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Statewide Organizer Position, CFIL

http://www.cfilc.org/site/c.ghKRI0PDIoE/b.735465/k.477/Employment.htm

The California Foundation for Independent Living Centers seeks to hire a Statewide Community Organizer. This is a full-time position based in Sacramento. Candidates must also be able to organize advocacy campaigns in-person and over the internet, educate, motivate, build and expand community engagement. The successful candidate must have experience in working with diverse disability…

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Be a Social Entrepreneur in Tibet!

Do you know that 9 out of 10 visually impaired children in developing countries have no access to education?  
 
The  organization Braille Without Borders believes that  this situation can be changed, particularly by  visionaries who are blind/partially sighted themselves.
 
After establishing the well known Braille Without Borders training center in Tibet with its unique…

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Jobs Through American Printing House for the Blind

Opportunities in Braille transcription and other positions, like Braille
Literacy Product Development Project Leader, are available at APH!
 
Visit the American Printing House for the Blind website at www.aph.org/employment/index.html to view recent job openings. Check with the organization directly to find out if these positions are still open before…

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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.
 
In…

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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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