PSF in Ecuador – Summer 2018

Categories: Ecuador, Missions recruiting


Ricaurte in Ecuador

Mission dates

August or September 2018 (flexible dates)

Framework of intervention

Unidad Educativa Especializada Nuestra Señora del Carmen
The mission of the educational unit is to provide integral services and to improve the living conditions of people, especially children, living with disabilities and achieve their social, educational and work inclusion through the dynamic participation of families, by raising awareness of the community and promoting continuing education of staff.

Volunteers wanted

Physiotherapist and Physical Rehabilitation Therapists (TRP)

Occupational therapist


Objectives of the mission

Support the strengthening of the skills of physiotherapy service professionals:

  • Pediatric rehabilitation, motor development ;
  • Assessment of patients with neuro-musculoskeletal problems;
  • Make better diagnoses and treatment plans for patients;
  •  Learning new approaches and updating knowledge;
  •  Patient records management

Requirements and skills sought


Member in good standing of the Professional Order of Physiotherapy of Quebec (OPPQ)

Member in good standing of the Ordre des ergothérapeutes du Québec

Work experience

Physiotherapist Head of Mission: 5 years of practice experience (international cooperation mission experience an asset)

Physiotherapist and TRP participants: at least 2 years of practice experience

Occupational therapist: at least 2 years of practice experience

Experience in international cooperation

Previous experience an asset

Work language


Personal skills

  •  Adherence to the values ​​and beliefs of PSF and TSF
  • Very good ability to live in simple conditions
  • Very good ability to work in an intercultural context
  •  Very good adaptability
  • Very good ability to work in a team
  • Good sense of organization and planning
  • High degree of professionalism


Volunteer volunteers will be responsible for financing the costs of the mission.

Pre-departure meetings

Before departure, TSF organizes a meeting at its offices to prepare volunteers for the mission.

To Apply

To send your application with a curriculum vitae or to have more information on this mission, please contact us

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