Health care assistant in local hospitals in Huancayo!

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The Exchange

Be a health care assistant in local hospitals and health centers we work with. Help patients in the hospital to feel better and getting cured of their diseases. Please note that this program only works for volunteers with medical studies! We ask for an additional monetary contribution to the worldpackers reservation fee for your expenses such as Wi-Fi, electricity, laundry, food, and gas of $130 USD or 450 Soles per week in a shared bedroom.


20 hours of help per week

Cleaning: Help clean the kitchen, bedrooms, bathrooms and common areas.

Housekeeping: Help with changing the bed linens and general housekeeping.

What you get

2 days off per week

Shared Dorm: You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other travelers.

Breakfast: You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.

Lunch: You are entitled to a free lunch, every day of your stay.

Dinner: You are entitled to a free dinner, every day of your stay.

Free Laundry: You can use our laundry room freely.

Language lessons: Take free language classes at our place.


Intermediate Spanish or Beginner English

Accepts solo applications and also couples and pairs

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

Program Details

assisting inside health centers at Huancayo, city and the small villages around.
taking care of elderly , children, teenagers , babies, adults in risk.
visiting them, giving them motivation classes, helping children to study and learn in these special conditions, helping them with their medical treatment, etc.

Activities & Shift

if you study medicine or you are a doctor , the day starts at 7 a.m. to meet with the main doctor to talk about their patientes, then the group go to visit each patiente from 8 to 10, then you help with every patiente medical treatment until 1 p.m.
if you decide to help in the afternoon is optional .


get tropical diseases inmunizations .
health professional or student.
valid health insurance.
help at least 4 hours a day at a medical center .
good level of spanish.
commitment with the schedule
proactive attitude
work under pressure