Volunteering with CCI

Medical Team Volunteers
Volunteers that are part of our Medical Care teams travel to Vesnova Children’s Mental Asylum which is home to over 170 children with various forms of physical and mental disabilities. Vesnova is located in the Mogilev Region of Belarus. Volunteers assist in providing nursing and general care to the children living in Vesnova.  Volunteers  also exchange experience and assist the Belarusian nursing team with the development  of their skills.

Teams to travel on a monthly basis to the institution for up to 10 days maximum.

Qualifications needed:

We in CCI are always looking to recruit volunteers with experience in Nursing/healthcare/childcare/teaching/physiotherapy however we welcome applications to volunteer from all backgrounds. Many transferable skills, stemming from all backgrounds, are applied during volunteer trips.

In order to apply to become part of our General Volunteer team, you must be willing and open to new experiences, have ability to work as part of a team.

Each candidate is subject to the CCI clearance procedures and is supervised for the duration of the volunteer placement.  Knowledge Once you have expressed interest, our Medical Co-ordinator will contact you  with further details on the application process.


We ask all of our volunteers to fundraise before their volunteer trip, as a Medic you will be required to raise €800 as your fundraising target. This is an unpaid voluntary position however when you are in country we will cover;

  • Accommodation: All volunteers will be accommodated together in Vesnova Institution where basic facilities are available. Note all teams purchase their own food for the week.
  • In country transport.
  • Interpreter will be provided for each team, as most of the residents of Vesnova do not speak English.

If you’d like to know more about volunteering with CCI, either in Ireland or in Belarus, please contact us via the form below or call us on 021-4558774:

CCI are committed to equality, diversity and non-discrimination for our volunteers and recruit our volunteers in accordance with this.

Irish Office

Chernobyl Children International
1A The Stables
Alfred Street.
Tel: +353 21 455 8774
Email: info@chernobyl-ireland.com


US Office

Chernobyl Children International
Northport Financial Center
490 Main Street
Northport NY 11768