[tabi] Reminder: Lighthouse job openings, please apply by this Friday, 8/26

  • From: Lighthouse of the Big Bend <lighthousebigbend@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: fcb-l <fcb-l@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 22 Aug 2011 16:29:40 -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 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.


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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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