Surgeons for Sight

Surgeons for Sight, a nonprofit organization based in Greenville, South Carolina, was founded with the mission to help disadvantaged people, both locally and abroad, get the eye care they need to lead productive lives in glorification of God.

Volunteer physicians may assist in the vicinity of Greenville, South Carolina, the Dominican Republic, or another international site.

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.

Good Neighbor Free Medical Clinic

With the help of volunteers, the nonprofit Good Neighbor Free Medical Clinic, provides free primary healthcare services and limited non-surgical cardiology and orthopedic care to eligible adults living in Beaufort County, South Carolina.

Free Medical Clinic of Newberry County

With the help of volunteer physicians and dentists, the nonprofit Free Medical Clinic of Newberry County serves the needs of Newberry County, South Carolina, residents without access to professional health care due to lack of income or adequate health insurance.

CARES Clinic

The CARES Clinic is a medical student-initiated and managed non-profit organization providing free medical care to the underserved, uninsured in Charleston, South Carolina.

The clinic is currently searching for volunteer doctors, physical/occupational therapists, medical students, physician assistants, pharmacists, public health workers, and social workers.

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.

Operation Sight

Operation Sight is the area’s only nonprofit offering free cataract surgery restoring vision to qualified South Carolina residents.

Operation Sight enlists the help of the highest quality, volunteer healthcare providers in the ocular community to provide state-of-the-art cataract surgery.

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.

Medical Outreach Clinic of Summerville

The Medical Outreach Clinic of Summerville is a volunteer-staffed, non-profit corporation which exists to deliver free basic health care with compassion and respect to those most in need in Summerville, South Carolina.

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.

ICNA Relief

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.

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.

Sumpter Free Health Clinic

Sumpter Free Health Clinic—a nonprofit clinic located in St. Stephen, South Carolina—exists provide free health care for those with no health insurance and to provide other human need services for those living in the most impoverished, rural areas.

Volunteer medical professionals are welcome.

Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic

Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic is a nonprofit clinic comprised of volunteers—such as physicians and registered nurses—who are dedicated to providing free medical care to adults in need on South Carolina’s Johns, Wadmalaw, or James Island.

Anderson Free Clinic

Anderson Free Clinic is a nonprofit agency that provides comprehensive healthcare services to low-income, uninsured residents of Anderson County, South Carolina.

The clinic is in particular need of volunteer doctors, nurses, and dentists.

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.

Tricounty Family Ministries

Tricounty Family Ministries is a nonprofit organization dedicated to changing lives in South Carolina’s Tricounty area by providing food, clothing, prescription assistance, and counseling.

Volunteer doctors and nurses are utilized for the Healing Hands Ministries, which focus on helping individuals with their medical needs.

Greenville Free Clinic

The nonprofit Greenville Free Clinic promotes wellness and provides free medical care, dental services, health education, and prescription medications to qualified residents of Greenville County, South Carolina.

Volunteer opportunities are available for cardiologists, dental assistants and hygienists, dentists, dermatologists, emergency room physicians, endocrinologists, ENTs, gastroenterologists, general and family practitioners, gynecologists, internists, nephrologists,  neurologists, nurse practitioners, ophthalmologists, orthopedists, pharmacists, physical therapists, physician assistants, podiatrists, pulmonologists, registered nurses, residents, surgeons, and urologists.

Camp Happy Days

Camp Happy Days is a nonprofit organization that offers programs in South Carolina that help improve the emotional, physical, and psychological health of children and families affected by pediatric cancer. Summer camp is the signature program, but other programs are also offered.

One of the camp’s greatest volunteer needs is for medical staff.