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Current Opportunities

Volunteer Qualified Physical Therapist

Position: Volunteer Qualified Physical Therapist (Physiotherapist), Community Paediatrics Service

Program: Enable the Children, World Hope International

Location: Freetown, Sierra Leone

Position Type: Full time, one-year commitment preferable, starting January 2019

Organization Overview: Enable the Children, founded as an independent not-for-profit in 2007 and more recently incorporated as a program of World Hope International, is a team of local and expatriate staff who provide Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy, care, and support services to approximately 600 children living with disabilities in Freetown, Sierra Leone.

View: https://www.worldhope.org/enable-the-children, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oUE1murheCw, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OpvepJMRt84 

Position Description: The main role is to coordinate a specialist physical therapy service to children and families in the community, assessing and diagnosing children, then planning treatment and interventions, undertaking treatment and maintaining associated records. Also the role holder will oversee the work and planning of the physical therapy team, especially investing in the training of local staff within the team and participate in the training of staff with development and evaluation of the whole service.

Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Supportive of World Hope International’s mission, values and philosophy of missions
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Fluent in English, and willing to learn new languages
  • Computer skills, including Word and Excel beneficial
  • Ability to respond to requests and obtain information in a timely manner

Personal Qualities

  • Christian faith (or tolerant to work closely with those of Christian faith)
  • Enthusiastic, flexible, reliable and empathetic
  • Must have good relational and team working skills
  • Has healthy affirming relationships and exhibits integrity in professional and personal life

Education and Experience

  • Registered Physical Therapist (Physiotherapist) with at least two years of experience
  • Experience in community paediatrics
  • Developing nation experience beneficial

Submit the following information to Anna Vines, Enable the Children Program Director at annavines@worldhope.org: résumé / CV, cover letter, references

Work Hours: 40 hours

In-country stipend: $1000 per month

Benefits: 1 flight per year with travel to and from Freetown (FNA) airport, visa and residents permit, housing in ETC house and travel health insurance

Christian Commitment

All applicants will be screened for their Christian commitment. This process will include a discussion of:

  • The applicant’s spiritual journey and relationship with Jesus Christ as indicated in their statement of faith.
  • The applicant’s understanding and acceptance of the Apostle’s Creed.
Statement of Faith

A statement of faith describes your faith and how you see it as relevant to your involvement with WHI. It must include, at a minimum, a description of your spiritual disciplines (prayer, Bible study, etc.) and your current fellowship or place of worship. Applicants can either incorporate their statement of faith into their cover letter content or submit it as a separate document.

Equal Opportunity Employer

World Hope International (WHI) is both an equal opportunity employer and a faith-based religious organization. We hire US employees without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, marital status, parental status, membership in any labor organization, political ideology or disability of an otherwise qualified individual. We hire national employees in our countries of operation pursuant to the law of the country where we hire the employees.  The status of WHI as an equal opportunity employer does not prevent the organization from hiring US staff based on their religious beliefs so that all US staff share the same religious commitment.

Pursuant to the United States Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 702 (42 U.S.C. 2000e 1(a)), WHI has the right to, and does, hire only candidates whose beliefs align with the Apostles’ Creed.

Apostles' Creed

I believe in Jesus Christ, God’s only Son, our Lord, 
who was conceived by the Holy Spirit, born of the Virgin Mary, suffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, died, and was buried; he descended to the dead. On the third day he rose again; he ascended into heaven, he is seated at the right hand of the Father, and he will come again to judge the living and the dead. I believe in the Holy Spirit, the holy catholic church, the communion of saints, the forgiveness of sins, the resurrection of the body, and the life everlasting. AMEN.

Internships

We partner with students at accredited colleges and universities to connect their talents, passions, and education to God’s calling through our program areas to serve people around the world. Internships are often seasonal.

Email info@worldhope.org to discover current opportunities.

 

Volunteering

We are always looking for volunteers who are willing to use their varied skills in short-term or longer-term service alongside our team around the world.

Current Opportunities: None

Email info@worldhope.org to discover both short-term, long-term, domestic, and overseas volunteer service opportunities.

 

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