StandUp For Kids

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 Illinois-Indiana

Healing the Children Illinois-Indiana is an all-volunteer, non-profit organization that provides critical and life-changing medical attention to needy children from around the world. Healing the Children needs doctors and hospitals who are willing to donate their services.

Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association of Chicago

Healthcare volunteers are needed at the Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association of Chicago’s free clinic, health fairs, and senior center.

Fresh Start Surgical Gifts

Fresh Start Surgical Gifts, a nonprofit organization based in Carlsbad, California, transforms the lives of disadvantaged infants, children, and teens with physical deformities caused by birth defects, accidents, abuse, or disease through the gift of reconstructive surgery and related healthcare services.
At Fresh Start Surgical Gifts, there are volunteer opportunities for medical professionals at surgery weekends in San Diego, California, dental clinics in Carlsbad, California, and possibly at new locations in Chicago, Illinois.

Augustinian Volunteers

A nonprofit organization based in Villanova, Pennsylvania, Augustinian Volunteers are Catholic men and women who wish to serve God’s people in partnership with the Augustinians and others for one year domestically and abroad.

There are currently six placement sites: Chicago, Illinois; Lawrence, Massachusetts; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; San Diego, California; Ventura, California; and Chulucanas, Peru.

Amate House

Amate House, a nonprofit organization based in Chicago, Illinois, places long-term volunteers with schools, parishes, legal aid organizations, health clinics, food pantries, housing assistance agencies, after-school programs, and many other social service nonprofit agencies in Chicago, Illinois.

Fourth Presbyterian Church

Chicago’s Fourth Presbyterian Church is a welcoming, serving community, reflecting the inclusive love of God and nurturing each individual’s spiritual pilgrimage.

Volunteer medical professionals are needed to provide expertise and resource referrals to Fourth Presbyterian Church’s Sunday Night Supper guests with minor health concerns on Sundays from 4–5 p.m.

American Dental Association

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

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.

People’s Organization of Community Acupuncture

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

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.

Physicians for Human Rights

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

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.

American Academy of Ophthalmology

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.

AAD’s SPOTme Skin Cancer Screening

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.

AAD’s AccessDerm

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.

Indian Health Service

The Indian Health Service is a federal agency within the Department of Health and Human Services that provides comprehensive healthcare services to nearly two million American Indians and Alaskan Natives across Alaska, Arizona, California, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, and Wisconsin.

USA Swimming

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.

Inner-City Muslim Action Center

Inner-City Muslim Action Center is a nonprofit organization that fosters health, wellness, and healing in Chicago’s inner-city by organizing for social change, cultivating the arts, and operating a holistic health center.

Medical provider volunteer opportunities are possible for primary care and specialty providers (MD, DO, NP, PA), nurses, physician assistants, triage.

Maven Project

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.

Muscular Dystrophy Association Camp

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.

Avon 39

AVON 39 is The Walk to End Breast Cancer.

Medical personnel are needed to volunteer at event locations in Chicago, Boston, New York, San Francisco, Santa Barbara, Houston, and Washington, D.C.

Race Guards

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.

Children’s Oncology Services

Children’s Oncology Services is a nonprofit organization whose One Step programs in Illinois, North Carolina, Utah, Wisconsin, and Washington, D.C. offer camp experiences and other programs throughout the year that allow children with cancer to just be kids.

The One Step medical team is comprised of volunteer physicians and nurses. Even though it is important to have staff with pediatric oncology experience, staff with other clinical backgrounds such as general pediatrics, adult oncology, emergency, and ICU are welcome.

Willow Creek Care Center

Willow Creek Care Center is a Christian, nonprofit organization located in South Barrington, Illinois, that aims to provide people with food, housing, transportation, clothing, education, and healthcare, legal, financial, and employment services.

Volunteer healthcare professionals are needed to provide dental and vision care, complimentary blood pressure screenings, and to help women who are facing an unplanned pregnancy.