Ben Cook, AV Technician

“I like dealing with people from all departments on board. Everyone needs audiovisual support at some point. The volunteer community is wonderful. Everyone is here because they really want to be here, which makes for a great working environment.”

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Jessica and Janina, Recruitment Team – Switzerland

“Volunteering with Mercy Ships will not only change the lives of those you serve, it will change you. You will experience different cultures, different environments and simply be amazed by it all. We can only encourage you to take this next step. Enjoy the journey!” Contact us: [email protected]

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Serge Nzembele, Senior Chef

“I have a passion for cooking. Putting this passion to the benefit of an organization like Mercy Ships is more than an honor for me. Every day spent on the ship is a beautiful adventure where I discover the various facets of God’s love for the people we serve and also for the people we serve together.”  

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Ines Herberger, OR Nurse

“I’ve been to Nigeria twice in the 90s and there I experienced poverty and realized how important professional medical help is. This experience still moves me today to do what I do. It’s a huge enrichment on both personal and professional levels.”

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Françoise André – Boardmember of Mercy Ships Switzerland and Vice President of the Mercy Ships International Executive Committee

“From the very beginning, I was excited by the almost far-fetched dream of my friends Don and Deyon that Mercy Ships would grow from an old, disused ocean liner into the organization it is today. I continue to be moved by the commitment of all those who serve by giving their time, money and energy!”

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Jurie Jacob – Third engineer

“I chose to serve with Mercy Ships to follow Jesus’ example in serving others. It’s been great to work with people from all over the world with the same goal. My favorite part of the role is getting things that don’t work up and running again. It gives me satisfaction that a job is well […]

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Jen Epp – Senior Support specialist

“It’s a joy to use my technology skills to help people. In addition to patients and training participants, we have two local day crew in our department who we trained to hopefully increase their career opportunities after the Africa Mercy departs.”

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Guido Kortleven – BioMed Technician

“Mercy Ships was the best place for me to share my talents, in a way that suits my personality. I previously worked in a hospital as a biomedical technician and, as far as I know, there are no other NGOs that offer the opportunity to do this kind of work. Mercy Ships was a perfect […]

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Denise Ngum – Electrician

“The best thing about my job is when I learn something new. When I have the feeling that I’m gaining mastery of it, I get excited that I could pour the same thing back into my country,” Denise said. “Working is not just to earn money, but working is like a calling or a mandate […]

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Trésor – Guinea 2019-2020

“Testimonial of a patient, Three years, two balls, and many tax receipts later, I can say of all the experiences I’ve had in New York, becoming a part of the Mercy Ships family Is one of the most fulfilling!”

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