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Guide Dogs for the Blind

11/15/2019

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Let your commitment to our mission guide you here.
 

If you believe the work we do at Guide Dogs for the Blind (GDB) is a noble mission that transforms lives, then consider joining the team as our Orientation & Mobility Program Specialist at our beautiful campus at the location of your choice (California or Oregon). In this highly visible role, you will help to increase the pipeline of qualified applicants for admission to Guide Dogs for the Blind. In addition, the O&M Program Specialist will support new and existing clients in order to ensure that they meet O&M requirements for admission; provide administrative oversight of the program; qualify clients for the O&M Immersion Program; provide training for agency partners; and organize and lead O&M educational seminars and outreach events.

 

The qualifications you’ll need:

·         Guide Dog Mobility Instructor (GDMI) or Certified Orientation & Mobility Specialist (COMS); two years working with clients preferred

·         Intermediate-level proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook) and Salesforce

·         Self-starter with initiative, follow through, multitasking abilities and attention to detail

·         Ability to communicate with a diverse constituency where sensitivity and confidentiality are critical

  • Ability to conduct professional presentations about O&M and guide dog mobility at conferences and conventions
  • Strong telephone interviewing skills; Bilingual/Spanish highly desired

·         Ability to travel up to 20% of the time


What sets us apart?

·         You will have direct impact on the success of the O&M Immersion Program which allows individuals to meet their independent mobility goals.

·         You’ll feel personal pride in supporting a mission that means so much to so many.

·         You’ll work with passionate people across GDB who are invested in each other and provide support.

·         Our generous benefits package includes medical/dental/vision/life/disability insurance, 403(b), generous paid time off, tuition reimbursement, and great wellness perks like yoga, circuit training, and an onsite gym.

·         You can bring your dog to work!

 

Guide Dogs for the Blind

The largest guide dog school in North America, Guide Dogs for the Blind creates inspiring partnerships between people, dogs, and communities. With exceptional client services and a robust network of instructors, puppy raisers, donors, and volunteers, we prepare guide dogs to serve and empower individuals who are blind or have low vision, throughout the U.S. and Canada. Our team includes approximately 300 employees and 3,000 volunteers, supporting 2,300 working teams (clients and guide dogs).
 

To apply, visit https://secure.entertimeonline.com/ta/i.GDB.jobs?JobsSearch=1 and search via job title, or email your resume indicating position of interest to: recruiting@guidedogs.com
 

Guide Dogs for the Blind does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, ancestry, age, medical condition, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws. GDB also makes reasonable accommodations for qualified, disabled employees.

E_mail: recruiting@guidedogs.com

Phone: 4154882318

Cert: COMS