Volunteer and Job Opportunities

 


Executive Director

The Executive Director is entrusted with acting as a visionary for realizing HHI’s mission, in collaboration with the people HHI serves, the Board of Directors, and all employees, volunteers, and partners.  The position demands a passion for global health and community development, a commitment to working towards a holistic vision of health in partnership with communities, and an eagerness to contribute to the growth and success of a young non-profit organization.  The Executive Director is responsible for all programs, services, and personnel, and ensures the efficiency and effectiveness of all HHI’s operations.

Please click here to download the full position description.  The position is scheduled to begin in mid July 2014.  To apply, please email a cover letter, resume, and personal statement to Dr. Craig Czarsty, President and Chairman of the Board of Directors, at cczarsty@hhidr.org.

Clinical Programs Director

The Clinical Programs Director is responsible for leading, managing, and developing HHI’s patient care and clinical programs in the Dominican Republic.  The position demands a passion for global health and community development, a commitment to working towards a holistic vision of health in partnership with communities, and a focus on program quality and evaluation. The CPD is responsible for managing a team of Community Health Workers and other staff, overseeing the implementation and evaluation of all clinical programs, and building and developing partnerships with community and health care sector partners.

Please click here to download the full position description.  The position is scheduled to begin in early June 2014.  To apply, please email a cover letter and CV or resume to Haley Burns at hburns@hhidr.org.  Applicants will be contacted within two weeks of submitting an application.

Medical Service Trip Volunteers

Volunteers enable HHI’s primary health care field clinics to provide continuity of care in impoverished communities of the Dominican Republic. Volunteers join an international team of clinicians, pharmacists, medical interpreters, students, community health workers, and public health educators for a challenging, rewarding, and memorable week of service.  Please click here to read more about the medical service trip experience and the goals of HHI’s field clinics.

All MST positions are filled for 2014.  To learn about 2015 trips, we invite you to click on the links where available or to email info@hhidr.org for further information:

  • Clinicians: Physicians, Nurse practitioners, Physicians assistants
  • Medical interpreters
  • Pharmacists

Upcoming Trips:  May 3rd – 10th, 2014; August 30th – September 6th, 2014; January 10th – 17th, 2015; May 2nd – 9th, 2015; September 5th – 12th, 2015

Patient Care Management Volunteers
Patient Care Management Volunteers provide one-on-one support and advocacy to adults and children who are receiving needed medical care through HHI in the Dominican Republic. Volunteers manage a total caseload of approximately 50 patients who are referred by HHI’s physicians to receive specialist consultations, surgeries, diagnostic testing and imaging, and other health care services. The position provides a rewarding opportunity for students and professionals in the fields of social work, health care, and education to work directly with patients in impoverished communities. Volunteers commit to a two-week term, or may combine their Patient Care Management experience with a medical service trip for a three-week volunteer opportunity.

Please email info@hhidr.org for more information and to apply.

Available Dates: Two weeks following each of the Medical Service Trip dates for 2014 above.