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A Manager for Dr Klown

Description of the tasks The Manager will be involved in all aspects of the organisation, assisted by the Coordinator, the Support Team, the Operations Officer and the Development Officer, each in their specific areas of responsibility.   S/he will be responsible for areas such as, but not limited to: Development of strategy and policies, preparation […]

Are you a tough but tender person?

What does it take to be a clown doctor? A mature Personality, fun loving, with empathy to understand the hardships of life and able to deal with strong emotions Available at least two half days a month in late afternoons and weekends, for a minimum of five years Committed to give priority to regularly visit […]

2017 Annual Report Dr Klown

Dr Klown has published its 2017 Annual Report which showed steady and controlled growth during the year. More Klown Doctors, improved clown skills, more visits to children in hospital, sound finances, and an active Support Team. The report shows how the objectives set for the year 2017 were broadly achieved. Download the complete report below: Annual Report Dr […]

Dr Klown Day

To celebrate its 6th year in Malta, Dr KIown are organising a fun-filled ‘’Dr Klown Day’’ with the aim of increasing public awareness about our organisation. Over the past 6 years, Klown Doctors has visited over 10,000 children, bringing them relief from pain, stress and boredom in local hospital wards. This year we would like […]

More than 700 clowns at Mellieha Primary School

May 9, Mellieha primary School celebrated Clown Day. All students and staff came to school wearing colourful clown costumes. There were over 700 clowns at school. Says Ms Cordina: “The main aim was to help lift the spirits and boost the morale of our students who not always have an easy life. We also managed […]

Patch Adams Conference

A group of 8 Dr Klown volunteers visited a 2-day workshop followed by a Conference by Dr Hunter “Patch” Adams in Genova, well known from the film “Patch” in which he was impersonated by the late Robin Williams. The workshop was attended by 140 clown doctors, mainly from Italy, whilst the Conference attracted a public […]

Clown Skills Seminar a success

The clown skills training seminar for the Klown Doctors, held 4 and 5 February, under the leadership of Mr John Wright, Artistic Director, London, taught us new skills and deepened our insight in what it means to be a Clown. We are already introducing these new techniques during our visits to the children’s wards in […]