Lab Technician in Bangladesh


Health Program – Bangladesh

3 months or more

1 Position – Lab Technician

  • Locations: Bangladesh
  • Application Deadline: Now accepting applications
  • Orientation: Provided by IDEAS and on-site
  • Departure Date: Varies depending on applicant availability
  • Return Date: Varies depending on length of stay

Leverage your experience, skills and compassion to help others and apply to our Lab Technician in Bangladesh program!

IDEAS partners with a health center that brings hope and healing for body, mind, and spirit to the marginalized in Bangladesh. Currently there is one medical doctor (family medicine) working with several nurses and a lab technician at a stand alone clinic that provides primary health care to the surrounding community, as well as a weekly mobile clinic to schools and social centers. The center also provides medical care to nearly 100 orphans at the Home of Love Orphanage who live nearby.

The goal of the center is to grow into a small hospital that will be able to provide comprehensive health care to their community. It currently operates five days a week from 8 AM to 5 PM with no inpatient care. The center does have a lab and facilities for simple medical procedures.

The Lab Tech would work with resident physician to provide care for patients and to train existing Bangladeshi lab workers and para-medical staff.

  • Licensed Lab Technician
  • 1 year experience or more
  • Flexible, teachable attitude

$750 (for 1 Month)*

  • Program costs are based on a single person and include food, in-country transportation, and program development expenses.
  • Housing is provided by the project for short-term applicants.
  • Required expenses that are not included in the Program Cost include round trip airfare, international insurance, visa costs, immunizations and cell phone capabilities.
  • Discretionary expenses include personal expenses and spending money.
  • Fundraising coaching and training is available for an additional $700.

*If you would like to commit to our long-term opportunity (1 year or more), please contact IDEAS at or for a customized budget. 

All costs listed are an approximation and subject to change.

If you are a lab technician and have a desire use your skills and compassion overseas, then the Lab Technician program is designed for you!

Your work will have a significant impact as you contribute to the ongoing mission of bringing hope and healing to the communities surround Bangladesh. Your work will help to deliver accessible medical care to those currently without it.

Your professional skills are needed and valued and your adventurous spirit and heart for people are the lifeblood of IDEAS. You will  have the opportunity to learn and grow in ways you might not imagine! And IDEAS will walk with you every step of the way.

In addition to your professional growth, you will also experience the beauty and diversity of Bangladesh! You will see first-hand how your unique abilities and giftings can lead to transformation in one of the world’s most densely populated countries.

Apply today and volunteer for 3 or more months in Bangladesh!