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1730 State Street Extension
Bridgeport, CT, 06605
United States


Simply Smiles provides bright futures for children, families, and communities. The organization partners with populations in need to create physical and emotional environments where suffering is alleviated and from which local leaders can emerge.

Jobs & Opportunities

do meaningful work

have an impact!

Your work will have a direct and meaningful impact on the lives of individuals, families and communities in need.


broaden your talents

Working for Simply Smiles allows you to live and work at our project locations, gain real-world skills, and really understand the depth of our approach and philosophy.


collaboration is key

Harnessing the talents, skills and passions of our staff is key to the success of Simply Smiles. You will be a valuable part of an effective team.

competitive compensation

Simply Smiles offers competitive compensation packages for full-time positions.

long term volunteer opportunities:

Summer Youth Programs Long Term Volunteer | Summer 2019

Location: Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Reservation, South Dakota

Long-term volunteers will live at the Simply Smiles facility in the town of La Plant on the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Reservation in South Dakota and work with the Simply Smiles staff to combat the abject poverty present there. Summer Youth Programs Long-Term Volunteers will be working to help create an oasis where children can enjoy their childhood in a safe and loving environment. Long-term volunteers will help week-long volunteers to implement Simply Smiles Summer Youth Programs in the most effective manner.

Minimum commitment of 6 weeks. This is an unpaid, long-term volunteer position.

Food Preparation Long-Term Volunteer | Summer 2019

Location: Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Reservation, South Dakota

Simply Smiles is currently seeking a student with experience in the culinary or hospitality fields for a multi-week volunteer position to be involved in food preparation for Simply Smiles volunteers and for the Lakota community on the Reservation.

You will prepare food alongside Simply Smiles staff, short-term volunteers, as well as children and adults from the Reservation community.

You will have the unique opportunity to learn about traditional Lakota foods, be able to harvest produce from La Plant's organic garden and greenhouse, and help prepare traditional dishes for the Reservation community. You will help deepen the impact and scope of the food and healthy living programs on the Reservation.

Saturday, May 11th to Sunday, September 1st, 2019 (or a minimum of any six-week period within this timeframe). This is an unpaid, long-term volunteer position.

join a supportive team

We understand the unique demands of working at Simply Smiles. We work together. We travel together. We're even known to have fun together!