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Volunteer Opportunities Around the World

The STOP Program

join our Stop Transmission of Polio

To meet the target date of polio eradication, the global partners are looking for ways to supplement human resources at the field level. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is therefore seeking short-term, highly qualified, health professionals to join our Stop Transmission of Polio (STOP) teams for 5½ month non-salaried field assignments (travel and per diem for food and lodging provided.) Learn more about STOP.

The Peace Corps

The Peace Corps offers a unique experience to make a difference around the world and bring the benefits of that experience back home. There are a wide variety of volunteer positions to fill throughout the world, including health volunteers. In addition, the Global Health Service Partnership sends trained physician educators and nurse educators overseas to improve clinical education, expand the base of physician and nursing educators, and build healthcare capacity in countries that face critical shortages of healthcare providers.

  • Page last reviewed: January 7, 2015
  • Page last updated: January 7, 2015
  • Content source: Global Health
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