Yes, Any student of dentistry/ dental nursing/ dental hygiene/ dental therapy with min 2 years of study in the related field is eligible to volunteer. We do have placements open for non-clinical people as well, who can very well join with you for numerous related activities, like oral hygiene instructions, preparing the patients for the examinations, sterilizing the implements, etc., as long as the program has not already been reserved to its maximum capacity, the more the merrier! Depending on the size of your group, discounts may be available. Find out more about the group volunteer experience, and read stories from families who joined the Around Good People family.
In general, volunteers must be 18 to participate independently on a Around Good People program. There is no maximum age.
Actually, most of our volunteers enroll on their own for the international adventure of a lifetime. You can rest assured that our programs are the safest around, and that you’ve always got an incredible team of in-country staff to rely on. The beautiful thing about volunteering internationally with Around Good People is that even if your fellow volunteers aren’t your old friends, you’re never really going it alone. In fact, chances are, you’re about to meet some brand new, soon to be “old friends.” Whether you find that special connection with your fellow-volunteers, the in-country staff, or new local friends, the moment you arrive in your destination of choice, you become a part of the family!