Join Our Team!

Society for the Blind is a 501(c)(3) non-profit community benefit organization. We recruit passionate people who want to make a difference! By joining Society for the Blind, you join a team of over 30 employees and nearly 500 volunteers dedicated to empowering youth, adults and seniors who are blind or low vision to live productively and independently.

We offer a dynamic environment with opportunities for advancement, competitive benefits, including medical, dental, life insurance, generous paid time off (PTO) benefits, paid holidays, 401(k) retirement plan and much more!

Low Vision Clinic Lead Optometrist

Society for the Blind is recruiting for a full-time Doctor of Optometry who specializes in low vision rehabilitation with at least 3 years’ experience in the examination, treatment and management of patients with visual impairments not fully treatable by medical, surgical or conventional eyewear or contact lenses.

The Low Vision Clinic Lead Optometrist manages the overall operations of the clinical services, conducts low vision evaluations, provides follow-up eye care and makes appropriate referrals for vision and blindness rehabilitation services. Responsibilities include:

  1. Examine, diagnose, treat, and manage diseases, injuries, and disorders of the visual system, the eye, and associated structures, as well as identify related systemic conditions affecting the eye.
  2. Prescribe medications, low vision rehabilitation, vision therapy, spectacle lenses, and contact lenses.
  3. Counsel patients regarding surgical and non-surgical options that meet their visual needs related to their occupations, avocations, and lifestyle.

Interested applicants may send their CV to Shari Roeseler, Executive Director at sroeseler@societyfortheblind.org or via mail to Society for the Blind, 1238 S Street, Sacramento, CA 95811 ATTN: Shari Roeseler.

 

Orientation & Mobility Instructor

Our organization is currently seeking experienced, qualified candidates for an open Orientation & Mobility Instructor position. A description of the job is provided here: Orientation and Mobility Instructor. This position is full-time (40 hours per week), and it includes a competitive compensation and benefits package.  Interested applicants may email cover letters and resumes to Shane Snyder, Director of Programs, at ssnyder@societyfortheblind.org. The position will remain open until filled. No phone calls, please.  Thank you for your interest!