Volunteer and salaried positions

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Clinician/Clinical Instructor Wanted

 

As a result of a generous award, Pos+Abilities is looking for a full-time clinician and clinical instructor to manage our projects on the ground in Tanzania. The appointment is for 1 year, renewable for up to 3. Ideally. starting mid 2019. This is a salaried position, and includes return airfare and accommodation, a vehicle and local driver. The successful candidate is expected to provide direct patient care, supervise clinical volunteers on 3-month rotations, and oversee our educational program for local health care providers.

The ideal candidate would have clinical and teaching experience in a low-resource environment, and be comfortable working in a multidisciplinary team. Knowledge of East African culture and the Kiswahili language would be great assets. This position would especially suit a mid- to late career clinician. Our centre of operations is Mwanza City in northern Tanzania, and we service clinics in rural and semi-rural settings with limited access to diagnostic facilities and specialist services.  Contact brian@globalneacenetwork.ca


Clinical volunteers

 

Pos+Abilities is looking for clinical volunteers who can commit approximately 3 months to assist children and families affected by disability. Physiotherapists, chiropractors, occupational therapists, nurses and prosthetists will find this the experience of a lifetime, working with multidisciplinary teams in rural and semi-rural clinics in northern Tanzania. We provide some assistance with travel and accommodation, and volunteers will work under the direction of a resident clinician/clinical instructor. Tanzania is a peaceful country with some of the most striking natural attractions in Africa – think of Mount Kilimanjaro and the Serengeti Plains. We have been working with local governments and communities for more than a decade, and have a great network to provide support for volunteers. These positions would especially suit new graduates and those looking for a short, but meaningful sabbatical from their normal clinical routine. Contact brian@globalpeacenetwork.ca


Opportunities in Canada

We are also looking for volunteer help in human resources administration and  in fundraising.   Contact brian@globalpeacenetwork.ca