Global Frontier Missions

Global Frontier Missions, a nonprofit organization based in Clarkston, Georgia, is dedicated to mobilizing, training, and multiplying disciples and churches to meet the physical and spiritual needs of the least reached people groups of the earth.

Short-term mission trips are open to medical missions groups.

Association of Baptists for World Evangelism

The Association of Baptists for World Evangelism, an independent mission agency based in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, has healthcare ministries throughout the world, which include full-service hospitals, mobile and itinerant medical clinics, crisis pregnancy centers, and community health evangelism teams.

Volunteer anesthesiologists, dentists, dental hygienists, hospital administrators, midwives, nurse practitioners, nurses, obstetricians and gynecologists, pediatricians, pharmacists, and physical therapists, physicians, physician assistants, and surgeons are needed.

Healing the Children Northeast

Healing the Children Northeast, a nonprofit volunteer organization located in New Milford, Connecticut, is committed to arranging free surgical, dental, and medical treatment for children in need in the U.S. and abroad.

Food for the Hungry

Food for the Hungry is an international relief and development organization that strives to meet the physical and spiritual needs of the poor in more than 26 countries. When disasters strike, Food for the Hungry is often one of the first organizations on the ground to provide and facilitate emergency relief assistance to those in urgent need of food, shelter, and medical care.

Oasis Global

Oasis Global, a UK registered charity, works alongside people around the world to bring hope and transform lives and communities.

Being involved in a diverse range of partnerships, projects, services, and initiatives, Oasis Global is able to find suitable assignments for volunteers.

Serving in Mission

Serving in Mission, a Christian nonprofit, offers opportunities for healthcare professionals to serve in medical and health ministries in Africa, Asia, and South America.

Volunteer Eye Surgeons International

Volunteer Eye Surgeons International, a New York-based nonprofit organization, sends ophthalmologists on volunteer missions to conduct surgical clinics and peer training in countries underserved by ophthalmologists.

Orbis International

Orbis International is a nonprofit organization dedicated to bringing quality eye health to the world through training, research, and advocacy.

Orbis International retains a dedicated global network of medical professionals who provide ophthalmic education and instruction to increase the agency’s partners’ skill, service, and the quality of patient care.

Lamb Hospital

LAMB Hospital is a general hospital located in Bangladesh that provides health care for the neighboring community, especially the poor. LAMB Hospital is run by Lutheran Aid to Medicine in Bangladesh, an NGO of the American Santal Mission in Dinajpur.

Volunteer positions include anesthetist, epidemiologist, general/family practitioner, laboratory physician, obstetrician/gynecologist, pediatrician, pharmacist, physiotherapist/occupational therapist, radiologist/diagnostic ultrasound trainer, speech therapist, surgeon, and teacher.

Bangladesh Rural Improvement Foundation

Bangladesh Rural Improvement Foundation is a not-for-profit NGO that desires a partnership with skilled professionals for the sharing of knowledge towards the assistance of underprivileged people in Bangladesh.

One Child Matters

One Child Matters is a nonprofit child sponsorship organization helping to meet the physical and spiritual needs of children in poverty-stricken areas of the world. Through the programs, children receive food, education, medical aid, and hope in Jesus Christ.

Please see this link for upcoming medical mission trips that need volunteers.

Children’s Surgery International

Children’s Surgery International is a Minnesota-based, nonprofit volunteer organization that provides specialized medical and surgical services to underprivileged children around the world in a safe, compassionate, and culturally-sensitive manner and promotes in-country self-sufficiency through professional training and support.

Children’s Surgery International is currently sending volunteer surgical teams to Liberia, Mexico, Bangladesh, Vietnam, and Ethiopia annually. Applications are being accepted for operating room nurse, CRNA, and anesthesiologist.

Circle of Love Foundation

Circle of Love Foundation is a Christian nonprofit organization that seeks to build the kingdom of God by reaching out in the love of Christ to those who are in need. Offering free medical clinics in impoverished areas is the primary vehicle for ministry.

Volunteer doctors, dentists, pharmacists, and nurses are needed.

BMS World Mission

BMS World Mission is a charity that is working in around 35 countries on four continents. BMS personnel are mainly involved in church planting, development, disaster relief, education, health, and media and advocacy.
See this link for current vacancies in health ministries.

International Citizen Service

Do you want to volunteer overseas to make a difference in some of the world’s poorest communities? International Citizen Service is an overseas volunteering programme for 18 to 25 year olds who are UK, EU, or EEA citizens with a current UK address (or have indefinite leave to remain in the UK) or those who have lived in the UK for at least 12 months.


IVUmed teaches surgical techniques to local physicians in low-resource countries, focusing on urology and reproductive health.

Experts in the fields of urology, anesthesia, and nursing are needed as volunteers to help educate medical personnel in partner hospitals throughout the world. Medical professionals are also needed as volunteers to assist in collecting, creating, and refining the educational materials that are used during workshops and provided as resources to the host hospital medical staff.

LIMBS International

LIMBS International is a nonprofit organization committed to engaging communities and transforming lives through sustainable, affordable prosthetic solutions.

Internationally, there are volunteer opportunities for prosthetists and professionals in specialized areas, such as physical therapy.

HOPE worldwide

HOPE worldwide is a non-profit, faith-based volunteer program focusing on leadership training and community service throughout the world. It brings people from all different backgrounds together to work across the globe serving the world’s poor.

Acid Survivors Trust International

Acid Survivors Trust International (ASTI) is a nonprofit organisation whose sole purpose is to work towards the end of acid violence across the world. Recognising the need for local knowledge and expertise in order to combat acid violence effectively, ASTI founded and continues to support the development of six partner organisations in Bangladesh, Cambodia, Pakistan, Nepal, Uganda, and India. It also works with UN agencies, NGOs, and strategic partners from across the world to increase awareness of acid violence and develop effective responses at the national and international level.

HOPE Foundation for Women and Children of Bangladesh

HOPE Foundation for Women and Children of Bangladesh is a nonprofit organization that has the goal to provide vulnerable women and children with the necessary care they need to lead healthy lives, with a particular focus on maternal mortality. Pioneering programs work to address the health inequalities in rural areas and to ensure steady transformation towards achieving universal access to critical care.

Physicians of all specialties, physical, occupational, and speech therapists, and other healthcare professionals are needed to serve in the foundation’s nonprofit hospital.

Centre for the Rehabilitation of the Paralysed

Centre for the Rehabilitation of the Paralysed is a nonprofit organization founded in response to the desperate need for services for spinal injured patients.

There is a great need for volunteer physiotherapists, occupational therapists, and speech and language therapists, as well as bio-medical scientists and radiologists.

Bangladesh Health Project

Bangladesh Health Project is a nonprofit organization working to raise the quality of health care in Bangladesh.

Volunteers are needed as teachers and have included social workers, dietitians, rehab professionals, pharmacists, and physicians. Also needed are volunteer clinical supervisors with maternity nursing experience.

Friendship Wave Program

Friendship Wave Program is a nonprofit organization within which motivated professionals contribute their time, skills, and knowledge to promote equal opportunity, dignity, and hope in remote and unaddressed communities of Bangladesh.

Every year, each of the floating hospitals of Friendship hosts specialized health camps, during which specialists from all over the world volunteer to address major surgical needs such as reconstructive, cleft-lip, clubfoot, orthopedic, dental, eye, gynecology, and pediatric.

VSO International

VSO International is a charitable organization that is working to improve health in some of the world’s poorest countries. 

Health volunteer opportunities are possible for anaesthetists, general practitioners, health managers, hospital doctors and physicians, medical laboratory staff and scientists, mental health professionals, midwives, nurses, obstetricians and gynaecologists, occupational therapists, paediatricians, physiotherapists, public health professionals, and surgeons.


IDEAS is a nonprofit organization of professionals dedicated to leveraging their skills to restore hope.

The Healthcare and Wellness Programs offer volunteering opportunities for doctors, dentists, lab technicians, nurses, counselors, social workers, sociologists, psychologists, music and art therapists, medical students, physiotherapists, speech therapists, diabetes specialists, registered nurses, physical and occupational therapists, family medicine physicians, pediatric occupational therapists, pediatric physical therapists, pediatric speech therapists, ENT physicians, ophthalmologists, pediatricians, internal medicine physicians, OB/GYNs, general surgeons, and those with expertise in infectious diseases, tropical medicine, autism, public health, hospice and palliative care, vision care services, orphan care, rural healthcare services, and health and fitness services.