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Guide Dog Mobility Instructor

The Guide Dog Foundation for the Blind, Inc., based in Smithtown, New York on Long Island known for its close proximity to New York City, and its beautiful beaches seeks experienced Instructors. The position requires evaluating and training guide dogs and matching clients and providing them with training.  An Instructor provides follow-up services to ensure the ongoing safety and independence of clients.  This requires:

•Must have achieved qualified guide dog mobility Instructor status

•Ability to train a broad range of dog temperament and types

•Ability to effectively teach people with various temperaments, capabilities and experience levels.

•Communicate via voice mail and e-mail, able to use Microsoft word, spreadsheets and database applications effectively.

•Must be able to travel throughout US and Canada, possess valid driver’s license, work overtime including weekends and holidays

•Bilingual preferred; at a minimum, able to understand and to make one’s self understood to all Spanish speaking individuals.

If interested, please forward resume and cover letter to Loretta@guidedog.org

Website: www.guidedog.org