Medical Volunteer Opportunities 

Medical Volunteer Opportunities

Our medical volunteers provide life-saving surgical and post-operative care to patients in the world’s most underserved environments. Join thousands of Operation Smile volunteers who generously donate their time, knowledge and skills.

Medical Residents

The Resident Leadership Programme offers resident doctors the opportunity to participate in the life-changing work of Operation Smile by becoming part of the global team of rising plastic surgery, paediatrics and anaesthesia professionals.




“Every child that has a facial deformity is our responsibility. If we don’t take care of that child, there’s no guarantee that anyone else will.”

- Kathy Magee, Operation Smile Co-founder and President