Responsible to:

Esperanca Program Director

Definition of Duties:

  • Capturing surgical mission activities through photos and stories
  • Interviewing families and volunteers about their experiences with the program, and success stories
  • Writing up experiences and stories that can be used for reports, newsletters, and social media
  • Serving as a team member with volunteer surgical team and country staff

Length of Commitment:

1-2 weeks depending on surgical mission

Time Required

Volunteer will join surgical mission team on a 1-2 week volunteer mission to Bolivia or Nicaragua. Volunteer must be able to commit to the entire duration of the trip, a one-hour program orientation prior to departure, and 5-10 hours post-trip to edit and deliver media materials that can be used by the organization.


  • Interest in international health
  • Interest in photography, videography, and writing
  • Flexibility and patience in a low-resource international setting
  • Volunteer must be able to pay for their own trip expenses which include flights, visas, vaccinations, lodging and meals.
  • Must have passport with required visas and vaccinations
  • Strong team player
  • Interest in medical care or medical services for the undeserved

For more information please contact Karen via email  to learn more