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Mission to South Africa

What makes us special?

Nurse Focused.

Nurse Driven.

Nurse Created. 


A nursing enrichment program for global healthcare awareness. 


Join Nurses with Purpose on a rewarding medical mission trip to South Africa. We have partnered with South African leaders in healthcare and serve in the rural and city limits. This nursing enrichment program allows nurses to have meaningful experiences through volunteering in local clinics, on site locations with mobile medical units and child protective services.  Our program enlightens, encourages and promotes humanitarian services for the working class nurse.  

Our teams gains invaluable lessons through patient interaction, staff engagement, and exposure to new healthcare systems.  Our program strives to give the nurse an ultimate experience that will encourage them to make humanitarian work part of their careers.


"Mission trips really expose you to different ways, different processes of doing things, different cultures...you want to bring that back home to the US and implement those strategies"  Jalissa G., RN North Carolina  


With opportunities four times a year, pick your time, apply, invite others and GO! 

Directors govern each mission trip along with team leaders.  With each project we create effectiveness with no wasted downtime.


"I was really impressed on how organized everything was.  No wasted time," Stanley C., RN Florida


We take the claim of Mission Trips at its finest !  We provide well balanced experiences, were one gives back followed by rest and rejuvenation. 

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How we stand out

Qualifications

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All volunteers are licensed nurses (RN and LPN) in good standing with The State Board of Nursing. We encourage nursing students to apply during our annual sponsorship opportunities.  


  • Mission Teams consist of 8-12 nurses. Each team has a NWP Team Leader.  This allows for safety and proper execution of our mission. 
  • There is a selection process for each  trip. 
  • Annual Sponsorship for a deserving nursing student. See our Foundation Program for more info. 

Travel Consultant

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A travel consultant will be assigned to you. We travel and move together as a unit. We will be greeted VIP style at the O.R. International Airport.  Assistance & guidance through the process below: 


  • Proper travel documentation
  • Vaccinations required for the geographical area
  • Time Frames and deadlines 
  • Pre-Departure Meetings 
  • What to pack
  • Airline Flight Itinerary
  • Payment Options
  • Fundraising Guidance


Service Time

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Our partners are the foundation of our cause.  With continual services to the same establishments each year, we are able to watch our program and strategies flourish. We practice in various settings, offering nurses a vast clinical experience including child protective services.  We are able to gain new insights and knowledge of challenges that comprehensive healthcare centers face. 


  • Clinic (various units) 
  • Mobile Units 
  • Orphanage
  • Rural Settlements
  • Health Fairs

Lodging

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Safe and comfortable accommodations are important to us. 

Accommodations are in a gated community with 24 Hour security. 


Amenities include:


  • Full range kitchen
  • In room laundry facilities
  • Air condition
  • Wifi
  • Pool
  • Patio


Excursions

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After your time of service, you will be able to enjoy and explore South Africa for cultural and historical experience!  Three excursions are included. 


  • Safari
  • Caves (Guided Tour)
  • City Tour 
  • SOWETO
  • Cultural Village
  • Orlando Towers/Bungee Jumping
  • Lion Park


Excursions are subject to change, based on availability and weather.

FAQs

FAQ for mission trips

Frequently asked questions:


Q:What if I don't get chosen? 

A: You will be automatically placed on our wait-list for the next team member selection


Q: How long are the trips?

A: 12- 14 days, consider 24-48h travel time


Q: Will I perform invasive procedures?

A: No


Q: Are payment plans available?

A: Yes!



Investment


2019 Mission Trip Dates

March 1-14, 2019

FULL

March 15-28, 2019

FULL

Sept 28-Oct 10, 2019

FULL

Oct 12-Oct 24, 2019

FULL

2020 Mission Trip Dates

March 1-11, 2020

FULL

March 8-18, 2020

FULL

March 16-26, 2020

FULL

October TBA

TBA
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Mission to South Africa Registration Fee

$75.00
Pay with PayPal or a debit/credit card

One time, non refundable

Things to know:

 

1. There is a selection process. Each team will consist of 8-12 Nurses

2. During selection process, you will be required to have a phone interview 

3. Nurses chosen will be notified via email and announced on the Nurses with Purpose website 

4. The selected will be subject to screening and reference checks

5. If not selected, you will be automatically entered in the next mission trip pool selection

6. Your referrals are NOT guaranteed to attend the same mission trip dates as you are booked for.