Employment

#1 von carlos , 07.02.2011 22:38

Our team strives to make a positive impact through our global health initiatives. We serve families and individuals from all over the world, including the Pacific Northwest and the Minnesota twin cities.

We are more than just another nonprofit or a place to work. We are a team of deeply committed Christians working together to serve others.

Dental Volunteer Team Opportunities for 2011 Updated: 2/7/11
Medical Teams International is currently recruiting dental professionals to volunteer for short-term international development teams. As this recruitment sheet is constantly updated, please check our website (www.medicalteams.org) for a list of our most current dental volunteer opportunities.
VOLUNTEER PROCESS
The first step to volunteering with us is to apply. If you have not already done so, you can apply online at www.medicalteams.org or call us at our toll free number (800) 959-4325 and request a paper application. Once we receive your application, two references, copies of your passport, dental license, and resume, we will be able to consider you for placement on a team. As soon as your file is complete, email or call the appropriate Team Coordinator listed below and they can talk to you about potential placement on that team.
If you want information about a particular team or have questions about a specific country, please contact the listed Team Coordinator by e-mail or phone. Team cost estimates usually include airfare, lodging, food, and in-country transportation. If you are selected for a team, we can offer you fundraising information. Dental students, please note that Medical Teams International only sends licensed dental professionals on international teams unless they are willing to serve as layworkers. Dental assistants are not required to have a license.
URGENT NEEDS:
Please take note of volunteer needs marked URGENT. These are teams with immediate needs for dental professionals to travel in the next 60-90 days. Some countries have strict processes for authorization and require extra documentation and time to coordinate. Contact the coordinator listed if you are available to travel between now and the end of June.
AFRICA
• Liberia
Dental teams are needed to provide clinical services and hygiene education at Trinity Dental Clinic in Monrovia and rural clinics throughout Liberia as part of an ELWA/SIM dental program. The teams may also provide informal training to local dental assistants and community health educators. Volunteers with previous international experience are preferred.
Dates: 3-4 weeks, flexible timing throughout 2010 & 2011 (dates based on availability of team members)
Needed: At least one dentist, one oral surgeon, 1-2 dental assistants, one hygienist, and one additional dental assistant willing to do basic dental education per team.
Projected cost: approximately $3000
Contact: Melissa McKinney, mmckinney@medicalteams.org
• Mali
URGENT NEED - Dental teams are needed to provide clinical services and hygiene education at two rural clinics in Mali, W. Africa. The goal of the project is to provide quality dental services and preventive education to extremely poor and marginalized people who are without access to dental care, and build the capacity of local care providers in dental treatment and preventive education. Teams will work with our partner, ODES (Development Organization for Hope in Mali), a faith based organization implementing projects in rural Mali. Some fluency in French is very helpful. Prior international experience preferred. ODES serves people of all faith backgrounds but requests that volunteers be Christians.
Dates: Winter or Spring 2011
Needed: at least two dentists, hygienist, oral surgeon, and 2 dental assistants
Projected cost: approximately $3,000
Contact: Megan Steele, msteele@medicalteams.org
Dental Volunteer Team Opportunities for 2011 Updated: 2/7/11
• Uganda
URGENT NEED - Dental teams are needed to serve with Medical Teams International’s field office in northern Uganda. The goal of the project is to provide quality dental services and preventive education to extremely poor and marginalized people who are without access to dental care, and build the capacity of local care providers in dental treatment and preventive education.
Dates: 3 weeks in winter, spring or summer 2011 (dates based on availability of team members)
Volunteers Needed: At least one dentist, oral surgeon and two dental assistants per team.
Projected cost: approximately $3,000
Contact: Melissa McKinney, mmckinney@medicalteams.org
EAST ASIA
• Indonesia
Dental teams are needed to provide clinical services for families (adults and children) in an underserved area on Nias Island in Sumatra. Teams will work with MTI –Indonesia office to travel to remote locations to provide dental care to needy populations. Teams will provide extractions and restorative services. Positions open for dentists and dental assistants with experience in working in overseas environments. Teams provide and procure most of their own supplies. MTI can loan instruments and donate some supplies as needed.
Dates: April 24 – May 8th (2 weeks)
Needed: 1 more Dentist, 1 more dental assistant and 1 hygienist
Projected Cost: Approximately $3500
Contact: Emily Hill, ehill@medicalteams.org
EURASIA
• Moldova
Pediatric Dental teams are needed to provide clinical services for special needs children in orphanages in and around Chisinau, Moldova to work with our MTI – Moldova office. These children are rarely given the opportunity for clinical care and dentists are desperately needed. Positions open for dentists, hygienists and dental assistants with experience in pediatric dentistry. Teams provide and procure most of their own supplies. Teams work in a dental clinic setting in Chisinau where the children are brought to the team. MTI can loan instruments and donate some supplies as needed. Teams should expect to pay a $36/day fee per volunteer (which includes lodging, local transportation and translators) as well as bringing in $300 to purchase anesthesia and composite in Moldova per team.
Dates: Flexible dates in 2011 and 2012 for 1-2 weeks
Needed: Dentists, dental hygienists and dental assistants (pediatric specialties)
Projected Cost: $2000-$2500
Coordinator: Emily Hill, ehill@medicalteams.org
• Romania
Dental team is needed to provide clinical services for children in orphanages in and around Sibiu, Romania to work with our partner Heart of Hope. These children are rarely given the opportunity for clinical care and dentists are desperately needed. Positions open for dentists, hygienists and dental assistants with experience general dentistry and pediatric dentistry is a plus. Teams provide and procure most of their own supplies. Teams work in a dental clinic setting in Sibiu where the children are brought to the team. MTI can loan instruments and donate some supplies as needed. Must be comfortable working with young adults and some children.
Dental Volunteer Team Opportunities for 2011 Updated: 2/7/11
Dates: Fall 2011, Winter 2011-12, Spring 2012 (Exact dates TBD)
Needed: Dentists, dental hygienists and dental assistants (pediatric specialties a plus but not necessary)
Projected Cost: $2000-$2500
Coordinator: Emily Hill, ehill@medicalteams.org
• Uzbekistan
Dental teams needed to provide training and clinical services to children. Teams will work with Medical Teams International office in the country and with our partner, Orphanage # 1 in Tashkent. Positions open for dentists, for hygienists and dental assistants. Trips are for 2-4 weeks. Partial subsidies are available.
Dates: Flexible dates through June 30, 2010
Needed: Dentists, dental hygienists and dental assistants
Projected cost: $2000-$2200
Coordinator: Shukhrat Arifdjanov, shukhrat@medicalteams.org

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