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  • Posted: Sep 28, 2021
    Deadline: Oct 20, 2021
  • International Medical Aid is broad-based not-for-profit organization striving to improve access to medical and public health resources in the world’s most impoverished areas through fully staffed and strategically deployed mobile healthcare campaign. Built on values of integrity, mutual respect and commitment to the communities we serve, International ...
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    Program Mentor Intern

    Job Description

    Program Mentor Intern for an educational travel organization that facilitates healthcare placements and medical aid campaigns in Kenya.

    Job Summary

    Reporting to the local Senior Program Mentor, International Medical Aid’s Program Mentor Intern will be involved in the day-to-day coordination of housing, transportation, local tours, safaris and hospital placements for foreign students, doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals. The Program Mentor Intern will be responsible for overseeing IMA’s interns and assuring their safety and comfort at all times. Additionally, the Program Mentor Intern will be responsible will be involved in coordinating IMA’s mobile medical and hygiene clinics.

    Key Roles

    1. Daily management and oversight of healthcare electives and medical placements including the following:
    2. Facilitation of hospital placements
    3. Daily oversight of interns both in residence and hospital
    4. Coordination of housing, transportation and food
    5. Accounting of all program related expenses/costs
    6. Coordinating and leading local tours of attractions in Mombasa including Fort Jesus, Bombolulu Cultural Center, Jumba la Mtwana and Haller Park
    7. Providing local area and hospital orientation for program participants including comprehensive overview of the following:
    8. Participant Code of Conduct Country-Specific Safety Precautions including warnings about use of “tuk-tuks”, public transportation and motor bikes
    9. Universal Precautions
    10. Guidelines for Premedical and Medical Students Providing Patient Care During Clinical Experiences Abroad
    11. Overseeing the mentorship of interns in healthcare placements
    12. Remaining available and responsive to interns concerns or in-case of emergency
    13. Participating in monthly hygiene or medical clinics
    14. Managing and developing IMA’s growing community of users, shaping our brand identity through our website, blog, and social media (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram)
    15. Conceiving and developing new marketing and support materials for IMA’s programs in Kenya


    1. Bachelor’s Degree (Fresh Graduates): Public Relations, Communication, Business, Tourism and Hospitality Management or any Social Sciences, with a second class upper division from a recognized University. Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) mean grade B+
    2. Must possess clean criminal and academic record
    3. Must possess a very high level of integrity and uphold IMA’s ethical standards
    4. Must be self-motivated and be able to effectively work with minimum supervision
    5. Must have the ability to develop and maintain good relationships with internal and stakeholders
    6. Must be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite
    7. Must be familiar with Mombasa City
    8. Must be proficient at use of social media including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
    9. A valid Kenya Driver’s License would be an added advantage.

    The deadline for the application period is no later than 20th October, 2021.

    Method of Application

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    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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