Nicaraguan mission: Terms&Conditions
July 9, 2018

Re­cently Health&Help has launched a new pro­ject in Nicaragua. We have ac­cepted a tremen­dous chal­lenge of build­ing a health cen­ter and tak­ing new med­ical vol­un­teers on board and open­ing a clinic as soon as pos­si­ble is our com­mon goal.

Health&Help seeks to main­tain a friendly at­mos­phere among its vol­un­teers, striv­ing to make it only bet­ter. Our of­fered Term&Con­di­tions are nur­tured through good and hard times, aim­ing to keep the en­vi­ron­ment on the pro­ject as healthy as it can be as well as to get you fa­mil­iar with the line of work we do here every day.

A Health&Help vol­un­teer is a leader, de­prived of mi­cro­man­age­ment and con­stant con­trol. Be­ing suc­cess­ful at their job, they un­der­stand that it is es­sen­tial to fol­low cer­tain rules.

A suc­cess­ful can­di­date is ex­pected to:

  • de­liver 15 kilo­grams of hu­man­i­tar­ian help (med­ical sup­plies and drugs);
  • learn Span­ish be­fore the mis­sion, be­ing able to speak at B1 level;
  • con­firm their trav­el­ling route to the clinic with Health&Help’s Co­or­di­na­tor in ad­vance;
  • get vac­ci­nated be­fore the trip in ad­vance;
  • stick to the fol­low­ing sched­ule: Mon­day to Sat­ur­day, 8:00am to 5:00pm, with a lunch break from 1:00pm to 2:00pm and Sun­day as a day off;
  • par­tic­i­pate in house­hold ac­tiv­i­ties (e.g. cook­ing and clean­ing) and keep the con­struc­tion site in or­der;
  • be ready to as­sist on any mat­ter may oc­cur on equal terms side by side with other vol­un­teers;
  • keep up the healthy lifestyle, be­ing an ex­am­ple for lo­cals;
  • wear a scrubs and/​​or branded T-shirts with Heath&Help logo dur­ing work hours;
  • be tol­er­ant and ac­cept­ing of for­eign cul­tures and lifestyles;
  • be de­tail and goal-ori­ented;
  • be good in his/​​her own field;
  • be an emerg­ing leader, true team player, a sharer rather than a pro­tec­tor; has the abil­ity to jug­gle with sev­eral mat­ters at one time.

A vol­un­teer is sup­posed not to:

  • en­gage into a ro­man­tic or sex­ual re­la­tion­ship with a lo­cal com­mu­nity mem­bers;
  • start dis­cus­sions on the fol­low­ing top­ics: re­li­gion, pol­i­tics, ter­ror­ism, sex­ual ori­en­ta­tion, pro­pa­ganda;
  • take drugs;
  • smoke;
  • con­sume al­co­hol in pub­lic places, on work days or in case there are no other sober vol­un­teers;
  • to post pic­tures with cig­a­rettes and al­co­hol on so­cial me­dia, us­ing Health&Help logo or the clinic as the back­ground.

Sys­tem­atic vi­o­la­tions of these re­quire­ments will re­sult in a warn­ing or ex­pul­sion from the pro­ject with­out any mon­e­tary re­im­burse­ment.

Each vol­un­teer is en­ti­tled to:

  • veg­e­tar­ian meals three times a day;
  • ac­co­mo­da­tion in the Vol­un­teer Camp;
  • con­struc­tion tools;
  • a let­ter of rec­om­men­da­tion at the end of an at least 3-month mis­sion;
  • a 7-day leave af­ter each 8 weeks of ser­vice;
  • med­ical at­ten­tion if a med­ical vol­un­teer is con­tracted at the time.

For more in­for­ma­tion, please con­tact the Health&Help’s Co­or­di­na­tor.

We are al­ways here to as­sist you with any queries at mail­[email protected].