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

Access Technology Coordinator, Deaf-Blind Program

POSITION:          Access Technology Coordinator, Deaf-Blind Program REPORTS TO:      Deaf-Blind Services Coordinator STATUS:               Exempt WC CLASS:          Teacher JOB PURPOSE: The Access Technology Coordinator, Deaf-Blind Program (ATC-DB) works directly with the Deaf-Blind Services Coordinator and an off-site team of Deaf-Blind Access Technology Trainers to provide telecommunication equipment (per the federal Deaf-Blind Telecommunication Equipment … Continue reading Access Technology Coordinator, Deaf-Blind Program

Senior Executive Assistant

POSITION:              Senior Executive Assistant REPORTS TO:         Executive Director/CEO STATUS:                   Non-Exempt General Description The LightHouse for the Blind in San Francisco is looking for a Senior Executive Assistant to support our 116 -year-old nonprofit as we grow and deepen our community involvement. The LightHouse for … Continue reading Senior Executive Assistant

Deaf-Blind Telecommunication Access Coordinator

POSITION:        Deaf-Blind Telecommunication Access Coordinator, NDBEDP Program REPORTS TO:     Deaf-Blind Services Coordinator STATUS:             Exempt WC CLASS:                 Teacher JOB PURPOSE: The Deaf-Blind Telecommunication Access Coordinator (DBTAC) works directly with the Deaf-Blind Services Coordinator and an off-site team of Deaf-Blind Access Technology Trainers to provide telecommunication equipment (per the federal Deaf-Blind Telecommunication Equipment Program guidelines) and training … Continue reading Deaf-Blind Telecommunication Access Coordinator

Facilities Manager

JOB DESCRIPTION POSITION:               Facilities Manager REPORTS TO:         Director of Facilities STATUS:                   Full-time, Exempt WC CLASS:              Clerical If you’re looking for a unique Facilities Manager position in a diverse nonprofit culture, you may have just found it! The LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired, located in downtown San Francisco, is looking for … Continue reading Facilities Manager

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