Carlson Leadership & Public Service Center

June 21, 2016

Program Coordinator

Position title: Program Coordinator


Name of organization: UW School of Dentistry – Office of Educational Partnerships & Diversity




Position description:

The AmeriCorps member will recruit pre-dental and dental students to participate in outreach activities which will promote and sustain the Access to Care projects. These projects will include Dental Camps, career fairs, mobile dental clinic events, ethnic group specific events, such as the Latina Health Fair and the Northwest Indian Youth Conference. The AmeriCorps member will serve directly with a dental student leader to execute the goals of the Health and Homelessness course, which aims to prepare students to serve in underserved populations. The AmeriCorps member will serve with our Dental Camp and Dental Career Pipeline projects to address workforce shortages. They will assist in the development of an online information tool to recruit the target audience of middle and high school students to attend hands-on camps and information fairs. They will assist in the writing of grants to support the AmeriCorps project.


Time commitment: Full-time


Skill requirements:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential.  Other qualifications include:
  • Ability to utilize standard office software programs (i.e., Microsoft Word, Excel, basic photo-editing software).
  • Grant writing experience or ability to learn grant-writing which focuses on supporting small individual projects which the member will be coordinating.  No more than 10% of their time will be spent on this task.
  • Good interpersonal skills with a strong ability to organize and manage multiple tasks and deadlines.
  • Ability to serve successfully with individuals from diverse organizations and backgrounds.
  • Ability to function independently and as a team member.
  • Availability to work flexible hours during outreach events


Start date: September 15th or October 1st


End date: July 31st or August 15th


Location: University of Washington School of Dentistry


How to apply:


Supervisor contact info:

Evelyn Program Coordinator