Working in the Field
We welcome supporters who choose to spend time working within our programs on short and long term assignments. By offering your time to support and enable those who are skilled, enthusiastic, adaptable, and eager, working in a developing context, you will make a difference in eye care provision worldwide.
Become a mentor in global optometry
We are calling on experienced optometrists to work as faculty and mentor new graduates in developing communities who are working hard towards forging a sustainable path for the new profession.
We believe mentoring is a powerful and effective way of transferring knowledge, skills and experience. Joining our new generation of global optometrists gives you an opportunity to give new optometric professionals the confidence, guidance and support to contribute to vision for everyone…everywhere.
JESSIE HUANG - VOLUNTEER
Optometry Lecturer, based in Uganda
Work Type: Full Time
Applications close: 30 June 2018
The optometry lecturer will be based at Makerere University (MAK) located in Kampala, Uganda. The candidate will be working within the College of Health Sciences within the newly established Bachelor Degree in Optometry. The candidate will also assist with the implementation and management of the program. Other key activities might involve assisting with advocacy for the optometry program and strengthening the capacity of national faculty members.
Working in Australia
If you are a qualified optometrist with an interest in public health service delivery who would like to offer your skills on a one-off or regular basis, please register your interest by contacting us.