[Nfbnet-members-list] Summer Employment at BISM

Melissa Lomax mlomax at BISM.org
Thu Feb 1 20:46:44 UTC 2018

Happy New Year!

Have you thought about how you will spend your summer?  Are you looking for a fulfilling job working with students to improve their skills and confidence?  If so, Blind Industries and Services of Maryland (BISM) wants to hear from you! BISM is currently looking for independent, confident role models ready to teach and mentor high school and middle school students from across the nation.

Staff training: Thursday, June 7 - Friday, June 15, 2018
Work to Independence Program: Saturday, June 16 to Saturday, August 4, 2018
Independence 101 Program: Friday, July 20 to Saturday, August 4, 2018
Staff Departure Date: Sunday, August 5, 2018

Apartments on a college campus in Baltimore County, and classrooms at the Blind Industries and Services of Maryland Baltimore headquarters

Who should apply?
Anyone with  . . .

  *   Knowledge of the alternative techniques of blindness (Braille, assistive technology, cane travel, and independent living)

*                    Basic knowledge of structured discovery teaching methods

*                    Effective verbal and written communication skills

*                    High school diploma or equivalent

*                    A  positive attitude about blindness and a  desire to mentor and motivate youth

*                    Energy and enthusiasm

What will you get for your work?

  *   The opportunity to make a  difference in the lives of youth nationwide
  *   A  summer jam-packed with fun activities and new experiences
  *   CPR and First Aid certification
  *   Compensation in the amount of $4000.00

All the information you need can be found on our website: www.bism.org/youth<http://www.bism.org/youth>.

Please read through our 2018 Youth Services brochure and download a staff application. Application submissions must also include a current resume.

For questions, or to apply, please contact Melissa Lomax at MLomax at bism.org, or (410) 737-2642.


Melissa Lomax
Youth Services Manager
Blind Industries and Services of Maryland
3345 Washington Blvd
Baltimore, MD 21227
(410) 737-2642

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