Volunteer Organizations

Visit the following links to find medical volunteer opportunities all over the world.

Humanitarian Groups

American Red Cross
www.redcross.org
A humanitarian organization led by volunteers that brings relief to disaster victims and helps people prevent, prepare for, and respond to emergencies.

Child Family Health International
www.cfhi.org
CFHI is a global family of health professionals and students working at the grassroots level. We support our International Partners though community health projects and Global Health Immersion Programs. CFHI’s 20+ programs in 6 countries connect local health professionals with international students – transforming perspectives about self, global health and healing.

Doctors Without Borders
www.doctorswithoutborders.org
An organization that brings help to nearly 60 countries that are affected by natural disasters, epidemics and armed conflict.

Health Volunteers Overseas
www.hvousa.org
Through education and training of local healthcare providers, this non-profit organization is committed to making healthcare in developing countries improved and accessible.

International Health Volunteers
www.internationalhealthvolunteers.org
A not-for-profit organization dedicated to encouraging and assisting medical personnel who want to provide their skills and services with healthcare projects around the world.

International Medical Corps
www.imcworldwide.org
A non-profit organization that is committed to saving lives by offering healthcare training and relief to underserved communities all around the world.

International Medical Volunteers Association
www.marovomedical.org
A non-profit organization that supports and promotes voluntary medical activity through information and education exchange. By providing information about opportunities for volunteering, they help you choose the most compatible assignments.

Marovo Medical Foundation
www.marovomedical.org
A non-profit organization that leads groups of doctors/nurses/dentists/helpers to the Solomon Islands twice a year for two weeks at a time. The group visits local villages as well as the local hospital. They also continue to improve the infrastructure of the local hospital located at Seghe. They have fundraised and installed the country’s largest solar power system on the hospital to provide desperately needed electricity and running water. They serve a population of 30,000 that currently has no doctor.

Physicians for Peace
www.physiciansforpeace.org
Through donated medical supplies, clinical care, and medical education and training, this non-profit organization is devoted to building international relationships in developing countries where medical training assistance is needed and improving the health of the population.

Project Concern International
www.pciglobal.org
This organization’s mission is to improve community health, promote sustainable development and prevent disease. They provide local organizations in underprivileged countries with the knowledge and training to protect the well-being of children and families. They save lives by providing those in need with nutritious food and education and supplying communities with access to clean water.

Project C.U.R.E.
www.projectcure.org
An organization that collects and distributes medical supplies and services worldwide. The organization sends an average of one 40-foot cargo container every week and currently sends millions of dollars of lifesaving medical supplies all over the world.

Project HOPE
www.projhope.org
This organization is dedicated to creating advances in healthcare worldwide by starting health education programs and supplying areas of need with assistance.

World Gastroenterology Organisation
www.worldgastroenterology.org
The WGO is committed to promoting an awareness of the worldwide prevalence and optimal care of digestive disorders, focusing on the improvement of standards in gastroenterology training and education. Their initiatives include training centers around the world, train the trainers workshops, outreach programs bringing endoscopic services and equipment to developing countries, and public awareness campaigns. Many volunteers participate in teaching and training activities at WGO training centers and the organization is always delighted to hear from gastroenterologists who would like to volunteer time at one of these centers.

Faith-based Groups

Adventist Development and Relief Agency
www.adra.org

Baptist Missionary Association of America Missions
www.bmaam.net/intloverview.htm

Canvasback Missions
www.canvasback.org

Catholic Medical Missions Board
www.cmmb.org

Christian Connections for International Health
www.ccih.org

Christian Medical and Dental Associations
www.cmda.org

Emmanuel Hospital Association
http://eha-health.org

Episcopal Medical Missions Foundation
www.emmf.com

Islamic Medical Association of North America
www.imana.org

Jewish Healthcare International
www.jewishhealthcareinternational.org

Luke Society
www.lukesociety.org

Lutherans in Medical Missions
www.limm.org

Medical Missions Response
www.mmronline.org

Medical Teams International
www.medicalteams.org

Mission Doctors Association
www.missiondoctors.org

Presbyterian Church in America – Mission to the World
www.mtw.org

Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) – Medical Benevolence Foundation
www.mbfoundation.org

Samaritan’s Purse International Relief
www.samaritanspurse.org

Southern Baptist Convention
www.sbc.net

United Methodist Church – Global Ministries Mission Volunteers
http://new.gbgm-umc.org/about/us/mv/