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Accessibility Partner

Company: Northwest Center
Location: Redmond
Posted on: June 21, 2022

Job Description:

Northwest Center is hiring anAccessibility Partnerto join our team!As anAccessibility Partner, you will be providing sighted assistance to an employee in the technology field. You will partner with the person to anticipate and address barriers and obstacles in the workplace and during the workday.We are looking for someone who is dedicated to ensuring an equitable work experience.
Position Title:Accessibility Partner
Location:Redmond, WA
Wage:$21.00 - $26.00 per hour DOE
Schedule:Monday Friday; Full-TimeWhat we can offer:

Competitive and affordable Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, and Life insurance
Generous Paid Time Off benefits equal to 3.4 weeks in your first year
Retirement 401(K) with a company match
Additional Floating Holidays, Parental Leave, Paid Compassion Leave, and Paid Holidays
Employment Assistance Program (EAP)
Six free therapy sessions per year through Spring Health
Gym & Fitness Reimbursement Program
Student Loan Repayment Program

Check out the entire list of benefits Northwest Center has to offer here:http://www.nwcbenefits.com/
Job Duties:

Seeking to understand the ways to best partner with and empower the employee through relationship building
Clearly and professionally communicating visual cues from in-person interactions and rendering visual descriptions to the employee as appropriate
Creating and reformatting all documents into an accessible format as needed
Maintaining and supporting an electronic document filing system
Supporting in daily key tasks such as taking notes, administrative tasks that may be inaccessible, building visual images or graphics, and presentations in-person or virtual
Proactively working to anticipate and address barriers and reprioritizing tasks based on the needs of the employee
Growing your knowledge of support practices and skills on digital and physical accessibility tools through participation in self-research, learning different strategies, workshops, professional meetings, networking, and reading of current literature in the field of accessibility

Qualifications:

One or more years experience working in direct service, job coaching, disability-focused human services field, or administrative support
Tech-savvy with an in-depth understanding of Microsoft Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Demonstrated ability to deal with confidential information, including sensitive human resources situations
Valid Driver's license and personal mode of transportation
Experience working with people who are visually impaired, or blindpreferred

Northwest Center is committed to offering reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need any assistance or accommodations with the application or interview process, please contact us atjobs@nwcenter.org.
At Northwest Center, we do not just accept diversity and inclusion we celebrate it, support it, live it, and flourish in it to benefit our employees, the community, and our clientele. We believe that our strength lies within our diversity and the forward motion towards a day when people of all abilities can learn and work together. Northwest Center is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, including disability and veteran status.PI181080246

Keywords: Northwest Center, Redmond , Accessibility Partner, Other , Redmond, Washington

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