Let’s work together!

Surgical Campaign Volunteers. Find out how to join our team…

 

Who can apply?

643a1641We invite medical professionals in the following areas to apply:

  • Facial Plastic Surgery
  • Pediatric Anesthesiology
  • Operating Room Nursing
  • Surgical Prep/Recovery Nursing
  • Speech Therapy

What to expect

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We work for seven days at two local hospitals in Northern Peru (Hospital Belen de Lambayeque and the Regional Hospital).  The first patient is admitted around 7 am and the last operation finishes around 5 or 6pm. Our medical team will consist of 30-35 healthcare professionals from North America and we work in tandem with the staff of our host hospitals in Peru.

Costs

Airfare to and from Chiclayo, Peru is the responsibility of the team member. Your food and hotel expenses are subsidized by FACES.  If cost is an issue, partial reimbursement can be negotiated.
 
 
Prior to the surgical campaign, we hold a mandatory orientation meeting in Portland. That meeting will take place on a Saturday in January.
 
 
 

Plans for our next Surgical Campaign 2022 are rapidly evolving, as we prepare to return with new protocols in place, and as Peruvians make ready and regional hospitals achieve capacity due to the COVID-19 pandemic over the last 18 months.

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Year-Round Volunteers

 
We spend all year preparing for our surgical campaigns. If you have experience and / or interest in any of the following activities, please let us know:20170118183149_img_3833_1
  • Event Planning
  • Electronic Health Records
  • Fundraising
  • Social Media / Website
  • Photography / Photo editing

 

Please click here to complete the application on-line.

Please click here to download the application. You may send it back to us by email or regular mail.

Email: faces@facesfoundation.org

Mail: FACES Foundation, PO Box 25290,  Portland, OR 97298

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