Join the YLC

Join a group of likeminded individuals who are focused on helping spread awareness about clefts, promoting Smile Train's cause and model, and providing forever smiles for children around the world! YLC Members receive exclusive monthly email updates from Smile Train along with discounts and invitations to YLC and Smile Train events.

Group of Smile Train Young Leadership Circle members

Apply to the YLC Board

Interested in getting more involved with the YLC? Become a YLC Board Member! Membership in this elite group of Smile Makers comes with exclusive benefits and responsibilities.


  • Exclusive invitations to YLC and Smile Train events, including a reserved seat at the annual YLC Leadership Conference in NYC in May 2024
  • Invitations to webinars with Smile Train staff
  • Opportunities to visit local Smile Train programs in the field*
  • Your name featured on
  • Networking opportunities
  • Updates and stories about our programs around the world
  • Helping save lives and create smiles ☺


  • Complete a Give, Get, or Grow pledge of the equivalent of $1,000
    *An additional fundraising goal of $5,000 will qualify Board Members for a trip to visit our patients and partners in the field
  • Participate in three Board meetings