Our volunteers travel around the globe to help children in need. See where we are headed to next on our upcoming medical mission schedule.



Our medical volunteers make a difference in the lives of children with cleft lip and cleft palate every day. These professionals care for each of our patients as part of our extensive medical team. 



Community Volunteer Opportunities

Our Community volunteers help with administrative tasks within the Operation Smile UAE office or assist with fundraising events and awareness campaigns within the UAE.

*Must be over 18 and no longer attending full time education in school or university.





Student Programs & Volunteer Opportunities

Operation Smile counts on caring students to help us bring as many smiles as we can to children all across the world by building awareness, raising funds and educating others on our cause. 

Students can get involved by establishing Operation Smile clubs in their Schools or Universities or participating in our fundraising events and awareness campaigns.

Operation Smile Student Programs provides a variety of workshops, conferences and presentations which focus on our values of Advocacy, Education, Leadership and Service.

For dedicated student volunteers, there is an opportunity to be selected to accompany us on our international medical missions.


Corporate Volunteering and Employee Engagement Opportunities

Corporations and companies are encouraged to contact us if they would like to participate in Operation Smile UAE events and campaigns or to conduct their own fundraising events within their companies.







“Every child that has a facial deformity is our responsibility. If we don’t take care of that child, there’s no guarantee that anyone else will.”

- Kathy Magee, Operation Smile Co-founder and President