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Jobs For Dyslexics, Inc., a nonprofit organization, is seeking three full-time volunteers to work remotely. The jobs may lead to full-time, paid positions at a future point.
Founded in 2013, JFD's mission is to help people who have dyslexia get jobs and keep them. We do this by working with business and civic organizations and providing people with dyslexia the support and tools they need to succeed.
Communications Specialist:Reporting to the VP of Corporate Strategy, you will set and guide the strategy for all communications, website and public relations messages and collateral to consistently articulate the Jobs For Dyslexics mission. You will ensure that JFD is viewed as the primary source and conduit of job information for its constituent base.
This person will work closely with others within the organization as the communications partner on a variety of strategic initiatives.
JFD is seeking a talented Communications professional who would like to assist in creating an organization that levels the playing people for a group of talented people who want the same opportunities as everyone without dyslexia.
The ability to take knowledge and transform it into exciting and useful messages, and disseminate it to the right audiences through the best distribution channels is critical.
Assistive Device and ToolKit Manager
Reporting to and in partnership with the Executive Director (ED), this person will spearhead development of JFD's assistive device collection and dyslexia Tool Kit. The manager will have the opportunity not only to build the Tool Kit but also assist in the design of its contents.
“I was one of the ‘puzzle children’ myself – a dyslexic … And I still have a hard time reading today. Accept the fact that you have a problem. Refuse to feel sorry for yourself. You have a challenge; never quit!”
… Nelson Rockefeller, American businessman, philanthropist, public servant and politician