An unforgettable adventure

Meet our crew of volunteers!

A global community of volunteers bringing hope and healing onboard the world’s largest fleet of non-governmental hospital ships. Short-term and long-term crew members who offer a wide range of expertise: seafarers, engineers, plumbers, carpenters, information technology staff, teachers, surgeons,  nurses, dentists, cooks, photographers and more. Mercy Ships would not exist without our amazing volunteers!

Mercy Ships Canada Volunteer Crew Recognized for Dedication

The efforts of the Canadian volunteer crew have been recognized as the most dedicated international healthcare organization in the 2024 Canadian Business Awards.

The Ripple Effect of Volunteerism

When one person chooses to volunteer with Mercy Ships, an entire community is affected by that decision. Learn more !

Dave Albrecht

Here is a story shared by Dave Albrecht, a Canadian Nurse volunteer who served with Mercy Ships in Sierra Leone in 2011.

Tara McHardy

Meet Tara on her humanitarian trip ! Discover a Canadian nurse committed to humanitarian aid with Mercy Ships in Africa.

Erin Muyres: Volunteer nurse finds her calling in Africa

Meet Erin! Discover one of our volunteers who joined our hospital ships to lead in humanitarian work with Mercy Ships.

Danita Gilbert: A volunteer nurse involved in humanitarian work

Meet Danita! Discover a nurse committed to humanitarian work on our hospital ships in Africa with Mercy Ships.

The real change comes when we all work together.

It’s an all-hands-on-deck job.
So, partner with us today, and don’t miss the opportunity to help change someone’s life forever.
Your support and volunteer efforts bring hope and healing to so many in great need.