Many pregnant young woman find themselves on the streets, with no assistance or medical help. The Young Mothers Home was established to help young homeless girls and their babies. Currently about 20 girls and their babies live on campus. This is a safe haven where they receive medical, educational and socio support before, during and after their pregnancy. The center is open 24 hours in case of emergency arrivals

  • Volunteers with midwife or medical training are needed to give necessary pre-natal checkups, health advice, postpartum period and education for woman’s health issues.
  • Health counseling and education on preparation for parenthood and also woman’s health issues after birth and expectations. Family planning, breastfeeding support and also care for the newborns is needed.    
  • Spanish speaking volunteers needed

Volunteer Opportunities Nicaragua: MidWifery / Health

Overview

  • Project Length: From 1 week to 12 weeks
  • Project dates: Year round. Choose any date to arrive.
  • Arrival airport: Managua (MGA)
  • Requirements: Advance Spanish
  • Accommodation: Local host family
  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Airlines: American, United, Delta, Spirit, Taca
  • Vaccinations: Routine Vac, Hep-A and Typhoid wwwnc.cdc.gov

Program Schedule

  • Program starts and ends in Managua
  • Airport meet and greet in Managua.  Afternoon city tour and orientation
  • Monday to Friday volunteering. 35-40 hours per week
  • Weekends free to sightseeing
  • Typical shift work can be: 8:00am - 4:00pm with a break for lunch
  • Support: Local ABV Director support 24/7 during placement
  • Departure: ABV Staff Escorted Airport Transfer

Not included:

  • Flights to Nicaragua.. Visas and/or entry-exit fees. Vaccinations. Local Transportation. Travel & Health Insurance. Laundry and Internet

Ready to get started?

Got a question for the team?

Call our toll free number 866-423-3258
Chat with an ABV Coordinator
Email our office:  [email protected]

WHAT DO MY FEES PAY FOR?

When you join an A Broader View program your financial contribution supports the hundreds of needy communities where our volunteer programs are based.  Donations are helping to stimulate the local economies with coordinator and hosting jobs, with new constructions at local school and orphanage, with much needed medical supplies to under served hospitals and clinics. 

ABV works tirelessly year round to support our volunteers, and also to serve the local communities where we are based.  As a tax exempt 501(c)(3) non-profit charity organization we receive 100% of our funding from our volunteers' program fee donations. Your program fee is used for airport pick up & transfer, departure transfer, placement logistics, orientation, food & accommodations, in-country assistance as well as programmatic administrative support and continuity of our volunteer programs.   If you have questions about our program fees email to [email protected] or call us toll free at 866-423-3258.

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