BASIC INFORMATION ABOUT THE EYE RETREAT:Who: Youth with visual impairments who want to learn about college and careers.What: A week long camp that provides an opportunity for mentoring and resource sharing by current college students and workers with visual impairments.When: July 7 to July 13, 2019 Where: Tennessee School for the Blind, area colleges, and area businesses.
Brief Overview of Position Descriptions:
1. College Coordinator is responsible for mentors within their track, class observations, class lesson planning, and participant supervision. This person is subject to the dorm curfew. 2. Career Coordinator is responsible for mentors within their track, securing work site job experiences, class lesson planning, creating professional development for staff, and participant supervision. This person is subject to the dorm curfew. 3. Evening Coordinator is responsible for supervising staff and participants during the evening hours, arranging transportation to and from recreation sites and arranging and supervising recreation activities. This person is subject to the dorm curfew. 4. Registration and Transportation Coordinator is responsible for assisting with arranging transportation at the start and end of the week, collecting and reviewing registration documents, completing check in and check out with participants, and assisting with arranging and supervising recreation activities. This person is on duty during all registration times, each evening and during all check outs. This person is subject to the dorm curfew. 5. Volunteer and Operations Coordinator is responsible for the supervision of all volunteers and coordinating the auxiliary components of the program (food services, cleaning, facility management, etc). 6. Dorm Coordinator are responsible for evening and/or overnight supervision of participants, ensuring cleanness of dorms, assisting with preparing of breakfast and dinner, serving as point of contact during evening and/or overnight hours, and ensuring participants adhere to the schedule. Dorm coordinators are not subject to dorm curfews. 7. Mentors are responsible for teaching of assigned classes, supervising participants, serving as a mentor, attending professional development sessions and assisting with meal preparation. These persons are subject to the dorm curfew.