[tabi] Lighthouse of the Big Bend - 3 positions open (Deadline Aug 26)

  • From: Lighthouse of the Big Bend <lighthousebigbend@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: tabi <tabi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 10 Aug 2011 09:44:00 -0400

JOB OPENINGS
The Lighthouse of the Big Bend has three positions open for direct service
staff to assist individuals who are visually impaired or blind in their
pursuit of independence. Brief descriptions are below and complete job
descriptions are attached. Please pass this on to anyone who may be
interested & qualified. The deadline for applicants is August 26.

1. Transition Specialist: Full-time position needed to provide instruction
throughout 11 county service area to high school students who are blind and
visually impaired. Curriculum includes adaptive travel skills, personal and
home management, communications, social services, recreation/leisure, and
vocational skills. The primary goal of this position is to provide the
highest quality instructional services possible to assist teens who are
blind or visually impaired with "transitioning" to independence whether a
job or college. Salary $30-35K based on experience, with excellent leave,
health & retirement benefits. See job description attached or on website for
requirements & details www.lighthousebigbend.org.

2. Vocational Services Specialist: Full-time position needed to provide
rehabilitation services throughout 11 county service area to Vocational
Rehabilitation (VR) clients who are blind or visually impaired.  Curriculum
includes vocational skills, computer instruction and other skills needed for
job preparation. Salary $28-38K based on experience, with excellent leave,
health & retirement benefits. See job description attached or on website for
requirements & details www.lighthousebigbend.org.

3. Independent Living Specialist: Part-time instructor needed 20 hours per
week to provide instructional services to people who are blind or visually
impaired in the Big Bend, primarily age 55 or older. Curriculum includes but
is not limited to the following: independent living, personal and home
management, communication, indoor orientation and mobility (pre-cane
skills), social services, and recreation/leisure skills. $14-$18 per hour
depending upon experience. See job description attached or on website for
requirements & details www.lighthousebigbend.org.

TO APPLY
Please submit a required cover letter & resume electronically to
info@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx  by Friday, August 26, 2011.



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Lighthouse of the Big Bend
Guiding People Through Vision Loss
3071 Highland Oaks Terrace
Tallahassee, FL 32301
(850) 942-3658
www.lighthousebigbend.org

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