Guiding Eyes for the Blind is an internationally accredited nonprofit that provides guide and service dogs - offering individuals and families greater independence.
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Employment

Guiding Eyes for the Blind is known for embracing every person connected with the school as a family member and for the collective spirit of its staff. We offer challenging and fulfilling career paths for those who are passionate about our work and mission. We offer a comprehensive benefits package and a dog-friendly work environment.

To apply for an open position, please send a cover letter and resume to:

Carolyn Kihm
Director of Human Resources
Guiding Eyes for the Blind
611 Granite Springs Rd.
Yorktown Heights, NY 10598

Email (preferred method): ckihm@guidingeyes.org

Equal Opportunity Employer

Available position(s):

1) Licensed Veterinary Technician (or eligible for NY license):
Put your degree to work with our extraordinary dogs in a relaxed and congenial atmosphere.  We have two hospitals that are fully equipped for surgery, digital radiology, endoscopy, ultrasound, and dentistry along with our own MRI.  Staff includes three LVT’s and 4 Veterinarians.  Candidates must be well organized with exceptional attention to detail.  Work 35 hours a week Monday-Friday only and enjoy a competitive salary, employer paid medical/dental/vision insurance, 3 weeks paid vacation and much more.


2) Instructor Assistant:
The Instructor Assistant position is an entry-level position to introduce individuals to the guide dog field.  The positions are at our training center in Yorktown Heights, NY.  Duties include kennel cleaning, general dog care, and assisting instructors, veterinary hospital staff, and our blind and visually impaired students.  This physically demanding, full time position includes working one night per week, some weekends and some holidays.  Candidates must have a valid driver’s license and be able to handle and control 50-60 pound dogs and withstand up to two hours of repetitive bending, stooping, kneeling and squatting on concrete surfaces. Previous experience with basic canine obedience training with a personal pet or through volunteer or work experience is desirable. College degree or comparable business experience required.   Starting salary $30,000.