As a Volunteer


2012 Australian Volunteers for MDA Israel
L-R (Top row): Doron Chester, Sarah Bookman (from New Zealand), Ari Friedgut,
Andrea Le Bransky,Alexander Lips, Daniel Serebro
(Bottom Row): Georgia Lange, Ashlee Chapman, Nathan Orenstein

As a volunteer for Magen David Adom Israel, you will …

Be trained in basic first-aid
Receive certification as a Magen David Adom “First Responder”
Be placed into an MDA Medical Emergency Station
Working as an ambulance volunteer alongside Israeli volunteers and staff
Work a 8-hour shift, 5 days a week

As a volunteer for Magen David Adom Israel, the Program will give you …

A comprehensive, accredited first-aid course in English
The experience of working with Israelis in an Israeli environment
Hands-on first-aid and emergency-care experience
A taste of real life in Israel
24-hour access to debriefing and counselling services
International friendships
Adrenalin, adrenalin and, if that’s not enough – more adrenalin!

As a volunteer for Magen David Adom Israel, you need to …

Be over 18 years of age
Have a basic knowledge of Hebrew
Be willing to spend at least 2 months in Israel


Jesse Schnall, from Melbourne, 2013 MDA Overseas Volunteer program particpant