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.
Medical Bridges, a nonprofit organization based out of Houston, Texas, re-purposes medical equipment/supplies for donation to qualified charitable medical providers in developing countries.
Medical professionals may volunteer by assisting in identifying products and answering questions in the sort room. Biomedical technicians may volunteer to repair and clean medical equipment in the test room.
Austin Smiles, a nonprofit organization based in Austin, Texas, provides reconstructive plastic surgeries to the children of Central Texas and Latin America.
The following types of medical volunteers are needed: physicians (anesthesiologists, emergency medicine, family practice, internal medicine, pediatricians, plastic surgeons, otolaryngologists); registered nurses practiced in operating room support, post-operative care, recovery room care, patient triage and intake; dentists; certified surgical technologists; speech pathologists; certified registered nurse anesthetists; physician assistants.
With the help of volunteers, Mercy Clinic, a nonprofit organization, provides free health care, spiritual care, and assistance to the underserved population in South Fort Worth, Texas.
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 mission of the People’s Community Clinic, a nonprofit organization, is to improve the health of medically underserved and uninsured Central Texans by providing high quality, affordable health care with dignity and respect.
The clinic has need for volunteer specialists to provide specialty care on a monthly basis.
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 Survivors of Torture, a nonprofit organization, provides free mental health and social services to refugees and asylum seekers who have suffered torture and trauma before fleeing their countries.
Medical and mental health providers are urged to consider volunteering at locations in Dallas and Austin, Texas.
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.
The nonprofit San Antonio Christian Dental Clinic is on a mission to extend Christ’s healing by providing charitable dental care to underserved Bexar County, Texas, adults.
Volunteer dentists, hygienists, RDAs, sterilization and laboratory technicians are needed.
I Care San Antonio is a nonprofit organization which provides complete eye care, including exams, glasses, and surgeries, to low income and homeless children, adults, and seniors in San Antonio, Texas, and the surrounding contiguous ten counties.
Volunteer doctors make I Care San Antonio’s mission possible.
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.
Camp Jubilee is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing a week long summer camp experience for children with sickle cell diseases.
There are needs for volunteer medical staff at the camp in Meridian, Texas.
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.
The American Academy of Dermatology’s Camp Discovery offers camp in five locations (Crosslake, Minnesota; Millville, Pennsylvania; Burton, Texas; Andover, Connecticut; and Carnation, Washington) for kids living with skin disease.
The success of Camp Discovery depends on dedicated dermatologists, nurses, and counselors who volunteer their time to ensure that the medical needs of each camper are met.
Camp Ailihpomeh—run by the nonprofit Texas Bleeding Disorders Camp Foundation and located in Meridian, Texas—serves the needs of boys with bleeding disorders, providing a camping experience for a group of children who have traditionally been excluded from participating in other summer camp programs.
A volunteer medical staff of physicians and nurses provides medical supervision.
The BP MS150 Medical Support Team is a group of volunteer medical personnel who donate their time to provide medical support for the BP MS150 Bike Ride, a two-day fundraising bike ride organized by a Texas’ chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, a nonprofit organization.
Texas A&M Emergency Care Team (TAMECT) provides two main functions at Texas A&M: service and education. The service component consists of staffing basic life support first aid stations at various University events. The education component is founded on CPR and basic first aid classes.
TAMECT membership is open to students, faculty, and spouses of faculty who have an honest desire to learn more about emergency medicine and help people.
Temple Community Clinic is a nonprofit, community-based organization comprised of volunteer doctors, mid-level providers, dentists, and nurses who provide free health care to the uninsured workforce of Bell County, Texas.
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.