Volunteer FAQ

Q: What medical professionals can volunteer on a medical program?

Volunteer opportunities focus on the following specialties:

  • Anesthesia: Anesthesiologist/Pediatric Anesthesiologist
  • Cleft Surgery
  • Dentistry
  • Nursing: Pre/Post-Operative, Operating Room, Recovery Room
  • Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Intensivist/Post-Anesthesia Care Physician
  • Speech Language Pathology

Q: What other specialties can volunteer?

Generally, none.

Q: How do I apply to be a volunteer?

Please contact volunteers@brightfaces.org and be ready with your credentials including, license, diploma, specialty diploma, board certification, with others possibly needed.

Q: Is there a cost to volunteer?

For volunteers from the US and Canada, there is a team fee of $500. All flight costs will be covered.

Q: How long does the process take to become a volunteer?

Once you apply and are approved, confirmation of positions occurs three to four months ahead of the scheduled medical program.

Q: How long are your volunteer medical programs?

Medical programs vary in length but are typically ten days.

Q: If I am not a medical professional, can I still volunteer on medical program?

Unfortunately, not.  We are committed to sending few volunteers and their goal is to augment local and regional professionals.

Q: How can I be involved or help if I’m not a medical professional?

We love advocates of our work!  We are only as successful as our stakeholders who raise awareness and fundraise for Bright Faces.  If you would like to be able to help us outside of a medical program, please contact us at volunteers@brightfaces.org.

For any additional questions or information, please contact volunteers@brightfaces.org