• Organization TypeImplementing NGO, Advocacy NGO, Service Providers
  • Staff251-500
  • HeadquartersUnited Kingdom
  • Founded1992

The Fred Hollows Foundation

The Fred Hollows Foundation is a development organisation working in more than 25 countries. They help train and empower local eye doctors, nurses and health workers to create a sustainable system of care in the communities that need it most. The work they do has a very clear purpose: to make sure everyone, whether they’re rich or poor, has access to high quality, affordable eye health. Their founder, Fred Hollows, was an internationally renowned eye surgeon and humanitarian. Fred didn’t believe in charity, he firmly believed in teaching, supporting and empowering people to help themselves. He worked tirelessly to end avoidable blindness in Indigenous Australia and around the world – and while it didn’t happen in his time, it will in theirs. Fred got things done. He always pushed for change and, because of that, put in motion a legacy to end avoidable blindness. In his time as a humanitarian and eye surgeon, Fred helped restore eyesight to thousands of people in Australia and overseas. An unstoppable vision Like Fred, they're working towards a world where no person is unnecessarily blind. For everyone, no matter whether they're rich or poor, to have the right to high quality and affordable eye care.   Continuing Fred's work The Fred Hollows Foundation now works in more than 25 countries and has restored sight to over two million people worldwide. This couldn’t have been achieved without the overwhelming support of the Australian public. They’re as determined now as ever to end avoidable blindness. 4 out of 5 people who are blind don't need to be –there remains so much to do. Fred's work continues very much in the way it started: by just getting on with it. The Foundation trains doctors, nurses and healthcare workers, distributes antibiotics, raises money for much needed equipment and medical facilities and performs eye operations exactly like the ones Fred did more than 30 years ago. When someone's sight is restored, it gives people the chance for a better life. They're able to work, go to school and provide for their families. Fred believed that everyone, no matter whether they were rich or poor, had the right to affordable eye care. Their work won't stop until the injustice of avoidable blindness is completely eradicated in Australia and in the rest of the world. They believe, without a doubt, this will one day be accomplished.  
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Careers

4Current jobs
213Total posted jobs

Job openings over the past year

Examples of past jobs

  • Procurement and Logistics Officer
    Ethiopia
  • Zonal Program Advisor
    Ethiopia
  • Group Security Manager
    United Arab Emirates, Kenya, United Kingdom
  • Senior Development Manager - US
    United States

Staff at The Fred Hollows Foundation have experience in

Sectors

  • development
  • reproductive health
  • monitoring / evaluation
  • procurement process
  • public administration

Funders

  • goal global
  • ec
  • acumen

Countries

  • australia
  • china
  • nepal
  • kenya
  • pakistan

Skills

  • managerial experience
  • business development
  • experience in recruitment
  • international experience
  • with experience in conflict areas

Experience

Financial Services
Monitoring / Evaluation
Trade Policy / Tariffs
Economic Policy
Legislation / Regulations
Water Policy
Torts / Conflict Resolution
Bankruptcy
Capacity Building
Public Administration

Contract Awards

Strengthening Eye Care in Myanmar

Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT)

Working Towards Trachoma Elimination in Fiji

Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT)

Sustainable Comprehensive Eye Care Project in Laos

Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT)

Provincial and Primary Eye Health Strengthening Project in Cambodia (PPEHS)

Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT)

Building Effectiveness Practice and Strengthening Risk and Fraud Management

Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT)

Child Sight Saving Project (CSSP) in Pakistan

Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT)

National Eye Health Workforce Development Project in Cambodia

Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT)

Integrating Diabetes Eye Care Into Kenya's Public Health System

Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT)

Better Eyes for Better Education (BEBE) in Viet Nam

Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT)

Comprehensive Eye Care for Female Agriculture and Cottage Workers in Pakistan

Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT)

Company Offices

  • Australia
  • Carlton
  • 52 Barry Street
  • 3053
  • Australia (headquarters)
  • Rosebery
  • Level 2 61 Dunning Avenue
  • New South Wales NSW 2018
  • Australia
  • Katherine
  • Katherine Training Centre (DEET), 19 Second Street
  • 0850
  • Australia
  • Suite 2A, 1st Floor, 85 Merthyr Road, New Farm
  • Queensland QLD 4005
  • Australia
  • Suite 2A, 1st Floor, 85 Merthyr Road, New Farm
  • Queensland 4005
  • Australia
  • Alice Springs
  • 4 Reg Harris Lane, 54 Todd Mall
  • NT 0871
  • Hong Kong
  • Kowloon
  • Room 811, 8/F, Office Plus @ Prince Edward
  • 794-802
  • United Kingdom
  • London
  • 12-15 Crawford Mews, York Street,
  • W1H 1LX
  • United Kingdom
  • London
  • 12-15 Crawford Mews, York Street
  • W1H 1LX
  • United Kingdom (headquarters)
  • London
  • 12-15 Crawford Mews, York Street
  • W1H 1LX