Chain of Hope

Chain of Hope, a UK-registered charity, exists to provide children affected by life-threatening heart disease with the treatment to which they very often simply do not have access.

Chain of Hope recruits volunteer cardiac surgeons, cardiac anaesthetists, cardiac intensivists, cardiac intensive care nurses, biomedical engineers, perfusionists, and cardiac theatre nurses.

Fields of Life

Fields of Life, a UK-registered charity, is committed to sharing the Christian faith by collaborating with local communities and churches in East Africa to bring about positive change through the provision of quality education, clean water, health promotion, and other community-based projects.

Fields of Life is looking for volunteers who are passionate and are willing to use their skills, gifts, and time to help bring about positive change in the lives of many in East Africa.

Food for the Hungry

Food for the Hungry is an international relief and development organization that strives to meet the physical and spiritual needs of the poor in more than 26 countries. When disasters strike, Food for the Hungry is often one of the first organizations on the ground to provide and facilitate emergency relief assistance to those in urgent need of food, shelter, and medical care.

Humanity for Children

Humanity for Children—a nonprofit based in Columbia, Missouri—is committed to improving the quality of life for children in remote areas of East Africa through community-based, sustainable initiatives that empower individuals and positively affect health, education, safety, and economic conditions.

Global Medic Force

Global Medic Force is an international not-for-profit organization that engages healthcare professionals to rapidly transfer their medical expertise to colleagues in developing countries using an innovative method of clinical mentoring.

Villages of Hope Africa

Villages of Hope Africa is a Canadian charitable organization that provides food, education, housing, and health care to children in need in order to bring lasting hope to children at risk so they can embrace adulthood as independent and contributing members of society.

Villages of Hope Africa accepts applications for short-term volunteers.

FVS-AMADE Burundi

FVS-AMADE Burundi is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to protect orphans and vulnerable children and promote the economic autonomy of vulnerable households for the ultimate well-being of children.

If you have expertise and the desire to contribute to FVS-AMADE Burundi’s mission, the organization needs you even if there is not an open position that matches your skills. Please contact the organization to discuss specific volunteer activities that you could perform to further their mission.

Burundi Youth for Christ

Through projects focusing on education, orphan care, and health care, the nonprofit Burundi Youth for Christ is raising up a generation of leaders in order to transform Burundi.

Burundi Youth for Christ has need for volunteer medical staff—physicians, registered nurses, and lab technicians—at their Shammah Health Center in Burundi.

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.

Preventing Cervical Cancer

Preventing Cervical Cancer is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving women’s health globally by educating communities, training healthcare workers, and establishing self-sustaining cervical cancer prevention programs that prevent suffering and save women’s lives.

Teams of volunteer doctors, nurses, and counselors travel to underserved and remote areas around the world, providing education, diagnosis, and treatment.

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.

Baitulmaal

Baitulmaal is an international charity and relief organization devoted to sustainable development and disaster relief.

CURE International

CURE International is a nonprofit Christian healthcare network that operates charitable hospitals and programs in underserved countries worldwide.

CURE International sends volunteer healthcare professionals to serve, teach, and mentor their in-country staff, as well as provide continuity of care during a leave of absence.

Lighthouse Medical Missions

The vision of Lighthouse Medical Missions is to bring the love of God to the sick and dying in the poorer nations of the world. Teams consist of volunteers such as doctors, nurses, dentists, EMTs, pharmacists, and dietitians who freely give of their time and finances to reach the forgotten and neglected with the truth of the Gospel through medicine.

International Medical Corps

International Medical Corps is a nonprofit organization working to relieve the suffering of those impacted by war, natural disaster, and disease by delivering vital healthcare services that focus on training, helping devastated populations return to self-reliance.

International Medical Corps is looking for highly trained medical staff to add to their emergency response roster, which requires that volunteers be willing to deploy rapidly—usually within 72 hours—and for a duration of 2–8 weeks. (Preference is given to those able to deploy for longer durations.)

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.