Volunteer for Healthcare in Buriram, Thailand

Buriram, Thailand

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The Camp Thailand Company Ltd

New Program
  • From $1199 USD for 3 Weeks

  • 3 Weeks

  • Select Start Dates

  • 18 And Older

Description

Overview

Camp Thailand offers a volunteer program for trainee and professional nurses, doctors, and other medical and healthcare workers as well as medical students. This is a great way to put your skills and education to use abroad and make a difference in rural communities.

Arrival and Orientation

You will arrive to Bangkok's Suvarnabhumi Airport at 2:00pm and meet your coordinators for your trip. You will meet up with fellow volunteers and take part in an orientation and Bangkok city tour.

Accommodations

During your stay, you will be housed in a same-sex room with three to five other volunteers. Dormitory style rooms that can house up to 12 people also are available. Rooms are bright, airy, and fan-cooled, and air-conditioned rooms are available for an additional fee.

Field Conditions

The tasks you’ll take on as a volunteer depend on your level of experience. Some of the typical tasks can include helping to teach Thai medical staff general English as well as English for the medical profession. More ways that you can help include:

General Healthcare

– Basic health screening

– Checking weight and height

– Waist measurement

– Blood sugar level testing

– Blood pressure measuring

Primary medical care

– Dressing / suturing

– Dispensing

Home visit

– Aiding bedridden patients

– Helping disabled patients

Nursery school visit

– Basic health screening

– Checking weight and height

– Waist measurement

Your Impact

Volunteers on this program get to make a real, meaningful, and lasting difference in rural communities while immersing themselves and experiencing Thai culture firsthand.

Location

Buriram, Thailand
  • Where you will be volunteering
    Buriram, Thailand

    Volunteers will assist in basic medical care.

  • Where you'll be staying
    Buriram, Thailand

    Volunteers will be staying in either rooms with 3-5 other volunteers or Dormitory-style rooms.

  • Nearest Airport
    Suvarnabhumi Airport, Bang Phli, Samut Prakan, Thailand

Cost

3 Weeks

$1199 USD

What’s Included

  • Transportation within Thailand

  • Listed project activities

  • Accommodation

What’s Not Included

  • Insurance

  • Meals

  • Airfare

Project Start Dates

Projects last three weeks with intakes available each month year-round.

Organization

The Camp (Thailand) Company Ltd., and English For Fun Company Ltd., (EFF) are Thai registered companies with joint Thai and Western staff. EFF operates under a school license approved by The Thai Ministry of Education. Over 3,000 volunteers have participated in our programs in the past three years and we have been bestowed with numerous awards from Mayors and Civic offices for the selfless and tireless efforts from our volunteers who truly make a lasting and meaningful difference in the lives of so many. What makes our volunteer program so unique is that you get to earn your internationally accredited TEFL/TESOL certification for FREE! After completing your volunteer program, we can offer a guaranteed job placement as a paid English Language instructor (TEFL/TESOL) in Thailand.