Make your home within a traditional village and mountainous backdrop of the Dawasamu District on the east coast of Viti Levu Island. You will be working alongside local people on a range of healtcare initiatives at our base in the Tailevu Province of Fiji. As a hands-on member of this volunteer team you will be involved with a diverse variety of key initiatives to promote health and well-being in the communities.
The dramatic Fijian landscape is defined by sweeping volcanic hillsides, dense jungle, fresh water waterfalls, extensive beaches and colourful coral reefs. In this picturesque environment you will set to work helping community members to improve their health.
Depending on the community needs and project direction, involvement in a range of activities and experiences which might include: working with local community health workers, hosting interactive healthcare workshops, or creating supporting resources and conducting supplementary research about the communities health and reoccurring ailments. Volunteers can look forward to interacting with villagers and making lifelong friends, visit idyllic traditional Fijian villages and be immersed in the Fijian way of life. On weekends or pre/post your volunteer work you can enjoy island hopping between stunning remote island locations with beautiful beaches and breathtaking scenery, participating in activities such as scuba diving, dolphin watching, hiking to waterfalls, snorkeling, traditional ceremonies, and Fijian language lessons.
After my first visit to Fiji, I had to return, the country, culture and people have found their way into my heart.