Membership

Involvement Opportunities

Welcome to ADHA's Involvement Opportunities page where you can volunteer for projects that fit your interests, expertise and schedule.

The process is easy!

First, peruse the list of projects in the "Opportunities" list below. To find out more information about a specific project, click on the title of the project. When you are ready to volunteer, click on the specific project you are interested in and click the words "Sign Up". Simple as that.

Come back often to learn about new opportunities!

Opportunities will be posted throughout the year. Please note in order to sign up for an opportunity, you must be a current member of ADHA (unless otherwise noted).

Opportunities

  • 2018 ADEA CODA Testimony Volunteers

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    • Event Date: ADEA Annual Session, Orlando, Florida Saturday, March 17, 2018 11:00 am - 12:00 pm.
    • Deadline to Volunteer: February 17, 2018
    • Description:
      ADHA is looking for volunteers to provide verbal testimony during ADEA's Annual Session in March 2018 in Orlando, Florida. The Commission on Dental Accreditation will be accepting comments on proposed revisions to the Accreditation Standards for Dental Hygiene Programs. ADHA will assist members in preparing their testimony and preparing to testify.
    • Qualifications:

      1. ADHA member
      2. Experience as a dental hygiene educator and/or program director is helpful.

    • 2018 Annual Conference CODA Testimony Volunteers

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      • Event Date: ADHA Annual Conference, Columbus, Ohio - Saturday, June 23, 2018 10:00 am - 11:00 am.
      • Deadline to Volunteer: May 23, 2018
      • Description:
        ADHA is looking for volunteers to provide verbal testimony during ADHA's Annual Conference in June 2018 in Columbus, Ohio. The Commission on Dental Accreditation will be accepting comments on Accreditation Standards for Dental Hygiene Programs. ADHA will assist members in preparing their testimony and preparing to testify.
      • Qualifications:

        1. ADHA member
        2. Experience as a dental hygiene educator and/or program director is helpful.

      • 2018 ADHA CODA Written Testimony Volunteers

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        • Deadline to Volunteer: May 1, 2018
        • Description:
          ADHA is looking for volunteers to provide written testimony. The Commission on Dental Accreditation will be accepting comments on Accreditation Standards for Dental Hygiene Programs. ADHA will assist members in preparing their written testimony.
        • Qualifications:

          1. ADHA member
          2. Experience as a dental hygiene educator and/or program director is helpful.

        • CNB / JCNDE Student Member

            Please Email your Letter of Interest and Resume Here
          • Start Date: Immediately
          • Deadline to Apply: Feb 28, 2018
          • Time Commitment: Term Appointment / One-year term. Second one-year term when possible.
          • Qualifications:

            1. Hold current ADHA membership
            2. Is currently enrolled as either a full-time post-entry level student, or part-time post-entry level student who is currently practicing or teaching dental hygiene.
            3. Has successfully completed the National Board Examination within the last five years.

          • Technical Review Ad Hoc Group

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            • Start Date: Immediately
            • Description:
              ADHA is looking for volunteers to review content including advertising, photographs and clinical information for accuracy and appropriateness as needed.
            • Qualifications:

              Expertise in one or more areas of clinical dental hygiene practice including but not limited to:
              * Infection control/PPE/OSHA
              * Instruments and equipment
              * Oral pathology
              * Pharmacology
              * Resonance of content with a dental hygiene audience

              Ability to respond quickly

            • CE Review Ad Hoc Group

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              • Start Date: Immediately
              • Description:
                This group is responsible for ensuring the quality of ADHA education content presented through webinars and at annual conference by reviewing proposals and abstracts.
              • Qualifications:

                Expertise in one or more areas:
                * Clinical practice
                * Public health
                * Education
                * Research
                * Coding
                * Pharmacology

                Familiarity with ADHA's Standards for Clinicial Dental Hygiene Practice

                Ability to respond quickly to assignments on a rolling basis (webinar content) and multiple abstract reviews between March and May of each year (call for proposals)

              • ADHA Squad

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                • Start Date: Anytime
                • Time Commitment: Ongoing
                • Qualifications:

                  The ADHA Squad is our new ambassador program! The pilot was launched in May with UYP, New Professionals and leadership and opened to all members at Annual Conference. This special group of members helps make sure all dental hygienists know our story by sharing the latest ADHA news and information. After you join the ADHA Squad, we’ll email you 3-4 times per month with news to share with friends and followers across social media with just the click of a button.

                  By becoming a member of the ADHA Squad, you receive the latest news and updates on all things dental hygiene – resources, webinars, speakers, annual conference, continuing education and more! The best part is, the more you share and participate, the more points you earn increasing your chances to win cash, ADHA swag and other prizes! If you’re a State/Chapter Social Media Manager please contact cynthia@adha.net and have your Squad points count towards earning a dinner night out with your leadership team and ADHA Communications Team at next year’s Annual Conference. Sound like the perfect fit for you?

                • Coding Ad Hoc Group

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                  • Start Date: January 1, 2018
                  • Time Commitment: Ongoing
                  • Qualifications:

                    Dental hygienists with a broad range of experience and expertise, Continuing education speakers with expertise in dental coding, Practicing dental hygienists with a special interest in dental codes; Practice-Management dental hygienists, Dental hygiene clinician who is interested in coding