We are accepting applications for talented dentists to volunteer at our state-of-the-art Maasai Dental Clinic in Kenya. Come experience authentic the Maasai community and the natural wonder of the Mara. Families welcome.
In our modern, fully equipped flagship clinic, the Maasai Dental Clinic in rural Kenya.
Volunteers can serve at the Maasai Dental Clinic all year round! We staff the clinic 50 weeks per year and are closed December 15-December 31st. Volunteer sessions are 2 or 4 weeks and must be booked in advance. Contact us for availability.
Dental professionals are invited to serve at our flagship clinic, the Maasai Dental Clinic in rural Kenya. Serving for 2 or 4 weeks, you will work Monday through Friday in our modern, fully equipped clinic, alongside our full-time Kenyan support staff. Our clinic can accommodate up to 3 dentists at a time.
We are not currently looking for non-dental volunteers. However, if you are staying at the Maasai Dental Clinic campus, you may be asked to help with maintenance tasks like gardening or painting.
There is no participation fee to volunteer at the Maasai Dental Clinic, though we do encourage our dental volunteers to make a tax-deductible donation. The suggested donation amount is $1,500.
You are invited to bring guests with you (spouse, child, friend).
WHDO is a 501(c)3 non-profit based in the United States that relies entirely upon grants and donations. All donations to WHDO are fully tax-deductible.
Fill out and submit the Volunteer Interest Form here. A member of the World Health Dental Organization Volunteer Team will reach out to you to answer any questions you may have and conduct a pre-application interview.
Yes! Many of our volunteers bring companions. Adults and children of all ages are welcome at the Maasai Dental Clinic.
Yes! The Maasai Dental Clinic is located on the Maasai Mara, a large national game reserve in Narok, Kenya. It borders the Serengeti National Park in Tanzania.
The Mara is one of the most well-known and important wildlife conservation and wilderness areas in the world. It is famous for its exceptional populations of lion, African leopard, cheetah, and African bush elephant. It also hosts the Great Migration – one of the new Seven Wonders of the World!
No. Typically our generous volunteers donate between $1,000 and $2,000 to cover the costs of their stay and safari adventures.
Join us on the Mara for an exciting and rewarding dental volunteer experience!
Dental hygienists are welcome to apply if accompanied by a licensed dentist.