Project Type: Medical/Dental, Construction, Evangelism/Community Outreach
Length of Assignment: 1 week or less
The SmileFaith Mountain Mobile Dental & Bus is based in Jenkins, Kentucky and takes volunteer mission teams throughout the Appalachian Mountains of Eastern Kentucky bringing new smiles, better health and the life changing gospel to the needy. Dental volunteers (dentists, hygienists, dental assistants) are needed to provide basic dental treatments (exams, cleanings, fillings & extractions) or take impressions for dentures. Ministry volunteers are needed for greeting, dental registration, reading glass ministry, prayer, and evangelism at events.
SmileFaith also has the following needs:
Construction teams to convert an existing warehouse into a wellness and community center which will serve as a Christian outreach to the local community: Build locker/shower rooms; weight/fitness room; toddler play area; smoothie/coffee bar with seating area; basketball/volleyball courts; stage with audio/visual equipment
Recreational/sports equipment needed (free weights; fitness machines, treadmills, etc.)
Remodel the SmileFaith Guest House: redo electrical wiring; kitchen needs to be expanded and install new flooring, appliances and cabinets
SmileFaith, Inc. is a Christian non-profit, 501c3 organization providing ministry and free dental care to the underprivileged of Eastern Kentucky, Florida and beyond.
The SmileFaith Mountain Mobile Dental Bus takes volunteer mission teams throughout the Appalachian Mountains of Eastern Kentucky bringing new smiles, better health and the life changing gospel to the needy. SmileFaith’s newest Christian outreach project is the construction of a wellness and community center in Jenkins, Kentucky.
Housing and Food Preparation:
Trip cost is $75 per day for each participant and includes comfortable lodging, meals and local transportation.
Size of Teams: Variable (guest house sleeps up to 20; air mattresses are available for additional guests)
Available Dates for Teams:
Visit www.smilefaith.org or contact the mission for dates. Trips range from a long weekend to a week in duration.
Materials for Ministry:
Fully equipped mobile dental bus available. Teams are encouraged to provide disposable dental supplies. Volunteer teams can provide construction materials or donations for project work.
Dr. Mike O’Carroll, Local Coordinator
Phone: Phone: 606-670-0601
9775 Highway 805
Jenkins, KY 41537
Church: Emmanuel Baptist Church, Jenkins, KY