Peacework

209 Otey Street
Blacksburg, VA 24060
http://www.peacework.org
Religious Affiliation: None
Contact: Pam Burwell
Phone: 540.953.1376 or 800.
Email: mail@peacework.org
Mission: Managing global service projects worldwide for health and medical professionals, students, and related services in collaboration with indigenous partners in clinical and educational settings in countries where there are areas of poverty and need. Specialties such as dentistry and pediatrics are very much in need.

Programs

Program Type: Delivery of Care
Countries/Regions Served: Africa, Europe and Eurasia, Latin America and the Caribbean
Duration: Usually 8 to 14 days
Recruited Personnel: Dentists, hygienists, and dental assistants
Language Requirements: Latin American programs, Spanish recommended (Other language abilities can be matched with sites worldwide.)
Accommodations: Provided, on-site or nearby in guesthouses or small hotels
Materials Needed: Volunteers contributions toward the cost of materials and supplies and/or to arrange for donations of pharmaceuticals and other supplies appropriate for their placement
Program Type: Teaching
Program Name: Peacework Medical Volunteer Program
Countries/Regions Served: Africa, Europe and Eurasia, Latin America and the Caribbean
Duration: Usually 8 to 14 days
Recruited Personnel: Dentists, hygienists, and dental assistants
Language Requirements: Latin American programs, Spanish recommended (Other language abilities can be matched with sites worldwide.)
Accommodations: Provided, on-site or nearby in guesthouses or small hotels
Materials Needed: Volunteers contributions toward the cost of materials and supplies and/or to arrange for donations of pharmaceuticals and other supplies appropriate for their placement
Photo of dental volunteer examining a child's mouth Table with dental tools Photo of two children playing dentist in a dental clinic Photo of dental instruments lined up on a blue cloth in a clinc