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Volunteer stories

People from all walks of life are seeking to find their purpose. And volunteers from across the globe are finding the answer to their WHY, by using their skills and talents, abilities and experiences to volunteer with Mercy Ships. 

Medics, mariners, tradies, and many others who just want to help, are rolling up their sleeves to help bring a compassionate response to a world in need. 

Discover more about their individual journeys serving with Mercy Ships.

Skye Cameron

Skye Cameron Hi there, I will be heading to join the Global Mercy Ship in January to work as a registered nurse on one of the wards. I will be caring for patients after they have had their much-needed surgery, helping them heal and get back to living their lives. I’m eager to help provide […]

Eva Gregory-Hunt

Eva Gregory-Hunt When I was in high school, I saw a World vision type documentary, where a mother had had to make the most horrific decision. Feed one of her newborn twins what little she could and sacrifice the other or feed both and probably lose both. Even today I find this heartbreaking because I […]

Raewyn Rogers

Raewyn Rogers I am heading off in January to Sierra Leone to serve with Mercy Ships as dining room staff.  God has taken me on an incredible journey and changed my heart from an outright ‘No’ at even considering missions and being on a ship, to one of excitement, albeit nervous excitement!  I am heading […]

Sinclair and Kathy Carter

After their first voyage with Mercy Ships, Sinclair and Kathy have been returning every year to volunteer in the technical departments that are vital to getting the ships from A to B.

Judy from Dargaville

With a wealth of teaching career experience behind her, Judy Harding shares the unique features of the floating schools she has served on, with Mercy Ships.

Andrew Clark

International Chaplain from Dunedin, “Dr Andrew” had served with Mercy Ships for more than 30 years. He certainly has some stories to tell!

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