Volunteer and Job Opportunities

Director of Public Health Programs Position Available

The Director of Public Health Programs is responsible for managing the current portfolio of public health and research projects, as well as ensuring HHI’s activities are carried out effectively in Montellano and increasingly over time, on a broader geographic scale in accordance with HHI’s five year Strategic plan.  The Public Health Director plays a key role in the long term strategic planning and direction of the program. S/he is integrally involved in developing new initiatives and seeking funding to address public health concerns in line with the organization’s evolving strategic plan and objectives, which involves acting as an advocate, facilitator, grant writer and organizer in the context of a diverse group of stakeholders.

To learn more about the position and how to apply, view the full description here.


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:  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.