Summer Program Teacher

[Seasonal, 8am to 4pm, Monday through Friday]

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, clients’ homes, and their communities.

Who We Seek

Are you someone with an interest in helping blind or visually impaired kids have a fun and safe experience in our summer programs?

Or, are you a current student in an Orientation and Mobility program looking for practical experience or mentorship?

This is the perfect opportunity for you!

Position Summary

The Summer Teacher will supervise students who are blind or visually impaired (ages 7-14), lead small group activities and model and teach skills in social, recreational and independent living skill areas. The Summer Teacher will initiate and/or assist with cleaning and organizational tasks to help keep the program running smoothly and safely. The Summer Teacher will facilitate and support social interaction and self-advocacy with students and document student progress daily.


  • Foster a supportive, inclusive, and accessible learning environment
  • Support social interaction and self-advocacy
  • Assist with running small group activities and teaching related skills
  • Help with maintaining a clean and organized household environment in the dorm
  • Supervise and guide students during program outings
  • Document student progress daily
  • Perform other related tasks as assigned.


  • College student or Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills required
  • Experience working at summer camps or programs or with students who are blind or visually impaired or having other disabilities is a plus.
  • Current student in a vision studies program is a plus but not required.

How To Apply

If you are interested in applying for this position, please complete the application form (linked below) and also email a cover letter and resume to 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 for all. Our mission and impact shines bright on all.