Deaf Blind Specialist HKNC
The mission of the Helen Keller National Center for Deaf-Blind Youths and Adults is to enable each person who is deaf-blind to live and work in his or her community of choice. Authorized by an Act of Congress in 1967, HKNC is the only organization of its kind—providing training and resources exclusively to people age 16 and over who have combined vision and hearing loss. Students travel from across the country to our headquarters in Sands Point, New York, for on-campus training in assistive technology, vocational services, orientation and mobility, communication and independent living, and our regional offices bring HKNC resources to communities throughout the United States. Employment at HKNC is a "one-of-a-kind" experience and at HKNC, we seek employees who have a strong work ethic, strive for excellence, enjoy a challenge, and are highly motivated and creative.
There is currently han exciting career opportunity available to join the HKNC team as a Deaf-Blind Specialist.
primary focus of the Deaf-Blind Specialist will be to provide one on one
services to consumers to assist with achievement of employment outcomes, with a
commitment to a fully inclusive community based environment. The Deaf-Blind
Specialist will also offer training and technical assistance to their families and
service providers. This position carries out identified and specific targeted
activities, as outlined in the Long Range Service Plan (LRSP) to assist the
HKNC regional representative with building capacity within the state.