First Posted 06.28.2021

Dental Assistant

Location: Lederman Family Health Center (West Town) 

Training: 1hr info session (virtual), 1hr training (onsite), three 4hr shadow shifts (onsite) 

Prerequisites: Proof of COVID-19 vaccination + booster when eligible, negative TB test within the last year, Hepatitis B surface antibody titer 

Experience preferred, but we will also consider dedicated entry-level volunteers who want to learn and can make an increased commitment.

Responsibilities: Dental assistants have the opportunity to work under the supervision of licensed dentists and dental hygienists. They will assist with various procedures including extractions, fillings (amalgam and composite), and cleanings. Other duties include taking x-rays, instrument sterilization, charting, and filing. 

Schedule/Commitment: At least two 4hr shifts/month for one year (experienced volunteers); at least four 4hr shifts/month for at least the first 3 months, minimum one-year commitment (entry-level)

Sign up for a virtual info session here 

Please contact Natasha Yusuf, Volunteer Services Coordinator, with any specific questions.