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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.

Join our team - jobs at Future In Sight

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 Job Opportunities 

Certified Orientation and Mobility Specialist – 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

Teachers of Students with Visual Impairments (TVI) - Live, Online

Summary:

Reside anywhere and serve students with visual impairments Live, Online. We are looking for TVIs to teach in a Live, Online environment.  Qualified applicants can live anywhere and fulfill this role remotely. 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. Geography creates no boundaries for candidates who are available to provide live, on-line services.  We are seeking qualified Teachers of Students with Vision Impairments (TVI) to provide top quality vision services.  Part-time, per diem and contract work is currently available for the right candidates.

About You:

Imagine leveraging your talent and unique skills while working from home – or anywhere, delivering online instruction!  We seek to match each candidate’s skills, expertise and location to students who require vision services to access their education.  Candidates with deep experience working with students with cortical vision impairment or vision and hearing impairments or vision and an autistic spectrum disorder or vision and multiple disabilities should get in touch with us.  Or maybe, your expertise is in using assistive technology, or completing comprehensive evaluations, or serving our youngest in early intervention, or our nearing-adults who need a great secondary transition. Sound like you?  We want to hear from you!

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.

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:

  • Competitive wages or contract rate commensurate with experience
  • Virtual and in-person team support from colleagues and director
  • Opportunity for career advancement
  • Flexible schedule
  • Opportunity to make a difference in children’s lives 

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

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

Writer: Grant Proposals and Storytelling - Part Time or Contract (Remote possible)

Summary:

We are looking to hire a dedicated Writer to develop content, interview clients for articles, and craft proposals that result in funding for life-changing vision services for infants, toddlers, children, teens, working adults, active seniors, and elders.

Are you compelled to share stories of human achievement? Are you a writer?  Do you look at data and think about how cool it would be to tell the stories behind them?

To assure success in this newly created position you must think clearly, write well, be mission-driven, and curious – with a track record of writing coherent, organized and compelling articles and proposals.  We will help you develop expertise in the field of vision loss.  Preferred applicants are communicative, deadline-driven team players with outstanding multitasking abilities.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare proposals assigned by VP of Development, Marketing & Communications by determining concept, gathering and formatting information, writing drafts, and obtaining approvals
  • Collaborate with the Agency’s Grants Team to assure quality proposals fulfill mission priorities, while meeting funders’ requirements and deadlines
  • Collaborate with Content and Communications Specialist to identify content priorities
  • Toggle proposal writing elements of the role with the storytelling elements by planning and managing workflow and calendar
  • Conduct interviews to develop compelling human interest content, long form and blog content
  • Identify new funding opportunities for future proposals

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in the Liberal Arts, Journalism, Communications, or related field
  • Relevant experience in professional writing endeavors
  • Detail oriented, self-motivated to meet deadlines, with excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Strong people skills, with a service mindset
  • Research skills a plus 

Opportunity for career advancement; apply with cover letter, writing sample(s) and resumé to Jane Driscoll, VP for Development, Marketing & Communication jdriscoll@futureinsight.org

 

Occupational Therapist - Monadnock Region

Put your training and experience to work in our dynamic, growing nonprofit that provides rehabilitation and training across New Hampshire to thousands of adults who are blind or visually impaired. Work one-on-one with adults and seniors in their homes to determine how sight loss has affected their daily life, provide suggestions and instruction on how to modify activities to limit or remove limitations so that their safety and independence is optimized.

Reporting to the Supervisor of Occupational Therapy, the primary responsibilities are:

Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate client needs, develop goals, in conjunction with the client, and design treatment plan
  • Teach individual skills and techniques required for participation in activities
  • Recommend special equipment for individuals and recommend adaptation of individuals living environment
  • Provides individual training with optical devices
  • Monitor clients progress throughout treatment, prepare reports and communicates with the referring physician or agency; maintains records and reports as appropriate
  • Selects constructive activities suited to individuals physical capacity, intelligence level and interest to upgrade individuals to maximum independence, assist in restoration of functions and aid in adjustment to disability
  • Independently manage schedule and client caseload 

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy from an accredited College or University
  • Licensed or OTR/L license-eligible to practice in NH
  • Low vision rehabilitation experience preferred but not required; we will provide low vision rehabilitation training, if needed

General Expectations:

  • Be informed and passionate about the programs & services of Future in Sight
  • Perform all duties in a professional manner
  • Demonstrate excellent people skills
  • Maintain positive relationships and demonstrate tact and sensitivity in dealing with clients, consumers, board members, volunteers, and vendors
  • Uphold the mission of Future In Sight and its values as set forth in the agency’s Mission and Vision statements

Schedule:

Full or part time hours available. Schedule is very flexible. Travel within the Monadnock Region section of the state required as services are provided in the homes of clients; office located at 25 Walker Street, Concord, NH. Please send a resume and cover letter to humanresources@futureinsight.org.

Occupational Therapist - Upper Valley Region

Reporting to the Supervisor of Occupational Therapy, the primary responsibilities are:

Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate client needs, develop goals, in conjunction with the client, and design treatment plan
  • Teach individual skills and techniques required for participation in activities
  • Recommend special equipment for individuals and recommend adaptation of individuals living environment
  • Provides individual training with optical devices
  • Monitor clients progress throughout treatment, prepare reports and communicates with the referring physician or agency; maintains records and reports as appropriate
  • Selects constructive activities suited to individuals physical capacity, intelligence level and interest to upgrade individuals to maximum independence, assist in restoration of functions and aid in adjustment to disability
  • Independently manage schedule and client caseload

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy from an accredited College or University
  • Licensed or OTR/L license-eligible to practice in NH
  • Low vision rehabilitation experience preferred but not required; we will provide low vision rehabilitation training, if needed

General Expectations:

  • Be informed and passionate about the programs & services of Future in Sight
  • Perform all duties in a professional manner
  • Demonstrate excellent people skills
  • Maintain positive relationships and demonstrate tact and sensitivity in dealing with clients, consumers, board members, volunteers, and vendors
  • Uphold the mission of Future In Sight and its values as set forth in the agency’s Mission and Vision statements

Schedule:

Full or part time hours available. Schedule is very flexible. Travel within the Upper Valley Region section of the state required as services are provided in the homes of clients; office located at 25 Walker Street, Concord, NH. Please send a resume and cover letter to humanresources@futureinsight.org.

 

Occupational Therapist - Great North Woods Region

Reporting to the Supervisor of Occupational Therapy, the primary responsibilities are:

Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate client needs, develop goals, in conjunction with the client, and design treatment plan
  • Teach individual skills and techniques required for participation in activities
  • Recommend special equipment for individuals and recommend adaptation of individuals living environment
  • Provides individual training with optical devices
  • Monitor clients progress throughout treatment, prepare reports and communicates with the referring physician or agency; maintains records and reports as appropriate
  • Selects constructive activities suited to individuals physical capacity, intelligence level and interest to upgrade individuals to maximum independence, assist in restoration of functions and aid in adjustment to disability
  • Independently manage schedule and client caseload

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy from an accredited College or University
  • Licensed or OTR/L license-eligible to practice in NH
  • Low vision rehabilitation experience preferred but not required; we will provide low vision rehabilitation training, if needed 

General Expectations:

  • Be informed and passionate about the programs & services of Future in Sight
  • Perform all duties in a professional manner
  • Demonstrate excellent people skills
  • Maintain positive relationships and demonstrate tact and sensitivity in dealing with clients, consumers, board members, volunteers, and vendors
  • Uphold the mission of Future In Sight and its values as set forth in the agency’s Mission and Vision statements

Schedule:

Full or part time hours available. Schedule is very flexible. Travel within the Great North Woods Region section of the state required as services are provided in the homes of clients; office located at 25 Walker Street, Concord, NH. Please send a resume and cover letter to humanresources@futureinsight.org.

 

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