Australian dental & oral health therapists' association

Volunteer Organisations Need You!


Contact the organisations below if you would like to volunteer in any capacity.

Brisbane Youth Service

Brisbane Youth Service (BYS) is proud to announce that we will be establishing an occasional dental clinic service at our Fortitude Valley site and as qualified dental practitioners we are seeking your support. If you are interested in sharing your time or expertise to deliver this important new service, please contact Phil Smith (07 3620 2447) for more information about Brisbane Youth Service and the client group we work with. Brisbane Youth Services are after volunteers for the 10-14th September to help offer dental services to the homeless youth of Brisbane. BYS runs a mobile dental clinic offering basic services including check-ups, cleans and basic restorative treatment. Additionally oral health, smoking cessation and referral information will be given to all clients participating in the dental health week. 

If you are interested in volunteering for a half (12.30 - 4.00pm) or full day (9.30am-4.00pm) find a date dree now in the online booking or contact Phil or Nicole and register your interest.

W: www.brisyouth.org       Ph: 07 36202447    E: psmith@brisyouth.org 


Filling the Gap's

Filling the Gap's (FTG) objective is to improve oral health care in indigenous communities in regional Australia, where public resources are currently inaccessible. We are seeking volunteer OHT and DHT's to volunteer their skills and experience in the Broken Hill Aboriginal Medical Services for 2 weeks at a time. A future project is currently being negotiated in Mt Gambier, SA and there may also be one in NT and WA.

E: michele@fillingthegap.com.au     W: http://www.fillingthegap.com.au


Australian Vietnam Resource Group (AVVRG)

The project we run in Vietnam is based out of the Long Tan district and has now been going for around 9 years. The clinic was funded and built by Australia Vietnam Volunteer Resource Group (AVVRG) and started as just a static clinic. It has grown considerably since then – we sent one or two teams each year initially, but now five to six teams go and work a week at a time. Contact Lesley Denny for further information.

E: lesleymac@internode.on.net       W: www.avvrg.org.au 


Australian Dental Health Foundation (ADHF)

The Australian Dental Health Foundation coordinates volunteer dental programs which provide free dental treatment to disadvantaged patients in need of dental care. They may come from backgrounds of homelessness, domestic violence and family breakdown, drug and alcohol rehabilitation or suffering from mental health issues. All patients are being supported by a charity or not for profit organisation and do not have ready access to the public dental system. Visit our website for more information or email us for if you are interested in volunteering.

E: headoffice@adhf.org.au       W: www.adhf.org.au


Christian Health Aid Team (CHAT)

CHAT is a not-for-profit organisation located in Perth, Western Australia. We organise four trips a year to Vietnam where we provide dental services to the underprivileged and disadvantaged children at orphanages, institutions and schools in Vietnam. We are always in need of volunteers - dentists, dental hygienists/therapists, dental assistants, students, medical doctors, interpreters/translators and handymen.

Each trip runs for a week in the rural provinces of Vietnam where we bring our skills to the children in less fortunate circumstances, while also experiencing the amazing food, people and sights of the country. This year, we have trips running from May 4th-11th, July 13th-20th, September 21st-28th and November 23rd-30th.

E: CHATsecretary@gmail.com    W: www.chatinc.org.au     F: https://www.facebook.com/CHATChristianHealthAidTeam/



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