HOW TO APPLY
Find Your Place On Board
Serving with Mercy Ships is a great way to combine your skills with a meaningful mission while also gaining great experience to help you reach your future career goals. There are many ways to support Mercy Ships in our global medical mission to help the poor. It takes all kinds, with all skills, with a need for both medical and non-medical volunteers.
Mercy Ships are floating healthcare communities where tradies, IT specialists, cooks, mariners, cleaners, administrators, teachers, doctors, nurses and many others all play a vital volunteer role. The need is immense, but passionate people like you are making a life-transforming difference.
Join us in 2024!
Mercy Ships has exciting opportunities to serve on board the Global Mercy and Africa Mercy during our upcoming field services in Sierra Leone and Madagascar. If you’re looking for a unique way to serve others, click on the departments below to browse their open roles.
EDUCATION, TRAINING & ADVOCACY
Supporting the financial needs and wellbeing of the crew, projects, and programs on board our hospital ships, the Finance department is an integral part of our team.
HOSPITAL SUPPORT SERVICES
Surgery is just part of a patient’s Mercy Ships story. Our Hospital Support Services cultivate the best possible patient journey from start to finish.
Mercy Ships deploys hospital ships to transform lives and serve nations, and a crew of volunteers from around the world makes our mission possible.
Apply now to serve with us in 2024 and beyond!
Keeping the lights on and the ship ticking, we are very thankful for our Engineering department. A chance to make a real difference while getting your hands dirty.
Working hands-on to deliver inpatient surgical care to our patients, the Ward Nurses work around the clock to see that each patient receives the care and attention they deserve.