Place: Luzon and Palawan (Philippines)
Number of positions needed: 2+
Length of Term: 2 years minimum
Term start date: Anytime
Description of activities: Help start and manage a small “lifestyle center” using local and foreign, medical missionary volunteers. Oversee the plan and care for each guest.
Languages required: English (Tagalog and Ilocano helpful)
Requirements: Active SDA member
Recommended: Medical missionary training and experience, Lifestyle center experience, previous missionary experience or missionary training, and managerial skills
Vaccines: PAMAS does not require vaccines and neither does the Philippines. Some recommendations are: Tetanus, Typhoid, and Hepatitis A and B. There is no vaccine yet for Malaria. Palawan missionaries are at high risk of contacting Malaria, but treatment is available. Typhoid (from poor sanitation and affected water sources) and Dengue (from mosquitos) are common and precautions should be taken.