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Cape Town Children's Hospital

Pays d’action: Afrique du Sud, Afrique
Type d’activité: Santé & Médecine
The Cape Town Children’s Hospital Volunteer Project is a non-profit organization. The project has been in existence since 1978.As a volunteer at this project you will have the opportunity to lift the spirits of the kids whom are ill. You will give your undivided attention to them and create fun things for them to do and engage in.



Description du projet et du rôle des volontaires

The hospital is a national asset and handles the worst cases of disease and chronic illness in children under 12 years of age. Focus areas include renal and liver transplants, specialized burn care, neurosurgery, cancer treatment, intensive care, HIV/Aids research, TB, re-hydration and co-ordination, and management in the care of chronic disorders.

The project believes that physical and emotional healing work simultaneously and is committed to helping make the hospital experience less traumatic for the children by providing emotional support as well as practical assistance.

This is a “Play Volunteer Program”: Play time in the wards is a time and space where patients can express the healthy part of themselves. It aims to bring about a sense of well being, an escape from the “illness”. It creates a warm and happy environment where kids can be kids and not patients. It is during this time that patients can express their playfulness. It is also within this playful relationship that the child’s emotional and social development is encouraged.

You will come to realize that you form part of a multi-disciplinary team, which facilitates the healing process of the little children. It is important to remember that you will not be involved in any medical procedures as per South African health professional laws. Your main responsibility will be to have and create fun.

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Fiche technique de la mission

Pays d’action :
Afrique du Sud, Afrique
Type d'activité :
Santé & Médecine
Durée de la mission :
Minimum: 2 semaines
Maximum: 8 semaines / 2 mois
Frais de participation à la mission :
(contacter l’organisation pour une liste de prix complète)
2 semaines : 605 €
4 semaines/1 mois : 1105 €
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* Toutes les indications de prix sont fournies par l’organisation de volontariat sans garantie. Si l’organisation ne facture pas en Euros, les prix réels peuvent varier en fonction du cours de change.
Disponibilité de la mission :
This project is open all year round, except for a short holiday over the December holidays in between Christmas and New Year’s.
Age minimum :
18 ans
Age maximum :
pas d'âge maximum
Placement individuelle ou en groupe ?
Individuelle / Groupe
Maîtrise de langues :
Basic English Skills
Qualifications particulières :
Relaxed and friendly with children, but also firm with the naughty ones Ability to comfort and calm distressed toddlers and babies Ability to play games, sing songs and be like a child Ability to communicate in a warm and simple way - meet children at their level
Hébergement & repas :
Volunteers are accommodated with a host family. The house is comfortable with a communal lounge, kitchen, internet (extra costs apply) and easy access to the city and any facilities you might need.

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