Sharing the Gift of Vision - Preschool Vision Screenings.
- Volunteer Opportunity posted by (Jules Stein Eye Insitute) JSEI Affiliates
Times of day
A few hours per month
Short-Term (few weeks/months)
UCLA Stein Eye Institute
100 Stein Plaza
Who are the JSEI Affiliates? The JSEI Affiliates are a broad based volunteer network created to support the faculty, staff and outreach programs of the UCLA Stein Eye Institute. . .helping to provide the best possible vision for every person.
Recruiting volunteers to perform vision screening test (acuity test or handheld auto-refractor) with JSEI Affiliates Preschool Vision Screening (PSVS) program. Volunteers will assist the vision screening at various Santa Monica Head Start and State preschools to identify refractive errors or eye muscle disorder. Early detection of these treatable conditions can avoid countless school-age problems. Screenings last approximately two - four hours and are scheduled during a traditional school calendar. No experience required, desired candidates must enjoy working with children ages 3.5 to 4 years of age. Minimum requirement three screenings per season August - December. Screening takes place at local preschools throughout Santa Monica. Volunteers provide their own transportation or carpooling available from UCLA Stein Eye Institute.
- Training Provided