Future In Sight offers a generous benefits package including four weeks of vacation plus additional personal and sick days, comprehensive health benefits with up to 90% of the medical premium covered by Future In Sight, and a 403(b) program with 5% company match. Future In Sight genuinely cares about its employees and offers a supportive and transparent culture.

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

 

HOW TO APPLY:

Please send a resume and cover letter to [email protected].

Current Openings

Occupational Therapist – Seacoast Area, NH

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Future In Sight has an immediate need for an Occupational Therapist to serve in the Seacoast Area of NH. 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 evaluate how sight loss has affected their daily life and provide treatment on how to modify tasks or environments to optimize safety and independence. The ideal candidate resides in the Seacoast area and is looking for full-time employment, however others may be considered depending on qualifications and experience.

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 and adaptation of client’s living environment
  • Provide individual training with low vision aids, devices and assistive technology as required
  • Monitor client progress throughout treatment, prepare reports and communicate with the referring physician or agency; maintain records and reports as appropriate
  • Select constructive activities suited to an individual’s physical capability, cognition and interest to increase independence, assist in restoration of functions and aid in adjustment to disability
  • Independently manage schedule and client caseload

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Degree in Occupational Therapy from an accredited College or University
  • Licensed occupational therapist-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-time hours preferred, but part-time will be considered. Travel within the state required as services are provided in the homes of clients; office located at 25 Walker Street, Concord, NH but candidates will primarily be working remotely.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $30.00 – $40.00 per hour

WE OFFER:

Future In Sight offers a generous benefits package including four weeks of vacation plus additional personal and sick days, comprehensive health benefits with up to 90% of the medical premium covered by Future In Sight, and a 403(b) program with 5% company match. Future In Sight genuinely cares about its employees and offers a supportive and transparent culture.

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

Please send a resume and cover letter to [email protected].

CERTIFIED ORIENTATION & MOBILITY SPECIALIST (COMS): Full Time / Part Time, Contract

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Future In Sight is looking for a Certified Orientation & Mobility Specialist (COMS) to be part of our vision rehabilitation team, working one-on-one with individuals who are blind and visually impaired. The COMS will provide Orientation & Mobility (O&M) services, primarily to adults, in varied environments including homes, schools, rehabilitation centers, assisted living facilities, and rural and urban communities throughout New Hampshire.

The ideal candidate will have sufficient experience, confidence, and skills to provide assessments and execute an individualized O&M service plan with minimum supervision.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Engage in a comprehensive approach of assessment and instruction which meets the diverse needs and abilities of each client and empowers them to achieve their immediate and lifelong goals.
  • 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, adaptive equipment and other techniques.
  • Apply guided exploration and a problem-solving approach that is customized to the goals and skills of each client.
  • Teach methods and strategies including the use of non-visual techniques (auditory and tactual) and visual techniques including the optimization of reliable remaining vision with the goal of developing independence and self-confidence when traveling.
  • Cooperates and consults with other vision rehabilitation professionals, family members, other parties, and agencies as appropriate, to implement and facilitate the service plan.
  • Prepares, maintains, and submits accurate and timely records and reports as they relate to the provision of O&M services and planning.
  • Provides consultations, public education and in-service training as required.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Degree in Orientation & Mobility from an Accredited College or University.
  • ACVREP Certified
  • Community based Orientation & Mobility experience preferred but not required

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, flexible schedule. Travel within the state required as services are provided in the homes of clients; office located at 25 Walker Street, Concord, NH with remote working arrangements available.

Salary: $28.00 – $33.00 per hour

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, mileage reimbursement, a flexible spending account and more.
  • Committed to building and retaining an excellent team of vision professionals.

POSITION: Program Driver (per-diem/part-time)

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Future In Sight seeks a per diem driver in the Concord, NH area to provide transportation and sighted guide assistance to our blind and visually impaired employees and clients to scheduled meetings, presentations, and events throughout the state. Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including but not limited to early mornings and evenings.

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Transport staff members and clients in a safe and professional manner.
  • Assist staff or clients with navigating various environments using sighted-guide assistance as necessary*.
  • Coordinate and communicate with staff to execute drive assignments.
  • Complete and submit travel logs, expense reports and other documents as requested in a timely fashion.
  • Assist with setup and breakdown of presentations as needed.
  • Capable of understanding directions and reading maps.
  • Perform all related duties as assigned by Future In Sight.

GENERAL EXPECTATIONS:

  • 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
  • Be able to lift 50 lbs. or greater.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school or equivalent
  • Current and valid driver’s license
  • Must have a reliable vehicle.
  • Maintain vehicle insurance coverage with minimums of $100,000 per person/$300,000 per accident for Bodily Injury & Property Damage Liability
  • Clean New Hampshire criminal background check
  • Good driving record

*Training on the sighted-guide technique will be provided

COMPENSATION: starting at $15.00 per hour

Qualified and interested candidates should email [email protected].

 

POSITION:  Teachers of Students with Visual Impairments (TVI) – Full Time / Part Time

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.

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.

REPORTS TO: Supervisor of Youth Services

EMPLOYEES SUPERVISED: None

POSITION STATUS: Exempt

JOB DUTIES:

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.  We provide direct and/or consultative special education services to children ages birth-21, specific to vision loss. Direct TVI services are provided to students, typically in a 1:1 setting, determined by IEP goals specific to accessing the academic or expanded core (ECC) curriculum with a visual impairment.  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.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • State certification as a Teacher of the Blind and Visually Impaired
  • Special Education experience with a commitment to the Agency’s mission
  • Values details, communication, and independent implementation of expectations
  • Motivation to add to your current areas of expertise and be at a leader in the vision services field.

SCHEDULE:

This is itinerant position working a 37.5-hour work week.  Travel within the state is required as services are provided to serve students in schools. Future In Sight HQ is located at 25 Walker Street, Concord, NH.  Regular office hours are 8:00am-4.00pm Monday through Friday.

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:

The salary range for this position is between $50,000 – $67,500 for a 10-month school year and commensurate with experience.  Future In Sight offers a generous benefits package for full time employees, pro-rated for part time, comprehensive health benefits with health benefits with up to 90% of the medical premium covered by Future In Sight, and a 403(b) program with 5% company match, generous paid time off, paid professional development, federal mileage reimbursement, a flexible spending account and more.  Future In Sight genuinely cares about its employees and offers a supportive and transparent culture.

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to [email protected]