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.

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.

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.

Healing the Children Northeast

Healing the Children Northeast, a nonprofit volunteer organization located in New Milford, Connecticut, is committed to arranging free surgical, dental, and medical treatment for children in need in the U.S. and abroad.

The Healing Hands Foundation

The Healing Hands Foundation is an all volunteer, non-profit organization providing high quality health care to patients in areas lacking medical resources and surgical expertise. The foundation provides pediatric surgery, general surgery, plastic surgery, OB/GYN care and surgery, dental care, cardiology services, and general adult and pediatric medicine with the aim of improving quality of life, decreasing incidence of illness and death, and enabling people to be productive members of their community.

International Children’s Heart Foundation

International Children’s Heart Foundation is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide free cardiac surgery to kids in developing countries while providing education to local teams.

Medical mission trips are made up of volunteer medical professionals with experience working with pediatric cardiac surgical patients, including pediatric cardiac surgeons, anesthesiologists, perfusionists, OR nurses, pediatric cardiologists, ICU nurses, intensivists, and respiratory therapists. Urgently needed are pediatric surgeons, pediatric cardiac anesthesiologists, OR nurses, and RNFAs with cardiac experience.

Health Teams International

Health Teams International is a nonprofit organization whose main purpose is to evangelize through the ministrations of short-term Christian healthcare teams. Dentists and hygienists, doctors and nurses, opticians, pharmacists, and non-medical volunteers are needed on all of the missions.

Concern America

Concern America is a nonprofit international development and refugee aid organization that works with economically impoverished communities around the world to develop long-term solutions to poverty.

Long-term field volunteers (nurses, doctors, engineers, teachers) train community members in health, environmental health/appropriate technology, education, and income-generation so that the villagers themselves become the healthcare providers, water system builders, educators, cooperative members, etc.

Asian Relief Medical Services

Asian Relief Medical Services is a Japanese nonprofit organization that ministers to the medical, dental, and spiritual needs of the poor in the Philippines, Cambodia, and Colombia.

To provide medical and dental care for the impoverished, Asian Relief Medical Services recruits volunteer doctors, nurses, and medical technicians. The more volunteers that join, the more people can be accommodated and served.

Global Spine Outreach

Global Spine Outreach is a nonprofit organization that transforms the lives of patients with complex spinal deformities around the world and helps medical teams learn advanced spinal techniques.

Teams are comprised of a network of spinal surgeons and allied health professionals. Volunteers include the top spinal deformity surgeons and world-renowned educators in the field today. Program sites are in Mexico, Poland, and Colombia.

Christ For the City International

Christ For the City International is a nonprofit missions organization committed to the transformation of communities.

Medical and dental volunteers are needed for short or long-term mission trips.

Missions International

Missions International is a nonprofit organization whose aim is to establish churches, orphanages, medical clinics, and homes among the unreached people groups of Central America, South America, Africa, and Southeast Asia.

Missions International has been able to provide much needed medical care in remote areas and disaster zones by teaming up with volunteer doctors, dentists, nurses, etc.

Let’s Go Volunteer

Let’s Go Volunteer is a non-profit, non-religious, and non-political organization that helps provide support and improve the opportunities for the most marginalized and vulnerable members of Colombian society.

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.

Medical Ministry International

Medical Ministry International is a nonprofit organization that utilizes volunteers—both medical and non-medical—to bring life-changing services to the poor in areas of North America, such as Texas and Mexico, as well as in countries in Asia, Central and South America, Europe, Africa, and the Middle East.

Please see this link for current volunteer openings.

International Service Learning

International Service Learning (ISL) is a non-governmental organization whose mission is to support cultural awareness, service-based learning, and sustainable development projects through experiential and responsible volunteer travel programs that inspire local and global service.

ISL has been providing sustainable medical service in developing countries for over 20 years. The medical programs offer incredible hands-on programatic learning for volunteers and vital life services for those in need. 

Physicians for Peace

Physicians for Peace is a nonprofit organization that transforms lives by training, supporting, and empowering healthcare professionals working with the world’s underserved populations.

Medical mission volunteers are a select group of subject matter experts who represent a range of medical specialties and are known as International Medical Educators (IMEs). On each initiative, IMEs combine their deep clinical knowledge with a passion for education.

Episcopal Relief and Development

Episcopal Relief & Development is the international relief and development agency of the Episcopal Church and an independent nonprofit organization. Its programs work toward achieving the Millennium Development Goals. Together with its partners, the organization rebuilds after disasters and empowers people to create lasting solutions to poverty, hunger, and disease.

Please see this link for information on volunteer opportunities.

Operation Smile

Operation Smile is an international medical charity that provides free surgeries for children and young adults in developing countries who are born with cleft lip, cleft palate, or other facial deformities. 
 

Medical volunteers provide life-saving surgical and post-operative care to patients in the world’s most underserved environments. All medical volunteers are required to be active in their profession. Medical volunteers that are accepted are anesthesiologists, pediatric anesthesiologists, dentists, certified registered nurse anesthetists, OR/RR/pre-post nurses, pediatricians, surgeons (plastic, oral maxillofacial, and cleft), pediatric cardiologists, pediatric intensivists and neonatologists, certified child life specialists, speech pathologists, biomed technicians

A Broader View

A Broader View is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide developing countries around the world with significant volunteer programs that both aid the neediest communities and forge a lasting bond between those volunteering and those they have helped. 

Doctors Without Borders

Doctors Without Borders is an international medical humanitarian organization working in nearly 70 countries to assist people whose survival is threatened by violence, neglect, or catastrophe. 

A wide variety of volunteers are needed: physicians, registered nurses, nurse practitioners, specialists in infectious diseases, HIV/AIDS, and TB, surgeons, nurse midwives, certified midwives, licensed mental health specialists, anesthesiologists, nurse anesthetists, pharmacists, obstetricians/gynecologists, epidemiologists, operating room nurses, and laboratory technicians.