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Career Opportunities

Our Kenya Office is seeking consultancy services for an end term evaluation for our school eye health project. The consultancy is to evaluate a two-year project funded by USAID and implemented in Uasin Gishu County, Kenya. We are looking for applicants who meet the following criteria:

  • Relevant qualification in any of the following fields: Social Sciences, Public Health, Development Studies, Community Eye Health or other related field
  • A minimum of 10 years proven experience in the design and conduct of end term evaluations for health programs
  • Comprehensive working knowledge of at least five years in strategic planning and evaluation in the health and development sector
  • Demonstrated evidence of having completed similar assignments
  • Working knowledge of the eye health sector in Kenya is an added advantage

For more information about the project, the evaluation scope and how to apply, see the Terms of Reference here.

Sorry, we do not have any open positions right now. Please check back later.

Volunteer Opportunities

The Operation Eyesight Canada Board of Directors is currently seeking new volunteer board directors. Operation Eyesight is a Calgary-based international development organization working to eliminate avoidable blindness in South Asia and sub-Saharan Africa. Our volunteer board of directors is responsible for the strategic direction and oversight of the organization, and for maintaining key relationships with groups and individuals that affect Operation Eyesight’s ability to fulfil our vision and mission.

If you a) have experience in not-for-profit and/or the international development sector OR as a senior executive in the private sector, and b) share Operation Eyesight’s values of equity, innovation, global citizenship, compassion and excellence, please contact us. We would like to discuss this opportunity with you.

Directors are elected for a two-year term. The board meets via Zoom/Teams eight times per year for approximately two hours. In addition, we host two in-person meetings per year in Calgary, typically over a Friday afternoon and Saturday morning. Directors also participate on at least one sub-committee each. We strive to foster a culture of diversity and inclusiveness, on the board and throughout the organization.

We are looking to attract two new directors. Priority consideration will be given to those who have one or more of the following:

  • Previous government relations experience working for an NGO or the Government of Canada
  • Experience as a volunteer or as a professional in fund development – major gifts and grants
  • Current or previous experience working as a senior executive in the private sector
  • Experience in the not-for-profit sector as a director or member of the management team

Current residence in Eastern Canada – Ontario, Quebec or the Maritimes – is a strong asset.

To apply, please send your cover letter and resume to Your application will be forwarded to the Chair, Governance & Nominations Committee.