Explore the world whilst changing lives

We arrange voluntary work in fascinating locations for Doctors, Nurses, Students and all Medical Professionals.

Non-medical partners are always needed to help teach kids English or assist in many other areas. Take the opportunity to step out of your comfort zone and combine your next holiday or conference with a volunteer program.

MAKE A DIFFERENCE – IT WILL CHANGE LIVES.

DocTours will find the right voluntary placement for you that will be challenging, worthwhile and creates a positive impact on the community that you visit.

DocTours-bagLearn new skills, live and work in a different environment, gain valuable life experiences, practice a new language – it is life changing for both you and the communities.

– Volunteering
– International work experience
– Medical electives
– Student placements

Ready to get started on your volunteer journey?

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  • “I thoroughly enjoyed my time in Sri Lanka. I had an absolutely incredible experience, thank you so much for the opportunity. Look forward to future adventures.”

    Ms L.L. Med Student, (Sri Lanka)
  • “The project was amazing and the people there were just wonderful!! I wish I could have stayed longer – there is just so much to be done and the environment is absolutely amazing.”

    Ms J.K. (Costa Rica)
  • “I had a fantastic time in Nepal. Our hosts were fantastic – Bikram in particular was very welcoming and the whole team pretty much looked after us and treated us like family. All in all, I had an amazing time and I left Nepal already wanting to go back!”

    Dr N.A. (Nepal)

Overview of the DocTours process

An outline of the process is usually as follows:

  1. Complete the Online Application Form and attach (or email) your supporting documents.
  2. Written confirmation of your placement is normally provided within a week.
  3. Your deposit of AUD$495 will be required to confirm your place.
  4. Let us know if you would like advice or assistance with flights, optional tours or travel insurance.
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  6. Arrange a Working with Children Check (all destinations) or a Police Background Report (if travelling to Cambodia).
  7. Final payment is due two months prior to departure.
  8. Check on current vaccinations required with a travel doctors such as TravelVax, phone 1300 360 164 (www.travelvax.com.au)
  9. Approximately one month prior to departure you will receive a package containing your travel documents and an information booklet on your destination with tips on clothing, culture, travel, contacts, what to pack, safety, security, etc.

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Or, you can send us an email and a brief CV if you would like to have an initial discussion on any particular roles, other locations or preferred dates in advance of submitting your application.

You will be challenged by working in a foreign environment, practising back to basics medicine with very limited resources and see patients that present with conditions at a fairly advanced stage.

We recommend that you approach volunteering with an open-mind and the goal to just do the best you can.

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