Helping Hands Medical Missions

Helping Hands Medical Missions is a nonprofit organization which aims to deliver compassionate health care and the Gospel to the most in need in the developing world.

Volunteer health professionals are needed in the following fields: primary care, surgery, anesthesiology, nursing, optometry, rehabilitation, community health, dentistry, counseling, and pharmacy.

Medical Missions Foundation

Medical Missions Foundation is a charitable organization that provides healing to underserved communities around the world through medicine and art.

Surgeries and clinics are run and staffed by volunteer medical professionals and support personnel who use their own time, talents, and money to do this important work. Volunteer in Kansas City, India, Guatemala, Uganda, or Romania.

Shalom Foundation

The Shalom Foundation is a faith-based, nonprofit organization that works to provide love, hope, and support for children and their families living in extreme poverty.

Mission trips are hosted throughout the year. The foundation welcomes pediatric surgical organizations and other organized teams to Guatemala, to the Moore Pediatric Surgery Center, and to the communities it serves.

Health Talents International

Health Talents International is a non-profit, Christian organization that sponsors three mobile medical/dental clinics each year (two to Guatemala and one to Nicaragua). The teams include volunteer physicians, dentists, nurses, pharmacists, optometrists, dental hygienists, and related health personnel. Additionally, ten surgical teams travel to Guatemala each year to perform cataract surgery, hernia repair, hysterectomies, and cleft palate repair.

Healing The Children New Jersey

Healing The Children New Jersey is a nonprofit organization that aims to provide access to medical care and services for children in need throughout New Jersey and worldwide. Countries the organization has traveled to include: Bolivia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, India, Kenya, Mexico, Morocco, Panama, Peru, Thailand, and Vietnam.

Volunteer medical practitioners provide pro-bono services to children in New Jersey and internationally. Teams are comprised of pediatricians, surgeons, anesthesiologists, nurses, and dentists, Medical specialties include ophthalmology, orthopedics, ear/nose/throat, general pediatric surgery, plastic and reconstructive surgery, urology, and dentistry.

United Methodist Volunteers In Mission

United Methodist Volunteers In Mission is a grassroots movement within the United Methodist Church designed to provide an official channel whereby Christians, both lay and clergy, may offer their skills and talents for Christian service at home and around the world on short-term assignments at their own expense.

If you have specific training or interest in health care, you can go as a healthcare volunteer to increase community health in a variety of ways around the world. Currently, positions exist in Guatemala, Haiti, Kentucky, Kenya, Liberia, Mozambique, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, and Zimbabwe.

Burn Survivors Throughout the World

Burn Survivors Throughout the World is an international nonprofit organization dedicated to rebuilding the lives of burn survivors and their families, fire prevention, and public education. 

Burn Survivors Throughout the World has needs for medical professionals to volunteer internationally and in the states of Colorado, Florida, and Texas.

Burnt Hickory Baptist Church

Burnt Hickory Baptist Church has volunteer opportunities for healthcare workers on international medical missions and locally in Georgia.

Nurses for the Nations

Nurses for the Nations is a U.S.-based nonprofit organization that uses health care, medical teaching, and life-training to empower the poor both nationally and internationally.

Nurses for the Nations invites medical professionals who have a heart to serve and want to make a difference in the world to volunteer.

International Surgical Health Initiative

The International Surgical Health Initiative is a humanitarian non-profit organization that provides free surgical care to underserved communities worldwide.

Surgeons, anesthesiologists, nurses, nurse practitioners, nurse anesthetists and physician assistants are some of the professionals who regularly volunteer to participate in surgical missions.

Guatemala Village Health

Guatemala Village Health is a American nonprofit organization whose volunteer team travels every four to six months to visit eight to ten villages in Guatemala. Each visit consists of community assessments, health care screenings, clinical care, and health education.

Concern America

Concern America is a nonprofit international development and refugee aid organization that works with economically impoverished communities around the world to develop long-term solutions to poverty.

Long-term field volunteers (nurses, doctors, engineers, teachers) train community members in health, environmental health/appropriate technology, education, and income-generation so that the villagers themselves become the healthcare providers, water system builders, educators, cooperative members, etc.

Christian Medical Missions, Inc.

Christian Medical Missions, Inc. is a nonprofit organization that aims to provide medical, dental, and eye care to the indigenous people of Central America. Every year is an adventure that involves new people in an effort to reach out to those in need of medical and dental attention.

Charity Anywhere Foundation

Charity Anywhere Foundation is a non-profit organization that organizes medical and dental expeditions comprised of volunteer providers to Ecuador, Mexico, Guatemala, and the Dominican Republic.

Cascade Medical Team

Cascade Medical Team’s parent organization is the nonprofit HELPS International. Cascade Medical Team journeys to Guatemala annually to provide free health care, education, and community development projects.

Volunteers include medical doctors, surgeons, dentists and assistants, anesthesiologists, pharmacists and assistants, nurses, EMTs, CNAs, scrub technicians, sonographers, sterile processors, nurse practitioners, midwives, and many other ancillary positions.

Medical Outreach of America

Medical Outreach of America is a nonprofit organization dedicated to delivering international medical care, education, disease prevention strategies, and improving resources vital to healthier living.

Medical Outreach of America is fueled by volunteers, and opportunities exist at every level. The organization is always in need of skilled doctors, nurses, dentists, surgeons, assistants, and medical professionals for their missions.


Identify is a Christian, nonprofit organization active in Guatemala.

Identify’s medical projects for volunteers are in general medicine, hygiene, pediatrics, dental, eye care, orthopedics, physical, occupational, and speech therapy, women’s health, and others designed by need.

Missions Frontier

Missions Frontier is an American nonprofit organization that arranges and hosts short-term mission trips, including those for medical volunteers, in Guatemala.

Curamericas Global

Curamericas Global is a nonprofit organization that endeavors to provide mothers and children around the world with vital health services.

Volunteer health professionals are always welcome and can provide direct services along with educational trainings.

Free to Smile Foundation

Free to Smile Foundation is a nonprofit corporation dedicated to supporting and sustaining comprehensive, quality surgical and dental services to poor and underprivileged children and adolescents throughout the world.

Free to Smile is in constant need of volunteers for annual mission trips and depends entirely on volunteers to provide comprehensive, quality surgical and dental care.

Nuestros Pequeños Hermanos

Nuestros Pequeños Hermanos is a nonprofit organization that cares for orphaned and abandoned children. Nuestros Pequeños Hermanos’ homes in nine countries keep brothers and sisters together and provide a quality education, health care, and spiritual formation.

The clinics need nurses, physicians, therapists, or assistants who can commit to a volunteering for at least a year.

Smiles International Foundation

Smiles International Foundation is an America charity which organizes and provides charitable surgical care for underprivileged children internationally and domestically.

Healthcare professionals may apply to volunteer in California, Africa, India, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Panama, Mexico, or Ukraine.

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.

The Plasticos Foundation

The Plasticos Foundation is a nonprofit organization that aims to provide reconstructive plastic surgical training and care to those in need, regardless of their ability to pay, and to advance the field of plastic surgery through education and research.

The foundation is always looking for individuals who want to show their support through volunteering, including nurses and doctors.

Health for Humanity

Health for Humanity is a Canadian registered not-for-profit, volunteer-run organization that provides surgical, primary care, public health, and educational services to those in need in the world’s developing regions.

Teams are made up of healthcare professionals who volunteer their time and pay their own expenses on all projects.