02/08/2024Return to view all job openings
The Lighthouse Center for Vital Living is an independent, regional non-profit that has served people who are blind or visually impaired since 1919. We pride ourselves on being an innovative, multi-disciplinary, supportive and friendly team. We are a small but growing organization, currently with 21 employees.
Our mission is to foster vital lives for older adults and people with disabilities.
Services related to blindness and low vision remain the largest component of our work, but we now serve many people with other disabilities as well. We have three main program divisions: Adjustment to Blindness; Occupational Therapy; and Assistive Technology. Our assistive technology division is growing especially quickly. We are now known as the regional expert in assistive technology.
This position would be housed in our “Adjustment to Blindness” Division, which offers the following programs:
The professional we hire will work collaboratively with our other instructors and staff to deliver instruction in many or all the above areas.
Under supervision of the Adjustment to Blindness Division Director, the professional will:
The Lighthouse values diversity. Individuals from a diverse racial or ethnic background and/or with a disability are strongly encouraged to apply.
Phone: 218-624-4828 x 1004
Cert: Any Certification
Depends on Qualifications.
We encourage applications from candidates with credentials in either orientation and mobility OR vision rehabilitation therapy, or from any candidate who can otherwise meet the Minnesota State Services for the Blind qualifications as an advanced rehabilitation instructor. To pass MN qualifications, one must demonstrate teaching ability in a broad range of vision rehabilitation techniques. The ideal candidate would have dual certification as a COMS and CVRT (or pending certifications and degrees), but that is not required.
To Apply: Submit resume and cover letter to mjunnila@LCFVL.org explaining your interest and qualifications. Position is open until filled. With questions, contact Mary at email above or at 218-624-4828 x 1004.
We encourage candidates to let us know of their interest as quickly as possible.