Volunteer

Join us on a future medical mission! We accept applications for both medical and non-medical volunteer roles and Operation of Hope was a 2013 Top-Rated Nonprofit. View Current Needs

  • Operation of Hope is always seeking seasoned, pediatric Recovery Room, OR and Floor Nurses, Anesthesiologists, CRNA’s and facial reconstructive Surgeons for Volunteer Cleft Surgical and /or Burns Missions
  • Preferably pediatric experience.
  • See ‘Future Missions’ Page for upcoming trips and international volunteer opportunities

PAST VOLUNTEERS

Harare, May 2017

Jennifer Mora, Travis Tollefson MD, John Paschen MD, Martha Pamire RN, Kevin Healy MD, Gina Alejandro RN, David Shay MD, Claire Donohue RN, Ashley Jones RN and Nancy Maxeiner RN

Bulawayo, May 2017

Jennifer Mora, Christiaan Schrag MD, Martha Pamire RN, Luke Healy, MD, Joe Klingler CRNA, Kevin Healy MD and Claire Donohue RN

Harare, May 2016 Travis Tollefson MD

John Paschen MD, Alexa Fleming, Martha Pamire RN, Kristie Bishop RN, Joe Klingler CRNA, Christine Fancher, Jennifer Lent CRNA, Kevin Healy MD, Jennifer Mora, Erica Riley RN, Gina Alejandro RN, Natalie Fleming, David Shay MD, Claire Donohue RN, Nancy Maxeiner RN, Kymry Leroy RN, Mari Mora and Ashley Saenz RN

Bulawayo May, 2016

Jennifer Mora, Kristie Bishop RN, Christiaan Schrag MD, Martha Pamire RN, Kevin Healy MD, Claire Donohue RN, Ashley Saenz RN and Gina Alejandro RN.

Bulawayo Oct. 2016

John Paschen MD, Luke Healy MD, Josh Smith, Jennifer Mora, Shay Dean MD, Kristie Bishop RN, Christiaan Schrag, MD, Martha Pamire RN, Kevin Healy MD, Tracy Vanevery, Evan Epper, RN, Claire Donohue RN, Tracy Villenuve RN, Stewart Chipato (Rotarian) and Jon Gutierrez, CRNA

2016 Bulawayo, Zimbabwe Cleft Mission October, 2016

Jennifer Mora Trubenbach, Dr. Shay Dean, Dr. Christiaan Schrag, Dr. Kevin Healy, Dr. John Paschen, Dr. Luke Healy, Claire Donohue, RN, Martha Pamire, RN, Kristie Bishop, RN

2016 Harare and Bulawayo, Zimbabwe Cleft Mission May 2016

Jennifer Mora Trubenbach, Dr. Travis Tollefson, Dr. Christiaan Schrag, Dr. Kevin Healy, Dr. John Paschen, Dr. David Shaye, Nancy Maxeiner, RN, Claire Donohue, RN, Joe Klingler, CRNA, Jennifer Lent, CRNA, Martha Pamire, RN, Kymry LeRoy, RN, Kristie Bishop, RN, Mari Mora, Ashley Saenz, RN, Gina Alejandro, RN, Erica Riley, RN, Alexa Fleming, Natalie Fleming and Christina Fancher

2015 Paupa New Guinea Cleft Mission December 2015

Dr. Shay Dean, Jennifer Trubenbach, Dr. Kevin Healy, Dr. Luke Healy, Claire Donahue RN, Esther Serda RN, Kristie Bishop RN, Courtney Bradley RN and Gina Alejandro RN

2015 Harare Zimbabwe Cleft Mission May 2015

Jennifer Trubenbach, Joe Klingler CRNA, Nancy Maxeiner, RN, Claire Donohue, RN, Jessica Ellis, Dr. Kevin Healy, Dr. John Paschen, Sharon Dziengel, Mari Mora, Dr. Schrag Christiaan, Dr. Travis Tollefson, Martha Pamire, RN, Dr. David Shaye, Lisa Rogien, RN, Cindy Paschen, Shari Braun RN, Cassidy Cavanah , Gail Summer, Gina Alejandro RN, Tim Marks, Mike Wilson, Dr. Laurie Marks and Dr. Faith Muchemwa

2014 Zimbabwe Cleft Mission April 2014

Jennifer Mora Trubenbach, Dr. Travis Tollefson, Dr. Christiaan Schrag, Stephen Clawson, Lisa Rogien, CRNA, Claire Donohue,RN Martha Pamire, RN, Dr. David Shaye, Nancy Maxeiner, RN, Joe Klingler, CRNA, Dr. Kevin Healy, Dr. John Paschen, Dr. Jamie Funamura, Priscila Deloria, RN, Eva Rodriguez, Tracy Villeneuve, RN, Christine Schade, Jessica Ellis and Karen Ellis, RN

2014 Cleft Mission December, 2014 Paupa New Guinea

Dr. Roy Kim, Jennifer Trubenbach, Dr. Kevin Healy, Cindy Atha, Gina Alejandro, Priscila Deloria and Martha Pamire

2013. Harare Zimbabwe, Africa Cleft Mission

Jennifer Mora Trubenbach, Shannon Poti, MD Mari Mora, Kevin Healy,MD John Paschen,MD Martha Pamire,RN David Shaye,MD Tim O’Donnell, Brynn O’Donnell,RN Claire Donohue,RN Martha Pamire,RN Nancy Maxeiner,RN Joleen Lonigan,RN Sue Klingler,RN Joe Klingler,CRNA Travis Tollefson, MD Lisa Rogien,RN and Gina Alejandro, RN 2013. Blanytre, Malawi Cleft Mission Jennifer Mora Trubenbach, Roy Kim,MD Kevin Healy,MD Mari Mora, Martha Pamire,RN Kristie Bishop RN and Melanie Perera, RN

2012. Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Burn Surgeries

Jennifer Mora Trubenbach, Stephen Clawson, Thuba To, Mari Mora, Lam Van, Kristie Bishop, Hao Le, Lam Van, Caroline Clarke, Amy Xue, Lee Phuc, Joseph Chiang, Anthony Tran, Edward Buchanan and Linh Nguyen

2012. Harare Zimbabwe, Africa Neonatal, Prosthetic Hands Mission

Jennifer Trubenbach, MaryKay Romero-Holman, Dr. Carla Weis, Martha Pamire, HopeAllyson Dwiggins, Deidre Feghaht and Stephen Clawson

2012. Harare Zimbabwe, Africa Cleft Mission

Jennifer Trubenbach, Stephen Clawson, Mari Mora, Dulce Anunciacion, Kristie Bishop, Wilson Chimbira, Ji-Eon Kim, Levi Ledgerwood, Claire Donohue, Martha Pamire, Nancy Maxeiner, Yvonne McAuliffe, Eric Gast, Allison Freeman, Ashley Saenz, Travis Tollefson, Lisa Rogien and Gina Alejandro.

2012. Blanytre, Malawi Cleft Mission

Jennifer Trubenbach, Kristie Bishop, Roy Kim, Kevin Healy, Marike Edwards, Martha Pamire, Esther Serda, Shehnaz Jussab and Courtney Bradley.

2011. Harare Zimbabwe, Africa Cleft Mission

Jennifer Mora Trubenbach, Stephen Klugman, Chris Tolan, Travis Tollefson, David Shaye, Brittany Lynch, Andrea Peters, Karen Suto, Kristie Bishop, Martha Pamire, Orly Beardsley, Nancy Maximer, Sandy McDonald Stephen Clawson, Debbie Lenhart, Nikki Lavin, Lisa Rogien, Jessica Ellis, Eric Gast, Ray Pagnucco, Mari Mora, Alexa Fleming, Natalie Fleming, Kathy Clinch and Kenzie Tolan.

2011. Hanoi, Vietnam National Burn Hospital – Burn Mission

Tom Flood, Jennifer Trubenbach, Stephen Clawson, Kristie Bishop, Anthony Tran, Thuba To, Jacqueline Amazon, Lee Phuc, Thi Hoang, Kriti Mohan, Claire Brett, Heidi Jerome, Bauer Horton and Robert Bibi.

2010. Harare Zimbabwe, Africa Cleft Mission

Jennifer Mora Trubenbach, Travis Tollefson, Dulce Anunciacion, Saldagdo Moses, Shelagh Cofer, Raj Petersson, JP Clawson, Kymry LeRoy, Kristin Ogard, Martha Pamire, Joleen Lonigan, Heather Ingraham, Mari Mora, Joe Klingler and Dana Hindson.

2009. Zimbabwe, Africa Cleft Mission

Jennifer Mora Trubenbach, Cindy Byers, , Stephen Clawson, Mari Mora, Bonnie Hillard, Michiko Tapia, Joleen Lonigren, Chris Kolstad, Chris Tolan, JP Clawson, Travis Tollefson, Martin Muller, Rebecca Christianson, Jean Claude Ingoy and Martha Pamire.

2009. Otovalo, Ecuador Cleft Mission

JP Clawson, Chai-Chih Huang, Eva Rodriguez, Jane Miller, Jeanette Warner, Amarillys Rojas, Jenny Baumann, Lori Button and Stephen Ball.

2009. Riobamba, Ecuador Cleft Mission

JP Clawson, Melody Buck, Lauren Klingler, Adrienne Klingler, Joe Klingler, Gunny Cherrytree, Barb Northington, Rhonda Rector, Kara Rothman, Stephen Pauley, Marylyn Pauley, Xavier Reyes, Lisa Molin, Sandy Bowen, Nancy Hodge, Bonnie Hilliard, Rosemarie Ricks and MaryAnn Jensen.

2008. Eugenia Espejo Quito & San Luis Otovalo, Ecuador Cleft Mission

Jennifer Mora Trubenbach, JP Clawson, Linda Curry, Sherri Maters, London Losey, Mari Mora, Krishna Patel, Dana Pierson, Lori Button, Rich Miller, Jane Miller, Amir Rafii, Patty Marron, Sulma Ortega, Bryan Gillooly, Nancy Maxeiner Chai-Chi Huang, Flora Rafii, Travis Tollefson, Eva Rodriguez, Amarilys Rojas. Shauna Brodie, Joan Aileen Wescott, Gunny Cherrytree, Wayne Chamberlin, Stephen Ball, Bonnie Hilliard and MaryAnn Jensen.

2008. Zimbabwe, Africa Cleft Mission

Jennifer Trubenbach, Stephen Clawson, JP Clawson, Nancy Crisler, Teryn Bonime, Mari Mora, Carrie Francis, Ted Trubenbach, Aimee Ball, David Butow, Susan Heath, Bonnie Hilliard, Patti Kymer, Ann Salerno, Alexa Fleming, Claudia Gibson, George Gay, Danielle Usita and Lisa Buckmiller.

2008. Harare Zimbabwe, Africa Cleft Mission

Jennifer Trubenbach, JP Clawson, Travis Tollefson, Jeremy Meier, Nicole Vance, Monica Radman, Amir Rafii, Stephen Clawson, Bonnie Hilliard, MaryAnn Jensen, Bev Weber, Noel Lumpkin, Barry Dennis and Heather Westling.

2007. Zimbabwe, Africa Cleft Mission

Jennifer, Trubenbach, JP Clawson, Travis Tollefson, Randy Tate, Bert Drop, Magadalene Drop, Emily Voirhees, Myra Aviles-Jacobsen, Bonnie Hilliard, Michelle Kelley, Stephen Clawson and Ted Trubenbach.

2007. Padre Corolo Hospital Quito, Ecuador Cleft Mission

Jennifer Trubenbach, JP Clawson, AJ Hamilton, Emmy Oberg,Travis Tollefson, Amir Rafii, Maria Albuja Cruz, Chris Tolan, Kellie Reid, Bonnie Hilliard, Jane Miller, Rich Miller, Deb Schaefer, Suzie Hood, Martin Muller, Becky Houghton, Robin Kemmer, Gunny Cherrytree, Nancy Crisler, Joan Wescott, AJ Hamilton, Chai-Chih Huang, Wayne Chamberlin, Amanda Chen, Joe Klingler, Barb Northington, Kristen Kanerva, Mari Mora, Sharon Kesteron, Cathy Holmstrom, Charlotte Lucero, and Mel Walters.

2007. Zimbabwe, Africa

Harare Childrens Central Hospital, Joseph Clawson MD, Travis Tollefson MD Randy Tate MD, Bert Drop MD, Magadalene Drop RN, Emily Voirhees RN Myire Aviles, Bonnie Hilliard CRNA, Michelle Kelley, Stephen Clawson, Jennifer Trubenbach, Ted Trubenbach

2006. Riobamba, Ecuador Cleft Mission

Jennifer Trubenbach, JP Clawson, Wayne Chamberlin, Joan Wescott, Gunny Hagelberg-Cherrytree, Jane Hammond, Claudia Gibson, Maria Albuja Cruz, Yoav Hahn, Bonnie Hilliard, Suzanne Hood, Rebecca Houghton, Kristen Kanerva, Robin Kemmer, Joe Klingler, Charlotte Walters, Jane Miller, Richard Miller, Barb Northington, Pat O’Keeffe, Betsy Rambusch, Brian Rubinstein, Deborah Schaefer, Charles Wei Shih, Charlene Smith, Perrill Smith, Vicki I-Wen Wang, Travis Tollefson, Mari Mora, Melvin Walters, Helena Tian-Ying Yip and Perla Nuzzo.

2006. Zimbabwe, Africa Cleft Mission

Jennifer Trubenbach, JP Clawson, Stephen Clawson, Travis Tollefson and Annette Pham.

2005. Riobamba, Ecuador Cleft Mission

Jennifer Trubenbach, JP Clawson, Joyce A. Bruursema, Paul Byorth, Jane Hammond, Gunny Hagelberg-Cherrytree,, Nancy Crisler, Maria Albuja Cruz, Claudia Gibson, Bonnie Hilliard, Dana Hindson, Rebecca Houghton, Kristen Kanerva, Robin Kemmer, Jane Miller, Richard Miller, Martin Muller, Barb Northington, Amir Ali Rafii, Elaine Riegle, Kathleen Siebert, Pat O’Keeffe, ChrisTolan, Travis Tollefson, Mari Mora, John Verdugo, Melvin Walters, Garred Giles, Miriam Acevedo, Perla Nozzo and Charlotte Lucero.

2004. Riobamba Cleft Mission

Jennifer Trubenbach, JP Clawson, Joe Klingler, Cathy Killam. Shawn Killam, Nancy Crisler, Stephen Clawson, Bonnie Hilliard, Louise Cerneka, Gunny Cherrytree, Deborah Schaefer, Barb Northington, MaryAnn Jensen, Rebecca Houghton, Ann Kummer, Imelda Rodriguez, Christa Vargas, Melvin Walters, Brenda Werner, Kristen Kanerva, Brian Rubinstein, Raj Terkonda, Suzanne Hood, Rodney Diaz, Mark Smith, Sharon Yoder and Mari Mora.

2003. Riobamba, Ecuador Cleft Mission

JP Clawson, Joseph Klingler, Bonnie Hilliard, Sandra Bowen, Gunny Cherrytree, Martin Muller, Deborah Schaefer, Linda Merrell, Barbara Northington, MaryAnn Jensen, Rebecca Houghton, Betsy Rambusch, Nancy Crisler, Imelda Rodriguez, Melvin Walters, Joanne Rauth, Brenda Werner, Pablo Salazar, Craig Senders,Nima Pahlavan, Norman Ge, Charles Shih, Kristin Kaverna, Bliss Castellano, Gillian Gaynair, Jonathan Haske and Tim Wischel.

2002. Riobamba, Ecuador Cleft Mission

JP Clawson, Joe Klingler, Bonnie Hilliard, Elaine Riegle, Suzie Hood, Jane Terman, Deborah Schaefer, Linda Merrell, Barb Northington, Natalie Bryant, Rebecca Houghton, Jonathan Sykes, Charles Shih, Mark Ray, Thomas Moulthrop, Brian Rubinstein, Donald Linck, Betsy Rambusch and Greg Ebersole.

2001. Riobamba, Ecuador Cleft Mission

JP Clawson, Bonnie Hilliard, Gunny Cherrytree, Ingrid Cherrytree, John Lee, Xavier Reyes, Melody Buck, Suzie Hood, Deborah Schaefer, Sandy Bowen, Barb Northington, Craig Senders, Bret Sherman and Brian Rubenstein.

1999. Puyo, Riobamba, Tulcan, Ecuador Cleft Mission

JP Clawson, Stephen Pauley, Marylyn Pauley, Kristin Dzugan, Jody Eller, Bonnie Hilliard, Gunny Cherrytree, Ingrid Cherrytree, Pam Hansen, Joe Klingler, Imelda Rodriquez, Julie Bryson, Fidelia Butt, John Roche and MaryAnn Jensen.

1998. Riobamba, Guaranda, Ecuador Cleft Mission

JP Clawson, John Henderson, Pamela Hansen, Sarita Angulo, Micheal Widman, Donna Crist, Don Crist, Jody Eller, Imelda Rodriquez, Kristin Smith, Stephen Pauley, Marylyn Pauley, John Lee, Bonnie Hilliard, Chris Tolan and Gunny Cherrytree.

1997. Ambato, Tulcan, Riobamba, Ecuador Cleft Mission

Jennifer Trubenbach, JP Clawson, Steve Pauley, Marylyn Pauley, Sarita Angulo de Widman, Woody Widman, Raj TerKonda, Pam Hansen, Denny Pittelko, Pam Pittelko, Mary Ann Jensen, Tracy McCracken, Michiko Iwasaki Tapia, John Lee, Jane Yang, Ronda Smith Rector, Rita Parson, Narendra Parson and Bonnie Hilliard.

1996. Ambato, Riobamba, & Ipiales, Ecuador Cleft Mission

Jennifer Trubenbach, JP Clawson, Bonnie Hilliard, Sarah Hunt, Mary Ann Jensen, Joanne Hunt, John Lee, John Lim, Kathy McCormack, Sherri McCormack, Martin Muller, Narendra Parson, Rita Parson, Stephen Pauley, Marlyn Pauley, Denny Pittelko, Pam Pittelko, Brad Strong and Michiko Tapia.

1995. Ambato, Riobamba, Ipiales, Ecuador Cleft Mission

JP Clawson, MaryAnn Jensen, Raj Terkonda, Gunny Cherrytree, Ingrid Cherrytree, Bonnie Hilliard, John Lee, Sarita Angulo, Pam Hansen, Dave Magilke, Tracy McCracken, MaryAnn Delcogliano, Diane Skelly, Joe Klingler and Karen Watts.

1994. Ambato, Riobamba, Tulcan, Ecuador Cleft Mission

JP Clawson, Paul Byorth, Jo-Jo Johnson, Bonnie Hilliard, Pam Hansen, Gunny Cherryree, Ingrid Cherrytree, Norm Matson, MaryAnn Jensen, Joe Klingler, Lauren Klinger and Karen Watts.

1993. Esmeraldas, Riobamba, Guaranda, Ecuador Cleft Mission

JJP Clawson, Brian Cusick, Jo-Jo Johnson, Maura Egan, Scott Egan, Karen Watts, Pam Hansen, Norm Matson, Joe Klingler and Lauren Klinger.

1992. Riobamba, Guaranda, Quevedo, Ecuador Cleft Mission

JP Clawson, Karen Watts, Joanne Hunt, Martha Corcoran, Joe Klingler and John Foy.

1991. Manta, Catarama, Ecuador Cleft Mission

JP Clawson, Wendy Edwards, Todd Harman, Joanne Hunt, Kathy Kendall, Mila Vazquez and Karen Watts.

1990. Quevedo, Ecuador Cleft Mission

JP Clawson Elsina Bartels, John Krohn, Dereck Scammell, Judith Womble and Gloria Woodell.