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New Photography for All Coach/Summer Assistant jobs are open in Chicago, IL 60608 (Lower West Side area). The jobs are offered by The Chicago Lighthouse.
Job: Photography for All Coach/Summer Assistant
Company: The Chicago Lighthouse
Location: Chicago, IL 60608 (Lower West Side area)
JOB TITLE: Photography for All Coach/Summer Assistant
DEPARTMENT: Youth Enrichment Program
REPORTS TO: Manager Youth Enrichment Program
STATUS: Temporary, Hourly, Part-Time
LOCATION: Chicago Lighthouse/Travel throughout Chicago
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: Provides job readiness training, on-the-job instruction, and ongoing support to enhance photographic opportunities and enhancement for participants with a vision impairment. Provides assistance in classroom instruction, city travel and trains individuals photographic and video skills that meet the needs.
RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE WORK OF OTHERS: This position holds no direct supervisory responsibility.
TRAVEL REQUIRED: throughout the city of Chicago.
SPECIFIC ACTIVITIES INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
Participate in a mandatory training on working and interacting with individuals who are blind or visually impaired
“Person first” language
Overview of the Lighthouse
Assist in designing and enhancing curricula to develop skills that meet current labor market demand; prepares training and quick reference materials for the courses in accessible formats;
Provides all necessary support services or referrals for such services to ensure success of enrolled participants;
Provides technical assistance with Apple products;
Provides technical assistance and awareness training about the impact of disability on the job performance to employers and co-workers;
Assists with lunch (eating and table etiquette);
Maintains accurate and complete records as required;
Assists in integrating the worker into all aspects of the work environment;
Responsible for adhering to building security procedures and taking appropriate measures in case of accident, illness or emergency;
Collaborates to provide coaching;
Projects professional agency image and programs to contacts within private industry and other groups;
Performs other duties as assigned by Supervisor.
High school diploma (or equivalent) required; or minimum of 20 college credit hours preferred;
Knowledge of Apple photographic and video programs;
Strong organizational and communication skills required;
Commitment to our mission of providing opportunities for people who are visually impaired, blind, deaf-blind, or blind with additional disabilities is essential.
The Chicago Lighthouse for People Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired is an Equal Opportunity Employer in full compliance with local, state, and federal Civil Rights & Affirmative Action laws. The Chicago Lighthouse maintains a strong policy of accommodation and a consistent practice of employing qualified individuals with disabilities.