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Stimp

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Yes


My daughter did a lot of international volunteerism in HS and college; most of it medical related.

Three paths to check out:

Church - ours did a lot of medical mission work in Haiti and the more downtrodden Central American countries. Our activities were arranged through local permanent organizations.

College - alternate spring break opportunities. Those are often sourced through permanent volunteer organizations. The chat on this board earlier this week about Lima being a great destination spot was interesting. Daughter volunteered on the other side of Lima's Wall of Shame. You don't want to vacation there.

Permanent organizations. Daughter did a summer in NW Thailand (medical and teaching related - orphanage). This organization was Rustic Pathways. They're all over the globe, in to everything volunteer-related, and hire full-time.

(In response to this post by BrevardHoo)

Posted: 02/12/2020 at 12:46PM



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Current Thread:
  Sorry. Didn't read carefully. -- HoonDog 02/12/2020 9:42PM
  Yes -- Stimp 02/12/2020 12:46PM
  Some related experience (link)... -- Slider 02/12/2020 11:22AM
  Can you do Peace Corps before graduating college? -- BrevardHoo 02/12/2020 11:41AM
  Many thanks friend ** -- BrevardHoo 02/12/2020 11:57AM

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