StandUp For Kids is a nonprofit charity that runs several innovative programs that provide homeless youth the assistance, training, and resources to make a successful re-integration into society. Local programs are in operation in Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia, Washington, and Washington, D.C.
StandUp For Kids is an all volunteer organization and welcomes the involvement of volunteer healthcare professionals.
Healing the Children Rocky Mountains is a non-profit organization which provides medical care to children around the world through medical missions.
Medical volunteers are needed both for local care and also for medical mission teams that travel abroad to Peru and Guatemala. The teams are made up of surgeons, anesthesiologists, anesthesia techs, OR nurses, recovery room nurses, scrub techs, speech therapists, audiologists, pediatricians, CRNAs, and AAs.
Through the nonprofit ADA Foundation’s Give Kids A Smile program, launched nationally by the American Dental Association in 2003, more than five million underserved children have received free oral health services. These free services are provided by approximately 10,000 dentists annually, along with 30,000 other dental team members. Please look for an opportunity to serve in your state.
Give an Hour, a nonprofit organization headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, was founded to provide free and confidential mental health services to military veterans and their loved ones.
Give an Hour’s network has licensed mental health professionals located in all 50 states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico, and Guam who have donated mental health services. Volunteers may be psychologists, social workers, psychiatrists, marriage and family therapists, drug and alcohol counselors, pastoral counselors, and other professional counselors.
The People’s Organization of Community Acupuncture is a rapidly-growing cooperative of people involved in the community acupuncture movement: acupuncturists, patients, clinics, and supportive organizations. If you wish to volunteer, you can search for a clinic to serve at within many areas of North America.
Dental Lifeline Network is a national nonprofit organization that provides access to dental care and education for Americans who cannot afford it and have a permanent disability or are elderly or are medically fragile.
Through Dental Lifeline Network’s flagship program, Donated Dental Services, dental care is provided through a national network of volunteer dentists and volunteer laboratories. The program needs volunteer dentists and laboratories nationwide but needs vary somewhat from state to state and even within a state.
The Asylum Network at Physicians for Human Rights consists of over 400 health professionals throughout the United States who offer pro bono forensic evaluations to document evidence of torture and other human rights abuses for immigrants fleeing persecution in their home countries. Physicians for Human Rights is a nonprofit organization headquartered in New York City with offices in Boston, Massachusetts, and Washington, D.C.
Adventist Community Services (ACS) is a humanitarian agency for the Adventist Church in the United States and Bermuda that focuses on touching hearts and transforming communities. ACS is made up of hundreds of thousands of people who come together and make a difference in their communities.
EyeCare America, the public service program of the Foundation of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, provides eye care at no out-of-pocket cost to those who qualify.
See more about volunteering in your state via this link.
Demonstrate your commitment to protecting your community by volunteering for one of the American Acadmy of Dermatology’s SPOTme skin cancer screening program events in your state.
AccessDerm is an American Academy of Dermatology-sponsored teledermatology program that allows dermatologists to provide care to underserved populations in the United States. By participating in the program, which aspires to be national but currently exists in 16 states, members and residents can consult remotely on dermatology cases in the state they are licensed.
Apogaea is a 100% volunteer run, nonprofit collaborative outdoor arts, music, and camping experience held in the beautiful mountains of Colorado.
Medical volunteers are required to have medical experience as an MD, NP, PA, RN, DO, paramedic, EMT, or military medic.
The nonprofit Summit Community Care Clinic, located in Frisco, Colorado, offers high-quality primary care, oral health, behavioral health, and reproductive health services to patients regardless of their ability to pay.
Physicians interested in committing to monthly rotations for at least a year are needed to as volunteers.
USA Swimming is a nonprofit 400,000-member service organization that promotes the culture of swimming by creating opportunities for swimmers and coaches of all backgrounds to participate and advance in the sport through clubs, events, and education.
National volunteer opportunities are possible for medical practitioners such as physicians, athletic trainers, massage therapists, physical therapists, and chiropractors.
The Maven Project is a nonprofit organization that is building a national network of volunteer medical school alumni to address the escalating medical needs of vulnerable U.S. populations. Semi-retired, newly retired, and other physicians are an untapped resource of medical volunteers who—when paired with telemedicine technology—can remotely provide unavailable medical services to our growing underserved populations.
The Maven Project has needs for volunteers who are licensed in Massachusetts and California now; physicians licensed in other states with an interest in volunteering in the near future; medical schools or alumni associations interested in participating; FQHCs, free clinics, or other community health centers or programs interested in participating in the near future.
The Muscular Dystrophy Association is fighting to free individuals—and the families who love them—from the devastating effects of muscular dystrophy, ALS, and related life-threatening diseases, so they can live longer and grow stronger.
Please contact the association about opportunities to help make a difference in the life of a child as volunteer medical staff at a Muscular Dystrophy Association Summer Camp in your state.
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.
Camp Promise—a charitable nonprofit with locations in Connecticut, Colorado, and Washington—has the mission to provide a barrier-free, weeklong overnight camp for kids, teens, and adults with muscular dystrophy or select neuromuscular diseases—regardless of age, capability, or ability to pay.
From cabin counselors to medical, program, and logistics teams, camps are fully staffed by volunteers.
Race Guards is a nonprofit organization that provides in-race first aid for athletic events throughout the United States with a focus on running and cycling races, triathlons, and endurance events.
Medical volunteers are a part of Race Guards.
The Ultra Medical Team is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing peace of mind to endurance sporting event directors and participants. Past events have been in California, Colorado, and Washington.
Ultra Medical Team trained volunteers are typically licensed or student firefighters, EMRs, EMTs, paramedics, massage therapists, physical therapists, athletic trainers, nurses, physicians, podiatrists, or chiropractors.
First Descents is a nonprofit organization that offers young adult cancer fighters and survivors a free outdoor adventure experience designed to empower them to climb, paddle, and surf beyond their diagnosis, defy their cancer, reclaim their lives, and connect with others doing the same. Locations are in California, Colorado, Montana, North Carolina, New Hampshire, New York, Oregon, Washington, West Virginia, and Wyoming,
First Descents welcomes physicians, mid-level providers, nurses, paramedics, and EMTs to come and volunteer at one of the programs as a medical volunteer.
The nonprofit Nighthawk Ranch, located in Guffey, Colorado, is a place for children with cancer to have the opportunity to live on a ranch and to develop skills that will show them just how incredibly capable they are.
Volunteer nurses are needed.
Camp Wapiyapi is a nonprofit camp in Colorado for children who are dealing with childhood cancer.
Wapiyapi volunteers come from all walks of life and give in different ways. Some are in the medical profession or hope to enter that field.
Roundup River Ranch is a nonprofit camp in Colorado that provides cost-free, extraordinary camp experiences for children with serious illnesses.
There are volunteer positions for physicians (MD, DO), physician assistants, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, dietitians, EMTs, paramedics, pharmacists, pharmacy techs, respiratory therapists, and physical therapists.
National Coalition for Homeless Veterans is an American nonprofit organization whose Stand Down program has become recognized as the most valuable outreach tool to help homeless veterans in the nation today. Volunteers are needed at the two to three-day events that give homeless veterans a secure, community-like retreat to receive healthcare and personal hygiene services, food, clothing, housing, and employment referrals. For a list of upcoming Stand Down events, click here.