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Catholic Guild for the Blind


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Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Orientation and Mobility

  • Assess consumer's current functioning and identify goals for services
  • Assist consumers to relate body image and spatial, directional and orientation skills to his/her environment
  • Assist consumers to develop their maximum safe travel potential and functional independence in a variety of environments using appropriate techniques
  • Train low-vision consumers to make maximum use of low vision and tools in all environments
  • Document and submit reports on all cases to be opened and closed using NYS funder database

Vision Rehabilitation

  • Provide instruction in meal, home and financial management, and adaptive communication methods
  • Select and purchase household and low-tech adaptive equipment as needed
  • Conduct intakes and assessments
  • Document and submit reports on all cases opened and closed using NYS funder database
  • Coordinate the summer youth pre-vocational program as requested

Working conditions and physical demands:

  • Travel for home visits outreach and/or escorting clients at least 80% of the time using reliable transportation, traversing streets, ascending/descending stairs, and exposed to outside weather conditions
  • Assess and work in varied home environmental conditions
  • Remain in a stationary position at a work station and use computer approximately 20% of the time
  • Assist consumers in daily living tasks such as cooking, cleaning, packing, laundering, etc,. requiring moving, transporting, positioning, using cooking utensils, an/or positioning objects and exposure to routine cleaning products and household chemicals

Physical Demands

  • Ability to move, lift and transport adaptive equipment to consumer's homes
  • Ability to provide services indoors and outdoors in varying weather conditions




Phone: 646-794-2097

Cert: Any Certification

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New York is a non-sectarian not for profit organization.  Our comprehensive benefits package includes, medical, dental and prescription coverage; life insurance, flexible spending plans and retirement plan.

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