Volunteer

Volunteer with patient

Volunteer at the School of Dentistry


Jennifer Grant
Volunteer Coordinator

University of Washington
School of Dentistry
1959 NE Pacific Street D322
Box 356365
Seattle, WA 98195-6353

Phone: 206.685.9484

*Office Located in Room D-322 in the Health and Sciences Building

What Volunteers Do

Opportunities are available in a variety of dental and administration roles. Duties in these roles include clerical and office related tasks, stocking supplies, assisting staff in non-patient care functions and providing patient transport. Some research opportunities may become available. These positions are available on an as-needed, as-available basis. You will be required in these roles to commit to the schedule designated in the opportunity posting.

Requirements

Excellent customer service skills; ability to perform basic functions of a volunteer role; highly motivated and positive; a willingness to learn and take direction; mature and reliable. Once you have secured a volunteer opportunity, the following forms will be provided to you as needed:

  • School of Dentistry Volunteer Program Application
  • School of Dentistry Privacy, Confidentiality, and Information Security Agreement
  • Copy of Photo ID
  • Complete a national criminal background check prior to placement. Must have a clear record (will be administered during the onboarding process if required for the position)
  • Complete a tuberculosis (TB) screening and receive clearance through UWMC Employee Health. You must meet immunization requirements which include: two measles, mumps, and rubella (MMRs), tetanus and chicken pox vaccines (required if volunteer will potentially be exposed to bodily fluids/infectious materials)

Please Note: Our program does not accommodate job shadowing or internships.

Current Open Volunteer Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in volunteering at the School of Dentistry. We currently have no open opportunities, but please check back soon as this website is updated frequently. If you have a specific specialty clinic that you would like to be considered for, please check this department contact list to see if your name can be put on a wait list for open positions.

Department Contact
DECOD
(Dental Education for the Care of the Disabled)
Dalila Sebring
dalila@uw.edu
FEARS Clinic
(Severe anxieties relating to dental care and treatment)
Valerie King‐Scott
vscott@uw.edu
OCS Clinical Services
(D2/D3 Student Clinics)
Shana’e Niles
sniles@dental.washington.edu
DUCC‐ Urgent Care
(Focus on immediate treatment and dental emergencies)
Dalila Sebring
dalila@uw.edu
Endodontics
(Focus on pulp and tissue surrounding the tooth)
Kassie Fuller
kassif@uw.edu
Faculty Practice
(Comprehensive oral health care to PNW patient community)
Debbie Eanes
deans@uw.edu
Graduate Prosthodontics
(Fixed, removable, implant, and maxillofacial)
Carole Green
ckg2@uw.edu
Advanced General Dentistry Clinic
(Patient treatment in hospital situations/settings)
Nga Dinh
ngaxdinh@uw.edu
Pediatric Dentistry
(Early childhood oral health)
Cheryl Shaul
chez@uw.edu
Patient Services/Records
(Student, graduate and faculty practice resources)
Narjeet Shergill
narjeet@uw.edu

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