OTHER VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
For Current HVO Volunteer Opportunities, be sure to check of most recent Net Connection
We understand that HVO may not be the right volunteer match for everyone. If you are looking for another type of volunteer experience, here are a few sites we suggest to help you get started with your search.
Cross-Cultural Solutions - a nonprofit organization that allows volunteers to make a meaningful contribution to the community by working side-by-side with local people, while gaining a new perspective and insight into the culture and themselves. Volunteers enjoy the flexibility of choosing from 12 countries, with start dates year-round and programs from 1-12 weeks long.
Disaster News Network - provides information on worldwide disasters and disaster relief volunteer opportunities.
Global Health Education Consortium - a consortium of faculty and health care educators dedicated to international health education in U.S. and Canadian medical schools and residency programs. GHEC is a valuable resource for medical students and residents interested in volunteering overseas.
Idealist - a directory of volunteering and nonprofit resources, with information provided by 16,000 nonprofit organizations in 130 countries. Users can search for information by location, keyword, or area of interest. Users can also subscribe to mailing lists, which provide automatic updates about new volunteer opportunities, job openings or internships.
International Medical Volunteers Association - a nonprofit organization that promotes, facilitates, and supports voluntary medical activity through education and information exchange. IMVA works with a wide range of volunteers: physicians, dentists, nurses, therapists, hospital administrators, public health specialists, technologists, health educators, missionaries, physician assistants, students and others interested in health care. They provide information about volunteer opportunities and offer practical advice on how to find and choose compatible assignments.
Operation Giving Back - is managed by the American College of Surgeons and is designed to be a comprehensive resource to help surgeons find volunteer opportunities best suited for their skill-set either in the US or abroad.
Volunteers for Prosperity - managed by of the U.S. Agency for International Development's Office of Development Partners, VfP promotes international volunteer service by skilled American professionals. VfP matches highly skilled volunteers with opportunities abroad through their network of partner organizations and business. Prospective volunteers can search the VfP website for volunteer opportunities by sector or region.