The Position

The Guide Dog Foundation and America’s VetDogs have a unique employment opportunity for a Consumer Relations Coordinator at our campus in Smithtown, NY (Long Island).  This position reports to the Consumer Services Manager and empowers our program graduates and applicants through strong multi-channel direct support, referral services and strategic public outreach and education efforts.  


  • Must have 3+ years’ experience as an assistance dog handler, instructor or professional in the disability services industry to have the required knowledge of assistance dogs to further our mission of providing enhanced mobility and independence.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills including typing, computer and telephone to establish rapport with consumer communities.  Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, capable user of various social media platforms.
  • Confident and engaging public speaker, capable of delivering a compelling message across a wide range of ages and educational/professional interests.
  • Must be able to travel independently to national destinations, on average 3 times per year. 

Compensation Package

We offer competitive wages, a comprehensive benefits program which includes an outstanding 403(b) plan, tuition reimbursement and generous paid time off (subject to eligibility).

How To Apply

Please send your resume and cover letter to