Thursday, 5 July 2018

Volunteer in India in 2019

An exciting opportunity to travel to India and make a genuine, sustainable difference in the lives of people with disability in rural India.

Where: Amar Seva Sangam (ASSA), located in the rural town of Ayikudy, Tamil Nadu, is an organization for people with disabilities run by people with disabilities offering a range of services for adults and children. 
Placement is facilitated by registered Canadian charity Handi-Care Intl.

When: January - December 2019

Job Description:
  • ASSA regularly hosts OT and PT students from North American universities (UBC, Toronto, Ottawa, McGill, Western, Queens, Manitoba, McMaster, Sherbrooke, Dalhousie, Colorado) for clinical fieldwork placements.
  • Interested applicants will be accompanied by and supervise 2-4 OT/ PT students from North America.
  • Provide bedside mentorship and teaching to the 12 PTs, 2 OTs and 2 speech therapists working at ASSA with the goal of exchanging knowledge. Conduct seminars/workshops for the PTs, OTs and speech therapists.
  • Direct client care will occur alongside mentorship and teaching.
  • Area of focus can be tailored towards applicant’s experience/interest.

More details and application instructions here.


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