Dental Connections

Dental Connections logo with tagline "Smile Squad"

Website: Dental Connections

Mission: To provide equal access to quality dental care and education through community outreach and meaningful patient connections.  Dental Connections is a private, non-profit community health center focused exclusively on providing dental care to all. We provide comprehensive general and pediatric dental services, and we serve all income levels and age groups. We strive to be a dental home for people who experience barriers to accessing dental care.

Location: Des Moines (55 miles from Grinnell College)

Needs: We have specific needs for volunteers to assist with marketing and graphic design projects, as well as general volunteering for administrative duties (filing, front desk, etc.).


Volunteers:  for on-going service

When is service needed: We can use targeted assistance before our major events but generally can utilize volunteers at any time

Number of hours: Flexible hours, as much or little as is possible for the volunteer


  • In-person: yes
  • Hybrid in-person/virtual possible: yes
  • Fully virtual possible: yes


Background check required: yes

Equipment or logistics supplied: We provide a workstation with computer onsite – much of the marketing/graphic design work can be done remotely


How to apply: Contact Carly Ross via email at

Contact: Carly Ross, (515) 244-9136 x121,


Operation information: Dental Connections is a non-profit community health center established in 1919. We focus exclusively on dental care and provide comprehensive general and pediatric dental services. We serve all income levels and age groups.

Address: 1111 Ninth Street, Suite 190 Des Moines, Iowa 50314, Des Moines

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