Job Postings

Working for a nonprofit agency can be a very rewarding experience. You’ll not only give back to your community but can enrich another’s life with your hard work and dedication.

Job Opportunity at VisionServe Alliance:

Administrative Assistant

The Administrative Assistant is a full-time position responsible for managing and maintaining day-to-day office operations and providing high level administrative support using technology and strong interpersonal skills.  READ MORE

 


 Current Positions at Member Organizations:

July 2017:

We are seeking a dynamic and innovative educator and leader to fill the role of Director of Education Services. The Director will lead the successful operation of our growing and innovative education programs, develop curriculum, maintain contracts, and manage a growing staff  of Teachers of Students with Visual Impairments (TVIs) and Orientation & Mobility Specialists within the Education Services Department. READ MORE


 June 2017:

American Foundation for the Blind--Director of Development Job Posting (June 6, 2017)

AFB is seeking a Director of Development to work in its Resource Development & Communications/Community Engagement department. This position is based in AFB's Washington, DC Metro Office located in Arlington, VA. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing day-to-day operations and staff for AFB's fundraising program. This position reports to the Chief Community Engagement Officer. READ MORE

American Foundation for the Blind--Policy Research Specialist (June 1, 2017)

The American Foundation for the Blind is seeking a Policy Research Specialist to work in its Washington D.C. office location. AFB's Public Policy Center collaborates with policy makers in Congress and the Executive Branch to ensure Americans with vision loss have equal rights and opportunities to fully participate in society. The position reports to the Director, Public Policy. The successful candidate will provide specialized knowledge and expertise in the development and analysis of policy research and program evaluation to further AFB's public policy and research agendas and to support AFB's mission, strategic plan and annual initiatives. READ MORE
 


 April 2017:  

President & Executive Director - The Iris Network

The Iris Network, an innovative nonprofit organization exclusively serving people who are blind or visually impaired, is seeking an experienced and highly motivated leader to serve as its President & Executive Director.  We are seeking a dynamic leader who embraces innovation, pursues new opportunities and is passionate about advancing the organization.  The ideal candidate will be an effective advocate and champion for innovative vision rehabilitation and the independence it provides.  A personal commitment to the success of the organization and the ability to effectively communicate the organization’s mission and market its services is fundamentally important. READ MORE
 



Visions/Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired in New York, NY - Vocational Rehabilitation Center Senior Director

 

The VCB Senior Director is a full time year round administrative program position, responsible for the day-to-day program operations of a 37 acre facility serving 600+ blind and visually impaired people of all ages, and their families.  This also includes the Vocational Rehabilitation Center and its programming. The VCB Sr. Director is also responsible for:  hiring and terminations; on site human resources; program operations; food service contracts; medical and nursing coordination; program development and evaluation; risk management; grant administration; fundraising, and fiscal / budget monitoring. Under the supervision of VISIONS Chief Program Officer, the VCB Sr. Director will ensure VISIONS strategic objectives are met and assist in further strategic planning. The VCB Sr. Director is a member of the VISIONS administrative team responsible for overall management and leadership of VISIONS/Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired. The VCB Sr. Director will communicate the impact of VISIONS services to the community. READ MORE

Visions/Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired in New York, NY - Vocational Rehabilitation Center Director (VRC Director)

VISIONS is seeking highly qualified candidates for a Director of the VISIONS Vocational Rehabilitation Center. Under the supervision of the VCB Senior Director the VRC Director serves as a member of the agency's administrative leadership team to ensure comprehensive pre-vocational training and vocational support services are delivered in a way that will optimize preparation and supports as they relate to obtaining competitive integrated employment. The VRC Director ensures that all clients seeking to enter employment are well prepared after attending one of the VRC sessions. The VRC Director is responsible for developing and upholding program & performance standards to ensure delivery of timely services which lead to maximize independence and competitive integrated employment to meet the New York State Commission for the Blind (NYSCB) contract and respond to all requirements of referring state agencies in addition to NYSCB. READ MORE         


March 2017:
 

American Printing House for the Blind, located in Louisville, KY, is the world’s largest nonprofit organization creating educational, workplace and independent living products and services for people who are blind or visually impaired. They are seeking an inspirational and passionate, highly-mission driven Vice President of Marketing and Sales. The VP of Marketing & Sales reports to the President and is a key member of the Executive team. He/she is responsible for providing strategic marketing leadership and sales direction, and leading efforts to identify market expansion, delivering sales growth for the organization beyond its core government supported business. An undergraduate degree is required. An advanced degree, along with previous experience with the visually impaired community while not required, will distinguish the most attractive candidates.

To view the Position Specifications please click here:
www.eflassociates.com/APH-VP-Marketing-Sales

To apply please send your resume to Lauren at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Lighthouse Louisiana - Vice President of Manufacturing 

To further our mission and to support our rapidly growing manufacturing division, we are seeking a highly qualified Vice President of Manufacturing. This person will be a partner in guiding the Lighthouse into our future as well as helping us assess our current operations to help us grow, be more efficient, generate more revenue, and most importantly create more jobs and opportunities for individuals with disabilities. READ MORE
 


 Current Positions for People With Vision Loss:

Blind Institute of Technology (BIT) works with Colorado companies to secure opportunities for people who are blind and visually impaired. To learn more about BIT visit their website at http://blindinstituteoftechnology.org.

 


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DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION & COMMUNITY SERVICES

The Carroll Center for the Blind

The Carroll Center for the Blind, located in Newton, Massachusetts, is a 501(c)3 non-profit agency with a $7,000,000 annual budget which provides services to the blind and visually impaired of all ages, including rehabilitation, education and training on adaptive devices, enabling them to live independently and lead fulfilling lives.

We are seeking an energetic and innovative Director of Education & Community Services to oversee the successful operation of all programs, services, personnel, contracts and curricula for the Community and Education Services Departments.  As part of the Management Team, s/he will direct a dynamic team of talented professionals who provide itinerant services to blind and visually impaired students in public and private school settings.  Also, the Director will manage the orientation and mobility services for blind and visually impaired adults in the community.

Responsibilities:

-Recruits, supervises, and supports Education & Community Staff (35-40)

-Prepares annual budget and reforecasts budget throughout the year.

-Organizes/delivers professional development and supports staff in maintaining their licensure/certifications.

-Develops and maintains established relationships with Special Education Directors and other influencers in the education space.

-Supervises and helps staff on implementation of summer and Saturday programs for students.

-Collaborates with other Carroll Center departments to ensure proper services are being provided to students/clients.

- Manages Education and Community Service referrals.

-Serves as liaison with university preparation programs, nationally.

-Contributes department specific information for all marketing materials, grant proposals and special events.

-Communicates regularly with school districts’ personnel, MCB, other professionals, and parents to ensure the needs of student/clients are being met.

-Monitors school and state contracts.

-Serves as ambassador with management at the Mass. Commission for the Blind as well as school districts to deal with contract or IEP issues.

 

Qualifications:

Successful candidate will have a minimum of M Ed specializing in Students with Visual Impairments or Special Education with 8-10 years of experience in direct teaching, supervision and/or program management in public or private school settings.  Current TVI license/COMS certification preferred.     Solid supervision/management experience, a strong working knowledge of special education legislation and current trends/best practices; excellent oral/written communications and strong technology skills required. Demonstrated ability to mentor staff in the development of innovative programs and implementation of services essential. 

 

We offer a comprehensive benefits package which includes health, dental, life & AD&D, STD, LTD, flexible spending accounts and a 403(b) plan with an employer match, as well as generous paid time off benefits.

 

Qualified applicants please send your cover letter and resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  Kindly, no phone calls.

 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.