My greatest joy is ordering certificates of completion when my students have finished a course. I feel their pride in their accomplishment!
— Betsy Slade, Instructor

Career & Volunteer Opportunities

Nondiscrimination Policy

Hadley Institute for the Blind and Visually Impaired is in compliance with all requirements pursuant to Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Section 504, Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and all equal employment opportunity laws. The institute does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, disability, sexual orientation or national origin in its activities, programs or employment policies, in accordance with Federal, State and local laws.

Hadley Institute for the Blind and Visually Impaired is seeking a Full-Time Development Associate. Please see the following position description:

Title: Development Associate

Reports to: Vice President of Development and Communications

Full-Time, Non-Exempt Position.

Overview: The Development Associate supports the fundraising and communications functions of the world's largest provider of distance education for people who are blind and visually impaired. Responsibilities cover a wide range of activities related to development, including accurately managing the database; ensuring that all gifts are properly recorded and communicated to internal and external stakeholders; conducting prospect research; facilitating various mailings and coordinating events.

Key responsibilities:


Woman's Board



Please send cover letter and resume to:

Jacqueline Sabian
Director of Human Resources
Hadley Institute for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Volunteers Needed: Switchboard Relief

Varied days/hours. Will train.

Contact Jacqueline Sabian at 847-784-2762 or M-F, 8:30 to 5:00