About volunteering

If you are an Optometrist, Dispensing Optician or Optical Technician your skills can change lives! Find out more...Read more


A number of bursaries are available from our partners for optical professionals who want to volunteer with Vision Aid Overseas.Read more

Join the volunteer list and register your interest

We are still in urgent need of volunteer Optometrists, Dispensing Opticians and Optical Technicians to join our upcoming overseas assignments.Read more


See what our volunteers had to say about their time volunteering with Vision Aid Overseas and it changed their lives and the lives of their patients.Read more

Volunteering FAQs

If you are interested in volunteering with Vision Aid Overseas and are still not sure, check out our frequently asked questions.Read more

Where we work

Vision Aid Overseas works with professional UK volunteers in five African countries to help establish sustainable eye care services and glasses in poor and marginalised communities.Read more