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.

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.

Canadian Network for International Surgery

With teaching overseas done by professional clinical volunteers, the Canadian Network for International Surgery, a registered Canadian charity, provides surgical training that enables the African people to save millions of lives each year.

Canadian Physicians for Aid and Relief

Canadian Physicians for Aid and Relief, a nonprofit organization based in Toronto, is seeking qualified emergency doctors to take part in volunteer placements in a new physician partnership program in Fitche, Ethiopia. Team members will work with local physicians to improve processes and share knowledge and skills. There may also be opportunities to teach residents, medical students, nurses, and other healthcare providers.

Barbara May Foundation

The Barbara May Foundation, an Australian nonprofit, aims to provide sustainable maternal health care and significantly reduce the incidence of obstetric fistula in developing countries.

Volunteer midwives and obstetricians are needed to serve in Ethiopia and Tanzania on an ongoing basis.

Center for Victims of Torture

The Center for Victims of Torture, a nonprofit organization, rebuilds lives by providing healing services to survivors of torture. Currently, the center has operations in Ethiopia; Jordan; Kenya; Uganda; Atlanta, Georgia; St. Paul, Minnesota; and Washington, D.C.

Volunteers make a meaningful difference in the lives of survivors by working directly with clients, contributing their professional skills, or helping with administrative tasks.

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.

Jesuit Missions UK

Jesuit Missions UK, a nonprofit organization, welcomes volunteers of all ages and backgrounds for short and long-term volunteering opportunities in Africa, Central America, and Asia.

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.

Serving in Mission

Serving in Mission, a Christian nonprofit, offers opportunities for healthcare professionals to serve in medical and health ministries in Africa, Asia, and South America.

Orbis International

Orbis International is a nonprofit organization dedicated to bringing quality eye health to the world through training, research, and advocacy.

Orbis International retains a dedicated global network of medical professionals who provide ophthalmic education and instruction to increase the agency’s partners’ skill, service, and the quality of patient care.

Jewish Voice Ministries International

Jewish Voice Ministries International, a nonprofit organization headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, is dedicated to proclaiming the Gospel of Jesus through television, print, and online media, international festival outreaches, and medical clinics/humanitarian aid.

Volunteers 4 Humanity

Volunteers 4 Humanity is a nonprofit organization which provides free medical and dental care to underserved and impoverished areas worldwide.
On medical missions abroad, Volunteers 4 Humanity pairs healthcare professionals with volunteers to create a collaborative learning experience. 

Project Mercy

Project Mercy is an international not-for-profit relief and development agency providing community development and famine relief in Ethiopia with the assistance of volunteers.

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.

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.

AHOPE for Children

AHOPE for Children is a Virginia-based nonprofit organization whose mission is to support an orphanage in Ethiopia that provides a safe home and vital life-saving medicine for children devastated by Ethiopia’s AIDS pandemic.

Volunteers are a vital part of the team and take an active part in programs including health care, care giving, and teaching and tutoring English.

Facing Africa

Facing Africa is a charity made up of highly skilled and experienced volunteer surgeons who go to Ethiopia each year to perform complex facial reconstructive surgery on the victims of the disease Noma. In addition to the surgery, Facing Africa also encourages local doctors, surgeons, and nurses to attend lectures and presentations done by their volunteers in order to teach them new and better procedures and techniques.

Maternity Africa

Maternity Africa is a non-profit charity based in Ethiopia and Tanzania aiming to improve the quality and availability of maternity care to mothers and babies in these impoverished countries. By placing volunteer midwife and obstetrician teams into hospitals, the charity aims to build capacity and the clinical skills of health professionals practicing evidence-based, safe, kind, and excellent care to all women regardless of race, religion, or status. Maternity Africa also offers free surgical repair to women ostracized by obstetric fistula and aims to prevent these occurring in the first place.


TroppoDoc is a small non-governmental organization that relies on volunteers, including nurses, surgeons, public health enthusiasts, dentists, medical students and anyone who is willing to lend a hand, to get medical services to some of the poorest and healthcare-deprived populations in the world.

One Child Matters

One Child Matters is a nonprofit child sponsorship organization helping to meet the physical and spiritual needs of children in poverty-stricken areas of the world. Through the programs, children receive food, education, medical aid, and hope in Jesus Christ.

Please see this link for upcoming medical mission trips that need volunteers.

Children’s Surgery International

Children’s Surgery International is a Minnesota-based, nonprofit volunteer organization that provides specialized medical and surgical services to underprivileged children around the world in a safe, compassionate, and culturally-sensitive manner and promotes in-country self-sufficiency through professional training and support.

Children’s Surgery International is currently sending volunteer surgical teams to Liberia, Mexico, Bangladesh, Vietnam, and Ethiopia annually. Applications are being accepted for operating room nurse, CRNA, and anesthesiologist.

Free to Smile Foundation

Free to Smile Foundation is a nonprofit corporation dedicated to supporting and sustaining comprehensive, quality surgical and dental services to poor and underprivileged children and adolescents throughout the world.

Free to Smile is in constant need of volunteers for annual mission trips and depends entirely on volunteers to provide comprehensive, quality surgical and dental care.

East African Medical Relief Foundation

East African Medical Relief Foundation is an American nonprofit organization that was founded to improve access to quality health care in Oromia, Ethiopia’s largest and most populous region.

The foundation always enjoys having skilled and professional volunteers on medical mission trips.