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Local Clinics (Kenya)

Volunteers will spend a few days working alongside Foundation teams to deliver patient care in a OneSight EssilorLuxottica Foundation vision clinic within Kenya. The tasks will be to help in patient management during clinics at different sections. In 2023, there will be 3 local clinics that run for 2-3 days.

This will entail: crowd management of attendees, registration of patients, visual acuity, IOPs, auto refraction, fitting and dispensing of R2C, readers, sunglasses, placing lab orders and data entry.

Dates and locations will be communicated well in advance.

You can assist us by volunteering to attend a local clinic in your area. Register your interest below.

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World Sight Day 2024 Local Clinic (Kenya)

Volunteers are required to help in patient management during clinics. This will entail queue management, registration of patients, visual acuity taking, IOPs, auto refraction, fitting and dispensing of R2C, readers and placing lab orders.

To express your willingness to help, please click below to register. Your support is greatly appreciated!

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Training for Vison Centre Launch Support (Kenya)

A volunteer team will be needed to train the Hospital staff on products, inventory management, ordering process, equipment maintenance and logistics as the Foundation prepares to open a Vision Centre.

The Foundation team in Kenya will induct the volunteers on:

  1. Operations Manual
  2. Registration Manual
  3. Patient Care Manual
  4. Cashier Manual
  5. Dispensing Manual
  6. Equipment Maintenance
  7. IT Manual – where applicable.

Training materials will be provided to the volunteers. Volunteers will also take part in the Vision center equipment and dispensing area set-up.

Volunteers will be provided with a set of T-shirts and a goodie bag as an appreciation for their help.

To signify your willingness to contribute, kindly click to register below.

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Local Clinic Volunteering (South Africa)

Volunteers are needed to operationalize the clinic and support at various stations. Volunteer opportunities are available in each of the 9 provinces in South Africa. The team will share a list of dates and locations of the clinic with those registered below and invite volunteers to participate.

Clinic roles could include registration, color and depth test, click check, frame selection and data capturing. 

To signify your willingness to contribute, kindly click to register below.

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Fundraising Events (South Africa)

Volunteers are required to assist with the planning and implementation of fundraising events. This could include music events, games nights or golf days. Volunteers will perform various duties including logistics, hosting or MC’ing the events amongst others.

Your willingness to assist in organizing events, whether remotely or through physical attendance, would be greatly appreciated. Please click the button below to register.

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Launching Permanent Access Points (South Africa)

Volunteers are required to assist with pre-launch activities, as the Foundation prepares to open Vision Centres in South Africa. Duties may include preparing the Vision Centre for the launch, hosting, or participating in the launch celebration, supporting with logistics, packing stock or hosting important delegates.

The support of all employees in localities where Vision Centres are opening is greatly appreciated. Please click below to register.

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Sale For Sight Volunteering (South Africa)

Teams of volunteers are needed to help shoppers and with sale operations at Sale for Sight events throughout the year. Tasks will be restocking tables, organizing the frames, sunglasses and apparel items that will be sold, helping shoppers to choose their items.

All volunteers will be provided with one free pair of eyewear for each shift worked as a thank you for their help! We greatly appreciate your support and hope you will join us!

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Inventory Management (South Africa)

Volunteers are required to sort and count stock in the warehouse, label products and create a site map so that products are easy to locate. Please contact your Foundation Country Manager for sign up details.

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Regional Clinic (Mozambique, Madagascar, Angola, Uganda)

Volunteers are needed to operationalize the clinic and support at various stations. Volunteer opportunities are open to permanent employees.

Clinic roles could include registration, color and depth test, click check, frame selection and data capturing and dispensing. To signify your willingness to contribute, kindly click to register below.

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Regional Skills-Based Volunteering

Skills-based volunteering opportunities are a way for volunteers to utilize their expert skills in IT, Inventory Management, Product, Supply Chain and Operations to assist the Foundation to upgrade systems and program management. 

Support from EssilorLuxottica employees in all roles is greatly appreciated. To express your willingness to help, please click below.

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Access Points Opening: Africa Region

Volunteers have the opportunity to join the Africa Foundation team in the launching of permanent, sustainable access points in various countries in Africa. All employees are encouraged to participate in the training of employees in our expansion countries in Africa (Nigeria, Malawi, Uganda, and Tanzania).

Employees may draw on their expertise in product, operations, training, event planning, marketing, and finance to support the success of the launch and long-term operations of the Permanent Access Point.

To indicate your willingness to help, please click the button below.