Adaptations Sales Associates Provide Winning Customer Service

One in a series of staff profiles. “Did you know that Dave bought the large Magnabrite magnifier for his nautical maps?” asked Starr. “For his sailing trip down to San Diego?” Ben replied. Starr responded, “Yea, of course, though I bet he’ll end up in Mexico.” Ben and Starrly (who also goes by Starr), are … Continue reading Adaptations Sales Associates Provide Winning Customer Service

Jamey Gump Leads Our Youth Program

One in a series of staff profiles. “Life is something you need to enjoy,” opines James “Jamey” Gump, “I help my students reach their goals by making our events as fun as possible.” Jamey, LightHouse’s Youth Services Coordinator, works tirelessly to create and implement programming for our youth and transitional age (young adult) students. Jamey … Continue reading Jamey Gump Leads Our Youth Program

Gilberto Melendez Brings Warmth and Eagerness to Serve the LightHouse

This is another in our continuing series of staff profiles which feature the people who make up the Lighthouse. “My trip to Nicaragua completed a circle. It was spectacular. It was life,” LightHouse afternoon Receptionist Gilberto Melendez responded when asked about a recent visit to Nicaragua to visit family. Gilberto [pronounced: Hill-bear-toe] regularly interjects metaphors … Continue reading Gilberto Melendez Brings Warmth and Eagerness to Serve the LightHouse

We’ve got the Coolest Braille Instructor – And You Can Learn Braille from Her at Any Age

The following is one in a series of LightHouse staff profiles –Ed. LightHouse Braille Instructor Divina Fontanilla Carlson never backs down from a challenge; whether overcoming personal obstacles or doggedly helping her students defy their own perceptions of their limitations. Every time she works with a new braille student she demonstrates her zeal for success. … Continue reading We’ve got the Coolest Braille Instructor – And You Can Learn Braille from Her at Any Age

Employment Specialist

JOB DESCRIPTION POSITION:           Employment Specialist REPORTS TO:      Employment Immersion Manager STATUS:                FT/Exempt WC CLASS:          Administrative/Clerical JOB PURPOSE: Founded in San Francisco in 1902, LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired is one of the most progressive blindness agencies in the world. A private 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, … Continue reading Employment Specialist

Equestrian Program Area Leader

Position:                 Equestrian Program Area Leader Reports to:             Enchanted Hills Camp (EHC) Camp Director Classification:         Non-Exempt         General Description: The equestrian program area leader is responsible for preparing and implementing safe, fun, and appropriate programs for the blind and visually impaired children … Continue reading Equestrian Program Area Leader

Camp Counselor

Position:                   Camp Counselor Reports to:              Enchanted Hills (EHC) Camp Director Classification:         Non-Exempt  JOB PURPOSE:  Counselors are responsible for the overall provision of a traditional camp experience to all blind and visually impaired campers at Enchanted Hill Camp in Napa, CA. This includes but not limited to: inventing new … Continue reading Camp Counselor

Alternate Media Specialist

JOB DESCRIPTION POSITION: Alternate Media Specialist REPORTS TO: Director of the Media and Accessible Design Lab STATUS: Non-Exempt Primarily responsible for producing Braille, tactile graphics and maps, 3D printed objects, and other Alternate Formats, and supporting day-to-day operation of the Media and Accessible Design Lab (MAD Lab) department on an as-needed basis. By providing individuals … Continue reading Alternate Media Specialist

Health and Wellness Program Coordinator

Position: Health and Wellness Program Coordinator Reports to: Director of Community Services Job Type: Full-time The LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired is looking for an energetic, mission-driven Health and Wellness Program coordinator to join the LightHouse team, in the heart of downtown San Francisco. The successful employee will find innovative ways to link … Continue reading Health and Wellness Program Coordinator