Job Summary

Over 150 million people worldwide need glasses but cannot afford them. Children cannot learn, adults cannot work and care for their families. We want to change that. To strengthen our project in Kenya, especially in the urban slum areas in Nairobi, we are looking for an Optometrist or Optician (f/m/d)

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 2 years

Job Description/Requirements

OneDollarGlasses was founded in 2012 by Martin Aufmuth and has since received many awards. Today, our non-profit association is active in ten project countries. Around 500 employees worldwide, including more than 300 volunteers in Germany are deeply committed to our common goal: www.onedollarglasses.org


YOUR DUTIES

  • Conduct vision tests in our partner clinics and mobile clinics
  • Diagnose and detect refractive errors and offer appropriate corrections
  • Evaluate eye related symptoms and offer appropriate referral where necessary
  • Take detailed medical histories that include current and past prescriptions
  • Educate and advise patients on proper eye care while maintain high standard of care
  • Explain clearly the benefits of eyeglasses based on the sight problem identified previously
  • Sell the glasses and make sure that they are fitted properly
  • Provide trainings for volunteers in basic eye health and optics
  • Organize administrative work e.g. reporting and evaluating of patient data´s, inventory and stock management


REQUIREMENTS THAT YOU IDEALLY MEET

  • Graduated from a recognized institution
  • Previous professional experience
  • Mature, enthusiastic and engaging personality
  • Confident and articulate.
  • A quick learner, adaptable and able to work well under pressure
  • Good organization and administrative skills.


WE OFFER

  • Interesting job in a highly motivated team and intercultural context
  • The chance to make a difference and contribute to improving the basic optical care of people in Kenya.
  • The chance to make a difference and contribute to improving the basic optical care of people on the African continent
  • A fix-term contract for one year with the possibility of extension.
  • Working in part time or fulltime possible.


If you are interested, please submit your curriculum vitae, your certificates, a motivation letter with your salary expectation and the earliest possible starting date. 

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| Full Time |
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| Full Time |
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