[Nfbnet-members-list] Fwd: Be Part of the Change the NFB Seeks - CCB Summer Jobs

David Andrews dandrews at visi.com
Sat Feb 18 19:53:28 UTC 2017

>Every summer at the foot of the Rocky Mountains, 
>blind youth learn and grow in confidence that 
>they can live the lives they want.  You can be a 
>part of this summer – a summer neither your students nor you will ever forget!
>The Colorado Center for the Blind is now 
>accepting applications from positive blind role 
>models to be residential counselors and class 
>room instructors in our 2017 summer 
>programs.  We offer 3 programs: Summer for 
>Success College Prep Program, Earn and Learn 
>High School Program and the Initiation to 
>Independence Middle School Program (three weeks only).
>Staff must be available May 30 through August 11.
>Applicants must have excellent oral and written 
>communication skills, be competent in the 
>alternative skills of blindness, be well 
>rounded, flexible, and willing to lead by 
>example.  Successful candidates will be excited 
>to work with blind students ages 11 to 20, and 
>willing to show leadership in our Challenge 
>recreation activities.  Staff and students will 
>go rock climbing, hiking, canoeing, white water 
>rafting, attend martial arts classes and much 
>more.  In addition, all staff and students will 
>attend the national convention of the National 
>Federation of the Blind in Orlando July 10 to 15!
>To learn more, watch our summer program video:
>To apply, please submit a letter of interest 
>indicating whether you would like to teach 
>Braille, Tech, Home Management or Cane Travel; 
>how your skills and interests would be an asset 
>to our summer programs; and how working in our 
>summer program fits (or doesn’t fit) into your 
>long-term goals.  Send your letter of interest 
>to Martin Becerra at 
><mailto:mbecerra at cocenter.org>mbecerra at cocenter.org. 
>You can also call Martin at 303-778-1130, x 223 for more information.
>Daniel J. Burke, M.S.
>Public Relations Specialist
>Colorado Center for the Blind
>Phone: 303.778.1130  Ext:  213
>Fax:  303.778.1598
>2233 W. Shepperd Ave.
>Littleton, CO 80120
>Take Charge with Confidence and Self-Reliance
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