World Youth International is one of Australia's leading not-for-profit international development organisations and has facilitated a range of exciting volunteer opportunities for thousands of Australians of all ages in Kenya, Nepal and Peru, working in some of the world's most vulnerable communities for more than 25 years.
The Nurses in Action program in Kenya has been developed for nurses and allied health professionals who are passionate about utilising their skills overseas in a developing context. Join a team of 6-12 like minded people for one month to assist in the provision of quality primary health care services in the Nyanza province, a region which boasts some of the poorest health outcomes in the country. Volunteers on the Nurses in Action program support the development of the recently opened Mama Ann Odede Community Health Centre.
The Overseas Action Program (OAP) runs for five weeks in Kenya, Nepal and Peru and is offered to people aged 18-30 years. No formal qualifications or experience are required to participate on this program, just a willingness to get your hands dirty! Volunteers on the OAP are accompanied by an Australian-trained team leader and work on sustainable development construction projects in rural communities. This program facilitates a structured and supportive team environment which is perfect for both young and inexperienced travelers and those who enjoying working as part of a team.
Founded by the late Robert Hoey in 1988, WYI is a proudly non-religious and non-political organisation. At the very heart of its work is a commitment to community-led, sustainable development projects.
Don't hesitate to call our office on (08) 8340 1266 and talk to one of our friendly staff members if you have any questions about World Youth International as an organisation or the programs offered.