Healing the Children Michigan-Ohio

Healing the Children Michigan-Ohio dreams of a world where every child has access to healing regardless of circumstance.

If you are a medical professional, you can volunteer your services either stateside or on a medical missions teams to Guatemala,   Colombia, Honduras, Bolivia, and more.

Mel Trotter Ministries

Mel Trotter Ministries, a nonprofit organization, exists to demonstrate the compassion of Jesus Christ toward the hungry, homeless, and hurting of the greater Grand Rapids, Michigan, area.

Volunteer chiropractors, dentists, hygienists, dental assistants, optometrists, opticians, doctors, RNs, LPNs, EMTs, CNAs, and other medically licensed practitioners are needed.

Baxter Community Center

Baxter Community Center, a nonprofit organization, seeks to reveal God’s love by responding to human needs in Grand Rapids, Michigan, through effective programs and partnerships.

Mercy Volunteer Corps

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.

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.

Health Intervention Services

Health Intervention Services is a non-profit, faith-based health center in the heart of West Michigan.

Volunteer health providers include physicians, specialists (e.g., cardiologists, surgeons), dentists, vision specialists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, chiropractors, and physical therapists.

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.

Care Harbor

Care Harbor, a nonprofit organization, conducts free clinic events in Los Angeles and Detroit to provide medical, dental, and vision care to the uninsured, underinsured, and at risk.

Care Harbor is seeking the following volunteers: general dentists, primary care physicians, specialty physicians, ophthalmologists, optometrists, dental hygienists, dental assistants, dental lab technicians, and opticians.

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.

Camp STAR

Camp STAR, located in Big Bay, Michigan, is the primary program of STAR Children’s Bereavement Services, a not-for-profit organization. Camp STAR is for children that have experienced the death of a loved one, parent, sibling, friend, or grandparent.

Two volunteer registered nurses are needed to be on site the entire weekend of camp.

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.

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.

Care Free Medical and Dental Clinic

The nonprofit Care Free is a Medical and Dental Clinic has two locations in Lansing, Michigan, that provide primary care, dental care, optometry, and behavioral health care services.

Volunteer physicians, dentists, nurse practitioners, nurses, physician assistants, and optometrists are needed.

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.

Camp Catch-A-Rainbow

The nonprofit YMCA Storer Camps offers Camp Catch-A-Rainbow in Jackson, Michigan, free of charge, to enrich the lives of children who are being treated for cancer or who are in remission from cancer.

Volunteer healthcare professionals are currently needed to act as cabin counselors to help meet the medical care needs of the participants.

North Star Reach

North Star Reach is a nonprofit camp in Pinckney, Michigan, that offers life-changing camp experiences for children with serious health challenges and their families.

Camp doctors and nurses volunteer to provide medical support and supervision.

National Coalition for Homeless Veterans

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.