PSF in Tanzania – Autumn 2019

Categories: Missions recruiting, Tanzanie

Framework of intervention

Location: Tanzania, Moshi and Kibosho

Workplace: St. Joseph’s Hospital in Moshi and Kibosho Hospital

Dates: Fall 2019 (3 weeks, flexible dates)

Partners: St Joseph’s Hospital in Moshi and Kibosho Hospital
Semi-rural environment in the Kilimanjaro region. Interventions are at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Moshi and Kibosho Hospital – Department of Physical Therapy, located 7 km from Moshi at altitude. The clientele of the physiotherapy department is very diverse, ranging from all the conditions: orthopedic, rheumatological and neurological.



Mandate: objectives

Support the strengthening of the skills of physiotherapy service professionals:

  • Oncology Rehabilitation, Treatment of Lymphedema in Physiotherapy
  • 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



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 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

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

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

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

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