Summer Activities Coordinator

[Seasonal, July 1 - August 15, 2024]

*$100 sign-on bonus

About Us

Each year, the Carroll Center for the Blind helps nearly 1,300 blind or visually impaired children, adults and senior citizens gain the skills they need to live active and fulfilling lives. Our Newton campus houses our rehabilitation program, computer training classes, low vision store, and administrative offices. A large portion of our programs are services conducted in public schools, students’ homes, and their communities.

The Carroll Center welcomes students ages 7 to 21, who are blind or visually impaired with the possibility of additional disabilities, to participate in a variety of summer youth programs that empower them to develop socially, academically, and independently.

Who We Seek

Someone who is interested in introducing students with visual impairments to a broad range of activities. This individual will schedule, plan and oversee all on-campus and off-campus student activities and foster a positive experience for the students. Activities may include: sports, exercise, dance, music, crafts, cooking, trivia and more!


  • Maintaining attendance and discipline during group activities.
  • Coordinating transportation for recreational activities.
  • Managing weekly field trips and afternoon/evening activities. 
  • Stepping in to be an extra set of hands where needed.
  • Providing transportation for students as needed.
  • Help ensure student medications are administered and taken on time.
  • Perform other tasks as assigned.

2 roles available:

  • 1st role: Monday – Wednesday 2pm-8pm and Thursday 8am-4pm
  • 2nd role: Saturday 9am-4pm


  • Bachelor’s Degree in one of the following areas preferred: physical education, recreational therapy, special education, or counseling. Ideal for teachers looking for summer employment. 
  • Must be 21 or older, 23 or older preferred (in order to provide transportation for students in one of our vans). 
  • Valid driver’s license required.
  • Experience working with teens and/or individuals with disabilities is a plus.
  • Experience with a variety of recreational activities is preferred.
  • Priority will be given to individuals who can work the entire duration of the summer program.

How To Apply

If you are interested in applying for this position, please complete the application form (linked below). Should you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please email and we will be happy to assist you.

The Carroll Center for the Blind is a private, non-profit agency located in Newton, Massachusetts that serves persons of All Ages and All Stages of Vision Loss. We are close to Boston, Cambridge, Wellesley, Watertown, Waltham, Allston/Brighton, and on public transit routes.
Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

The Carroll Center for the Blind (CCB) is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and always fosters acceptance for everyone. We offer fair opportunities to all qualified persons in recruitment and selection, employment, compensation and benefits, professional development and training, transfers, promotions, social activities, and the use of CCB’s facilities. CCB welcomes all qualified applicants and ensures that everyone will receive equal consideration for employment and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, color, religion, national origin, mental or physical disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, military, or veteran status, political or union affiliation, or any other categories protected by Federal or State law. The CCB culture embraces both the law and a work environment that is safe, positive, diverse, inclusive, and equitable. Our mission and impact shines brightly on all.