Chain of Hope

Chain of Hope, a UK-registered charity, exists to provide children affected by life-threatening heart disease with the treatment to which they very often simply do not have access.

Chain of Hope recruits volunteer cardiac surgeons, cardiac anaesthetists, cardiac intensivists, cardiac intensive care nurses, biomedical engineers, perfusionists, and cardiac theatre nurses.

The Healing Hands Foundation

The Healing Hands Foundation is an all volunteer, non-profit organization providing high quality health care to patients in areas lacking medical resources and surgical expertise. The foundation provides pediatric surgery, general surgery, plastic surgery, OB/GYN care and surgery, dental care, cardiology services, and general adult and pediatric medicine with the aim of improving quality of life, decreasing incidence of illness and death, and enabling people to be productive members of their community.

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.

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.

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.

Faith In God Ministries

Faith In God Ministries is a Florida-based nonprofit church organization that conducts spiritual and medical missions to Haiti and Panama that include volunteer medical students and doctors.

Christ For the City International

Christ For the City International is a nonprofit missions organization committed to the transformation of communities.

Medical and dental volunteers are needed for short or long-term mission trips.

Causes for Change International

Causes for Change International is a nonprofit organization that seeks to build strong communities in the Americas by providing the tools for self-sufficiency. Work is primarily in the areas of health, education, and economic independence.

Volunteers include doctors, dentists, teachers, therapists, nutritionists, bankers, medical staff, students and many others who educate these communities as a foundation for continual growth.

Volunteers Around the World

Volunteers Around the World is a non-governmental organization devoted to improving the standard of living for those that live in some of the most poverty stricken communities of the world. The focus is to provide communities with access to medical and dental treatment, medication, nutritional security, clean water, and health education.

Florida Association for Volunteer Action in the Caribbean and the Americas

Florida Association for Volunteer Action in the Caribbean and the Americas (FAVACA) is a nonprofit organization that promotes economic and social development in the Caribbean and the Americas through volunteer service.

FAVACA provides short-term training and technical assistance in response to requests from its partners overseas. Expert volunteer consultants are recruited from around Florida to meet these needs.

SEE International

SEE International is a nonprofit organization that provides sustainable medical, surgical, and educational services through volunteer ophthalmic surgeons with the objectives of restoring sight and preventing blindness to disadvantaged individuals worldwide.

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.

Global Medical Training

Global Medical Training is an international humanitarian organization that provides free medical-dental services to medically deprived communities in Central American countries. A prime corollary is offering healthcare students, professionals, and interested others a truly international experience that will expand their understanding of medicine-dentistry and life outside of North America.

Truth For Today Medical Missions

Truth For Today Medical Missions is a nonprofit organization that strives to provide an opportunity for people to use their talents, both medical and non-medical, in service to those less fortunate in countries around the world.

Volunteer doctors, dentists, nurses, optometrists, EMTs, paramedics, pharmacists, and other medical personnel provide medical care.

International Service Learning

International Service Learning (ISL) is a non-governmental organization whose mission is to support cultural awareness, service-based learning, and sustainable development projects through experiential and responsible volunteer travel programs that inspire local and global service.

ISL has been providing sustainable medical service in developing countries for over 20 years. The medical programs offer incredible hands-on programatic learning for volunteers and vital life services for those in need. 

Project C.U.R.E.

Project C.U.R.E. is a charity that provides medical supplies, equipment, and services around the world.  

Medical professionals are welcome to volunteer. Please see for the international locations in which you may have opportunity to provide patient care and/or teach. Medical professionals may also assist with medical supply sorting at locations in the U.S. cities of Chicago, Houston, Denver, Nashville, Philadelphia, or Phoenix. 

Operation Smile

Operation Smile is an international medical charity that provides free surgeries for children and young adults in developing countries who are born with cleft lip, cleft palate, or other facial deformities. 

Medical volunteers provide life-saving surgical and post-operative care to patients in the world’s most underserved environments. All medical volunteers are required to be active in their profession. Medical volunteers that are accepted are anesthesiologists, pediatric anesthesiologists, dentists, certified registered nurse anesthetists, OR/RR/pre-post nurses, pediatricians, surgeons (plastic, oral maxillofacial, and cleft), pediatric cardiologists, pediatric intensivists and neonatologists, certified child life specialists, speech pathologists, biomed technicians

Floating Doctors

Floating Doctors is a volunteer based non-profit medical relief team dedicated to reducing the present and future burden of disease in the developing world.

Doctors, nurses, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, dentists, optometrists, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, medical students, public health researchers, educators, engineers, and anyone with a pair of willing hands and the desire to help out in this world are welcome to volunteer.

Global Brigades

Global Brigades is a nonprofit organization that empowers communities in Honduras, Panama, Nicaragua, and Ghana to drive their own development through a holistic model of health and economic programs.

Volunteers include medical and dental professionals.

International Medical Relief

International Medical Relief is a nonprofit organization that recruits qualified medical teams and offers short-term assignments for volunteer doctors, dentists, and other health care professionals, as well as non-medical volunteers, to conduct overseas medical clinics in areas where health care is limited or difficult to obtain.