SKILLS-BASED VOLUNTEERING OPPORTUNITY

Health In Action

IRD file Number 91/12353

Volunteer role

Perform physiotherapy and deliver workshop

Skill(s) required

Registered physiotherapist

Description of work

Conduct physiotherapy with ethnic minorities suffering from occupational injuries or other chronic pain problems, deliver workshops on chronic pain management and theraband exercise

Length of service / commitment required

We are looking for volunteers for both one time or continuous support

Amount of time required per month

Flexible

Location of volunteer work

Must work in office / on location

NGO office location

Kwai Tsing Community Health Management Hub , Room 901&902, 9/F, Millennium Trade Centre, 54-56 Kwai Cheong Road, Kwai Chung, N.T., Hong Kong

NGO mission and description of organization’s work

With the vision to eliminate health inequity in the society, Health In Action promote primary health care and social justice through the cycle of service, research and advocacy. We engaged with different marginalized groups including working poor families, ethnic minorities and asylum seekers and refugees in the hope of improving their health status to maintain better living lifestyle.

Impact of skills-based volunteer support on NGO and mission A lot of ethnic minorities, especially women are suffering from chronic pain problems. Most of them are not aware and do not know how to manage these. Through health education and assessment, participants can be equipped with the knowledge and skills to manage their pain.
Language requirement Able to communicate in English and Cantonese
Key contact person for service

Nicole Wong

Senior project officer

Email:

nicolewong@hia.org.hk

Office Number:

3612 9516

Start date for position June 19
End date for position N/A
Remarks or special requirements Registered physiotherapist in Hong Kong or other countries

Possibility for future paid position:

No

 

Interested candidates will be invited to submit their CV directly to your organization—to the key contact named above. Please note that any candidate screening, interview and selection process will be conducted by your organization only. HandsOn Hong Kong provides the platform to NGO partners free of charge and takes no responsibility for the quality of the candidates or their work.