MALAWI: Dentistry Volunteer Work

Malawi Dentistry Volunteer Work
Malawi Dentistry Volunteer Work

Go Volunteer Africa is offering a unique and rewarding dental volunteer experience to professional dentists, dental hygienists and dental students in Malawi. Our Malawi Dentistry Volunteer Work offers you an opportunity to work in hospitals and participate in community outreaches, where your skill set, along with your passion will help people with their oral health.

Gain valuable dental healthcare experience in Malawi whilst enjoying laid back community life. Your work will be dependent on your own skills and experience as well as the needs of the hospital at the time of your visit. But you may have the opportunity to get involved in a range of community health promotion initiatives. Follow us at


  • Preventative dental care
  • Dental health education (brushing and flossing techniques, etc.)
  • Common pediatric oral care procedures
  • Dental health screenings
  • Extractions
  • Root canals and scaling
  • Supporting dental hygienists
  • Maintenance of dental equipment
  • Other support roles associated with running a mobile dental clinic

Volunteer in Malawi on our dental volunteer project and get an opportunity of working and learning from local dentists as they and interact with patients and have hands on experience. Malawi dentistry volunteer work is the best way of learning  for volunteers who dream of being dentists.

Go Volunteer Africa offer an incredible opportunity for dental professionals and students to use their skills in Africa. Working as part of a Malawi dentistry volunteer project team you’ll treat hundreds of people who have no other access to dental care.

Regardless of your qualifications, experience and level of skill, as a dental volunteer in Malawi, you are expected to prioritize the welfare of your patients, and step back to allow local professionals to make decisions. Your dental volunteer placement in Africa will be a hands-on experience where possible, and where it benefits the local community.


On our Malawi dentistry volunteer work project, volunteers and interns are assigned mentors so they will have valuable and meaningful learning opportunities. Volunteers will teach local children about oral hygiene, work directly with patients and assist dentists with a variety of dentistry aspects such as orthodontics, oral surgery and implants.

Go Volunteer Africa dental volunteer team consisting of dental professionals and non-dental volunteers, we travel to several parts of the country to help people who, due to remote living or poverty, do not have access to quality dental care. Dental professionals and students of all kinds are needed to collaborate with local communities and provide vital oral health services to children and adults.

As a dental volunteer in Malawi, you’ll learn more about dental practices in this culturally rich country and provide dental care to local community members. This is a great way to expand your perspective and gain experience in a new setting. When on a Malawi dentistry volunteer work project, you will get to shadow experienced dentists in Africa.

As a dental volunteer you will be able to provide care and examinations whilst as a volunteer hygienist you can help educate local people and assist children with hygiene care. Volunteer in Malawi with Africa’s leading and largest volunteer travel organization – Go Volunteer Africa.


Availability: Project open all year round
Duration: Minimum 1 week commitment
Age Limits: Minimum 18yrs and above
Minimum Age: ———–
Dates: Flexible start and end dates
Arrival dates: One day before the start date
Airport Arrival: Airport pickup, meet and greet by GVA partner representative
Working Days: Monday – Friday – 5 days a week, 5-8 hours in a day
Weekends: Travel / Sightseeing NOT included in program cost
Accommodation: Volunteer House or Host Family
Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily
Support: Pre-departure guide, In-country staff available 24/7
Location: Blantyre and Lilongwe
Language: English

Get Started

Fill Volunteer Application Form here or Make an inquiry here