Make a difference to the health of disadvantaged people overseas on this meaningful, practical project

  • Gain invaluable hands-on healthcare experience
  • Work opportunities exist in a variety of settings
  • Open to both qualified and unqualified volunteers
  • Tasks are tailored to individual circumstances a experience level
  • Learn lots about how overseas health services work
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Physician Assistant Volunteer Abroad Projects

Physician Assistant Volunteer Abroad Projects

Have you ever thought about being a physician assistant volunteer abroad participant?

Do you want to gain work experience in medical career? Would you like to be a physician’s assistant that volunteers overseas?

If you have ever thought about a meaningful volunteer opportunity in the field of healthcare then Globalcrossroad has some exciting volunteer placements for you.

Globalcrossroad has been successfully sending volunteers abroad to a variety of placements since 2003 and is dedicated to match medical and physician assistant volunteer opportunities with those who wish to volunteer abroad.

Globalcrossroad Best Budget Physician Assistant Volunteer Abroad Projects

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Have you ever considered Medical volunteering in Tanzania or Guatemala? Or a Physician assistant volunteering abroad in India?

The following list is some of Globalcrossroads most meaningful and unique medical and Physician assistant global health opportunities.

If you aren’t sure where you would like to volunteer then choose from one of these amazing placements.

Medical Volunteering in Peru

If you are or want to be a Physician assistant volunteer abroad in Peru. The country is beautiful and you can combine volunteering with a trip to the world renowned Maccu Picchu.

Peru’s healthcare system is severely underfunded and medical and Physician assistant volunteer opportunities here will let you interact and give back to the Peruvian people.

Volunteering with health projects here involve working as a Physician assistant volunteer overseas in a variety of clinics or even the unique mobile clinic set up in Cusco that travels to more remote regions and helps those who cannot travel.

Medical Volunteering in Guatemala

As a Physician assistant volunteering abroad in Guatemala, it is expected that you have a background and experience in healthcare as well as some Spanish skills.

Combining this placement with a Spanish language course is a great way to prepare to practice a language while volunteering in Guatemala.

Health/ Medical Volunteering in Tanzania

One of our favourite physician assistant global health opportunities is medical volunteering in Tanzania. Since Tanzania is in short supply of doctors and physicians, anybody with a certification or medical background can become a physician assistant volunteer overseas here.

Pre-med or medical students can undertake an internship in Tanzania, but sadly those not properly trained in healthcare cannot apply for this physician assistant volunteer abroad option.

Medical Volunteer in Ghana

A physician assistant volunteering abroad in Ghana will get to experience the country in ways most visitors will never receive.

As a medical volunteer in Ghana you will help increase access to healthcare in rural areas, which may involve promoting and offering health education for women and children, AIDS awareness, assist in maternity clinics or children’s hospitals.

Because physician assistant global health opportunities are varied in Ghana, Globalcrossroads can find the perfect placement to fit your skills and background.

Volunteer in a Medical/Healthcare Project in India

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India is always in need of volunteers looking to become a physician assistant volunteering abroad.

If you are interested in immersing yourself in one of the most culturally rich and diverse countries then this is the physician assistant volunteer abroad opportunity for you.

You will get a chance to meet some of the underprivileged Indians who lack basic access to healthcare and make a real difference to many people in even a short time.

Health/Medical Volunteering In Uganda

Uganda has a wonderful culture and the people are incredibly friendly. If you decide to become a physician’s assistant volunteering abroad here you will no doubt make a lot of Ugandan friends with the people you come into contact with.

To support this project volunteers need experience in a medical field as volunteers will get the chance to work shadowing a doctor or independently.

For longer stay placements volunteers may assist with outpatient department services, dispense medications and deliver injections/immunizations. This Physician assistant volunteer abroad opportunity is a great chance to make a meaningful difference while gaining real work experience.

Medical Volunteer Project in Kenya

There are many Physician assistant global health opportunities awaiting in Kenya, as many clinics are in need of volunteers.

The role of the volunteer varies depending on the situation but generally the Physician assistant volunteering abroad will assist patients, dress wounds, take patients vitals and work alongside doctors and nurses in different departments.

While volunteers need medical experience or certification this physician assistant volunteer abroad is a great change to get more experience while helping out a country in need of more healthcare professionals.

Volunteer at a Medical Clinic in Costa Rica

As a Physician assistant volunteering abroad in Costa Rica you will get the chance to explore one of Central America’s most beautiful countries.

Not only that but you will also have a chance to make a real difference as a medical volunteer in a country with little funding for nationwide healthcare. You can combine Physician assistant volunteer overseas placement here with a Spanish course to also improve your language skills.

If you want to take on a Physician assistant volunteer abroad opportunity then Globalcrossroad has lots of different placements for you to consider.

Globalcrossroad prides itself in sourcing affordable and meaningful Physician assistant global health opportunities around the world and with medical placements we ensure the safety of both volunteers and hospitals, clinics or communities the volunteers work in.

Globalcrossroads can help match your skills with a Physician assistant volunteering abroad opportunity, or you can choose what country you want to visit and we can help you get there.

Jessica Mills

It was all worth it. I treasured the intimate moments travelling and experiencing together

Jessica Mills


Roberta Quis

I was not ready to leave when my two months were up. It was an unforgettable experience.

Roberta Quis

- Australia

Kenneth Janes

This was an amazing trip. I was immersed in new experiences, cultures, languages and people.

Kenneth Janes

- Canada

Lindsay Scott

This experience was both exceptional and valuable. Project was extremely enlightening.

Lindsay Scott

- Germany

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Benefits of volunteering and becoming a physician assistant volunteer abroad participant

All over the world healthcare needs an extra pair of hands, after all there can never be enough doctors or nurses. Being a medical student or physician assistant volunteering abroad means you have the chance to go to one of Globalcrossroads 18 destination countries and help at a local hospital or clinic.

Medical, dental, nurse and Physician assistant volunteer opportunities are always requested and if you are interested in volunteering in this field then you can make a meaningful contribution with your time to a clinic or hospital that needs you.

So if you are thinking about a placement doing nursing or physician assistant volunteer overseas then we have a range of affordable opportunities to suit you.