Medical Director

Employer: Lalmba
Location: Chiri, Ethiopia
Closing date: 01 Aug 2017

Lalmba Association is a small, Colorado-based NGO that operates a Health Center, Public Health and orphan care programs in a remote area of the Ethiopian highlands. We are looking for a volunteer Medical Director who will oversee the Health Center operations.

Lalmba pays no salary but covers all expenses related to travel to/from Ethiopia, and working and living in Ethiopia (visas, immunizations, airfare, room and board, medical & life insurance). We will only consider candidates currently located and licensed in the U.S., South America, Canada or Europe.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: The Medical Director will provide the leadership over Lalmba’s Ethiopian medical programs, including the health center and 15-bed inpatient ward, provide medical oversight to the Public Health programs and staff, and will supervise and provide medical training to local medical professionals.

QUALIFICATIONS: Qualified candidates are Physicians, Nurse Practitioners or Physician Assistants who have a desire to serve the poor. A current medical license to practice in the U.S., South America, Canada or Europe is absolutely required. Must be willing to work in a very rural location. No special training on tropical disease is necessary.


TO APPLY: For more information, go to or call 303-485-1810. If you would like to apply, please fill out the application form on our Volunteer page: