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Since 1958, Project HOPE volunteers continue to make an impact all over the globe. We are a volunteer-valued organization offering quality international and domestic programs. With wide-ranging opportunities to use your expertise and compassion, you will be able to give back, improve the lives of those less fortunate, and truly make a difference in this increasingly complex, interconnected world.    

When applying:

Please be prepared to upload your resume and cover letter detailing why you want to volunteer with Project HOPE, and be ready to answer a few application questions. The entire process should take no more than 10-20 minutes.

What to expect once you have successfully submitted your application:

  • You will receive a confirmation email once we acquire your application.
  • Your application will be reviewed by our headquarters and field staff.
  • Once approved, we will contact you for an interview, and then we will work with you for credentials submission and background check.

If you have any questions during this process, please feel free to email us at

We look forward to working with you!!!!

Join our volunteer database below or apply for an immediate opportunity.


Current Opportunities

  • Volunteer Pediatrician Dr. Andy Gunter in Nepal

    ***Nepal- Disaster Response Volunteers
    Project HOPE continues to recruit medical volunteers based on the time-sensitive needs identified in coordination with the government of Nepal in response to the earthquake. Potential volunteers will be contacted according to priority needs as we respond to the situation on the ground. Learn More.

  • volunteer Papua New Guinea Pacific Angel

    ***Pacific Angel – Goroka, Papua New Guinea
    Pacific Angel (Pac Angel) is the US Pacific Command’s Humanitarian and Civic Action Program in Southeast Asia/Oceania. The US Air Force and the local Ministry of Health/Government of Papua New Guinea will partner to provide direct medical care and community outreach to underserved populations in the vicinity of Goroka.

  • **Pacific Partnership 2015 Mission
    The USNS MERCY will depart from San Diego, California and sail from May to September, anchoring offshore in Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, and Vietnam. The USNS MERCY will depart from San Diego, California and sail from May to September, anchoring offshore in Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, and Vietnam.

  • USNS Comfort

    *Continuing Promise 2015
    Continuing Promise is a six-month mission to eleven countries in Central and South America and the Caribbean, where the U.S. Navy and its partnering nations will work hand in hand with host nations and a variety of governmental and nongovernmental agencies to train in civil-military operations.

  • Volunteer Susan Opas Philippines

    *PACANGEL- Tagbilaran, Philippines
    Pacific Angel (PACANGEL) is the US Pacific Command’s Humanitarian and Civic Action Program in Southeast Asia/Oceania. This Humanitarian Assistance Civilian-Military Operation is made up of three main portions: a Health Services Outreach, Engineering Civic Action Program and Subject Matter Expert Exchanges.

  • Cervical Cancer Prevention Program China

    China- MSN or PhD Level Volunteer Nurses to Teach at San Da School of Nursing
    Recruiting qualified Master’s Degree or PhD-level Nurses to teach undergraduate nursing students in the BSN Nursing program at the San Da School of Nursing for semester intervals.

  • China Nursing Volunteer

    China- MSN or PhD Nurse Volunteers to Teach at the Wuhan University HOPE School of Nursing
    Recruiting qualified Master’s Degree or PhD-level Nurses to teach undergraduate nursing students in the International BSN Nursing program at the Wuhan University HOPE School of Nursing for semester intervals.

  • ESL Volunteer China

    China- Physician Volunteers to Train Medical Students in Shanghai
    Recruiting US physicians for Shanghai, China to volunteer, as faculty, to train medical students in basic medicine and the physical sciences. Also recruiting qualified ESL teachers to teach first year medical students comprehensive English.

  • Dominican Republic 5 Star Program

    Dominican Republic: Health of women and children volunteers
    Project HOPE is looking to deploy maternal child health clinical volunteers to support the Project HOPE Monte Plata and Herrera clinics.

  • Ghana Volunteer Recruitment

    Ghana- ER Physicians and ER Nurses Volunteers
    Recruiting board-certified physicians and nurses with specialization in emergency medicine or critical care for 3-4 week rotations at Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital in Kumasi, Ghana.

  • VOTE for the 2012 Project HOPE Volunteer fo the Year

    Global Health Volunteer Service Corps Program
    Recruiting U.S. public health and nursing professionals to volunteer with our long-term Global Health Programs.

  • volunteer Community Coalition for Haiti

    Haiti – Medical Professionals for Community Coalition for Haiti (CCH)
    The Community Coalition for Haiti (CCH) is an interdenominational 501(c)3 non-profit organization devoted to “Transforming Lives, One by One”. CCH has been serving in Haiti since 1989, providing a broad history of successful and meaningful work in Haiti.

  • Haiti- HAS Physician Specialist Volunteers; as needed basis
    Recruiting for surgical and anesthesia volunteer professionals for Hôpital Albert Schweitzer in Haiti to fill chronic personnel gaps at the hospital and help strengthen the health system.

  • World Diabetes Day

    India- Nurse Volunteers
    Recruiting US nurse volunteers to teach, train, build capacity and help strengthen the health care system in Andrej Pradesh, India at two sites: the NRI Academy of Sciences and the ASRAM Medical College Hospital.

  • Kyrgyzstan TB Patient Support Groups World TB Day 2014

    Kyrgyzstan - TB Nutrition Expert Volunteer
    Recruiting various volunteer health experts to assist Project HOPE’s Global Fund Tuberculosis (TB) Program.

  • GSK Pulse Volunteer Janet Taylor Meets with HOPE staff in Macedonia.

    Macedonia- US Pediatric Nurse Volunteer
    Recruiting US Nurse volunteers to teach, mentor, and build capacity.

  • Malawi Nurses

    Malawi- Monitoring and Evaluation Volunteer
    Recruiting Monitoring and Evaluation Specialists to Support Project HOPE/ TB REACH in Malawi.

  • HOPE staff tours the USNS Comfort in dock in Baltimore.

    Millwood, VA- Global Health Intern/ Volunteer
    The volunteer/intern will learn about and support HOPE’s programs in the areas of Health of Women and Children and Noncommunicable Diseases.

  • Day of Crisis

    Multiple Metropolitan Cities - Signature Event Committee Chair Volunteers
    Project HOPE is looking for individuals living in a Signature Event city, with a strong interest in HOPE and crisis management. Candidates should have a background in managing/participating in fundraising events and an understanding of the logistical side of event planning and execution.

  • Project HOPE Field Promoter at the TB clinic in Namibia

    Namibia- TB/HIV Specialist
    Seeking TB/HIV Specialist Volunteer Services for Project HOPE Namibia to support the 3’I’s Implementation in Four (4) selected districts in Namibia (Windhoek, Oshakati, Engela and Katima Mulilo).

  • Improving Health Through Community Economic Strengthening Namibia

    Namibia- Village Savings and Loans Research Volunteer
    Project HOPE is looking for a volunteer with a Research, MPH, Monitoring and Evaluation or Health Economist background to analyze a VSL program for future models.

  • South Africa Volunteer Coordinator
    Project HOPE South Africa is seeking a Volunteer Coordinator, to help manage the large number of local clinic volunteers

  • Tanzania Surgery Assessment

    Tajikistan- Surgical MD for TB Hospital Assessment (Volunteer)
    Recruiting a General Surgeon to assess what types of future surgical teams Project HOPE can send to the hospital.

  • iHOPE

    Washington, DC- iHOPE Event Committee Chair Volunteer
    We are pleased to introduce iHOPE, an endurance training and fundraising program to benefit the Project HOPE step at a time. We are recruiting an Event Committee Chair(s) to manage subcommittee chairs.

  • iHOPE

    Washington, DC- iHOPE Signature Event Sub-Committee; Multiple Volunteers
    We are currently recruiting runners, walkers and volunteers to participate in the Rock 'N' Roll DC Marathon & 1/2 on March 14, 2015. Members of the iHOPE team will train, fundraise and celebrate their success together.