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And he said to them, “The harvest is plentiful, but the laborers are few.
Therefore pray earnestly to the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into his harvest.

– Luke 10:2

 

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Highlighted Opportunities

Program Development Advisor in UMN – Nepal

The post-holder will play a key role in designing projects, writing/editing project proposals, and editing donor reports, ensuring that the projects of the United Mission to Nepal are of an excellent technical standard, in line with its strategy, and designed to maximize learning for all stakeholders.
The applicant should have a master's degree in international development (or similar), not necessarily with huge work experience, but with excellent writing and conceptual skills.

Location: Nepal
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: Long-Term
Partner/Project: United Mission to Nepal

 

Educators

A variety of teaching positions in China
-Elementary Teachers of: Music, Art and various grade levels
-Early Childhood educator
-Curriculum Developer

Location: East Asia
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: Long-Term, Short-Term

 

 

Short-term Teachers – India

Navin Doman Theological College, near Ranchi, invites volunteers to visit for short periods to teach

  • English
  • Computing
  • Music - choir, guitar, keyboard
  • Lutheran doctrine

Formal teaching credentials are not required - just some knowledge and a heart to serve and relate to the students.

Location: India
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: Short-Term
Partner/Project North West Gossner Evangelical Lutheran Church
Partner/Project Website

 

Primary Teachers – Central Asia

Teach at small Learning Centers set up to educate the children of international workers with a Christian INGO in Central Asia.

Location: Central Asia
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: Long-Term, Short-Term
Partner/Project
Partner/Project Website

Medical Personnel At LAMB – Bangladesh

LAMB Rural Health and Development Project serves several million people in the north of Bangladesh through running a hospital, training center, and a variety of community development projects. Long-term expatriate staff are seconded by organizations in their home countries and work alongside Bangladeshi staff in a wide variety of roles. We have families, couples, and singles, from four continents.

Long term positions are for one year or more.  We also have opportunities for short term volunteers.

The current and near-future LAMB needs for new expatriate staff in health-related fields are as follows:

Urgently needed:

Internal Medicine/Family Medicine (or trainee)

LAMB Hospital has a busy inpatient and outpatient Medicine department, with over outpatient visits and inpatient admissions. Patients are usually seen first by medical assistants, and then by trainee doctors, who consult senior doctors when needed.  LAMB is looking for an experienced senior doctor for long-term or mature trainee for shorter periods to provide patient care as well as support the Bangladeshi staff ensuring quality service for the rural poor of north Bangladesh. A long-term doctor would help give clinical leadership to a team of 1 senior and 4-5 junior Bangladeshi doctors.

Paediatrician (or trainee)

LAMB Hospital has a very busy Paediatric department, with over 3600 deliveries per year, and a busy outpatient and inpatient unit for general paediatrics, as well as an inpatient and outpatient unit for disabled children. LAMB is looking for a second Paediatricianor senior trainee to support its existing long-term consultant in ensuring quality service for the rural poor of north Bangladesh and helping give clinical leadership to a team of 2 senior and 4-5 junior Bangladeshi doctors

Also needed:

Nurse or Midwife (Midwife for Training Center)

LAMB Training center is running various types of Maternal and Child health care training. For example, Diploma in Midwifery (3-year) Education Programme, Safe and clean delivery training, Normal Vaginal Delivery training, Complications of the Antenatal, Laboring and Postnatal Mother. The participant of this training are Doctors, Nurses, Medical Assistanst, Health care providers, Village Health Volunteers, Community Facilitators from LAMB, Outside Non-Government organizations and from Government. Bangladesh Government has started Midwifery Education Programme from 2012.

Nurse or Midwife consultant

The Nursing or Midwifery Consultant is responsible for supervising and working with the Nursing Director and Nursing institute in overseeing Nursing or Midwifery Training and In-service Education. He/ she also will make sure quality nursing care is maintained through the nursing department staff.

 

Doctor/ Facilitator  (Anatomy, Physiology, Pathophysiology, Pharmacology)

LAMB Training center is running various types of Maternal and Child health care training. For example, Diploma in Midwifery (3-year) Education Programme, Safe and clean delivery training, Normal Vaginal Delivery training, Complications of the Antenatal, Laboring and Postnatal Mother. The participant of this training are Doctors, Nurses, Medical Assistanst, Health care providers, Village Health Volunteers, Community Facilitators from LAMB, Outside Non-Government organizations and from Government. Bangladesh Government has started Midwifery Education Programme from 2012.

There is huge demand for a Medical doctor as a facilitator for the higher level training for the NGO and Government level trainees or participants. Doctors are needed to practice at LAMB Hospital as well as facilitate training courses as per Training Center need.

 

Allied Health Specialist (Physio/OT/ Speech and Language)

LAMB’s 150 bed Hospital operates a rehabilitation unit for disabled children, for up to 6 inpatients, and also over 1500 outpatients, both at hospital and remote community clinics. Also adult therapy services are offered for in and outpatients. LAMB is seeking for an allied health specialist to give clinical support and guidance to our local therapy assistants in all three therapy disciplines, and other paramedical, nursing and medical staff. A commitment of at least 1 year is preferable.

Psychiatric Nurse

LAMB Rural Health and Development provides holistic health services, including mental/ emotional health services. To expand and further develop this work, a psychiatric nurse is being sought. The nurse will look at current services and advise current health care providers, as well as further develop community based grassroots initiatives for mental and emotional health care. Experience in Trauma Healing and disaster response would be appreciated.

Experienced obstetrician / gynecologist (OB Gyn specialist)

LAMB Hospital has a very busy OBGyn department, with over 3600 deliveries per year, and a busy outpatient and inpatient unit for antenatal, postnatal and gynecological patients. LAMB is looking for a second female OBGyn specialist to support its existing long-term consultant in ensuring quality service for the rural poor of north Bangladesh and helping give clinical leadership to a team of 3-4 senior and 4-5 junior Bangladeshi doctors.

 

Anaesthetist (or trainee)

LAMB is seeking a qualified anaesthetist (consultant/attending or seniortrainee) to support the team of non-medical anaesthetists here. The anaesthetic team consists of 2 senior nurse anaesthetists (trained by visiting foreigners over the years), a medical assistant anaesthetist and two new nurses. Two other nurses also help with on-calls. The hospital has 3 operating theatres, one for mainly general/gynaecology, one for obstetrics and one for small procedures and endoscopies. Most of the caseload is obstetrics (with many high risk cases), gynae and general surgery. There are 3600 deliveries per year, with a 20% Caesarean section rate (2 per day on average). We occasionally operate on neonates, as well as all other age groups.There is a need for a physician anaesthetist to expand the teaching of the newer anaesthesia nurses, to improve the skills of existing nurses, to help manage complex patients within a limited resource setting and to maintain resuscitation skills.

 

 

Laboratory Physician

LAMB Hospital offers laboratory services to support its 150 inpatient beds, and an average of 200+ outpatients daily. Basic haematology, biochemistry, immunohaematology, serology and microbiology services are offered. LAMB seeks a Laboratory Physician, ideally for 6 to 12 months or more to support our trained Bangladeshi laboratory staff to offer a quality-assured laboratory service for this busy general hospital serving the rural poor of North West Bangladesh.

Location: Bangladesh
Start Date: Immediately
Duration: Long-term & Short-term
Requirements/Preferences:
Partner/Project: LAMB Hospital

 

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