HealthCare Ministries

HealthCare Ministries (HCM) is the international medical evangelism outreach of Assemblies of God World Missions. HCM serves the international community in the areas of health education, psychosocial Intervention, disability awareness, community health evangelism, medical, dental, optical, pharmacy, and disaster response.

This link will provide a list of the many types of volunteer healthcare professionals HCM typically utilizes. If you do not see your profession, feel free to inquire.

Fundacion Internacional Buen Samaritano Paul Martel

Fundacion Internacional Buen Samaritano Paul Martel is a charity working in Ecuador to provide  primary and specialized health care to marginalized and economically disadvantaged communities.

Short-term assignments start at one week in length for volunteer doctors, dentists, and other healthcare professionals.

Bayside Medical Missions

Bayside Medical Missions is a nonprofit organization whose goal is to provide medical services to people in Ecuador that have limited financial resources. It provides opportunities for support teams and healthcare professionals to offer medical care to those who would otherwise not be able to receive it.

Healing the Children Southwest

The mission of Healing the Children Southwest—a non-profit organization in Albuquerque, New Mexico—is to provide health care to children in New Mexico and around the world who are unable to receive the care either due to lack of services or financial resources.

Healing the Children organizes surgical teams consisting of volunteer surgeons, anesthesiologists, operating room and recovery nurses, pediatricians or family practitioners, and therapists to El Salvador, Guatemala, Peru, and Ecuador. Trips abroad are also arranged for volunteer physicians and nurses interested in providing free pediatric clinics to rural areas. Doctors, nurses, and hospitals are needed to donate services in Albuquerque.

Healing the Children Rocky Mountains

Healing the Children Rocky Mountains is a non-profit organization which provides medical care to children around the world through medical missions.

Medical volunteers are needed both for local care and also for medical mission teams that travel abroad to Peru and Guatemala. The teams are made up of surgeons, anesthesiologists, anesthesia techs, OR nurses, recovery room nurses, scrub techs, speech therapists, audiologists, pediatricians, CRNAs, and AAs.

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.

Healing the Children Florida-Georgia

Healing the Children Florida-Georgia provides free and specialized medical treatment to children in need in Florida, Georgia, and around the world.

Volunteer physicians, surgeons, nurses, therapists, anesthesiologists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and other medical professionals provide services to children locally and internationally.

Healing the Children Arizona

Healing the Children Arizona is a nonprofit organization that is dedicated to helping children from all over the world find life-saving medical treatment in Arizona, throughout the Southwest United States, and abroad.

Volunteer healthcare providers provide medical and surgical treatments to the children the organization brings to Arizona and the Southwest. Specialized teams of doctors, nurse educators, and other specialists volunteer abroad to work with local staff and help provide advanced training. Additionally, surgical teams volunteer to provide onsite surgeries and medical care in developing countries.

ASE Foundation

The American Society of Echocardiography Education and Research Foundation (ASE Foundation) is ASE’s charitable arm, helping to assure the viability and visibility of cardiovascular ultrasound.

The ASE Foundation’s global health initiatives and humanitarian events program brings adult and pediatric cardiac care to areas in need, teaching local clinicians and providing direct patient services to at-risk communities. To date, missions have been held in India, Argentina, Vietnam, and Los Angeles.

Rural Community Development Program

Rural Community Development Program is a non-profit, philanthropic organization which encourages international volunteers to contribute in sustainable community development that benefits the underprivileged and extremely poor.

Healthcare volunteering opportunities are available in Cambodia, India, Nepal, Thailand, Tanzania, Uganda, South Africa, Kenya, Ghana, Argentina, Costa Rica, Guatemala, and Peru.

Taiwan Root Medical Peace Corps

Taiwan Root Medical Peace Corps is a private, non-sectarian, non-profit organization dedicated to improving quality of life through provision of medical services and health education.

Volunteer medical professionals—physicians, pharmacists, dentists, nurses, and medical technologists—are needed in many areas within Taiwan and internationally.

Gospel Ministries International

Gospel Ministries International is a nonprofit organization which seizes opportunities to carry God’s love, through sacrifice, to the world.

Long-term volunteers may serve internationally or domestically in the areas of medical, dental, natural remedies, physical therapy, orphanage work, or social work.

Foundation for International Medical Relief of Children

The Foundation for International Medical Relief of Children, a non-profit organization incorporated in Washington, D.C. and headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, provides access to medical care for millions of underprivileged and medically underserved children around the world.

Volunteers from all walks of life, from college students to medical professionals, are welcome.

Association of Baptists for World Evangelism

The Association of Baptists for World Evangelism, an independent mission agency based in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, has healthcare ministries throughout the world, which include full-service hospitals, mobile and itinerant medical clinics, crisis pregnancy centers, and community health evangelism teams.

Volunteer anesthesiologists, dentists, dental hygienists, hospital administrators, midwives, nurse practitioners, nurses, obstetricians and gynecologists, pediatricians, pharmacists, and physical therapists, physicians, physician assistants, and surgeons are needed.

Bridges of Hope International

Bridges of Hope International, a non-profit faith based organization based in Fishers, Indiana, is focused on bringing hope to Central and South America through short-term mission trips and international partnerships.

Medical projects focus on free medical, dental, and vision clinics. International partnerships enable a team of volunteer surgeons and other specialists to provide care for those who are often medically neglected. Medical professionals and support staff are needed to participate in short-term teams.

Foundation for International Education in Neurological Surgery

The Foundation for International Education in Neurological Surgery, a nonprofit organization, was founded by a group of leading neurosurgeons in order to address the critical lack of trained neurosurgeons in developing countries.

Volunteer neurosurgeons and personnel teach their techniques to local neurosurgeons, set up neurosurgery residency programs, and provide critical assistance in the operating room.

Rostro de Cristo

Rostro de Cristo, a nonprofit organization based in Braintree, Massachusetts, is a volunteer and retreat group immersion program founded as a way for young people from North America to encounter Christ by entering into the reality of the lives of the people of Ecuador.

Opportunities for ministry include teaching, community outreach and organizing, working at a hospital for Hansen’s Disease, and working with social services agencies.

Good Shepherd Volunteers

Good Shepherd Volunteers, a nonprofit organization based in Astoria, New York, collaborates with the Sisters of the Good Shepherd to provide full-time volunteers with the opportunity to work in social service ministries and to use their God-given talents serving women, adolescents, and children affected by poverty, violence, and neglect.

Volunteer counselors and caseworkers are utilized in New York City, Thailand, and Chile.

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.

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.

Canadian Association of General Surgeons

The International Surgery Committee of the Canadian Association of General Surgeons was established to raise awareness among members of the surgical needs in developing countries and to facilitate the participation of interested members and organizations.

Children’s International Dental Project

Children’s International Dental Project, a nonprofit organization based in Colorado Springs, Colorado, provides free dental care to children around the world. You too can volunteer to help.

Occupational Therapy Around the World

Occupational Therapy Around the World aims to inspire national and international experiences and provide knowledge to thousands to help millions.

Acupuncture in the World

Acupuncture in the World is a medical and scientific NGO, headquartered in Italy, which aims to make known, spread, and develop acupuncture in the world, practicing in the countries of the developing world.

If you are medical doctor and expert acupuncturist who wishes to volunteer, do not hesitate to contact the organization.

United Ukrainian American Relief Committee

A Unites States nonprofit also registered with USAID, the United Ukrainian American Relief Committee strives to make Ukraine a better place by lending it a helping hand.

You can help make a significant difference by becoming a volunteer. See more about programs internationally and in Boston, Massachusetts via this link.