To date, more than 275 medical professionals have volunteered time with FOCOS. Areas of expertise include nursing, surgical care, physical therapy, orthotics, neuromonitoring, physiatry, healthcare management, research and more.
We are currently re-evaluating our volunteer program and will provide further information in 2017. Complete the form below to let us know you're interested in lending a helping hand and we'll be in touch!
Lend a Helping Hand
The FOCOS Volunteer Program is helping to develop a sustainable healthcare system in Ghana through medical education, research, and professional development. Our volunteers provide invaluable knowledge and expertise to our local staff and ensure that the highest quality of care is provided to patients.
OUR SPONSOR PROGRAMS ALLOW DONORS TO DIRECT THEIR CONTRIBUTIONS TO SUPPORT THE MEDICAL TREATMENT OR MISSION WORK OF PATIENTS AND VOLUNTEERS.
FOCOS and our international and local team of volunteers and medical providers evaluate patients and perform corrective orthopedic procedures to help alleviate a life of pain and disability. FOCOS specializes in the following:
Direct your donation to support our patient sponsorship fund
Learn about our volunteers and help support their efforts.
The mission of Young Leaders of FOCOS (“YLF”) is to serve as a catalyst of change for FOCOS through education, awareness and capacity building and fundraising:
Medical Outreach and Partnerships - YLF will assist FOCOS in developing and cultivating partnerships with organizations that can provide resources to support FOCOS operations in Ghana.
Technical Development - YLF will assist FOCOS in the development of technology plan that builds capacity of FOCOS US and Ghana operations.
Marketing and Events - YLF will act as a key driver of building a pipeline of young professionals who become FOCOS ambassadors, event participants and donors.
Join Our Network
The Young Leaders of FOCOS (YLF) is always looking to engage new members. Regardless of your level of expertise, there is a way for you to get involved with the FOCOS mission. Please complete the form below to learn more.
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Meet 2016 FOCOS Emissary: Lara Cohen
The Young Leaders of FOCOS Emissary Program was established in 2014 to offer young professionals the opportunity to volunteer in the FOCOS Orthopedic Hospital. Lara visited Ghana for two weeks and kept a blog of her experiences to share with us all.