We’re looking for carpenters to join the volunteer crew of the Mercy Ship. With so many people living and working on board , repairs are always needed. Our carpenters are here to help with that.

Whether it be large repair projects working alongside the engine department or assisting with furniture in the cabins, our carpenters are always ready to lend their skills. Take your carpentry skills beyond anything you thought possible. Together we can provide hope and healing!

Whether you’re performing surgery to remove a tumour, cleaning the deck, or making repairs, it takes skills of all kinds to bring hope and healing. See how our Technical Crew makes a difference on board the Mercy Ship!

Qualifications Required

  • If joining for 6+ months, successful completion of Security Awareness according to STCW A-VI/6-1
  • If joining for 6+ months, successful completion of Basic Training in accordance with STCW A-VI/1-1 to 1-4
  • If joining for 6+ months, valid I/9 Medical Certificate (can be obtained on board)
  • Ability to effectively understand and communicate in clear English

What Our Volunteers Say

Michael Jones, NT
“Being a part of the team of carpenters that help maintain the ship is important.  I had never done anything like this before so I had no idea what to expect. It has been challenging but definitely a rewarding experience that I will cherish. “

Contact Us

Volunteering with Mercy Ships will not only change the lives of those you serve, it will change you. For more information about volunteering with Mercy Ships, please call our National Office on 1300 739 899, email [email protected] or visit mercyships.org.au/volunteer