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3,000+ volunteers since 2003. (Keep reading to reach out directly to some of our volunteers and group leaders just like you!)
one week. full immersion.
Simply Smiles hosts volunteers in two distinct locations: domestically on the Cheyenne River Reservation in South Dakota, and internationally in Oaxaca, Mexico.
During just one week of volunteering, you'll be immersed in the local cultures, forge life-long relationships, and do real, meaningful work that builds dignity, hope and provides bright futures for the children and the communities we serve.
some basic info about volunteering with Simply Smiles:
we're with you: before, during, after
From early interest, to working side-by-side with you at our project sites, to providing you with the tools and connections to stay involved after your experience - we're with you every step of the way.
We provide at least one in-depth presentation/meeting with your group. And we're always just a phone call, email, or text message away. Good advanced planning is paramount to having a great volunteer experience.
We are with you 24-7 during your trip, ensuring that you have an informed, impactful and safe experience.
We provide you with ways to stay connected and remain a vital part of our passionate Simply Smiles community!
check out available dates & get planning:
INDIVIDUALS: Want to volunteer on the Reservation or Mexico? Fill out the form below to start the planning process!
Want to learn more? Have specific questions? Just fill out this quick form and our Volunteer Coordinator will reach out to you soon.
take their word for it
We know that there is a lot at stake when choosing an organization to volunteer with. We want you to compare us to other organizations. We want you to have all of the information you need to make an informed decision. We are at your disposal for any questions you may have. But so are these volunteers and group leaders. Reach out directly to them to talk about their experiences working with Simply Smiles.
Simply Smiles has been hosting volunteer teams since 2003.
Here's a list of our recent volunteer groups:
Ann Arbor Congregational Church, MI
Chadwick School, CA
Chester Congregational Church, CT
Choate Rosemary Hall, CT
Deerfield Academy, MA
Fairfield First Congregational Church, CT
Fairfield University, CT
Farmington Valley Association of the United Church of Christ, CT
Guilford Congregational Church, VT
Middlebury Vermont Congregational Church
Millbrook Academy, NY
Mohegan Tribe, CT
Monroe Congregational Church
Morgan School, CT
Palmer Trinity School, FL
Plymouth Congregational Church, KS
Regis College, MA
Rotary Club of Guilford Vermont
Round Hill Community Church, CT
Rowayton Congregational Church, CT
Roxbury Congregational Church, CT
Sacred Heart University, CT
Saint Mary’s College, IN
Silver Lake Youth Camp
Sisters for Peace, MA
St. Michael’s College, M.O.V.E., VT
Stamford Congregational Church, CT
Trinity School, NYC
University of Wisconsin Steven’s Point
Wapping Congregational Church, CT
Woodmont Congregational Church
Zen Peace Makers