Volunteer

Change the World. Change Yourself.

Heart to Heart International depends on people to give of their time and talent to help us fulfill our mission to create more access to healthcare.  Every year, hundreds of people from all walks of life join us to make a positive impact on this world in a variety of ways.  You can too!  Find an opportunity below and connect to a world in need!

Already signed up as a volunteer? Manage your Volunteer Account.


 Front Desk Volunteers

FrontDesk-Volunteers

Volunteers keep us going.  We are lean and efficient and rely on committed individuals to augment our staff.  Support Volunteers help to keep HHI’s main office running smoothly, staff our reception area and depending on skill sets are assigned special projects.  Hours are flexible.

Duties include answering phones, general clerical, writing thank you notes, greeting visitors and performing tasks as requested by staff members.

Please complete the volunteer application.  Write “front desk volunteer or support volunteer” in the volunteer opportunities section.


nepal patient careDISASTER RESPONSE TEAM

When a major international disaster strikes, HHI deploys a team of highly qualified responders equipped to rapidly respond as a self-contained mobile medical team.

The Disaster Response Team (DRT) works in disaster zones to provide medical care including triage, first aid, stabilization and referral of severe trauma, as well as basic emergency care of pediatrics, obstetric and metal health needs. Backed by top-notch HHI logistical support, the DRT members can focus on the task at hand – helping victims of disaster.

If you are a medical or logistical professional with international response experience or similar skills, we want you!

We are recruiting volunteers in these fields:  Nurses, Physicians/Midlevel Providers (Emergency Medicine, General Practitioner, Family Medicine, Pediatrics), EMT/Paramedics, Physical Therapists, Mental Health, Logistics, Administration, Security

Please contact our deployment coordinator to express your interest and begin the application process.

 


Pallet prepWAREHOUSE OPERATIONS

Have extra time to commit on a regular basis?  Live in the Kansas City Metro?   Come volunteer at our Operations Hub!

The Hub is the core of HHI’s global distribution network. Working closely with the HHI staff you will have a hand in receiving, packaging and shipping medicine, supplies, hygiene kits and Ready Relief Boxes around the world!

If this sounds like an opportunity for you, complete a volunteer application form.


Sanofi Volunteers GDCGROUP TEAM-BUILDING

Looking for some hands-on volunteering for your company, team or group?   A Volunteer Day at the Hub is perfect for just that.  We can accommodate small and large groups.

On your Volunteer Day your group will sort supplies and assemble hygiene kits – an integral part of HHI’s distribution network and disaster response efforts.  Plus, this is a great way to get to know your friends and co-workers in a whole new way!

Contact a volunteer coordinator to schedule your group.


US Lab WorkLABORATORY SERVICES

Laboratory services are critical to making the right diagnosis and providing the correct treatment for a patient. 

Are you working the field of clinical laboratory?  Volunteer with us to improve lab services for under-served and vulnerable populations.

To volunteer your services – please fill out a volunteer application first. Then email our Manager of Laboratory Programs for more information.


 JAMAICA

We are seeking volunteer Pediatric Residents (3rd or 4th year), Pediatricians and/or Family Physicians with extensive pediatric experience to deploy for a 4-week assignment to the country of Jamaica.

In country accommodations and meals will be provided at no cost by the Couples Resorts (www.couples.com) however volunteers must cover their airfare to Jamaica and a small program administration fee.

Heart to Heart’s trusted partner in Jamaica, the Issa Trust Foundation, was founded by the Couples Resort in 2005 with a mission to improve the health and education of children in Jamaica. HHI is helping our partner accomplish their mission to provide improved primary and urgent care pediatrics by providing two volunteer pediatricians each month to working in 30 day rotations.

If you are interested in finding our more about this volunteer opportunity

Please contact here to express your interest.