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Volunteering to work in the Project Yeti clinics is an amazing life experience and immensely satisfying. You will get the opportunity to live in a Buddhist monastery, work with an enthusiastic team of volunteers and treat patients with incredible backgrounds and stories.
The patients including, monks, nuns and orphans and local people. They are excellent patients with a very high tolerance of pain.

There is a unique opportunity in April and September each year to be part of the team to provide dental treatment to the monks and nuns of Kopan Monastery.

What we do
  We provide a range of quality dental care using composite resins, and glass ionomers. We also include exodontia, endodontic and periodontic treatment.

You need to have a mindset of caring and sharing with your fellow workers, be culturally sensitive and compassionate, and be able to manage yourself in different working situations than perhaps you would experience at home.
The working hours are usually  8.45am until 4.30pm with lunch 11.30 -1pm. 
Accommodation and vegetarian meals are provide gratis by the Monastery in gratitude for your professional services. 
Check the kopan monastery website
This particular volunteering experience demands of you, tolerance, cultural sensitivity, the ability to adapt to new and unusual situations, both dentally and in the living conditions.
It is NOT for everyone.
You need to be a team player and have a great deal of care for your fellow volunteers

The teams work for 1 to 2 weeks.

Dentists, Therapists, hygienists and dental assistants are invited to apply via the application form below.

Volunteer Costs
You are responsible for:
Airfares, Visa, Vaccinations, Travel Insurance, personnal spending & sightseeing.
Chialsa vlounteers have an additional cost for travelling from Kathmandu to Chialsa.

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