Employment

There are few workplaces as fulfilling as The Seeing Eye. Our employees do meaningful work and go home at the end of the day knowing they've made a difference. The Seeing Eye employs about 150 people at our Morristown, New Jersey campus, with jobs ranging from kennel workers to fundraising specialists.

Quite frequently, people ask us, "How can I become a Seeing Eye® instructor?" Staff instructors are full-time employees who hold college degrees from various fields of study and have successfully completed three years of specialized on-the-job training. They relate well to dogs and people and are physically fit, since their jobs are physically demanding and involve working outdoors in all weather.

Current Openings

The Seeing Eye is looking to fill the following positions:


Gift Officer and Senior Manager

The Seeing Eye, the world’s oldest organization devoted to breeding, raising, and training dogs to work as guides for blind people, has an opportunity available for a Gift Officer and Senior Manager at its main campus in Morristown, New Jersey.  Reporting to the Director of Donor & Public Relations, the successful candidate will be responsible for cultivating and achieving gifts of $5,000 and above from prospective and current donors and will oversee the Raiser’s Edge database function and Pennies for Puppies program.

Candidates should have ten or more years of experience in gift cultivation and solicitation or equivalent experience in other revenue generating positions.  Additionally, candidates should have several years of operations-focused experience to assist with planning, organizing, and directing assigned department resources and functions.  Ideal experience will show evidence of one’s professional growth through roles of increasing responsibility and accomplishments in those roles which consistently met or exceeded goals and expectations.  

The position carries dual responsibilities, the first and primary to secure major gifts and the second to add management support, both roles being served as a member of a mission-driven donor relations team.  Candidates should have excellent interpersonal skills, well-honed communication skills as reflected in their writing and ability to speak in public forums, the ability to build enduring relationships between donors and The Seeing Eye, a high degree of self-initiative, strong time management skills, a commitment to team success, and the ability to coach and supervise assigned members of the team to promote their success on the job.  Candidates should be experienced users of Microsoft Office with proficiency as a Raisers Edge user desirable.  The position involves day-trip travel for donor visits throughout the NY/NJ/CT tri-state area and will require some multi-day travel trips, mostly within the U.S.  

Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to:

Linda Swanson
Specialist, Human Resources
The Seeing Eye, Inc.
P.O. Box 375
Morristown, NJ  07963-0375
jobs2@seeingeye.org
(973) 644-5398 – FAX
The Seeing Eye is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Kennel Assistant

Two openings are currently available for full-time kennel assistants at The Seeing Eye’s headquarters in Morristown, New Jersey.

Kennel Assistants are responsible for assisting in the overall care of 200+ dogs including cleaning kennels (inside & outside), feeding, bathing, grooming & many other duties. 40 hr. work week. 6:15 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. four days per week. Must work both weekend days w/three days off during the week. Prior kennel or barn experience a must. Competitive salary & excellent benefits.

For further consideration send resume to Linda Swanson at The Seeing Eye, Inc. P.O. Box 375, Morristown, NJ 07963-0375 or e-mail to jobs2@seeingeye.org or fax to (973) 644-5398. EOE


Housekeeping/Food Service Assistant

Two part-time openings are available immediately for qualified individuals to join the Food Service and Housekeeping staff at The Seeing Eye’s Morristown campus.

The responsibilities of this position include all cleaning duties related to the student bedrooms, bathrooms and lounge areas. This includes dusting, sweeping, vacuuming, mopping floors, change bedding, turn mattresses and a variety of other tasks. Food Service responsibilities include serving meals, dining room preparation and clean-up after meals.

One year of prior housekeeping experience preferred. Ability to lift/carry up to 20 lbs. Periods of standing, walking, reaching, bending and kneeling are required. Must be able to work independently and follow instructions regarding tasks and functions.

Days and hours will vary based on scheduling needs. 20 hours per week. Some holiday and weekend work required. Competitive salary.

For further consideration, send resume to Linda Swanson at jobs2@seeingeye.org or fax to (973) 644-5398.


The Seeing Eye is an Equal Opportunity Employer