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Job Accomodations Netwrok

JAN provides free consulting services for individuals with physical or intellectual limitations that affect employment. Services include one-on-one consultation about job accommodation ideas, requesting and negotiating accommodations, and rights under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and related laws. Although JAN does not help individuals find employment, JAN does provide information for job seekers.
 
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JVS Employment Services

Jewish Vocational Service (JVS) helps people with barriers to employment build the skills needed to succeed in today's workplace--an important step on the road to self-sufficiency. Their training programs and one-on-one job search assistance are specifically tailored to work toward this goal. JVS also works with local employers to fulfill their staffing needs by…

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National Telecommuting Institute

National Telecommuting Institute (NTI) is a unique educational/job-matching organization pioneering the development of telework jobs for Americans with disabilities. NTI staff bring together employers who have agreed to go virtual, advanced communications technology and vocational rehabilitation agencies to enable individuals with disabilities to train for and work online in environments that are more easily…

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Professional Development Opportunity: CTVEH Conference

California Transcribers and Educators of Visually Handicapped 2009 Conference

2009 marks the 50th anniversary of the founding of CTEVH.  Celebrate with us!

March 12-15, 2009
San Francisco Airport Marriott
1800 Old Bayshore Hwy.
Burlingame, CA 94010
650-692-9100

Check out the website for the program packet, registration information and participant list: www.ctevh.org/index.htm

Also, visit the CTEVH site for job postings and student opportunities…

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The Blind & Visually Impaired Center of Monterey County. Position: Rehabilitation Specialist

The Blind & Visually Impaired Center of Monterey County is pleased to announce a job opportunity for its center located in Pacific Grove, CA.  For more information please contact Jeannie Cordero, Program Director, at 831-649-3505 or by email at vision@blindandlowvision.org.
 
JOB DESCRIPTION 1/02/09
 
Position: Rehabilitation Specialist
 
Hours: 37½ hours per week, FTE        
 
Salary: $42,000 to $50,000; plus…

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The Blind & Visually Impaired Center of Monterey County. Position: Rehabilitation Specialist

The Blind & Visually Impaired Center of Monterey County is pleased to announce a job opportunity for its center located in Pacific Grove, CA.  For more information please contact Jeannie Cordero, Program Director, at 831-649-3505 or by email at vision@blindandlowvision.org.
 
JOB DESCRIPTION 1/02/09
 
Position: Rehabilitation Specialist
 
Hours: 37½ hours per week, FTE        
 
Salary: $42,000 to $50,000; plus…

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Latest Senior University Update

All remaining Senior University (Senior Action Network) classes scheduled for SFPD Taraval have been canceled, including the March 2 class.

The public speaking training segment originally scheduled for February 16 has been rescheduled.

The new date and location is:
March 2, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm
Mission Creek Community, 225 Berry Street

Cantonese translation will be provided.
 
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TV Feature on SAFE this Saturday

Catch Jessie Lorenz, LightHouse Director of Advocacy and Public Policy, on Access SF. She is being interviewed about the Sidewalks Are For Everyone campaign.

The program airs this Saturday, February 21 at noon on Channel 29. It will also be simulcast on the web at www.accessf.org/guide/watch/.

Access SF 1 is San Francisco's award-winning public access television…

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LightHouse Job Blog launches

The success of the Sidewalks are for Everyone blog has inspired the LightHouse to roll out a blog that contains employment listings. This is an effort to help people find open jobs, increasing employment of the blind and visually…

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