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Dental Charity Coordinator – Permanent Part-Time

  • Filling the Gap/Australian Dental Health Foundation Dental Charity Coordinator
  • Join us to give the Give the Gift of a Smile to disadvantaged patients
  • St Leonards, NSW
  • $61,500 including superannuation – 30.4 hours per week

Filling the Gap and the Australian Dental Health Foundation

Filling the Gap (www.fillingthegap.org.au) is the registered charity of the Australian Dental Association NSW (ADA NSW) The purpose of Filling the Gap is to improve the health and quality of life of vulnerable people with poor oral health through the provision of pro bono dental aid programs. We prioritise those most in need who are unable to access mainstream dental services and depend upon the generosity of volunteer dental practitioners and dental staff, the dental industry and our supporters and donors.

Filling the Gap administers the Australian Dental Health Foundation programs – Adopt a Patient, Dental Rescue Days and Rebuilding Smiles® in NSW and the ACT. Our General Manager and Program Coordinators work within the offices of ADA NSW in St Leonards, NSW. We run regular clinics in the ADA NSW clinical facility and coordinate pro bono dental treatment with our generous volunteer private dental practitioners.

About You:

Essential qualifications and skills:

  • High level administration and coordination skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Professional manner and presentation
  • Empathy and care through treatment for all patients from all diversities
  • Proficient in all Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, Power Point)
  • Highly organised with attention to detail
  • High level relationship building skills.

Highly Desirable qualifications and skills:

  • Experience in health or dental industry, working for a charity or professional association
  • Experience in a similar role
  • Dental qualifications: eg. Dental Assistant Certificate III, Certificate IV (Radiography)
  • Experience using dental practice management software programs
  • Volunteer management experience
  • Project management experience.

About the Role

The Dental Charity Coordinator is responsible for coordinating volunteer dental treatment programs in private practices and at the Filling the Gap dental clinic held at ADA NSW in St Leonards. This involves building relationships with charity partners and supporters, recruiting and managing volunteer dentists, maintaining databases and producing regular reports. This role includes clinical coordination at our regular Filling the Gap dental clinics. You will also work closely with the Dental Clinic Coordinator.

  • Coordinator for Filling the Gap/Australian Dental Health Foundation pro bono dental programs (NSW and ACT), which involves organising and coordinating the pro bono dental activities held in private practices and at ADA NSW. These currently include Adopt a Patient, Dental Rescue Days and Rebuilding Smiles® programs in NSW and the ACT https://adhf.org.au/our-volunteer-programs/.
  • Perform clinic coordinator and administrative role during clinics
  • Assist the Dental Clinic Coordinator in charity, volunteer and patient management
  • Work across both ADHF and FTG programs reporting to the General Manager of Filling the Gap and the ADHF National Manager.

To be considered for this exciting opportunity please send a covering letter and up-to-date resume to Natalie via email [email protected]

Only applicants with the right to work in Australia will be considered. 

If you have any queries, please contact:

Natalie Matkovic
Executive Assistant to CEO and President
Australian Dental Association NSW
Ph: 8436 9912, [email protected]

Posted on July 12th, 2022
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