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Career and Volunteer Opportunities at the San Diego Eye Bank®

Through a career at the San Diego Eye Bank®, or through one of our many volunteer opportunities, you can help facilitate ocular tissue donation to provide the important Gift of Sight to those with corneal blindness.

If you would like to inquire about our current opportunities, please contact the San Diego Eye Bank®.

Career Opportunities — Facilitating Ocular Tissue Donation

Our non-profit corporation is dedicated to the preservation and restoration of sight through ocular tissue donation education, collection, processing, and distribution. As one of the nation's largest eye banks, we frequently offer a wealth of career opportunities. To learn about current opportunities, contact the San Diego Eye Bank®.

Eye Bank Technicians

Responsibilities include the recovery of tissue for transplant and/or research and evaluation of tissue and medical history. This position requires extensive on site training and education. Technician must be comfortable interacting with healthcare personnel as well as donor families.

Family Service Coordinators

Family Service Coordinators interact with the hospitals, hospices and other healthcare facilities in San Diego and Imperial Counties. They provide the opportunity for the family to make decisions about donation by giving them informed consent and answering the questions needed to make a decision. They facilitate the recovery with the eye bank technical team and recovery site. In addition, the family service coordinators offer support, bereavement information and other resources to the family.

Custom Cut Cornea Technician

CustomCut® Cornea Technicians prepare corneal tissue for transplant surgery. Highly experienced eye bank technician, surgical technician, or ophthalmic technician with microkeratome and/or IntraLase® experience desired.

Lab Assistant / Courier

Lab assistant / Courier is responsible and reliable for fast paced work environment. Able to handle important, time sensitive deliveries and be able to represent themselves in a professional manner. A person that could be flexible in hours, work in a lab environment, and have skills in computer data entry.


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Volunteer Opportunities — Help Provide the Gift of Sight

By volunteering at the San Diego Eye Bank®, you can help us achieve our mission of providing much needed ocular tissue to those in need through the facilitation of donation and the provision of tissue donation education. We encourage you to explore our various volunteer opportunities.

Donor Family or Recipient
Participate in educational event for healthcare providers and health fairs.

Volunteer Program Assistant
To identify health fairs and other events. Organize orientations and training  for volunteers for health fairs. Schedule health fair representatives for the events.

Health Fair Representative
Staffing information table at health fairs, street fairs, campuses and other sites. Answer questions, distribute brochures, newsletters and other informational materials.

Office Volunteer
Assist in preparation prior to major meetings and other office tasks.

Contact the San Diego Eye Bank®

If you would like to inquire about our current volunteer or career opportunities, please contact the San Diego Eye Bank.

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The state-of-the-art San Diego Eye Bank® Excimer Laser Center is a community resource for both patients and physicians. Since it opened in 1996, thousands of patients have benefited from laser vision correction surgery at the facility.

At the San Diego Eye Bank®, we are dedicated to providing medical education programs that feature internationally known speakers and the latest issues surrounding ocular tissue collection, distribution, and processing.

If you would like to learn more about current career and volunteer opportunities, and how you can help us facilitate ocular tissue donation, contact the San Diego Eye Bank® today.

San Diego Eye Bank®
9246 Lightwave Ave., Suite 120
San Diego, CA 92123

Toll Free: 800-EYE-BANK
Local: 858-694-0400
International: 00-1-858-694-0400
Fax: 858-565-7368

An organization for United Sight.
Serving the unserved.