Atlantic Humanitarian Relief

Atlantic Humanitarian Relief is a nonprofit that organizes medical mission trips comprised of volunteer doctors and other medical professionals who provide much needed healthcare services to Syrian refugees, primarily in Jordan.

Arabian Medical Relief

Arabian Medical Relief is a Jordanian charity which specializes in providing medical services to the needy in Jordan.

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.

Center for Victims of Torture

The Center for Victims of Torture, a nonprofit organization, rebuilds lives by providing healing services to survivors of torture. Currently, the center has operations in Ethiopia; Jordan; Kenya; Uganda; Atlanta, Georgia; St. Paul, Minnesota; and Washington, D.C.

Volunteers make a meaningful difference in the lives of survivors by working directly with clients, contributing their professional skills, or helping with administrative tasks.

Operation Mobilization International

Operation Mobilization International, a nonprofit organization, pioneers and leads initiatives to redeem lives, rebuild communities, and restore hope in over 100 countries.

A variety of long and short-term medical and dental mission trips are offered.

Middle East Christian Outreach

Middle East Christian Outreach (MECO) is a nonprofit organization. In partnership with Middle Eastern Christians, MECO’s goal is the growth and strengthening of churches so they will reach more people.

Churches are asking MECO to help them find medical consultants, doctors, nurses, midwives, and other skilled healthcare professionals who will volunteer.

Arab World Ministries

The nonprofit Arab World Ministries is passionate about initiating church-planting movements among the unreached in the Arab world.

Your qualifications and experience in medicine, engineering, banking, business, or education may have great potential to allow you to reach key Arab people with the gospel. If interested, please review the website for short or long-term volunteer positions.

Islamic Medical Association of North America

The Islamic Medical Association of North America is a nonprofit organization with the mission to provide a forum and resource for Muslim physicians and other healthcare professionals, to promote a greater awareness of Islamic medical ethics and values among Muslims and the community-at-large, to provide humanitarian and medical relief, and to be an advocate in healthcare policy.

Currently, the Islamic Medical Association of North America has regular medical and surgical missions going to Haiti, Jordan, and Sudan.

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.

Palestine Children’s Relief Fund

The Palestine Children’s Relief Fund is a nonprofit organization dedicated to healing the wounds of war, occupation, and poverty for children in the Middle East.

This organization sends volunteer teams of surgeons and other medical personnel to treat patients and train professionals at local hospitals in the Middle East.

Arabic Church of Houston

Arabic Church of Houston is a mission-minded Christian church that conducts medical missions in Texas and in the Middle East. 

From Bethlehem to the World

From Bethlehem to the World conducts medical mission trips to Israel, Jordan, Syria, and the Palestinian Territories. Medical mission trips host medical professionals who bring the talent, time, and compassion to provide care for those who could never afford it. 

Baptist Global Response

Baptist Global Response is a nonprofit relief and development organization with a heart to see the poor and suffering experience a full and meaningful life.

Medical volunteer positions are available.

Syrian American Medical Society

Syrian American Medical Society is a nonprofit organization working on the front lines of crisis relief in Syria and neighboring countries to alleviate suffering and save lives.

The participation of volunteer physicians and healthcare professionals is needed on medical mission trips.

Life for Relief and Development

Life for Relief and Development is a nonprofit organization that is dedicated to alleviating human suffering regardless of race, color, religion, or cultural background. In response to poverty, famine, social and economic turmoil, natural disasters, war, and other catastrophes, assistance is provided to people across the globe by offering humanitarian services such as food, water, and temporary shelter as well as health care and education.

Helping Hand for Relief and Development

Helping Hand for Relief and Development is a nonprofit organization responding to human sufferings in emergency and disaster situations around the world, as well as working on long term relief and development programs. 

Opportunities to volunteer for overseas relief work are provided. Medical professionals are often needed to support field hospitals.

Episcopal Relief and Development

Episcopal Relief & Development is the international relief and development agency of the Episcopal Church and an independent nonprofit organization. Its programs work toward achieving the Millennium Development Goals. Together with its partners, the organization rebuilds after disasters and empowers people to create lasting solutions to poverty, hunger, and disease.

Please see this link for information on volunteer opportunities.


Baitulmaal is an international charity and relief organization devoted to sustainable development and disaster relief.

RAD-AID International

RAD-AID International is a nonprofit organization with a mission to promote and improve global health care by increasing the access to radiology services in developing regions.

If you are considering volunteering, please see http://www.rad-aid.org/about-us/volunteering/ for more information.

Salaam Cultural Museum

Salaam Cultural Museum is a charitable non-profit organization originally formed to gather and publish information on the Middle East and North Africa and to promote understanding of the people, cultures, languages, religions, and lands of this region. Salaam Cultural Museum also collects and distributes humanitarian aid and coordinates medical missions to the region.

Medical mission trips typically last for about a week and take place in clinics, hospitals, refugee camps, make-shift clinics, and villages in northern Jordan. Volunteers include doctors, surgeons, dentists, ophthalmologists, nurses, therapists, and coordinating personnel. 

Islamic Relief USA

Islamic Relief USA is a nonprofit organization that strives to alleviate poverty, hunger, illiteracy, and diseases worldwide.

Currently, Day of Dignity events offer opportunities for healthcare professionals to volunteer in their area of the United States, providing free medical care and screenings. Please contact Islamic Relief USA to inquire about these and other opportunities to volunteer for disaster response and other initiatives worldwide. 

Hope for Syria’s Refugees

It was by random chance I got to work with the GFR team in Jordan 2014. Turned out the organization they were working with in Jordan needed an extra translator, and I just so happened to be in Amman at the time.
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Flying Doctors of America

Flying Doctors of America is a nonprofit organization that provides medical assistance and hope to the poorest of the poor. 
The organization brings together physicians, dentists, nurses, chiropractors, other health professionals and non-medical support volunteers to care for people who would otherwise never receive professional medical care.

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

International Medical Corps

International Medical Corps is a nonprofit organization working to relieve the suffering of those impacted by war, natural disaster, and disease by delivering vital healthcare services that focus on training, helping devastated populations return to self-reliance.

International Medical Corps is looking for highly trained medical staff to add to their emergency response roster, which requires that volunteers be willing to deploy rapidly—usually within 72 hours—and for a duration of 2–8 weeks. (Preference is given to those able to deploy for longer durations.)