Volunteer Application Process

  1. Complete the online application, indicating your preferred medical mission dates and role. You are not yet approved for a spot on the medical mission. Please do not purchase flights.
  2. You will receive an email indicating whether or not your application has been approved (within 1 week for trips less than 3 months out, within 2- 3 weeks for trips more than 3 months out). If approved, the email will contain the informational packet for your trip (includes details on booking flights, immunizations, etc.). A $250 non-refundable deposit is due upon application approval and will be subtracted from total program fees.
  3. Renew passport, obtain visa and medical license, if applicable.
  4. Purchase flights (according to guidelines in the informational packet) and schedule immunization appointments, if necessary.
  5. Any time after approval, provide a copy of valid passports, medical diplomas, and medical licenses for physicians and nurses are due 6 weeks prior to trip. Passports for other volunteers and all other items are due 4 weeks prior to trip. It is not necessary to complete all the items at once.
  6. Follow-Up Items May Include:
    » Emergency Contact and Medical Information
    » Late Cancellation Agreement
    » Scholarship Agreement (if applicable)
    » Photo and Written Release
    » Code of Conduct
    » Submission of passport and medical credentials (if applicable)
    » Willful Participation Form
    » Flight Itinerary
    » Program Fee Payment (if applicable)
  7. Volunteers will receive their first reminder email 2 months prior to the trip. Additional reminder emails will follow at the 1 month mark.