Employment With Manos de Cristo


Manos de Cristo is a nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering low-income individuals through our Dental Center, educational programs, and basic needs services. We are seeking motivated, compassionate candidates who are interested in being part of our mission and working to improve the lives of our clients. 

We value diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply. Manos de Cristo provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or marital status. Nothing in the job posting or description should be construed as an offer or guarantee of employment.

Current Job Openings

Dental Assistant

Manos de Cristo Dental Center is looking for a long-term Registered Dental Assistant.
The hours for this position are Monday-Friday, 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.

We are looking for someone who has excellent communication skills (bilingual in English/Spanish), is reliable, energetic, proactive and enjoys making a difference in the lives of others. The ideal candidate will be friendly, well organized and works well in a team environment.


  • Chairside assisting.
  • Set up and tear down dental area.
  • Provide outstanding customer service for the patient; excellent chairside manner.
  • Assist the doctor with all dental procedures (including dentures).
  • Take radiographs of patients using a digital x-ray machine.
  • Perform efficient and accurate procedures to help maintain doctors’ schedule and patient flow.
  • Help clean the office and treatment rooms.
  • Maintain patient confidentiality through HIPAA compliance.
  • Follow organizations safety policies and procedures.
  • Have knowledge and understanding of dental terminology sufficient to perform the job successfully.
  • Assist with other duties as requested or needed.


  • Registered Dental Assistant (Required)
  • X-Ray Certification (Required)
  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)
  • Dental Assisting: 2 years (Preferred)

Job Type: Full-time

Compensation: Based on experience.

Benefits (After 90 days include paid vacation, 401K, and Medical/Dental insurance):

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off


  • 8 hour shift
  • Weekends


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)


  • Dental Assisting: 2 years (Preferred)
  • Knowledge of Dentrix software, especially treatment planning


  • Registered Dental Assistant (Required)
  • X-Ray Certification (Required)

COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Personal protective equipment provided or required
  • Plastic shield at work stations
  • Temperature screenings
  • Social distancing guidelines in place
  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place
Interested candidates should email their resume to Gabrielle Velasquez at gvelasquez@manosdecristo.org

Dental Record Specialist/ Receptionist

Supervised by: Administrative Assistant Coordinator

Reports to: Director, Dental Center Operations and Administration

Manos de Cristo is looking for a Dental Record Specialist who can perform a variety of patient-related dental support functions such as establishing and maintaining dental charts, completing treatment forms, and monitoring the accuracy of the patients' accounts in the patient management system.


  • Verifies treatment forms and records and checks for appropriate signatures
  • Maintains and verifies accuracy of the record management system
  • Communicates with other dental offices and healthcare professionals to clarify diagnosis or to obtain additional information
  • Gathers data for financial and statistical reports
  • Maintains existing records and record system
  • Performs front desk receptionist duties when needed
  • Cash handling responsibilities ( Treatment Coordinator as needed )
  • Schedules appointments for patients and business appointments for staff
  • Assists staff with coordinating orientation of auxiliary volunteers
  • Maintains volunteer information on Raiser’s Edge
  • Works as a team player to ensure each patient receives the best possible service


  • 1+ years of Dental Assisting experience is required
  • Knowledge and Experience in Dentrix, Dexis, Word, and Excel.
  • Fully Bilingual in English/Spanish

Competitive pay, training and a full benefit package including health insurance, dental coverage, paid time off, holiday pay, 401K, and life insurance plan.

Interested candidates should email their resume to Gabrielle Velasquez at gvelasquez@manosdecristo.org