Apprentice Guide Dog Mobility Instructor


POSITION TITLE:

Apprentice Guide Dog Mobility Instructor

REPORTS TO:

Director of Training (SR)


OVERALL SUMMARY

Under the guidance of a Mentor Guide Dog Mobility Instructor (GDMI), Apprentice GDMI’s are responsible for training "class ready" guide dogs and for instructing clients in the use of those dogs, resulting in safe and effective guide dog teams. The Apprentice progresses through three years of theoretical and practical course work and skills assessments. This program meets the GDMI educational requirements of the International Guide Dog Federation and the State of California Guide Dog Instructor licensing preparations.

POSITION FUNCTIONS

POSITION ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS

POSITION SPECIFICATIONS

Full-time, non-exempt, Apprentice I position. Work schedule will include some weekend days and holidays.

Guide Dogs for the Blind is a nonprofit who provides enhanced mobility to visually impaired qualified individuals through partnership with dogs whose unique skills are developed and nurtured by dedicated volunteers and a professional staff. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package. EOE

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Can't access our online application for employment? Send us your cover letter and resume by e-mail to icareer@guidedogs.com. Be sure to type only "Apprentice Instructor - California" in the subject line of your e-mail.

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