PSF in Ecuador – Spring 2019

Categories: Bolivia, Missions recruiting, Projects recruiting

Framework of intervention

Location: Ecuador, Ricaurte

Dates: April 2019 (flexible dates)

Partners: 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.


Mandate: objectives

Support the strengthening of the skills of physiotherapy service professionals:

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


Physiotherapist and Physical Rehabilitation Therapists (TRP)

Occupational therapist

Requirements and skills


Member of the Professional Order of Physiotherapy of Quebec (OPPQ)

Member 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 languages

Spanish, english

 Personal skills

  • Adherence to the values ​​and beliefs of PSF and TSF
  •  High degree of comfort with modest living conditions
  • Marked ability to work in an intercultural context
  •  Remarkable flexibility and adaptability
  •  Excellent team player
  • Good organizational and planning skills
  •  Great professionalism


Volunteers will have to make a financial contribution to Terre Sans Frontières in the form of fundraising

 Mandatory meetings

Before departure, TSF organizes at its offices a pre-departure meeting to prepare the volunteers, as well as a meeting on return, for a return meeting

To Apply

To send your resume or request more information about this mission, please contact us


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