Mercy Volunteer Corps, a nonprofit organization based in Gwynedd Valley, Pennsylvania, promotes social change by placing and supporting volunteers for one year of service with people who are poor and marginalized in the United States (currently active in Baltimore, Detroit, Hartford, New York City, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Sacramento, San Francisco, Savannah, and St. Michael’s, Arizona) and Guyana. Mercy Volunteers work in education, health care, and social services while living together in community and growing spiritually.
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 Florida-Georgia provides free and specialized medical treatment to children in need in Florida, Georgia, and around the world.
Volunteer physicians, surgeons, nurses, therapists, anesthesiologists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and other medical professionals provide services to children locally and internationally.
The Georgia Lions Lighthouse Foundation is a nonprofit organization committed to filling the gaps that exist for underinsured Georgians by providing affordable access to vision and hearing services.
The foundation always needs volunteer optometrists and ophthalmologists willing to provide eye exams at 34 clinic locations throughout the state of Georgia. Additionally, volunteers are needed for the Lighthouse Foundation Hearing Partner Provider team.
The Good Shepherd Clinic of Dawson County, a nonprofit organization and free clinic located in Dawsonville, Georgia, strives to make Dawson County a better place by providing health care for those who have none. The clinic accomplishes this through the use of volunteer health professionals and community volunteers, along with partnerships with other health providers.
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 Atlanta Veterans Acupuncture Clinic is an association of volunteers and a branch of Acupuncturists Without Borders, which is a non-profit. The clinic is dedicated to the free treatment of stress experienced by combat veterans and their families.
The organization is actively seeking acupuncturists to staff their clinics in Atlanta and Suwanee, Georgia.
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.
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.
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.
The Center for Black Women’s Wellness (CBWW)—a nonprofit located in Atlanta—is a premier, community-based, family service center committed to improving the health and well-being of underserved Black women and their families.
CBWW is seeking volunteer physicians, psychiatrists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, registered nurses, phlebotomists, and medical assistants.
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.
ICNA Relief is a charitable organization that seeks to alleviate human suffering by providing caring and compassionate service to victims of adversities and survivors of disasters. Currently, ICNA also has free clinics in the following cities: Atlanta, Georgia; Mount Pleasant, South Carolina; Anaheim, California; and Boca Raton, Florida.
Please see this link to request more information about volunteering.
The South DeKalb Center for Healthy Living is a nonprofit, community-based, volunteer-driven clinic committed to providing access to free, quality healthcare services for low-income, uninsured Georgia residents.
Coweta Samaritan Clinic is a nonprofit clinic that offers free primary medical care to uninsured residents of Coweta County, Georgia, who meet established income limits.
Volunteer medical professionals, such as physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, phlebotomists, dietitians, and patient educators, are needed.
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.
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.