About volunteering

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

Bursaries

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 and Dispensing Opticians to join our upcoming overseas assignments.Read more

Testimonials

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

Training Courses

If you are an Optometrist or Dispensing Optician your skills could help change lives. Find out more at our one-day volunteer training course.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