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INFANT & EARLY CHILDHOOD SPECIALIST
Founded in 1953, Junior Blind's mission is helping children and adults who are blind, visually impaired or multi-disabled achieve independence. Based in Los Angeles, we offer specialized services for thousands of infants, children, teens and adults throughout California and across the country. Through programs that offer early intervention, education, recreation and rehabilitation, our students learn essential skills to help them maximize their potential and achieve their goals.
We value the people we serve and our students and their families are our top priority. We empower our students to reach their full potential allowing them to achieve their hopes and dreams. We are dedicated to achieving quality results thorough innovative ideas, efficient performance, and effective strategies. We invest in our employees with opportunities to succeed and professional development.
If you share these values, are passionate about helping people in need, and want to join a team
committed to excellence, we’d like to meet you.
We are currently seeking an Infant & Early Childhood Specialist to provide direct and supportive services to children and their families. The children are 0-6 years of age and the services provided include functional vision assessment and developmental goals. The service area we are hiring for is Los Angeles.
Major Duties and Responsibilities:
This individual will conduct initial interviews and assess needs of each family. Establish a family care plan which may include a behavioral support plan, providing education directed at optimizing child’s development and parent’s skill level, direct in-home early intervention play and multi-sensory stimulation services tailored to each child and family. Provide individualized reports for each child and their family. Assess child and family needs and provide resource and referral services. Consult with a variety of community agencies and professionals. Participate in professional interagency meetings within the community. Communicate through verbal and/or written reports with the child’s family and RegionalCenter worker. Participate in in-service development and implementation for staff and families.
· Must have a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Early Childhood, Child Development, or related field from an accredited college or university.
· Have knowledge of early intervention and experience working with a population with an early intervention program.
· Have some knowledge on infant blindness.
· Must possess and maintain a valid California Driver License and a good DMV driving record.
Submit resume and letter of interest to:
Junior Blind of America
Human Resources Dept.
5300 Angeles Vista Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90043
Fax: (323) 296-0424
Visit us online at: www.juniorblind.org