Ecuador Medical/Nurse Program

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Program Description

We are searching for medical/nursing students and experienced professions to volunteer at Centro de Salud, a public community clinic. 150 to 200 patients are served by this clinic daily with a staff of 35 professionals with specialties including lab, cardiology, emergency ER, hospitalization, pediatrics, gynecology, obstetrics, and general medicine.

Your volunteer duties including rotating between departments, participating on daily rounds with the staff, cleaning wounds, measuring weight/temp, checking blood pressure, doing other general checkups, conducting physicals, and charting patients. You will help the local staff as needed by assisting with OBGYN and maternity needs (most common), medicine and supplies, checking vitals, and taking medical history.

This healthcare placement requires a Spanish proficiency, although we do offer local Spanish lessons. You can combine this program with our Language and Cultural Immersion.


- Assist in a local clinic
- Help doctors and nurses
- Work in a variety of departments and roles
- Gain valuable experience in a clinic in Ecuador
- Choose your own flexible travel dates


Project length: From 1 week to 12 weeks
Project dates: Year round. Choose any date to arrive.
Arrival airport: Quito (UIO)
Accommodation: Local host family
Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner
Airlines: Lan Ecuador, American, United, Delta, Avianca, Taca
Vaccinations: Routine Vac, Hep-A and Typhoid

Volunteer Types

What`s Included

Program starts and ends in Quito
Airport meet and greet in Quito. Afternoon city tour and orientation
Monday to Friday volunteering. 40 hours per week
Weekends free to sightseeing
Typical shift work hours are 8am-12pm and 2pm-6pm
Support: Local ABV Director support 24/7 during placement
Departure: ABV Staff Escorted Airport Transfer

Not included:
Flights to Quito. Visas and/or entry-exit fees. Vaccinations. Local Transportation. Travel & Health Insurance. Laundry and Internet

Program Locations

Quito, Ecuador

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Program Details

A Broader View Volunteers Corp
  • Ecuador: Quito
Throughout the year
Program Duration:
1-2 weeks, 1-3 months, 2-4 weeks
English, Spanish
American, Asian, Australian, Canadian, European, Kiwi, South African, Worldwide
1 Week: US$895 - 2 Week: US$1050 - 3-4 Weeks: US$1295 - 5-6 Weeks: US$1495 - 7-8 Weeks US$1730
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