General Volunteer Positions
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Check-In & Check-Out

Check-In Desk – Registration of children entering dental clinic.
Computer Entry – Enter each child’s information into Dentrix.
Check-Out Desk – Transfer treatments completed to a form for each child to take home.
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Education Area

Will teach children about the importance of oral health care, all teaching materials are provided.
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Face Painting

No need to be a professional artist for this volunteer position – we provide all supplies, including stencils and example photographs.

ST. PETERSBURG, FL - JULY 12: About 300 kids from the Boys and Girls Club of the Suncoast attend Team Smile Dental Day for free dental exams, games, and Papa Johns Pizza at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, FL on July 12, 2019.  (Scott Audette / Tampa Bay Rays)

Runners & Receivers

Will escort children between stations and chaperone children in waiting areas.

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Photographer

May use own personal camera or utilize TeamSmile’s GoPro to take photos and videos at the program.

ST. PETERSBURG, FL - JULY 12: About 300 kids from the Boys and Girls Club of the Suncoast attend Team Smile Dental Day for free dental exams, games, and Papa Johns Pizza at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, FL on July 12, 2019.  (Scott Audette / Tampa Bay Rays)

Physical Activities Area

Entertains and interacts with children in physical activity area. Directions and activities provided.

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Translator

Help bridge communication barriers with children and/or parents.

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Volunteer Registration

Assist with greeting and checking in volunteers as they arrive. Must arrive 30 mins prior.

Dental Professional & Student Volunteer Positions
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Central Distribution

Will be utilized to distribute instruments and dental materials.

ST. PETERSBURG, FL - JULY 12: About 300 kids from the Boys and Girls Club of the Suncoast attend Team Smile Dental Day for free dental exams, games, and Papa Johns Pizza at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, FL on July 12, 2019.  (Scott Audette / Tampa Bay Rays)

Dental Assistant

Will be utilized in patient exam, x-ray, or at treatment chair assisting a dentist.

ST. PETERSBURG, FL - JULY 12: About 300 kids from the Boys and Girls Club of the Suncoast attend Team Smile Dental Day for free dental exams, games, and Papa Johns Pizza at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, FL on July 12, 2019.  (Scott Audette / Tampa Bay Rays)

Dentist

Will be utilized in patient exam, reading x-rays, or assigned to a dental treatment chair.

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Hygienist

Will be utilized to perform scaling, polishing, and/or placing sealants.

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Medical Professional

Will review children’s medical history at check in.

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Sterilization

Will be utilized to sterilize dental instruments.

ST. PETERSBURG, FL - JULY 12: About 300 kids from the Boys and Girls Club of the Suncoast attend Team Smile Dental Day for free dental exams, games, and Papa Johns Pizza at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, FL on July 12, 2019.  (Scott Audette / Tampa Bay Rays)

Student Dental Assistant

Will be utilized in x-ray, assigned to a dental station as a runner, or in the sterilization area.

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Student Dentist

Will be utilized in x-ray, patient exam, or assigned a dental treatment chair depending on the student’s level of education.

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Student Hygienist

Will be utilized in the preventative care area.