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Future In Sight is a leader in the field of blindness. Our team of professionals utilize and explore all the latest technologies that aid and support those who are blind or visually impaired. 

Established as the New Hampshire Association for the Blind in 1912, Future In Sight  is the only statewide nonprofit that provides specialized services and support that meet the range of needs that individuals of all ages and stages of vision loss experience at home, at school, and in the community – including via online learning and telehealth channels. 

In highly visual world, having a visual impairment can have a far-reaching effect on all aspects of life. From a child’s early development, teens’ preparation for the workforce, adults’ career adaptations, to seniors’ safety, independence, and mental health, building connections, accessing training and support are all critical drivers of overall health and well-being.  Both our Youth Services and Adult Services teams address the holistic needs of the person served through 1:1 training and group social/recreational activities, peer support and technology user groups, whether in-person or online.  Increasingly, advances and affordability of technology in the marketplace enable greater accessibility for individuals who are blind or visually impaired; our staff integrates those tools into the education and training they provide.  Together with the students’ and clients’ hard work and determination,  we work to deliver services that yield lasting outcomes, so that they thrive during life’s changing circumstances.

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We offer:

  • Competitive wages or contract rate commensurate with experience
  • Generous benefits packages for full and part-time employees which include health, paid time off, 403(b) employer match, life insurance, disability insurance, employee assistance program, professional development
  • Virtual and in-person team support 
  • Opportunity for career advancement
  • Flexible schedule
  • Opportunity to make a difference in the lives of people of all ages and stages of vision loss

Future In Sight is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and does not discriminate in the terms, conditions, or privileges of employment because of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability or any other classification protected by state, federal or local law.

Future In Sight Job Opportunities

Staff Accountant

The Need:

The Staff Accountant will prepare and maintain financial records to track the organization’s assets, liabilities, profit & loss, and other related financial activities in accordance with Future In Sight policies and procedures as well as generally accepted accounting principles. A successful candidate will possess strong attention to detail, is a quick learner and a problem solver.

Reports To: CFOO

Position Status: Exempt

Education / Experience:

Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting. At least 3 years of related experience.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Performs general accounting and other related duties for the organization
  • Prepares monthly balance sheets, income statements, and profit and loss statements
  • Maintains the general ledger
  • Reconciliation of bank and general ledger accounts
  • Verifies and/or completes payment of invoices associated with accounts payable and ensures payments are charged to the appropriate accounts; manages accounts receivable collections
  • Verifies and/or completes payment of invoices associated with accounts payable and ensures payments are charged to the appropriate accounts
  • Provides information to outside auditors; gathers necessary account information and documents to perform annual audit
  • Gathers information for filing of all necessary tax forms with federal, state, and local government agencies
  • Participates in annual budget preparation
  • Maintains & ensures integrity of accounting software & data systems
  • Manages information reporting for grants
  • Maintains knowledge of acceptable accounting practices and procedures
  • Performs other related duties as assigned

Additional Requirements:

  • Able to work with minimum of supervision
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Knowledge of general financial accounting and non-profit accounting
  • Understanding of and the ability to adhere to generally accepted accounting principles
  • Ability to correctly prepare tax reports
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products Excel, Word, Access and Outlook
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of computer systems – accounting software and other database applications such as MIP Fund Accounting and Salesforce

General Expectations:

A successful candidate will possess strong attention to detail, is a quick learner and a problem solver. Additionally:

  • Be informed and passionate about the programs and services of Future In Sight
  • Perform all duties in a professional, respectful, and confidential manner
  • 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. Future In Sight is located at 25 Walker Street, Concord, NH.

How to Apply:  To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to humanresources@futureinsight.org

Job Location: Concord, NH

Date Added: September 23, 2021

We offer:

Competitive salary commensurate with experience Generous benefits for employees: health, paid time off, matched retirement, life insurance, disability insurance, employee assistance program

Future In Sight is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and does not discriminate in the terms, conditions, or privileges of employment because of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability or any other classification protected by state, federal or local law.

Business and Operations Assistant

The Need:

The Business and Operations Assistant will provide a variety of accounting and administrative functions within the organization. In addition to processing various accounting transactions, it supports other operational functions including human resources, technology, and facilities. A successful candidate will possess strong attention to detail, is a quick learner and a problem solver.

Reports To: CFOO

Position Status: Non-Exempt

Education / Experience:

Graduate of High School, Business or Vocational/Technical School, Associates degree in Accounting and/or related course of studies preferred. Requires 3-5 years combined experience in accounting, business, payroll, administration, and/ or human resources.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Processing payroll
  • Processing accounts payable and billing/receivables
  • Prepare bank deposit, process cash receipts & disbursements
  • Insurance verification & medical billing
  • Monitors technical aids inventory and ensures proper pricing
  • Performs duties associated with the maintenance and improvements to Program Services client management software
  • Assists with the development of systems and procedures for administrative and accounting functions
  • Assists with the management of personnel records
  • Support employee onboarding and other HR functions including; new hire documentation, benefits renewals, and management of personnel records
  • Maintain records within the client management system
  • Maintain business office records
  • Other clerical duties as assigned

Additional Requirements:

  • Able to work with minimum of supervision
  • Possess excellent time management and verbal/written communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products Excel, Word, Access and Outlook
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of computer systems – accounting software and other database applications

General Expectations:

A successful candidate will possess strong attention to detail, is a quick learner and a problem solver. Additionally:

  • Be informed and passionate about the programs and services of Future In Sight
  • Perform all duties in a professional, respectful, and confidential manner
  • 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. Future In Sight is located at 25 Walker Street, Concord, NH.

How to Apply:  To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to humanresources@futureinsight.org

Job Location: Concord, NH

Date Added: September 23, 2021

We offer:

Competitive salary commensurate with experience Generous benefits for employees: health, paid time off, matched retirement, life insurance, disability insurance, employee assistance program

Future In Sight is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and does not discriminate in the terms, conditions, or privileges of employment because of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability or any other classification protected by state, federal or local law.

TVI Team Leader

Certified Orientation and Mobility Specialist – Full Time / Part Time / Per Diem

Summary:

The number of students who need vision services is increasing and Future in Sight, New Hampshire’s only statewide, non-profit vision service provider, is growing every day to meet those needs. Future In Sight offers families, schools and other education institutions access to a network of certified vision professionals. We are working to increase both our core capacity and our flexible capacity so that our students receive their vision services with fidelity.

About Us:

At Future In Sight, we use evidence-based tools and closely collaborate with nearby institutions of higher education in action research to assess, evaluate, serve, and monitor our students. As a result, our students uniquely benefit. Empathy, collaboration, partnership, and appropriately high expectations for learners are our business.

The Opportunity:

O&M Instructors work one-on-one with students and make personal contacts and meet with family members, other agency professionals and community resources for the purpose of developing and implementing a student’s O&M program as it relates to safety and overall access to the individual education program. Plan with student and IEP team to implement a program of instruction for each student by evaluating and assessing needs for meeting immediate and life-long goals. You will teach independent travel, orientation, and related skills for safe mobility in the home, community, educational and vocational environments including, as appropriate, the use of low vision devices and techniques. You’ll teach problem solving and resource utilization including adaptive equipment. You’ll be able to share your knowledge and have an impact on the field when you provide consultations, public education and in-service training.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Orientation & Mobility from an Accredited College or University.   ACVREP certified.
  • Practicum students are encouraged to apply.
  • Skills in writing reports, planning work, developing individualized student instruction programs.
  • Detail-oriented and capable of independent action.
  • For in-person: Must have a valid NH Driver’s license, reliable transportation and maintain at least 100,000 to 300,000 minimum bodily injury and liability insurance coverage.  Work involves extensive driving.
  • For live, online: Must be excited by delivering live, on-line learning during periods of school closure.  Enjoy working from home, leveraging unique skills and delivering online instruction to children in need so they can maintain a focus on learning and gaining independence.  No geographic boundaries.

We offer:

  • The salary range is competitive and commensurate with experience.
  • We offer a generous benefits package for full time employees, pro-rated for part time, including health benefits, generous paid time off, paid professional development, a matched retirement plan, federal mileage reimbursement, a flexible spending account and more.
  • Committed to building and retaining an excellent team of vision professionals, we offer incentives for qualified candidates to join us, including tuition reimbursement for approved courses.

For more information, please contact Sherry Burbank, Youth Services Director, sburbank@futureinsight.org or (603) 565-2405. To apply, please send a thoughtful cover letter and resume to humanresources@futureinsight.org

Future In Sight is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and does not discriminate in the terms, conditions, or privileges of employment because of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability or any other classification protected by state, federal or local law.

Teachers of Students with Visual Impairments (TVI) - Full Time / Part Time

Summary:

The number of students who need vision services is increasing and Future in Sight, New Hampshire’s only statewide, non-profit vision service provider, is growing every day to meet those needs. Future In Sight offers families, schools and other education institutions access to a network of certified vision professionals. We are working to increase both our core capacity and our flexible capacity so that our students receive their vision services with fidelity.

About Us:

At Future In Sight, we use evidence-based tools and closely collaborate with nearby institutions of higher education in action research to assess, evaluate, serve, and monitor our students. As a result, our students uniquely benefit. Empathy, collaboration, partnership, and appropriately high expectations for learners are our business.

The Opportunity:

We are seeking TVIs to provide direct special education services to children and youth ages birth – 21, as well as consultation services to parents and families, teachers, service providers, and paraeducators specific to supporting children with vision loss. Our TVIs are itinerant, and provide in-person and/or live, on-line services. Our TVIs teach a diversity of learners with visual impairment, understand the unique functional and educational needs of learners with visual impairment and act as a liaison with community services.Provide direct and/or consultative special education services to children ages birth-21, specific to vision loss. The TVIs on the Future In Sight team are itinerant, meaning that they travel from school to school (or site to site) to provide services to students, support teachers and parents and act as a liaison with community services. The TVI works with the educational team by advising the team about ways of enhancing the student’s learning by adapting activities and materials to the student’s abilities.

Qualifications:

  • State certification as a Teacher of the Blind and Visually Impaired
  • Practicum candidates are encouraged to apply
  • Special Education experience with a commitment to the Agency’s mission
  • Values details, communication and independent implementation of expectations
  • Ability to create, present and evaluate live, engaging, on-line vision services from anywhere
  • Motivation to add to your current areas of expertise and be at a leader in the vision services field

We offer:

  • The salary range is competitive and commensurate with experience.
  • We offer a generous benefits package for full time employees, pro-rated for part time, including health and dental benefits, generous paid time off, paid professional development, a matched retirement plan, federal mileage reimbursement, a flexible spending account and more.
  • Committed to building and retaining an excellent team of vision professionals, we offer incentives for qualified TVI candidates to join us, such as a signing bonus, tuition reimbursement for approved courses, relocation and/or temporary housing expenses.

For more information, please contact Sherry Burbank, Youth Services Director, sburbank@futureinsight.org or (603) 565-2405. To apply, please send a thoughtful cover letter and resume to humanresources@futureinsight.org

Future In Sight is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and does not discriminate in the terms, conditions, or privileges of employment because of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability or any other classification protected by state, federal or local law.

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