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 the job description on our 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 the job description on our 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 the job description on our 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. -- Lighthouse of the Big Bend Guiding People Through Vision Loss 3071 Highland Oaks Terrace Tallahassee, FL 32301 (850) 942-3658 www.lighthousebigbend.org Check out the TABI resource web page at http://acorange.home.comcast.net/TABI and please make suggestions for new material. if you'd like to unsubscribe you can do so through the freelists.org web interface, or by sending an email to the address tabi-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with the word "unsubscribe" in the subject.