07/16/2021Return to view all job openings
The Florida Outreach Center for the Blind is seeking a Certified Vision Rehabilitation Therapist (CVRT) to oversee its programs in Independent Living, Technology and Braille Reading and Orientation and Mobility. The successful applicant will report directly to the Executive Director and coordinate with the Certified Orientation and Mobility Specialist (COMS). In addition to instruction, the successful applicant will be responsible for setting up and directing an interdisciplinary team approach to initial, in progress and exit assessments and ensuring that FOCB ‘s quality standards and philosophy are upheld in all tasks undertaken.
This is a wonderful opportunity to join a small but dedicated organization that prides itself in its blind leading the blind approach to gaining and retaining independence for the blind and visually impaired. Founded in 2003 by its executive director who is blind since her teenage years, FOCB employs the blind as instructors as much as possible. Its IL and Braille instructors and Technology Specialist are all blind or visually impaired. Its board must always be at least 50% blind or visually impaired.
If you are up to this unique challenge, we want to hear from you.
Possesses and maintains an active CVRT certification
Associate degree or higher
Have transportation or be able to use public transportation
May be an independent contractor or become an employee
This position may be either full or part time. Hours can be flexible.
Salary range: Negotiable, commensurate with experience and whether full, part time, or contract.
TO APPLY: Send cover letter and resume to Carolyn Lapp, Executive Director at 2315 S. Congress Avenue, Palm Springs, FL 33406, or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.