Nurses With a Purpose seeks a teacher |

Nurses With a Purpose seeks a teacher

Staff ReportGlenwood Springs, CO Colorado

Nurses With A Purpose is embarking on its first trip with nurses overseas from Sept. 15 to 30.The nonprofit is looking for a teacher who can develop a three-month English language program to teach 4- to 8-year-olds. Funding for someone interested in the opportunity could be available and housing will be provided.On this trip, the organization is taking seven nurses to Ethiopia and Uganda to work in a hospital, an orphanage and a clinic. For most nurses on this trip, employers are paying for about half the costs and the nonprofit is picking up the other half. Nurses With A Purpose is also looking for supplies to give African school children.It’s asking for anything and everything that could be used, including: school supplies, toys, clothing, plastic dishes, silverware, easy-to-read books in English, personal hygiene items, children’s Tylenol and prenatal vitamins.The organization is designed to deliver health care to areas of the world that most need it while also enriching nurses’ experience. Anyone interested in the opportunity or in donating can call 945-4888. Visit for more information.Post Independent, Glenwood Springs Colorado CO

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