Opportunities for Medical Volunteers in America During COVID-19
Project HOPE is seeking medical volunteers to support our COVID-19 response in Gallup, NM; Chicago, IL; Houston, TX; and Montgomery County, MD.
Project HOPE, a global health and humanitarian relief organization, is responding to the COVID-19 pandemic around the world, and in America. We have immediate medical volunteer opportunities for health professionals in the United States. Apply now.
Gallup, NM: Navajo Nation Nursing Volunteers Needed
In partnership with Indian Health Services, Project HOPE is supporting Gallup Indian Medical Center to provide volunteer nursing support in the areas of ICU and ED, to augment existing staff in response to a new increase in COVID-19 cases.
Medical volunteer opportunities: Project HOPE is seeking clinical volunteers, i.e. RN or NPs, with experience in ED/ER and ICU. Deployment would be for a minimum of two weeks, and transportation, lodging, and meals are provided.
Chicago, IL: Long-term Care Facilities Volunteer Opportunities
In partnership with the City of Chicago and Cook county, Project HOPE volunteers will visit long-term care facilities to help bolster efforts to educate staff in infection prevention control (IPC) measures and achieve acceptable standards for prevention of COVID-19 transmission and service delivery where they do not exist. After the initial assessment, volunteers will mentor LTCF staff in appropriate mitigating measures to manage their areas of responsibility.
Medical volunteer opportunities: Project HOPE is looking for clinicians with experience in clinical education, long-term care/geriatrics, infection control and/or adult acute care/ICU/step-down unit. Background in public health and Spanish language skills desired. Deployment would be for a minimum of two weeks and transportation, lodging, and meals are provided.
Harris County, TX: Volunteer Nurses Needed in Hospitals
Project HOPE has partnered with Harris Health in Houston, TX to provide clinical support given the increase in COVID cases.
Medical volunteer opportunities: RNs with ER, ICU, medsurg experience; remote opportunities available to support nurse lines and other support roles. Deployment would be for a minimum of two weeks and transportation, lodging, and meals are provided.
Montgomery County, MD: Volunteer Opportunities in Rapid Response and Mobile Testing Teams
In collaboration with the Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), volunteers will integrate with population health rapid response teams and/or mobile testing teams to help address COVID-19 hotspots within the county. Volunteers will work in partnership with social workers to identify and conduct COVID-19 related outreach to vulnerable people, families, communities and facilities, and coordinate medical referrals when necessary. Volunteers may also support Montgomery County’s efforts to scale up testing efforts and potentially antibody testing using approved testing methodologies and specimen collection.
Medical volunteer opportunities: Project HOPE is seeking clinical volunteers, i.e. LPN, RN, MD, DO, and EMTs, to support these efforts. Deployment would be for a minimum of two weeks and transportation, lodging, and meals are provided.
How Does Volunteering with Project HOPE work?
For more than 60 years, volunteers have supported our lifesaving work around the world. We provide training and logistical support, as well as transportation, lodging, and meals/per diem for all volunteers.
Deployments are a minimum of 2 weeks; volunteers who are interested and available may volunteer for longer periods. Learn more about how to volunteer with Project HOPE. For questions, please contact us at [email protected].