PSF in Ecuador – Autumn 2018

Categories: Ecuador, Missions recruiting

Framework of intervention

  • Location: Ricaurte, Ecuador
  • DatesAugust or September 2018 (flexible dates)

Interventions will take place at the Unidad Educativa Especializada Nuestra Señora del Carmen, which mission 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 ;
  • Assessment of patients with neuro-musculoskeletal problems;
  • Make 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 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 languages

Spanish, english

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


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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