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Tucson Landscaper

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This position contributes to SAAVI Services for the Blind’s mission to cultivate growth and opportunity for blind people through nonvisual skills training; gaining the knowledge that all challenges have solutions, and fostering self-efficacy, empowerment and confidence. This means that all hold a positive philosophy of blindness, and all contribute to the success of each student.


Supervisor: Volunteer Coordinator 

Location: Tucson

Supervisory Position: No

Job Type: Volunteer


Key Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Work collaboratively in a team to support student and agency success
  • Demonstrate respect and inclusion for all 
  • Adhere to all timelines or develop reasonable alternate plans for accomplishing job tasks
  • Positively represent SAAVI in professional development and special functions as needed
  • Perform general maintenance of Saavi’s outdoor areas
  • Beautify Saavi campuses to create a welcoming atmosphere 

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Ability to demonstrate a positive philosophy of blindness and a history of inclusive practices
  • Excellent communication and the ability to demonstrate emotional intelligence
  • Experience advocating for individuals and encouraging self-advocacy 
  • Ability to communicate, promote, and work within a team environment
  • Ability to initiate and complete job duties with strong problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to operate maintenance equipment 


Conditions of employment:

  • Must demonstrate a positive philosophy of blindness
  • Must complete internal blindness immersion training
  • Must pass a Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA) background check
  • Can be long term or one time assignment 


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the staff assigned to this job. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of staff. All staff may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

This position contributes to SAAVI Services for the Blind’s mission to cultivate growth and opportunity for blind people through nonvisual skills training; gaining the knowledge that all challenges have solutions, and fostering…

Details at a Glance

  • Schedule
    Weekdays
  • Time Commitment
    Part time (10-30 hrs/wk)
  • Recurrence
    Recurring
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Location

On-site
3767 E Grant Rd, Tucson, AZ 85716, USA

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