Become a volunteer and use your skills as an Optometrist or Dispensing Optician to make a difference.


This one-day training course will provide you with more information about the work of Vision Aid Overseas and how your skills in optometry can help us to achieve a world where everyone, everywhere, has access to affordable, quality eye care and glasses.

After attending this course you will be able to apply to join our volunteer list for an overseas assignment. Current wait times to be placed on a team is approx 12 - 18 months, subject to your skills and availability. Attending the course is not a guarantee of an assignment place.

This course attracts interactive CET points.

Event details

Date: Sunday 10 November 2019

Location: Birmingham

Cost: £35 (non-refundable)

Lunch and refreshments will be provided on the day. However, you will need to cover your own travel and accommodation.

If you have any questions about this volunteer training course, please email [email protected] or call her on 01293 535 016.

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