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.

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.

Mission Direct

Mission Direct, a UK-registered charity, enables people like you to make a practical and lasting difference to the lives of the world’s poorest people.

Medical teams are needed for mission trips.

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.

Elim Missions

Elim Missions, a UK-registered charity, had mission opportunities in Asia, Africa, Europe, the Middle East, and the Americas.

Oasis Global

Oasis Global, a UK registered charity, works alongside people around the world to bring hope and transform lives and communities.

Being involved in a diverse range of partnerships, projects, services, and initiatives, Oasis Global is able to find suitable assignments for volunteers.

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.

United Methodist Volunteers In Mission

United Methodist Volunteers In Mission is a grassroots movement within the United Methodist Church designed to provide an official channel whereby Christians, both lay and clergy, may offer their skills and talents for Christian service at home and around the world on short-term assignments at their own expense.

If you have specific training or interest in health care, you can go as a healthcare volunteer to increase community health in a variety of ways around the world. Currently, positions exist in Guatemala, Haiti, Kentucky, Kenya, Liberia, Mozambique, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, and Zimbabwe.

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.

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.

BMS World Mission

BMS World Mission is a charity that is working in around 35 countries on four continents. BMS personnel are mainly involved in church planting, development, disaster relief, education, health, and media and advocacy.
See this link for current vacancies in health ministries.

International Citizen Service

Do you want to volunteer overseas to make a difference in some of the world’s poorest communities? International Citizen Service is an overseas volunteering programme for 18 to 25 year olds who are UK, EU, or EEA citizens with a current UK address (or have indefinite leave to remain in the UK) or those who have lived in the UK for at least 12 months.

Mission Doctors Association

Mission Doctors Association is a religious nonprofit organization that provides lifesaving medical care for the poor and training for local healthcare professionals around the world.

There are needs for volunteer OBGYNs, pediatricians, family practice and internal medicine practitioners, dentists, cardiologists, and surgeons.

IVUmed

IVUmed teaches surgical techniques to local physicians in low-resource countries, focusing on urology and reproductive health.

Experts in the fields of urology, anesthesia, and nursing are needed as volunteers to help educate medical personnel in partner hospitals throughout the world. Medical professionals are also needed as volunteers to assist in collecting, creating, and refining the educational materials that are used during workshops and provided as resources to the host hospital medical staff.

SEE International

SEE International is a nonprofit organization that provides sustainable medical, surgical, and educational services through volunteer ophthalmic surgeons with the objectives of restoring sight and preventing blindness to disadvantaged individuals worldwide.

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.

VSO International

VSO International is a charitable organization that is working to improve health in some of the world’s poorest countries. 

Health volunteer opportunities are possible for anaesthetists, general practitioners, health managers, hospital doctors and physicians, medical laboratory staff and scientists, mental health professionals, midwives, nurses, obstetricians and gynaecologists, occupational therapists, paediatricians, physiotherapists, public health professionals, and surgeons.

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.

Operation of Hope

Operation of Hope is a charitable organization which provides life-changing surgical care, health care, and medical training programs in under-served areas of the world through international collaboration among medical and non-medical volunteers, empowered by corporate and individual sponsors.

Volunteers surgeons, nurses, and anesthetists are needed.

LEAP Global Missions

LEAP Global Missions is a nonprofit organization that is focused on providing specialized surgical services to those in need around the world.

Volunteers with expertise in plastic and reconstructive surgery, anesthesia, anesthesia support, OR and PACU nursing, and surgical technology are needed for medical mission teams that treat infants and children with craniofacial abnormalities. Other volunteers are needed to provide specialized surgical, medical, and dental services at some specific site locations. Medical professionals with experience in plastic and reconstructive surgery, general surgery, and orthopedic or trauma surgery are needed for volunteering in international disaster relief.

Goal Global

Goal Global is a nonprofit organization that aims to ensure that the poorest and most vulnerable in our world and those affected by humanitarian crises have access to the fundamental rights of life, including but not limited to adequate shelter, food, water and sanitation, health care, and 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.

Resurge International

Resurge International is a nonprofit organization that provides reconstructive surgical care for poor children and adults who lack access in 15 developing countries. 

Volunteers include plastic surgeons, anesthesiologists, pediatricians, operating room and recovery room nurses, nurse educators, hand therapists, and physical therapists.