You want to leave on mission for Médecins Sans Frontières? Before sending us your online application, find out more about our operational contexts and see if your profile fits. Some criteria change from one profile to another, notably with regard to availability.
* Professionals working in the operating theatre, emergency doctors, specialised physiotherapists and electricians can commit for shorter periods: minimum three weeks.
** Intermediate level English is not required for operating theatre personnel, psychiatrists, emergency doctors, physiotherapists and electricians.
Médecins Sans Frontières values the expatriate field experience you may already have with other international medical NGOs by offering you - in accordance with your experience - positions reserved for people with humanitarian experience and by reducing the time you spend as a volunteer (quicker transfer to salaried staff status).
If you work in the public sector you can apply for leave without pay.
If you work in the private sector you can be awarded international solidarity leave on the following conditions:
Before deciding to leave your current post, bear in mind that an interview may not lead to a positive outcome.
There can also be a long wait before you leave for the field.
If you do resign from your current post, you must know that the one year volunteer period with MSF does not open up access to unemployment benefits. Only salaried status (a temporary contract after one year of volunteer work) can do this, once you're back from the field.
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Une expérience en ONG est requise pour les postes de Cooordinateurs et Chefs de mission. Cliquez ici
De trop nombreuses candidatures au regard des possibilités de départ (occasionnant un délai d'attente d'environ un an) nous conduisent à inviter les infirmiers généralistes à postuler dans quelques mois. Ce message ne concerne pas les infirmiers ayant une expérience significative en néonatologie, très recherchés pour nos programmes.