Public Health & Well-being

Public Health & Well-being internships available in these countries

Service Learning in Argentina

Below are a few sample Public Health & Well-being placements undertaken by past participants. There are many more possibilities, as each placement is customized. Contact an advisor to learn more!

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Yoga Practice Assistant at Yoga In Jail Project

Serve the Moksha Project, which brings transformative yoga practice to vulnerable incarcerated populations. Assist yoga instructors with classes in two units of the San Martín prison (maximum security and the medium-security). Help build awareness of the Moksha Project by preparing articles in English about the organization and making connections with international media so that they publish them.

Service Learning in Ecuador

Below are a few sample Public Health & Well-being placements undertaken by past participants. There are many more possibilities, as each placement is customized. Contact an advisor to learn more!

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Education Intern at Rural Public School

Work with the kids of a rural public school to teach them about hygiene, healthy habits, nutrition, and other themes through demonstrations, role plays, and generally interactive instructional methods. You may also help other teachers in preparing and delivering their lessons, as well as classroom management and administrative tasks.

Service Learning in South Africa

Below are a few sample Public Health & Well-being placements undertaken by past participants. There are many more possibilities, as each placement is customized. Contact an advisor to learn more!

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Assistant at Boys’ Youth Care and Education Center

Support and educate young men who come from a home that can no longer care for them, have been in trouble with the law, or have been identified by social development to receive more remedial education. The boys both attend school and live at the center. The placement may involve assisting with legal cases, tutoring, creating new activities and curricula (i.e. sports, nature therapy, workshops), and shadowing medical staff.

Health and Life Skills Advocate for Youth Outreach Program

Join an initiative that promotes healthy and considered life choices for youth around sexual behavior, career advice, self-development, nutrition, effective communication, and relationships. Help deliver education and resources to educators, students, and community members to make a positive impact in the lives of the South African youth. Depending on your background and the program’s needs, you may support policy, outreach, and/or education.

Health Coordinator at Shelter for Women and Children

Help the shelter’s residents find healing and learn skills that will empower them emotionally, spiritually, and physically. This role focuses on development and delivery of physical activities, specifically group exercise classes and other fun, active, and empowering activities. You may also log clients’ condition and progress, as well as contribute to other shelter operations.