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

Administrative Assistant

LIGHTHOUSE JOB ANNOUNCEMENT POSITION:                                       Administrative Assistant REPORTS TO:                                 Senior Director, Programs APPLICATION DEADLINE:        Open Until Filled The LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired, headquartered in downtown San Francisco, is looking for a full time Administrative Assistant to fill a valued role in our growing organization. Role Overview: If you’re looking for a unique administrative … Continue reading Administrative Assistant

Director of Communications

LIGHTHOUSE JOB DESCRIPTION POSITION:                Director of Communications   REPORTS TO:           Chief Executive Officer   STATUS:                     Exempt   DEADLINE:              Open Until Filled LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired, headquartered in downtown San Francisco, is looking for a full-time Director of Communications to fill a valued role in our growing organization. Role Overview: The Director of Communications is … Continue reading Director of Communications

Recreation Program Area Leader

JOB DESCRIPTION POSITION:               Recreation Program Area Leader   REPORTS TO:          Camp Director   STATUS:                    NON-EXEMPT   WC CLASS:   GENERAL DESCRIPTION: The recreation program area leader is responsible for preparing and implementing safe, and appropriate programs for the blind and visually impaired children and adults. He/ she will coordinate and oversee all camp recreational activities. … Continue reading Recreation Program Area Leader

Nature Area Leader

JOB DESCRIPTION   POSITION:          Nature Area Leader – Enchanted Hills Camp   REPORTS TO:      Camp Director   STATUS:              NON-EXEMPT   WC CLASS:   JOB PURPOSE: Responsible for preparing and implementing educational and/or recreational program for blind and visually impaired children and adults. Coordinate and oversee camp nature/outdoor education. AGENCY EXPECTATIONS OF EMPLOYEES: As employees, we … Continue reading Nature Area Leader

Cook

JOB DESCRIPTION   POSITION:           Cook   REPORTS TO:       Kitchen Manager   STATUS:                WC CLASS:          Hourly Non-Exempt   JOB PURPOSE: To provide nutritious, well-prepared meals, which are served to all campers, staff, and guests. AGENCY EXPECTATIONS OF EMPLOYEES: As employees, we should: Read, understand, and adhere to all Agency policies and procedures Conduct ourselves in … Continue reading Cook