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Valley Center for the Blind

02/04/2019

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Orientation and Mobility Instructor for the Visually Impaired - We offer room for growth and the chance to be a part of an organization that makes a difference. 

We are a growing nonprofit company based in Fresno, Visalia, and Bakersfield that offers its employees growth potential, the opportunity to use your skills creatively, the chance to make a real difference in someone’s life, and competitive benefits. 

The Company: Since 1973, Valley Center for the Blind has been helping people with vision loss build skills to live independently and reach their goals. We are focused on a healthy work/life balance and are known for the great care we take with clients and employees alike. 

· Our company spirit is empowering, hardworking and goal focused. 

· We believe that every person, regardless of disability, can reach their goals given the proper instruction and support, if they are determinate and motivated. 

The Position: We’re looking for an AWESOME O&M Instructor who can utilize their creativity and helpful spirit to teach valuable skills in travel safety and help with other projects for an established nonprofit. 

· Change lives and have a wide variety of work experiences. 

· The opportunity to be on the ground floor of building opportunities for people with vision loss in Central California 

Requirements: 

· Be a self-driven, critical thinking and helpful team player who wants to help a great group of people fulfill our mission! 

Responsibilities: 

· Teach Orientation and Mobility and a variety of related blindness skills to individuals with vision loss.

· Be willing to take on special projects to benefit the agency and our participants  

· Certification in Orientation and Mobility preferred. 

The Location: Valley Center for the Blind’s primary location is in Fresno, CA. This is a great place to live because the cost of living is dramatically reduced from most of California. Fresno is a thriving town with a variety of entertainment, shopping, and dining options, and is in close in proximity to wonderful beach and mountain destinations. 

E_mail: sheber@vcbfresno.org

Phone: 559-222-4447

Cert: COMS