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Medic volunteers needed in Nicaragua this September – all expenses covered
25 August 2017

Are you a doctor, nurse or paramedic?
Want a break away from the norm? Want to spend 3 months in Nicaragua this autumn?
If you’ve been thinking about taking some time out and doing something valuable, whilst also developing your clinical skills, then this could be the opportunity for you!
Raleigh International is looking for doctors, nurses and paramedics to join our International Citizen Service (ICS) programme in Nicaragua. ICS is a UK government fully funded programme which aims to bring about young people from all over the world to fight poverty in rural communities across the globe. To safely and successfully run Raleigh ICS we need medics to do so!
Raleigh will cover your costs (flights, vaccinations, accommodation etc...). As the ICS medic you’ll mainly be based in Raleigh’s operational hub – the field base, although you will get some experience on the project sites as well.
Your role will consist of looking after the general health of all the volunteers, supporting operational decisions and managing any emergencies that may occur, therefore in order to apply you must have at least two years clinical experience which will enable you to support volunteers living in a remote environment.
When can I go?
Raliegh International are currently recruiting for our summer programmes.
• Nicaragua: 6th September until 22nd December 2017 
Further programmes available in January 2018.
• Gain and develop tropical medicine skills and experience
• Learn new skills to develop or change your career
• Gain experience working with young people in a challenging environment
• Experience living in a completely new and exciting environment
If you are interested in the role, please visit Raleigh's website on  and complete the online application form, along with sending a copy of your CV.
If you have any questions about this role please contact Raleigh on +44(0) 207 183 1295 or email

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