Take the first steps on your journey to Africa…

Volunteering with Mercy Ships changes the lives of some of the poorest people in Africa.

Mercy Ships brings life-changing healthcare to the world’s forgotten poor using state-of-the-art hospital ships. Everyday people from all walks of life come together to make this possible.

You could be one of the everyday heroes changing lives. And in the process, your life will also be changed.

  • Get out of your comfort zone
  • Make new friends in a unique environment
  • Join a community of like-minded people
  • Learn new skills and develop yourself
  • All while giving back


Every year, around 1,000 people volunteer with Mercy Ships, from up to 40 nations. Will you be one of them?

It is easy! All you need to do is fill out the form below and we’ll do the rest! Once the form is submitted a member of our amazing team will reach out to you. It doesn’t matter if you can’t go yet, or are just thinking about it, we would love to hear from you!