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You will be assisting a team made up of dental care professionals and treats a wide range of patients, from children to the elderly. Examining teeth and diagnosing patients' dental conditions, using tools such as X-rays; Assessing treatment options and agreeing treatment plans with patients; carrying out agreed clinical treatments, such as treating gum disease, restoring teeth affected by decay. Etc.
The volunteer intern dental assistant will be asked to perform duties consistent with their training and experience under the direct supervision of a dentist. Working conditions are modest. Dentists work in facilities that include modern dental chairs, full operation and sterilization function, x-ray capabilities, and limited lab facilities. Local dental assistants work chair side and provide translation assistance.

Group volunteers are also welcome to the project to provide a combination of volunteering in a stationary or mobile dental clinic setting along with the opportunity to trek or sightsee in various parts of the country.

Our dental health care program is available for college, under graduate and recent graduate students taking a gap year or career break or for those professional anxious in sharing their professional knowledge, experience, and expertise.

To apply, complete our on line application form and attach your current CV (resume) and personal photo. You would be contacted after your application has been received and reviewed within 24 hours. This opportunity is ongoing program and therefore any date can apply.


1. Location:
The project is based in the capital city, Accra, with shops, banks & Internet cafes nearby. This vibrant city is renowned for its friendly atmosphere where visitors are always welcome. It's full of contrasts: from traditional culture and history to modern infrastructure.

2. About this project:
Our Flexibility and Variety enables us to match your skills and aspirations to a suitable volunteer internship programs that allows you to join us when it is best for you. There are no set start and end dates and programs run continuously throughout the year, so we can easily fit your schedule. These allow volunteers to join us on a flexible time frame in creative projects. Whenever volunteers arrive and at whatever time, we will be waiting at the airport for them with all the details for their project fully prepared. This flexibility also allows people to combine programs, to live and work with friends, and to work at the placement which inspires them most.

3. Arrival and Departure Point:
(Kotoka International Airport, Accra)

4. Working Hours:
Monday to Friday, Starting at 08.00 am
25-40 hour week

5. Transport:
Dependent on where you are staying, not more than 60 minutes travelling time. Part by commercial mini bus/taxi and part walking.




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