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Project Vision Hawai‘i

Project Vision Hawai'i will be serving 8 elementary schools across the Big Island during the winter and spring of 2022 and we are currently seeking volunteers to join us! Our first school will be at Kealakehe Intermediate in Kona on January 24-26th. Activities include:

  • Event set-up, tables, chairs, intake paperwork
  • Assist with check-in as students arrive for eye exam
  • Assist with using autorefractor machine and recording results
  • Near vision screening
  • Far vision screening
  • Event take-down

We train volunteers the day of the event. We will work with your schedule and availability. We are friendly and grateful for the help you provide!

More opportunities with Project Vision Hawai‘i

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About Project Vision Hawai‘i

Location:

1110 Nuuanu Avenue, Honolulu, HI 96823, US

Mission Statement

Project Vision Hawai`i is a non-profit organization that aims to achieve better access to healthcare for Hawai'i’s people. It provides health screenings and education with a focus on vision health.

Description

Project Vision Hawai`i was founded in 2007 by Dr. Michael Bennett, a local ophthalmologist who specializes in retinal surgery. With his oversight, the foundation for the program was developed by Hawai`i’s top experts in vision care. In 2011, Project Vision Hawai`i became a 501(c) 3.

As a community driven organization, expansion of Project Vision Hawai`i has been guided by need. Since 2007, it has grown from one mobile screening unit to three mobile screening units serving Hawai`i Island, Kaua`i, Lāna`i, Maui, Molokai`i and O`ahu.

Project Vision Hawai`i has the only mobile health screening programs in Hawai`i that provide statewide services in communities with significant access-to-care challenges related to income, lack of insurance, geographical location, or cultural conflict.

To date, Project Vision Hawai`i has provided free medical screening services to more than 115,000 patients across the state, including high populations of seniors, children from low-income families, immigrants, and individuals with disabilities.

Children & Youth
Community
Health & Medicine

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Kailua Kona, HI 96740

(19.666,-155.981)
 

SKILLS

  • Pediatrics

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • We are flexible based on the individual availability of volunteers.

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