Low Vision Store Volunteer Needed (Nonprofit Organization)

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Lighthouse Vision Loss Education Center

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The Lighthouse of Manasota is a nonprofit that serves the blind and visually impaired of all ages. Our mission is to educate and empower those with vision loss so they may enjoy happy, healthy, independent lives.

Peepers, Lighthouse's low vision store that supports the mission at the Lighthouse, sells a wide array of magnifiers, talking watches, large print items, digital magnifiers, kitchen safety items and writing guides among other items for those with low vision and blindness. We currently need help with sales, paperwork and checkout at Peepers. If you like interacting with people and helping make their lives easier- please join us! We provide training and flexible hours. Our store hours are Monday through Friday from 9am-4pm. If you are able to help a few hours a week, we would appreciate it!

Please contact Nicole Mobley at 941-359-1404 or Nicole.Mobley@lighthouseofmanasota.org for a volunteer application and interview. Thank you!

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About Lighthouse Vision Loss Education Center

Location:

7318 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL 34243, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to educate and empower those affected by vision loss so they may enjoy happy, healthy and independent lives.

Description

Lighthouse Vision Loss Education Center is the only nonprofit agency providing no-cost rehabilitation training to blind and visually impaired individuals of all ages in five counties. The counties we service include: Sarasota, Manatee, Charlotte, DeSoto and Highlands. The Lighthouse provides training in skills that promote self-sufficiency and independence in the lives of individuals who have vision loss. Training varies from in-home instruction to facility-based classroom sessions in white cane, assistive technology, vocational rehabilitation and independent living skills.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

7318 N. Tamiami TrailSarasotaSarasota, FL 34243

(27.41072,-82.57168)
 

SKILLS

  • Administrative Support
  • Customer Service
  • Data Entry
  • Transactions
  • Retail / Sales
  • Basic Computer Skills

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Orientation or Training

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