Opportunity: Volunteers improve the quality of life of people and our planet by helping to sort, identify, and package critical medical supplies that will be shipped to communities in need around the world.

  • Organization/Sponsor: MedShare International

  • Web address/link of Organization:

  • Detailed Description: MedShare is a 501c(3) humanitarian aid organization dedicated to improving the quality of life of people, communities and our planet by sourcing and directly delivering surplus medical supplies and equipment to communities in need around the world.

    • To sign up for a volunteer session, please visit

  • Medical Specialty needed: Any medical knowledge is very useful! We sort thousands of kinds of medical supplies from our hospital partners and medical expertise is helpful for identifying and categorizing the supplies. Many supplies are accessories to biomedical equipment so we often rely on our volunteer doctors’ expertise for these items.

  • Location: 2937 Alvarado Street, San Leandro, CA 94577

  • Time Required: MedShare’s volunteer program is very flexible and works with your schedule. We have volunteer sessions Tuesday- Saturday both morning from 9am-12pm and afternoons from 1-4pm. The minimum commitment is a 3-hour session. You can come as frequently as you want.

  • Volunteer or Compensated: Volunteer

  • Malpractice Insurance: N/A

  • Contact Person organization:

    • Shana Hassol | MedShare Volunteer Program Manager

      • 2937 Alvarado Street, San Leandro, CA 94577

      • 510-567-7070 x106 •

  • Contact Person from TPMG:

    • Dr. Helen Vajk

    • Dr. Barbara Boylan

    • Dr. Doug Grey