Information for Volunteers

While working in Haiti on behalf of OSDPC, and depending on areas of training and mission, volunteers are expected to participate in a variety of activities which may include, but are not limited to: construction, painting, cleaning, medical and dental screening to patients, making health-related presentations to children and adults and other activities as deemed necessary by the Executive Director, Mission Team Leader and/or Assistant Mission Team Leader .
  • In order to maintain the integrity of the programs/mission and ensure the success of future missions,¬†ODSPC has developed the following key requirements for all mission volunteers:
  • The volunteer will report to the Executive Director and the Mission Team Leader or more immediate supervisors as designated by the Executive Director
  • The Executive Director (and appointed staff) has ultimate authority for all decisions concerning the decisions made on behalf of the mission, and any other issues related therein.
  • The Executive Director (and appointed staff members) has authority for decisions concerning emergencies, particularly illness of the volunteer necessitating hospitalization or evacuation to the United States, or danger to the volunteer in Haiti
 
  • While in Haiti, the volunteer agrees to the following:
  • Will not participate in any political activity or public protest of any kind
  • Will not engage in the use of drugs and other illegal substances, including excessive alcohol consumption and/or intoxication
  • Will not carry or use illegal firearms
  You will need a Passport that expires at least six months after your date of travel.
Required immunizations and medications:
- Anti-malaria medication.
- Tetanus
- Hepatitis A and B
- Polio
- Typhoid