Volunteer 2017-03-15T09:50:34+00:00

Jerry Hoogerwerf travels to Flying Medical Service in Arusha, Tanzania to perform annual inspection

We have been receiving some inquiries for paid positions. Unfortunately we are not offering any paid positions at this time and it should be noted that the following list are volunteer positions that will require working at our headquarters in St. Louis, MO.

Purchasing Team

Looking for a volunteer with Sales/Sales management experience in a business-to-business environment or purchasing management experience in a manufacturing-related organization. Require Microsoft Office proficiency with Outlook, Word and Excel and significant proficiency in search engine operation and key word/phrase usage. Strong business savvy. Good interpersonal and telephone communication skills and good writing skills. Available Tuesdays and Fridays from 8:00 AM until 4:00 PM.

Appraiser/Light Aircraft

Appraisal of donated light aircraft for IRS tax purposes. Appraisal based on aircraft specifications provided by staff members at Wings of Hope. Not necessary for appraiser to examine aircraft on-site. Virtual preparation and submission is acceptable. Fast turn on appraisal required in order to capture donation in a timely manner. Typically require 25-30 appraisals per year.

Aircraft Avionics

Skilled at maintenance and repair of light aircraft avionics systems. 1-2 days per week.


General expectations include answering the phone, greeting visitors and guests, assistance with clerical functions (experience in MS Word and Excel is helpful.) 4 hours per week.

Experienced Pilots

Commercial license, instrument rated, single and light twin, a minimum of 1000 hours of logged flight time. Scheduled to fly at least two trips per month and attend one monthly Flight Operations Team meeting.

Aircraft Mechanics/Helpers

A&P licensed or not, must have light aircraft refurbishment skills. 4-8 hours per week.

Field Aircraft Inspector

We are looking for a FAA certified A&P/IA that has recent experience on small single engine aircraft willing to travel for up to 2 weeks to perform annual inspections. Countries include: Belize(August), Nicaragua(October) and Tanzania(March). Travel expenses would be provided. English language skills are needed. Valid US passport is required. Aircraft are used to perform humanitarian work operated by non-governmental organizations.

Vehicle Mechanics

Experienced with the maintenance of cars and light trucks. Diesel and gas engine knowledge preferred. 4-8 hours per week.