Greater Seattle Dental Hygienists' Society
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Volunteer Opportunities

Youth Services of Catholic Community Services

Within the Youth Services division we serve a diverse group of youth throughout Seattle through tutoring and a variety of services for homeless and street involved youth. We are currently recruiting community members who are passionate about advocating for youth in and around our community for our Youth Services Advisory Board. I'm hoping that we'll be able to share this opportunity with the members of the Greater Seattle Dental Hygienists' Society.

Here is more information on our organization and the details of our recruitment. If you have any further questions or concerns please contact me at or 206-328-5924.

Catholic Community Services logo

~ Khelia Johnson, AmeriCorps volunteer

Youth Services of Catholic Community Services' Programs

Medical Teams International Mobile Dental Program

Medical Teams International is an international relief and development organization. In the Pacific Northwest, our Mobile Dental Program provides free/low-cost dental care to low-income individuals who have no other access to care. Our eleven mobile dental units in Oregon and Washington are complete dental offices on wheels. They consist of two chairs, x-rays, and up-to-date equipment and instruments for all basic dental procedures. We have three priorities for our Mobile Dental Program:

  1. Urgent care for children and adults and preventative care for children
  2. Maintenance and restorative care
  3. Follow-up care

Our dental vans visit different sites Monday through Saturday and serve over 17,500 people a year with 825 volunteer dental professionals delivering over $7 million in donated dental services. Our ability to offer this dental care is based solely upon the willingness of dental professionals like you to volunteer. We understand you are busy and we are grateful for whatever time you can dedicate to helping people who desperately need oral hygiene care and oral health education.

If you are interested in joining our amazing team of volunteer dental hygienists in the Puget Sound area, please complete the volunteer application form and return it with a copy of your license. Thank you for your consideration! "You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give." ~Kahlil Gibran

Medical Teams International logo Cindi Tigges | Mobile Dental Clinic Coordinator
Medical Teams International
ph. 425.284.1956 | |
9680 153rd Avenue NE, Redmond, WA 98052

Union Gospel Mission Dental Clinic

The Mission's dental clinic was opened in 1995, the first of its kind in Washington State. The clinic provides free, quality dental care for Seattle's homeless staying at the Mission or other local Rescue Missions, in a state of the art facility in Pioneer Square.

They offer emergency procedures, restorative, oral surgery and hygiene care. The beautifully arranged, 1500 square foot clinic has three dental operatories, complete with an array of supplies, including safety glasses and gowns.

Union Gospel Mission logoIf you would like more information or are interested in volunteering, please contact Juanita 206.621.7695.

More information about volunteering
Union Gospel Mission website

Puget Sound Christian Clinic

PSCC (formerly the Haller Lake Christian Health Clinic) is located in North Seattle and provides health services to the low-income uninsured population of King and Snohomish Counties.

We all know that health care is expensive these days, and for the low-income population without health insurance, the cost is often prohibitive. This is why volunteers are critically important to the mission at Puget Sound Christian Health Clinic. Without health care professionals and other volunteers, we would not be able to serve these needy individuals and families by providing a wide variety of needed health and spiritual services.

Puget Sound Christian Clinic logoThe PSCC is in great need of volunteer dental hygienists and dentists. Please call 206-363-4105 to offer your help.

Puget Sound Christian Clinic website

Johnny Johnson Memorial Dental Clinic

The Johnny Johnson Memorial Dental Clinic is in need of additional volunteer hygienists to offer their services to those who need it most. The clinic, the only one of its kind in the US, provides dental services to patients with cerebral palsy, head trauma, Down's syndrome, multiple sclerosis and other neurological conditions.

Most of the clinic's dental services are provided by University of Washington third and fourth year dental students under the supervision of volunteer dentists. Hygiene care is provided by second year hygiene students from Lake Washington Technical College, Seattle Central Community College and Shoreline Community College under the supervision of volunteer hygienists.

Among the duties of the volunteer hygienists are monitoring patients' behavior, supervising hygiene students, providing experienced direction to students and patients, reviewing students' clinical work and assisting students as needed. At times they may conduct the hygiene visit themselves.

Provail logoMore information

Johnny Johnson Memorial Dental Clinic website

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