Join our Nutrition internship in Fiji and use your passion for health and wellness to help disadvantaged communities. You’ll work in villages alongside professionals and get practical work experience.
Obesity rates in Fiji are high, and diseases like diabetes and high blood pressure are on the rise. These diseases account for 80% of deaths in Fiji and are caused by poor lifestyle choices, like eating unhealthy food and not exercising. You’ll have an important role to play in raising awareness around these healthcare problems.
You’ll do a lot of practical work in Fiji. You’ll do basic health checks, organise wellness workshops, and run exercise classes. This is part of ongoing efforts, as we work with women’s groups and corporate groups over the course of a few weeks. We check in on their progress regularly.
You’ll be based in Nadia, a town on the largest island in Fiji, and live with a local host family. We encourage you to seize the opportunity to learn more about Fijian culture and explore the beautiful island state!
Here are some of the tasks you can expect to get involved with:
- Work with women’s groups, corporate groups, and schools on educational nutrition courses.
- Assist with health checks to monitor the progress made by beneficiaries
- Run cooking and exercise demonstrations to encourage healthy eating
- Support the production and consumption of local produce by creating vegetable gardens
- Promote a healthier lifestyle for school-going children
You will focus on running educational workshops, helping with health checks, running cooking demonstrations and exercise classes and finally promoting a healthier lifestyle for school-going children.
Join us as a Nutrition volunteer in Fiji and gain invaluable experience, while helping those living in poorer communities make healthy lifestyle choices.
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