to volunteers from all countries. You can spend your gap year abroad in Ethiopia or just come for a holiday. You do not have to be a student to participate. Our Ethiopia volunteers come from different backgrounds and bring their much needed skills and experiences.

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