Imagine going to work each day and putting your talents to use in an entrepreneurial nonprofit that transforms the lives of people who are blind or visually impaired. 

The Vision Rehabilitation Therapist/Assistive Technology Specialist is an integral part of the Adult Services Team, working to make an impact on the people we serve through the practice of vision rehabilitation, including assistive technology

  • Reports to the Supervisor of Adult Services.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s Degree in Rehabilitation Therapy; ACVREP certified or certification eligible.  Proficiency and aptitude in the evaluation and instruction of assistive technology highly preferred.  Proficient in the evaluation and training of persons who are blind/visually impaired in the following areas: assistive technology, communication systems, personal management, home management, activities of daily living, leisure and recreation, medication management and possess a knowledge of the psycho-social aspects of blindness and vision loss.

 

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS and JOB DUTIES:

Primary responsibility will be working with seniors, and will also include working aged adults and students in transition

Determine, through evaluation, the needs of persons who are blind/visually impaired and provide training that addresses those needs

Ability to drive for extended periods of time as services are itinerant, covering the state of NH

Ensure timely input and reporting of service data in the client database

Participate in the development, implementation and completion of client programs within the department and agency

Collaborate with external partners in the provision of services to clients

Serve as a resource to clients, families and the community at large

Ability to work as a team player

Excellent written and oral communication skills

Excellent people skills

Serve as key member of the Adult Services Team

 

GENERAL EXPECTATIONS:

Be informed and passionate about the programs and services of Future In Sight

Maintain positive relationships, demonstrate tact and sensitivity while engaging with clients, consumers, board members, volunteers, vendors, and staff

Uphold the mission of Future In Sight and its values

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Ability to lift up to 15 pounds of various materials on an occasional basis

Ability to remain standing or sitting for extended periods of time while performing job-related tasks

SCHEDULE:

Regular office hours are 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Schedule may often vary due to activities, events, and the general nature of the work. Additional hours, including evenings and weekends, are required periodically. Some travel within New Hampshire is required with mileage reimbursement. Future In Sight is located at 25 Walker Street, Concord, New Hampshire 03301.

ABOUT FUTURE IN SIGHT:

Serving New Hampshire since 1912, Future In Sight New Hampshire's only non-profit organization  that is dedicated to providing a full range of education and rehabilitation services and technology training to infants, toddlers, children, adults and seniors with profound sight loss throughout the state. We offer a salary that is competitive and commensurate with experience along with a generous benefits package including health and dental benefits, generous paid time off, paid professional development, a retirement plan with employer match, flexible spending accounts and more. Most importantly, we actively cultivate a work environment where staff feel valued, respected and fully supported. Come join our team!

Interested candidates are encouraged to send a resume and cover letter to Regina Mattrella, Supervisor of Adult Services, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.