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Orientation & Mobility Specialist


  • Bachelor's (Required)

  • Certification as an Orientation & Mobility Specialist (or eligible)

  • Driver's License (Required)



401(k) matching


Full Job Description

Lighthouse for the Visually Impaired and Blind, Inc.

Job Title: Orientation and Mobility Specialist

Reports To: Program Manager

Location: Florida: Pasco, Hernando, and Citrus  - Agency and Community Based (main office at New Port Richey)


To provide orientation and mobility instruction to Lighthouse clients, including pre-school, school age, teens, working and elder adults, via center, community, and in-home service delivery models.


  • Assess client needs through interviews and field evaluation of current capabilities.
  • Establish training plans according to individualized client needs/goals and agency curriculum.
  • Provide individualized and group training in the agency, in homes, or in community environment.
  • Prepare and maintain all files and reports as required by agency policy.
  • Stay current with new developments in the field.
  • Recommend curriculum changes/additions as appropriate to assure continual improvement of the agency program.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Paid internship may be available. 


  • Demonstrated organizational, staff and project management abilities
  • Knowledge of the mission, objectives, policies, programs and procedures of the Lighthouse for the Visually Impaired and Blind; and the principles and practices of non-profit organizations.
  • Demonstration of ability to communicate with different groups
  • Ability to execute multiple simultaneous projects
  • Managing programs within a budget.


  • Bachelors in orientation and mobility from accredited school minimum. Paid Internship available with possibility of full time employment for those earning their degree and certification.
  • Certified in orientation and mobility, or eligible for certification.
  • Self-motivated, organized and able to work independently and with good judgment.
  • Must possess valid driver’s license and clean driving record.
  • Must be pleasant, positive and professional.
  • Able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds.
  • Case management experience preferred
  • Must be able to successfully pass a criminal background screening and drug test

LVIB is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified personnel for all our positions in a manner that does not unlawfully discriminate against any person because of race, color, religion, gender, marital status, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, veteran/reserve national guard status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $40,000.00 - $50,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching


  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • New Port Richey, FL (Or Brooksville, FL): Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Preferred)

Please submit resume to Stefanie Pontliz (


Phone: 727-815-0303

Cert: COMS