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Development Director, Berkeley CIL

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT
Open Until Filled
Posting Date: June 1, 2009
Position:  Development Director
Hours:  Full-Time (37.5 hours per week)
Location:  Berkeley Office
Supervisor: Executive Director
Salary: Competitive – Depends on Experience

Summary:
The Center for Independent Living (CIL) is in an exciting time!  As we enter our 37th year, we have a new planned giving program, and we will be relocating our Berkeley office…

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Webmaster, Benetech/Booksahre

Atlanta Kotton Grammer, CA, Contract

The local Seo services project is a digital library of books, newspapers and magazines available to print-disabled individuals in the U.S. and internationally. A significant award from the U.S. Department of Education mandates access to Bookshare's content and supporting assistive technology to all students in the United States for free…

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Job Search Bookmarks Update for May 29, 2009

Use these search engines and blogs to expandand manage your search, create resumes and gather new informaiton about your career options.

Please share your experience with these sites. Are some easier for visually-impaired users thna others? Are some particularly difficult to navigate? Success stories?

Yahoo! Jobs   www.hotjobs.yahoo.com
Find your dream job! Search for jobs, post your resume, compare salaries…

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Spectrum Center Schools

Spectrum Center Schools has been a leader in providing special education services to the San Francisco Bay Area since 1975. Our program was founded as an alternative for students whose disabilities prevented them from attending public school.

There are currently several positions open including:

Adaptive Physical Education Teacher
Special Education Teacher
Transition Assitant
Speech Language Pathologist
Senior Clinician
Occupational Therapist
Clinical Fellow/Speech…

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Test JAWS for Oracle

Accessibility Testing Contractor Job Posting

Job Title: Accessibility Testing Contractor

Location: Pleasanton, CA

Company Name: Oracle

Organization Name: Applications User Experience

Duration: Approximately 6 months part-time, starting date to be determined

Contact: Send your resume to Amy Chen (amy.x.chen@oracle.com)

Brief Description: The Accessibility Testing Contractor will be responsible for testing tasks and flows within applications using a screen reader and documenting…

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Next Biz@9 – Mon, June 1, 9 AM — P.S. Your Personality Is Showing

Do You
* Find it difficult to get employment?
* Seem to never get that promotion or raise?
* Have difficulty in developing new and long-term friendships?
* Experience challenges in working with others?
* Feel like no one will lend you money or help you with your business?
* Believe your disability…

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Share Your Sidewalk Accessibility Issues with Disability Rights Advocates (Caltrans Lawsuit)

NO CURB RAMPS?
SIDEWALKS TOO NARROW?
UNEVEN PAVEMENT?
NO DETECTABLE WARNINGS?

WE WANT TO HEAR YOUR STORIES!!

WHAT: Disability Rights Advocates (DRA) has filed a lawsuit in state and federal courts against the California Department of Transportation (“Caltrans”).

WHY: Caltrans owns over 2,500 miles of sidewalks, which includes cross-walks, intersections, pedestrian overpasses and pedestrian underpasses, across the state of California.…

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American Foundation for the Blind — Senior Policy Research Associate

Salary Range $66,344 - $82,930

Public Policy Center

Position Location: Washington, DC

PURPOSE: To offer both representation of AFB and highly skilled leadership in the development, tracking, and analysis of research and related data primarily to support AFB's public policy agenda.

ACCOUNTABILITIES:

1. Develops and designs research projects and assists other AFB staff in research design activities. Formulates research-based…

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Year Up! Free Program for Young Adults Going into Technology or Business.

Year Up is a FREE, full-time training program for young adults ages 18-24 who are interested in starting professional careers in business.

In one year at Year Up, students can:

-LEARN in-demand technical and business communication skills
-EARN a weekly stipend and 14 credits from City College of San Francisco
-BELONG to a community that provides one-on-one mentoring, ongoing career…

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