Through education, training, research and vision enhancement, Miami Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired provides hope, confidence, and independence to people of all ages
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Company Summary

Miami Lighthouse for the Blind is Florida's largest and oldest nonprofit serving the needs of the blind and visually impaired. Through education, training, research and vision enhancement, Miami Lighthouse provides hope, confidence, and independence to people of all ages, transforming the lives of over 75,000 blind and visually impaired people annually, from babies to seniors, and their families. Our programs’ impact is statewide, national, and international.

Benefits

Miami Lighthouse is proud to provide one of the most comprehensive benefits program in the not-for-profit industry. Our benefits package includes life insurance and long-term disability at little or no cost to our employees; voluntary benefits, including health insurance with Florida Blue for which Miami Lighthouse subsidizes a significant portion of the premium, dental, vision, and short-term disability; generous employer funded 401(k); and above average paid days off.

Career opportunities available at Miami Lighthouse for the Blind

External Relations Coordinator

External Relations Coordinator

Miami Lighthouse for the Blind is in search of an experienced Event Specialist to assist us in preparation for our 90th Anniversary celebration!

This position is crucial for special events and marketing efforts to promote the programs, events, services and staff of the organization. Direct involvement in our Music, art and Social Group Activity programs is an important component of this position.

This is a full-time position, with a highly competitive salary, superb benefits and working environment.

The ideal candidate should have the following qualifications:

  • Coordinates all aspects of special events, including continuing education events and educational programs with ophthalmologists, optometrists, occupational therapists, teachers of the visually impaired and others.
  • Meets regularly with Development staff and Program staff to gather and share information to efficiently expedite projects and reports.
  • Provides writing, proofreading, graphic design, photography, production, and coordination for all Program Departments including website under supervision of the Executive Office.
  • Assists in designing, writing and editing agency publications and promotional materials including: newsletter, program brochures, event invitations, posters and other communication materials.
  • Refers to writing guides such as AP Style and Elements of Style to ensure accurate copy.
  • Coordinates graphic design, print bids and production of all printed materials for the Miami Lighthouse.
  • Assists in designing, writing, editing and managing Miami Lighthouse website on a weekly basis.
  • Implement Miami Lighthouse’s social media strategy.
  • Assembles monthly LightLine™ Blog via Constant Contact.
  • Provides support and coordination to Miami Lighthouse fundraising and community outreach events (i.e. represents Miami Lighthouse at various health expos & events).
  • Works on special projects as assigned.
  • Assists in other departments when needed.
  • Provides back-up support for Receptionist as needed.
  • Attends agency meetings/functions when needed.

Application Process

For immediate and confidential consideration, please forward your resume or application and salary requirements to:

Lourdes Hurtado, Human Resources Manager
601 SW 8th Avenue, Miami, FL 33130
E-mail: employment@miamilighthouse.org
Fax: (305) 285-6967

Click here for the Application for Employment.

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Miami Lighthouse is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, marital status, familial status, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, veteran status, military status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

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Parent Testimonials

"Thank you from the bottom of my heart for the beautiful work that you do with my son Erick. May God bless him."
- Greila

"Miami Lighthouse for the Blind has changed the lives of my family and our daughter. Without your support and constant encouragement, raising an infant who is visually impaired would be overwhelming, scary and clouded with sadness. Instead, our family feels privileged to be able to be a part of this incredible organization, thanks to our daughter. She is currently enrolled at the school and has participated in the infant programs - the effort and individual attention you provide to the families and students goes beyond an individual job description and salary - the drive comes solely from their passion to service those who are often overlooked in our society. I cannot thank you enough for your dedication."
- Lisa Jess

 

 


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Miami Lighthouse is honored by the following

 

Florida Blue Foundation

Miami Lighthouse was recognized at the 2015 Florida Blue Foundation Sapphire Awards luncheon as an organization that has demonstrated excellence and innovation in community health.

Charity Navigator

Miami Lighthouse ranks among the elite 1% of U.S. nonprofits having earned eleven consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator, the nation's premier independent nonprofit evaluator. Receiving such a distinction reflects our sound fiscal management, responsible use of donor dollars, and financial strength.

GuideStar Exchange's Gold Participant

Miami Lighthouse has earned the Gold participation level through the GuideStar Exchange which is a testament to Miami Lighthouse's commitment to data transparency.

The Children's Trust

Early Intervention Blind Babies Program Named the Children's Trust 2016 Program of the Year. This most prestigious award recognizes this Early Intervention Program, in particular, for including parents as teachers.

 
 

The Beacon Council

Miami Lighthouse received the prestigious 2015 Beacon Award in Education at the 13th Annual Beacon Council Awards.

Miami Today

Miami Lighthouse received a Silver medal at the 2016 Miami Today Gold Medal Awards Ceremony.

Marlins Charity Partner

Miami Lighthouse is a two-time Charity Partner (2013 and 2014) of the Marlins Foundation and a 2017 Major League Baseball All-Star Game Legacy Partner. Our Florida Heiken Children's Vision Program has received over $300,000 in charitable donations through these partnerships.

Miami New Times - Best of Miami 2017

Miami Lighthouse named "Best of Miami" Charity 2017 by the New Times.

 
 

United Homecare

Miami Lighthouse received United Homecare�s 2012 Thelma Gibson Community Service Award at the 18th Annual Claude Pepper Memorial Awards Ceremony.

South Florida Business Journal

Miami Lighthouse received the prestigious South Florida Business Journal 2011 Excellence in Health Care Award in the Community Outreach category.

Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce

Miami Lighthouse honored by being named the recipient of the Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce 2010 Non-Profit Business Diamond Award.

Health Foundation of South Florida

Miami Lighthouse received the prestigious 2008 Concern Award from Health Foundation of South Florida.

 
 

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