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Camp Ten Trees

Camp Ten Trees is a nonprofit summer camp in Washington State for LGBTQ youth and youth of LGBTQ families.

Each year, Camp Ten Trees selects a team of enthusiastic, skilled, and youth-focused volunteers to serve as cabin counselors, specialists, health and wellness providers, kitchen crew, etc.

Camp Korey

Camp Korey is a nonprofit camp in Carnation, Washington, for children and families living with serious and life-altering medical conditions.

There are volunteer positions for medical interpreters, medical, nursing, and pharmacy students, pharmacists, physical therapists, registered nurses, respiratory therapists, physicians, physician assistants, and advanced registered nurse practitioners.

The Soldiers Project

The Soldiers Project is a nonprofit, charitable organization that provides free, confidential therapy for post-9/11 veterans and their loved ones in California, Illinois, New York, Pennsylvania, Texas, Washington, and Wyoming.

If you are a licensed mental health professional and you’d like to make a difference in the life of a service member and his/her family, please consider volunteering.

Returning Veterans Project

Returning Veterans Project is a nonprofit that offers free confidential mental health and somatic healthcare services for post-9/11 war zone veterans and their families in Oregon and Southwest Washington.

Returning Veterans Project is currently welcoming volunteer providers in mental health/counseling, physical therapy, acupuncture, chiropractic medicine, naturopathic medicine, massage therapy, music therapy, art therapy, equine therapy, drug and alcohol counseling, and dental.

Seattle/King County Clinic

A program of the nonprofit Seattle Center Foundation, Seattle/King County Clinic is a yearly event in the Seattle area that relies on volunteer medical staff to provide healthcare services.

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.

Neighborcare Health

Neighborcare Health is the largest provider of primary medical and dental care in Seattle for low income and uninsured families and individuals. It is comprised of 28 non-profit medical, dental, and school-based clinics

For more detailed information about volunteer opportunities, please visit the opportunities directory.

Corporation for National and Community Service

Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) is a federal agency that engages Americans in service through its AmeriCorps, Senior Corps, Social Innovation Fund, and Volunteer Generation Fund programs.

AmeriCorps and AmeriCorps VISTA members are involved through Community Health Corps, a CNCS program that places workers in health centers around the nation to improve access to primary and preventative health care.

Seattle’s Union Gospel Mission

Seattle’s Union Gospel Mission is a nonprofit organization that provides emergency care and long-term recovery services to hurting and homeless people in Seattle.

Dentists, hygienists, and dental students are all welcome to volunteer in the dental clinics.

Volunteers of America

Volunteers of America is a national, nonprofit, faith-based organization that serves children, youth, and families, the formerly incarcerated, homeless people, older adults, people with disabilities, and veterans and focuses on assistance with basic needs, behavioral health, community outreach and development, correctional re-entry services, housing, mental health, senior living and care, and substance abuse.

With 33 offices covering 46 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico, Volunteers of America has a number of programs that individuals can volunteer for locally. To see volunteer opportunities in your area, please search for the website of the local office in your state here.

Children of the Night

Children of the Night is dedicated to rescuing America’s children from the ravages of prostitution.

Volunteers may provide their professional services to the Children of the Night shelter home in Van Nuys, California. Additionally, the Children of the Night Without Walls program connects volunteer lawyers, physicians, psychiatrists and other professionals nationwide to provide specialized services sometimes required to permanently remove people from life on the street.

Free Clinic of Southwest Washington

Free Clinic of Southwest Washington is a nonprofit clinic in Vancouver, Washington, that aims to provide and facilitate access to free, compassionate, quality health care for children and adults who are otherwise unable to obtain such services.

The clinic needs volunteers including dentists, hygienists, dental assistants, optometrists, ophthalmologists, ophthalmic technicians, pharmacists, medical doctors, osteopathic doctors, naturopathic doctors, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants.

National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics

Interested in volunteering at a local free or charitable clinic? You can search for a clinic near you on the find a clinic page to contact a local clinic directly about volunteer opportunities in your area.

Also, the nonprofit National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics holds one day events called C.A.R.E. Clinics, where uninsured patients receive free medical care and connection to local clinics and additional resources, all of which is able to happen with the help of medical volunteers.

Christ Community Free Clinic

Christ Community Free Clinic is a nonprofit medical mission that aims to provide urgent medical care and referral services with compassion and dignity to the uninsured of Auburn, Washington.

The clinic needs volunteer medical and dental providers.

Puget Sound Christian Clinic

Puget Sound Christian Clinic is a nonprofit free clinic that provides health care to underserved people in the Seattle area

The clinic needs volunteer physicians, physician assistants, internists, nurse practitioners, physical therapists, optometrists, podiatrists, nutritionists, registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, counselors, case managers, pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, patient advocates, dentists, dental hygienists, and dental assistants.

Emergency System for Advance Registration of Volunteer Health Professionals

Emergency System for Advance Registration of Volunteer Health Professionals (ESAR-VHP) is a national network of state-based registries that allows health professionals the opportunity to get their licenses and credentials verified before a disaster happens. The time and expertise of volunteer health professionals is invaluable during a disaster or public health emergency. By registering with ESAR-VHP, your credentials and qualifications will be verified in advance so that you are able to serve on a moment’s notice—within your state and across state lines—to provide needed help during an emergency.

Volunteers in Medicine

Volunteers in Medicine is a nonprofit organization dedicated to building a network of sustainable, free primary healthcare clinics for the uninsured in local communities in the United States.

Retired and practicing physicians, nurses, pharmacists, social workers, dentists, and other medical professionals are the primary providers of care at Volunteers in Medicine clinics. If you are interested in volunteering, please see the directory for a clinic near you or consider starting a clinic.

HealthRight International

HealthRight International is a nonprofit organization that builds lasting access to health for excluded communities, employing a human rights-based approach and working closely with community partners to improve local capacity and advance the inclusivity of health systems.

HealthRight International seeks licensed physicians and mental health professionals in AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, MD, ME, NJ, NY, PA, VA, WA and surrounding states to volunteer with its Human Rights Clinic and provide forensic services to survivors of torture seeking asylum in the United States.

Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine

Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine is a nonprofit organization that promotes preventive medicine, conducts clinical research, and encourages higher standards for ethics and effectiveness in research.

If you are a physician or other healthcare professional, there are a number of ways you can volunteer in the United States. Please see http://www.pcrm.org/about/volunteer/how-can-i-volunteer for more information regarding volunteering.

Special Olympics

Special Olympics is a nonprofit organization that provides year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.

Join the more than 90,000 healthcare providers and students worldwide who have volunteered with the Healthy Athletes program. The health expertise volunteers possess spans the complete spectrum of medical disciplines from podiatry to dentistry to traditional sports medicine.

HOPE worldwide

HOPE worldwide is a non-profit, faith-based volunteer program focusing on leadership training and community service throughout the world. It brings people from all different backgrounds together to work across the globe serving the world’s poor.

Safe Harbor Free Clinic

Safe Harbor Free Clinic is a nonprofit free medical clinic in Stanwood, WA, providing health care and referral services to individuals without access to care.

Please see this link for current medical volunteering opportunities.

Medical Teams International

Medical Teams International is a nonprofit Christian global health organization that helps people affected by disaster, conflict, and poverty.

There are volunteer opportunities in Africa, Asia, Latin America, Oregon, and Washington for family practice physicians, OB/GYNs, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, certified nurse midwives, nurse anesthetists, physical therapists, radiologists, sonographers, biomedical technicians, paramedics, dentists, and dental assistants. Disaster response volunteers include ER doctors, ER nurses, nurse practitioners, family and general practitioners, mental health practitioners, nutritionists, obstetricians and gynecologists, pharmacists, physician assistants, paramedics, and public health specialists.