Careers

HelpMeSee is a non-profit social enterprise working to end the global health crisis of cataract blindness. Through a focus on surgical training and technology innovation, HelpMeSee is building a sustainable solution to the leading cause of blindness.

HelpMeSee’s unique model combines working with partner surgeons, effective use of technology for training and community mobilization, and working together with local partners to increase access to cataract treatment.

For more information about a specific position, please e-mail jobs@helpmesee.org, or feel free to contact us at any of our global offices.

We are committed to building a world-class team dedicated to our mission. We invite you to explore our current openings listed below.

HelpMeSee is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are considered for positions without regard to veteran status, uniformed service member status, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.

I. THE HELPMESEE MISSION

HelpMeSee was founded in 2010 with the goal of making the necessity of sight possible for every blind child and adult in the world, regardless of where they live or how underserved they may be. Our goal is to deliver low-cost, high-quality Manual Small Incision Cataract Surgery (MSICS) to millions of adults and children in the developing world who have cataracts - restoring not only their sight but their independence.

HelpMeSee is pursuing our ambitious goal of eliminating cataract blindness worldwide by training tens of thousands of MSICS specialists in developing countries through the use of a high-fidelity simulator and sophisticated courseware, as well as collaborating with existing MSICS specialists who already perform this procedure in their communities. With our technology-based patient facing programs and local surgical partners, HelpMeSee is committed to saving the sight of millions. 

II. JOB SUMAMRY

The day-to-day operations will take place in our New York City office and interns will work closely with the HelpMeSee team. Projects and Operations Accounting Intern will work with the Accounting Team and develop professional skills. 

Job Responsibilities

  • Assist Associate Accountant with purchase order and accounts payable function, including data entry and payment processing. Reach out to vendors on invoice inquiries.
  • Learn to read and understand contract terms, especially with regard to method of compensation, termination condition, deliverable requirements.
  • Enter and/or modify data in Contract Management System, Purchase Order System.
  • Assist developing budget vs. actual report for projects. assist transiting data to developed budget structure based on cost center and projects.
  • Assist with annual audit preparation.
  • Provide any other operations/ project support.

Qualifications

  • Junior or Senior student major in accounting/data analysis.
  • Extremely detail oriented, comfortable working with complex data.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel advanced functions (Pivot Table, sort and analyze data etc.) is required.
  • Some experience in Sharepoint, or database environment a plus.
  • Strong learning abilities and can pick up new tasks quickly with minor instruction
  • Strong communication and presentation skills among different department

III. DETAILS

Start date: Immediate

Education requirements: Bachelor’s Degree

Employment type: Part-time Intern

Compensation : Salary rate is commensurate with qualifications and experience

Job function: Global Nonprofit Organization / Global Health / Fundraising / Marketing

Location: New York

HOW TO APPLY

Please email cover letter and resume to jobs@helpmesee.org with the email subject heading as follows:

“Project & Operations Accounting Intern”

Download application form

 *Candidates should be legally authorized to work in the U.S.

HelpMeSee, Inc. is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, disability, age, veteran status or any other status protected by law. HelpMeSee, Inc. will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.

I. THE HELPMESEE MISSION

HelpMeSee was founded in 2010 with the goal of making the necessity of sight possible for every blind child and adult in the world, regardless of where they live or how underserved they may be. Our goal is to deliver low-cost, high-quality Manual Small Incision Cataract Surgery (MSICS) to millions of adults and children in the developing world who have cataracts - restoring not only their sight but their independence.

HelpMeSee is pursuing our ambitious goal of eliminating cataract blindness worldwide by training tens of thousands of MSICS specialists in developing countries through the use of a high-fidelity simulator and sophisticated courseware, as well as collaborating with existing MSICS specialists who already perform this procedure in their communities. With our technology-based patient facing programs and local surgical partners, HelpMeSee is committed to saving the sight of millions. 

II. JOB SUMMARY

HelpMeSee seeks a Marketing/Fundraising intern to help with many aspects of marketing and fundraising communication. Responsibilities include assistance in developing and organizing our fundraising collateral, stewardship communications, and campaign content development. Also, experience in marketing research & integrated marketing communication planning, is a plus. The individual should enjoy working as part of an in-house fundraising/marketing team.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist Development team in developing integrated marketing communication campaigns to promote our fundraising programs
  • Organize and manage fundraising/marketing collaterals
  • Support donor stewardship process by communicating with individual and monthly donors through phone and email.
  • Help manage database by updating donor records and perform prospect research on donor search engines.

Qualifications:

  • Experience with CRM system, Microsoft Office and Donor Search Engines: Lexis Nexis
  • Strong analytical skills and market research background
  • Detail oriented
  • Excel Experience
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills, comfortable speaking to donors over the phone
  • Must be highly-organized, a creative thinker, and a team player
  • Ability to work well with in-house team, and also operate independently with minimal supervision
  • Web design and video editing skills is a plus

III. DETAILS

Start date: Immediate
        Educations requirements: Bachelor’s Degree business background preferred
        Employment type: Part-time paid internship
        Job function: Fundraising/Marketing/Communication
        Hours: 5-days a week under 40 hours a week
        Location: NYC office

IV. HOW TO APPLY

Download application form

Also, please email your resume, cover letter jobs@helpmesee.org with the email subject heading as follows: “HelpMeSee Marketing/Fundraising Intern”.

 *Candidate should be legally authorized to work in the U.S.

HelpMeSee, Inc. is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, disability, age, veteran status or any other status protected by law. HelpMeSee, Inc. will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.