We are seeking volunteers to join our Health Check Team in Arusha, Tanzania at The School of St Jude. The school is growing quickly and we need more human resources to sustain our needs and fulfil our mission.
The School of St Jude is a charity funded iNGO that provides free, high-quality education to 1,800 primary and secondary students from the poorest communities in Arusha and surrounding regions.
To be part of a Health Check team which provides support to the Student Health and Welfare team by identifying students who may have health problems that could potentially affect the student’s ability to learn and reach their full potential, and to provide advice.
Under the direction of the Team Leader and Health and Welfare Coordinator, you will be responsible for working as part of the team, contributing your expertise and professionalism to undertake the health checks which include;
You are required to follow standard protocols and procedures regarding the common conditions seen during health checks (see Information Pack) and provide advice and support to Student Health and Welfare staff and students identified with specific, less common and more serious issues
There are a number of types of volunteers needed:
St Jude’s is situated in the town of Arusha, the gateway to popular East African National Parks and game reserves such as Ngorongoro Crater, the vast plains of the Serengeti, Lake Manyara, Tarangire and Arusha National Park, so you can also experience the beauty of Africa before and/or after volunteering at the school.
Please download our Information Pack about medical checks.
For further information about what the medical checks involve please contact Jane Larkin at Janelarkin1@gmail.com (Health Check Team Leader) or Lisa Wanda at firstname.lastname@example.org (Health and Welfare Coordinator at St Jude’s).