Guiding Eyes for the Blind provides guide dogs to people with vision loss, as well as service dogs for children with autism. We are passionate about connecting exceptional dogs with individuals and families for greater independence.
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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.

Equal Opportunity Employer


Available position(s):

Training School Kennel Technician (Adult dogs)

Provide physical and psychological care to the adult dogs in training who are kenneled in our Training School Kennel in Yorktown, NY. This entails daily cleaning and maintenance of kennel facilities.  Basic dog care to include feeding, exercise, socialization, bathing, medicating and grooming. Assisting in the Veterinary Hospital.  Interacting with volunteers and the general public.

This physically demanding, 40 hour a week, full time position includes working some weekends and some holidays. Candidates must have experience with basic canine obedience training with a personal pet or through volunteer or work experience. Successful applicants must be able to and be able to handle and control 50-60 pound dogs, lift and carry up to 30 pounds and withstand up to two hours of repetitive bending, stooping, kneeling and squatting on concrete surfaces.  Shift is 8:00 am-5:00 pm.  Salary $12.00 per hour.

Please email a letter of introduction and resume to Valerie Quick, Training School Kennel Manager at