Volunteer work in a dental clinic in Samaná, Dominican Republic

Duration
from 4 weeks
Working hours
4-6 hours
Minimum age
from 18 years
Education
medical experience

Overview: volunteer work in a dental clinic in Samaná, Dominican Republic

Get hands on experience for a future dentist career. You may also assist at a small community based dental clinic.The key requirements for a medical volunteer are initiative, enthusiasm, and readiness to work in unfamiliar circumstances. The medical program is available for elective students, medical students with free holiday time, pre­university students and also students taking, or planning to take, specialist medical courses such as biomedical science, nursing and physiotherapy.

Services for your volunteer program in the Dominican Republic

What's included:

  • Placement in a volunteer program according to your demands
  • Assisting visa application
  • Information about affordable flights, travel insurances and other important travel documents
  • Airport transportation with direct transfer to your accommodation
  • Airport transfer to bus terminal Santo Domingo
  • Bus ticket from Santo Domingo to Samaná inlcuding return ticket
  • Accommodation in a guest house or guest family for the duration of your project (please note: an additional fee for living a guest family applies)
  • Living in a host family includes 2 meals a day
  • Living in s shared flat: slef-catering
  • 6 hours Spanish lessons per week
  • Orientation on site through a staff member
  • Tips and information about freetime activities
  • Contact person during your stay abroad
  • 24-hour emergency number
  • Regular meetings with all volunteers or interns
  • Certificate


What's not included:

  • Visa
  • Insurances
  • Flights
  • Meals (shared flat)
  • Additional personal expenses
  • Transportation
  • Airport drop

Your volunteer coordinator in the Dominican Republic

Due to his passion for travelling the world, experiencing new cultures and being socially committed, Manfred early decided to work in the field of development aid. Thus, in 1998 he started to organize a street kids projects in Caracas, Venezuela. He mainly took care of international cooperation, cultural exchange and volunteer work. 

His efforts in Venezuela have proven that popular, so that he decided to establish a new volunteer program in the Dominican Republic. The more people can be helped, the better! Now he is coordinating volunteers in Samaná, the Dominican Republic, and will become your contact person during your stay in the Caribbean! 

Learn more about Manfred !