7 DAY TOUR ITINERARY
Maubisse, Timor Leste
$295 AUD Ground Component to SSDC
Approx $425 USD paid on the Ground directly to Suppliers
Volunteer pays & arranges flights themselves
Team One: Saturday 2nd of March to Saturday 9th of March (FULL)
Team Two: Saturday 9th March to 16th of March
Team Three: Saturday 8th of June to 15th of June
Team Four: Saturday 15th of June to 22nd of June
Team Five: Saturday 7th of September to 14th of September
Team Six: Saturday 14th of September to the 21st of September
*Due to vehicle restrictions each team can only have 2 additional dental practitioners and 3 additional general volunteers.
**If you are a dentist and would like to volunteer at a different time, please contact us as depending on bookings we can be flexible on dates.
***To secure your place a non refundable deposit of $200 must be made to the bank account below and a volunteer participation form must be submitted.
WHO CAN VOLUNTEER? The Answer is we need Everyone!
We have jobs to suit everyone's skill sets:
General Volunteers (no dental experience required) these volunteers can help as a basic dental assistants, with admin work, sterilisation & teaching toothbrushing techniques.
Dentists working clinically and mentor our employed Timorese Oral Health Therapist, Savio. You'll share your experience with fillings, extractions, giving LA, diagnosis etc
Dental Therapists working clinically and as a mentor
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinking Water & Snacks at the School whilst in Maubisse
- Breakfasts in Dili
- Visit to Letefoho Coffee House & the Tais Market
- 2hr Tetum course run by a local Timorese Translator
- 2 Solar Smiles Dental Charity Team t shirts worn in clinic
- Sim Card with unlimited data for 7 days (if you would like the ability to call you can pay a small fee extra $1-5 USD)
- Comprehensive Travel Insurance provided by RAWCS (upon getting a medical certificate signed by your doctor)
Accommodation in Maubisse - $35USD per night paid to the hotel (if sharing then it is a charge per room)
Accommodation in Dili - Approx $60USD per night paid to the hotel (rooms can be arranged for sharing)
Dinner on Saturday night at the restaurant in Dili (expect $15 USD & drinks at bar prices)
Dinner on Friday night at the restaurant in Dili (expect $15 USD & drinks at bar prices)
Whale/ Dolphin Cruise $30USD (if operating - seasonal)
Snorkeling off Cristo Rei Beach $5 USD for snorkels
Resistance Museum $1USD
Through Rotary Australia Community Services (RAWCS), Solar Smiles Dental Charity is registered as a charity with the Australian Charities and Not-for-Profits Commission ABN 37 739 341 003