Although uncertainty surrounds us all due to COVID-19, Mercy Ships remains committed to our mission to serve Africa and that together, we can bring hope and healing.

Check out these positions currently available on board the Africa Mercy!

Staff Development Manager

Are you passionate about adult education? As our Staff Development Manager, you can support our crew by improving their skills, both personally and professionally. With your help, our crew can thrive while they live and work onboard. Join us!

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Medical Capacity Building Director

Are you passionate about strengthening healthcare standards in West Africa? Lead with us, as our next volunteer Medical Capacity Building Director. Working off-ship, your team will train, mentor, and equip local medical professionals to serve their communities for generations to come.

Make your passion a reality. Learn more at: or chat with a recruiter directly at

Assistant Purser

Are you an organized person that wants to serve and support others? As an Assistant Purser, you can help manage important documentation for our ship and crew, and grow as a professional along the way. Volunteer with us, and let’s make a difference together.  

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Senior Chef

As our Senior Chef onboard the Africa Mercy, you can lead the Galley team that feeds and fuels our crew and patients. With your culinary experience, you will oversee planning, hygiene, and safety procedures for the 1,200+ meals that are served onboard every day. It’s a big responsibility, but this could be the challenge you’ve been waiting for. Join us!

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Did you know a team of electricians are hard at work onboard our hospital ship to keep power flowing throughout our vessel? We are seeking new volunteer electricians to join our team. With your knowledge of electrical and distribution systems, you can make a difference with Mercy Ships – join us!

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Vehicle Mechanic

Hope and healing travel well beyond the ship! Imagine what you can accomplish as a volunteer Vehicle Mechanic. By keeping our vehicles and machinery in top operating condition, you can help safely transport our patients to and from the ship. We’re looking for you – join us!

Discover more at: or contact our General Recruiter directly

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