Orientation & Mobility/Independent Living Instructor
Exciting Career Opportunity at the Helen Keller National Center!
Authorized by an Act of Congress in 1967, HKNC is the only non-profit organization of its kind—providing training and resources exclusively to people aged 16 and over who have combined hearing and vision loss.
We Accept Recent Graduates!
Seeking an Orientation & Mobility/Vision Rehabilitation Instructor for a remote position in Western, Massachusetts. The Orientation & Mobility/Vision Rehabilitation Instructor is responsible for providing evaluations and instruction to individuals with combined vision and hearing loss to develop independent travel skills to foster a more independent lifestyle in their community of choice.
HKNC will reimburse up to $1,500 in moving costs for out of state applicants! We provide training in both ASL and braille as well as many other on-the-job skills!
Benefits include: medical, dental and vision insurance; paid time off, 11 paid holidays, life insurance, long and short-term disability, 403b with employer match, employee assistance program, optional ancillary benefit plans, career advancement opportunities!
If you are interested in this position or any others, please contact us at recruitment [at] helenkeller.org or visit our career center on our website for more available opportunities and to apply online: http://www.helenkeller.org
Master’s degree in Rehabilitation of the Blind with an emphasis in Orientation & Mobility and ACVREP certified or eligible for certification within 6 months of hire.
Strong writing skills and knowledge of MS Office and Internet required.
Excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills.
Proficiency in American Sign Language and braille preferred or expected to attain proficiency.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Certified Orientation & Mobility Specialist (COMS).
Must possess a valid Driver's license.