Administrative assistant
Guatemala
Health&Help is a demanding project: we are responsible for our volunteers, patients and everything happening at the clinic. Supporting the Administrative Coordinator, being ready to assist any other volunteer at any time, taking on responsibility for decision making is a part of your job.
Basic requirements
Participation fee
$600/month
Age
16+
We welcome
volunteers from all over the world
Program duration
short period (2-4 weeks)
Delivering humanitarian help in personal baggage
Language skills
There are several languages being used at the clinic
English
A2
Spanish
A1
Additional skills
Cooking
required
Driving a car
advantage
Driving a motorcycle
advantage
Taking photos/recording video*
with professional equipment
advantage
Conditions
Hot meals*
vegetarian
3 times/day
Place to stay in shared house*
2-3 people in a room
Program include
Purchasing food and household supplies for clinic volunteers
Humanitarian help
Our volunteers are expected to deliver 15 kilograms of hu­man­i­tar­ian help (med­ical sup­plies and drugs):
Medical equipment*
the list will be given by H&H
will be given by H&H, baggage expenses are covered by volunteer
Drugs*
the list will be given by H&H
will be given by H&H, baggage expenses are covered by volunteer
Kids goods
pack yourself, transportation expenses are covered by volunteer
Medical supplies*
the list will be given by H&H
will be given by H&H, baggage expenses are covered by volunteer

In this role you will be ex­pected to as­sist the Ad­min­is­tra­tive Co­or­di­na­tor in their daily job re­spon­si­bil­i­ties, work­ing with other vol­un­teers as well as prepar­ing team build­ing ses­sions.

**Per­sonal qual­i­ties **

  • Ini­tia­tive. Striv­ing to im­prove busi­ness processes;
  • Self-learn­ing. Able to find the nec­es­sary in­for­ma­tion and ac­quire new skills along with main­tain­ing pro­fes­sion­al­ism;
  • Adapt­able. Able to feel com­fort­able and con­fi­dent in var­i­ous sit­u­a­tions, with new peo­ple and in un­usual life and work con­di­tions;
  • Diplo­matic, kind, in­tel­li­gent. Able to deal with all team mem­bers and the lo­cal com­mu­nity, solve and pre­vent con­flicts. Have re­spect for other po­si­tions and opin­ions, dif­fer­ent from their own;
  • Well-or­ga­nized, re­spon­si­ble, punc­tual and dili­gent;
  • Able to per­form work in a high-qual­ity and timely man­ner, as well as ready to make com­plex de­ci­sions;
  • **Lead­er­ship skills. **Able to guide and in­spire the team in or­der to achieve com­mon goals and ob­jec­tives;
  • Loyal, calm and en­durant. Tol­er­ant at­ti­tude to­wards peo­ple of other race, na­tion­al­ity, re­li­gion, sex­ual ori­en­ta­tion, po­lit­i­cal views, etc.
  • Em­pathic and re­spon­sive. With a car­ing at­ti­tude, as well as a will­ing­ness to help in a dif­fi­cult sit­u­a­tion;
  • Will­ing to main­tain a healthy lifestyle as an ex­am­ple for the lo­cal com­mu­nity and other vol­un­teers.

The re­spon­si­bil­i­ties of the role in­clude:

  • Han­dling newly ar­rived vol­un­teers, their sched­ule; as­sist­ing and work­ing to­gether with other vol­un­teers;
  • Be­ing a fa­cil­i­ta­tor be­tween the vol­un­teers and lo­cal com­mu­ni­ties, dis­solv­ing prob­lems and neu­tral­iz­ing con­flicts;
  • Prepar­ing and fa­cil­i­tat­ing team build­ing events.

Be­ing a mem­ber of Health&Help team is an ex­cep­tional ex­pe­ri­ence, which gives you the op­por­tu­nity to make this world a bet­ter place at this ex­act mo­ment. Don’t wait an­other day, ap­ply now!