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Are you or someone you love having trouble with daily living or your job because of loss of eyesight that your doctor can’t correct? Find how we can help and plug into resources.

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Get involved! Learn more about what we do and how you can help support our mission and Alaskans with Vision Loss!
 
   

Live, Work and Play Well with Vision Loss

Experiencing vision loss is difficult and life changing. It doesn't mean you have to stop doing the things you do on a daily basis or hope to do in the future. A visit to our low vision clinic can help you maximize your remaining sight. You will discuss your visual needs with our low vision therapist and try out a variety of magnifiers and other devices to find what works best for you.  

 

Client working with doctor at our Low Vision Clinic 

For Information about our programs, please call the Center at 907-248-7770

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Join One of Our Low Vision Support Groups in Anchorage and Mat-Su

  Call 907-248-7770 in Anchorage 

 






Alaska Center For the Blind and Visually Impaired

3903 Taft Drive

Anchorage Alaska 99517-3069

907-248-7770 or 1-800-770-7517



 

 

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Now Hiring

Program Coordinator 

 

                                                Salary:      DOE

                                         Supervisor:      Executive Director

                      Position(s) Supervised:      Instructional Staff

 

The person in this position provides overall support for the operation of the programs provided by the Center. General responsibilities include monitoring and reporting the progress of programs, curricula, and services as well as overseeing the orientation and scheduling of clients, maintenance of relevant data compilation tools, and coordination of instructional staff. The person in this position is responsible for preparing statistical and narrative reports and invoices for submission to funding sources and composing a Program Report for the Board of Directors summarizing program activities.

All staff are expected to comply with requirements as defined in grant conditions, contract stipulations, partnership agreements, Community Rehabilitation Program Standards, HIPPA and any other requisites of funding sources, inspecting and evaluating agencies, and/or service partners.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

Master Degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, Education or a related field and five (5) years of progressively responsible experience, at least three (3) years of which is supervisory, working with non-profit organizations or government / public agencies providing services to disadvantaged populations. Management experience in a program or organization providing vision rehabilitation, health care or closely related services is advantageous. Computer proficiency is necessary.  Valid Alaska Driver's License with good driving record, proof of auto insurance, and access to use of a personal vehicle.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor Degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, Education or a related field and five (3) years of progressively responsible experience, at least two (2) years of which is supervisory, working with non-profit organizations or government / public agencies providing services to disadvantaged populations. Management experience in a program or organization providing vision rehabilitation, health care or closely related services is advantageous. Computer proficiency is necessary. 

 

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Knowledge of:

Organizational management and program development principles for non-profit corporations.

Planning, developing, and implementing manageable programs and budgets.

Regulations and laws governing client and records confidentiality.

Various funding sources and opportunities.

The philosophy and principles of adult education and rehabilitation.

Group, individual, and cross-cultural communications.

General rehabilitation philosophy and issues related to loss of vision.

Budget preparation and programmatic grants management.

Skills in:

Communications, both written and oral.

Effective grant writing and grants management.

Planning, developing, coordinating, and directing programs serving the disadvantaged.

Working with a diverse range of individuals and agencies.

Establishing and maintaining cooperative relationships and networks with related/supportive          agencies.

Problem-solving and decision-making.

Evaluating program and agency effectiveness and efficiency.

Ability to:

Organize and prioritize multiple tasks and projects for maximum effectiveness and success.

Work collaboratively as a team leader and member to plan and implement projects and tasks.

Organize staff to carry out programmatic and other plans to maximize cooperation and efficiency.

Meet deadlines and work under pressure.

Analyze information and make timely, appropriate decisions.

Demonstrate a high level of integrity, diplomacy, and initiative.

Demonstrate a strong positive work ethic and a proven track record of success in program operation.

Work effectively with diverse populations.

Compile and prepare accurate statistical/narrative reports for funding sources and other organizations.

Please Send Resume and Cover Letter to rmattingly@alaskabvi.org




 







Please watch our video below

Seeing With Our Hearts 2016 - A Community of Service 

 


Events Calendar

  
  
Low Vision Clinic - Anchorage11/14/2017 10:00 AM
Thanksgiving Holiday11/23/2017 12:00 AM
Mat-Su Low Vision Clinic12/4/2017 9:00 AM
Low Vision Clinic - Anchorage12/5/2017 10:00 AM
Living Well With Vision Loss Support Group- Anchorage12/7/2017 12:00 PM
Low Vision Clinic - Anchorage12/12/2017 10:00 AM
Outreach Associate - Mat-Su Valley 
by Caren Ailleo
 11/3/2017 2:56 PM
 
A Transportation Guide for Persons Who are Blind or Have Low Vision 
by Caren Ailleo
 5/7/2015 10:49 AM
 
Bryan's Story 
by BVI\Kjutzi
 3/26/2015 11:18 AM
 

 

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