Mercy Ships UK
Location: Africa / Western Africa
Finance: Personal Support
Duration: Less than 3 months, 3‑12 months, Over 12 months, Open‑ended / Permanent
Activity: Member Care, Practical & Technical, Support Ministries
Posted: 8 Nov 2019
Closes: Open-ended


Mercy Ships UK

Let's face it. We all need a haircut sometimes! The hairdresser on board is there for the crew to keep them looking sharp.

Summary: You will provide quality hair care for crew members.

The Hair Stylist volunteer position, part of the Hotel Services department, will be located on the Africa Mercy, the world's largest charity hospital ship.

About you:

  • Completion of hairdressing/beauty therapy course
  • Professional hair cutting license and/or certification
  • Minimum two years' experience working in a salon, post licensure/certification
  • Ability to work with all hair types and textures of hair
  • Ability to do colourings, perms, haircuts, and waxing

Questions about this information? Send us an email: or call 01438 347 480

We recommend all interested applicants to submit an application at least six months in advance of your target service date.

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Mercy Ships UK

Operating the world's largest charity-run hospital ship, Mercy Ships offers the opportunity to bring hope and healing to the world's forgotten poor. We need your skills, whether you're an engineer, cook, nurse, teacher, deck officer, surgeon or cleaner!
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