Special Olympics NC - Clinical Director, Healthy Athletes "Special Smiles"-Asheville/Buncombe County

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Are you a licensed Dentist or Dental Hygienist? Would you like to assist Special Olympics athletes in receiving health screenings? We need your help.

Special Olympics in Asheville, North Carolina is seeking a Clinical Director, Healthy Athletes "Special Smiles" to join the Special Smiles team. Special Olympics NC needs qualified medical professionals to assist with the organization of Healthy Athletes screening events. Certificate and current license as a Dentist or Dental Hygienist is needed to volunteer.

The Special Smiles discipline of Healthy Athletes provides comprehensive oral health care information including free dental screenings and instructions on correct brushing and flossing techniques. Special Smiles has demonstrated remarkable success in creating awareness and improving access to dental care for children and adults with intellectual disabilities.

Responsibilities:
  • Work with the local Special Olympic program to coordinate a screening event in the Asheville region.
  • Recruit and train volunteer health professionals.
  • Use Healthy Athletes Software (HAS) to document athletes' health status and needs during screenings.

If you are a medical professional and are interested in this field, please respond with your contact information so we can share more information regarding this essential volunteer opportunity.

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About Special Olympics North Carolina

Location:

2200 Gateway Centre Boulevard, Suite 201, Morrisville, NC 27650, US

Mission Statement

The mission of Special Olympics is to provide year-round athletic training and sports competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy, and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families and other Special Olympics athletes and the community. We provide opportunities for athletes and volunteers throughout the state of North Carolina. If you'd like to donate to Special Olympics NC please use this link: https://bit.ly/390XlyV

Description

Volunteer-driven, non-profit organization

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Special Olympics North CarolinaAsheville, NC 28801

(35.59275,-82.55646)
 

SKILLS

  • Program Management
  • Recruiting
  • People Skills
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Healthcare
  • Dental

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 to 4 hours planning weekly working remotely on a flexible schedule
  • One yearly event lasting 2 days

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