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October 24, 2019

10am – 5pm EST

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Vision Loss Rehabilitation Canada is hosting a virtual career fair on February 2, 2022.

The goal of this event is two fold. Firstly, we will be actively recruiting for the following positions that are required to be filled by the end of March 2022.

  • Orientation & Mobility Specialist
  • Independent Living Skills Specialist
  • Low Vision Specialist
  • Client Care Navigator
  • Vision Rehabilitation Assistant

Secondly, we are looking to raise awareness of careers within the field of vision rehabilitation for future opportunities.

It is our hope you will not only save the date to attend the career fair but you will forward this to anyone in your network who is suitable for either the above mentioned jobs or future opportunities.

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT FROM ATTENDING

  • Meeting directly with recruiters and hiring managers
  • Hearing directly from clients about the powerful impact VLRC makes with our work
  • Experiencing a ‘day in the life’ of some of our key staff members
  • Getting to know some key executive team members

2022 Virtual Career Fair Agenda

Visit the Auditorium for live-streamed content. These sessions will have two track times to choose from.


10:00 AM EST

CAREER FAIR HALL OPENS

Booths:

  • OM led by Mark Rankin
  • ILS led by Meghanvon Holstein-Rathlou
  • LVS led by Evaleen Baker
  • Client care Navigator led by Sandra Pavao-Mena
  • Assistive Technology led by Chris Judge
  • University of Montreal led by Walter Wittich and Joe Nemargut
  • University of BC led by Kim Zebehazy
  • P&C (5-15 minute screens) led by Angelina Algranti
  • Francophone Booth led by Teresa Guolla
  • Concentrated Programs led by Josie Mcgee
  • Apprenticeship Program led by Vanessa Russell

11:00 AM EST

WELCOME TO VISION LOSS REHABILITATION CANADA

Jennifer Urosevic, President and CEO

11:15 AM EST

BENEFITS OF WORKING FOR US!

Panelists:
Rhiannon Verran, Certified Low Vision Therapist

Brogan Freeborn, Supervisor, Vision Rehabilitation Ontario West Region

Dan Vodon, Executive Director, Vision Loss Rehabilitation, Manitoba & Saskatchewan

Amy Malcho, Orientation and Mobility Apprentice

Facilitator:
Pamela Gow-Boyd, Executive Director, Atlantic Canada

12:00 PM EST

MOVEMENT AND NUTRITION BREAK

12:30 PM EST

CAREER FAIR HALL OPEN

Recruiters will actively book appts based on candidates qualifications, however because we are looking to also expand our applicant pool it is to your advantage to go check out all booths.

1:30 PM EST

OUR IMPACT, OUR CLIENT’S EXPERIENCES

Facilitated by:
Lisa Tyrrell, Executive Director, Ontario

2:15 PM EST

CAREER FAIR HALL OPEN

Recruiters will actively book appts based on candidates qualifications, however because we are looking to also expand our applicant pool it is to your advantage to go check out all booths.

3:15 PM EST

VLRC APPRENTICE PROGRAM

Vanessa Russell, Project Manager, Workforce Training and Development

3:30 PM EST

CLOSING AND WHAT’S NEXT

Jennifer Urosevic, President and CEO Angelina Algranti, Director, People and Culture, VLRC/DBCS

3:40 PM EST

CAREER FAIR HALL OPEN

Recruiters will actively book appts based on candidates qualifications, however because we are looking to also expand our applicant pool it is to your advantage to go check out all booths.

4:30 PM EST

EVENT END

Please note you can visit this link or refer people here for up to one month! We would love to field any further questions or follow up you have, please email us at VLRCareers@vlrehab.ca