Special Olympics NC - Healthy Athletes "Special Smiles" Clinical Director - Asheville
Special Olympics in Asheville, North Carolina is seeking a Healthy Athletes "Special Smiles" Clinical Director 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 licensure as a Dentist or Dental Hygienist is needed to volunteer.
The Special Smiles discipline of Healthy Athletes provides comprehensive oral health care information, including offering 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.
About Special Olympics North Carolina
2200 Gateway Centre Boulevard, Suite 201, Morrisville, NC 27650, US
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.
Volunteer-driven, non-profit organization
We'll work with your schedule.
Special Olympics North CarolinaAsheville, NC 28801
- Program Management
- People Skills
- Verbal / Written Communication
- Group Facilitation
- Background Check
- Must be at least 21
- Orientation or Training
- 1.5 days per event, 2 to 4 hrs planning weekly
- 4 to 6 mths planning per event, 1 yearly event for 3 years