Volunteer Organizations

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

Humanitarian Groups

American Red Cross
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
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
An organization that brings help to nearly 60 countries that are affected by natural disasters, epidemics and armed conflict.

Health Volunteers Overseas
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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

Baptist Missionary Association of America Missions

Canvasback Missions

Catholic Medical Missions Board

Christian Connections for International Health

Christian Medical and Dental Associations

Emmanuel Hospital Association

Episcopal Medical Missions Foundation

Islamic Medical Association of North America

Jewish Healthcare International

Luke Society

Lutherans in Medical Missions

Medical Missions Response

Medical Teams International

Mission Doctors Association

Presbyterian Church in America – Mission to the World

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

Samaritan’s Purse International Relief

Southern Baptist Convention

United Methodist Church – Global Ministries Mission Volunteers