Radio Eye Seeks AmeriCorps VISTA – Eastern Kentucky Program Manager

The position is based at Radio Eye, a non-profit radio reading service for blind and disabled individuals headquartered in Lexington, KY. This is a one-year service opportunity through AmeriCorps VISTA, and travel expenses are reimbursed at the federal rate.

The work site is flexible (either in the Lexington office or in Eastern Kentucky), and will have with frequent travel to and within Eastern Kentucky. The counties the Program Manager will be working in are Clay, Perry, Pike, Rowan, and their surrounding counties.

Status: Full-time

Hours: 35 hours a week


  • Build a relationship with press contacts
  • Plan and host a small fundraiser in Eastern Kentucky
  • Solicit in-kind donations
  • New donor prospecting
  • Research and contact organizations that serve the visually impaired and/or print disabled community
  • Attend outreach events such as health fairs, and give talks on Radio Eye at meetings of community organizations


  • Strong organizational skills, highly motivated.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Self-starter; able to work well without much supervision.
  • Must be able to work with staff and a large pool of volunteers in daily activities.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software (especially Word)
  • Able to learn donor database software
  • Able to empathize with blind & print-disabled persons who need help to access printed materials.
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation


  • Annual stipend of $12,331
  • Segal Education Award of $5,920
  • Relocation Allowance (must be relocating over 50 miles and be approved)

E-MAIL RESUME AND COVER LETTER TO: Amy Hatter at amy.hatter@radioeye.org


Thank you, Retina Associates!

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Please join us in welcoming Retina Associates of Kentucky as a Flush sponsor to A Signal Affair, being held tonight at the Lyric Theatre in Lexington!

Retina Associates has been supporting Radio Eye and reading services since 2009.

Please also join me in congratulating them on their 40th anniversary! They’ve been caring for patients with disorder of the retina, macula or vitreous since 1977!


Thank you, University of Kentucky Federal Credit Union!

Thank you so much to the University of Kentucky Federal Credit Union for sponsoring A Signal Affair, on October 6th! This is their second time sponsoring the event, and we appreciate their support so much.

The University of Kentucky Federal Credit Union has been a trusted financial institution in the Bluegrass area for 80 years. We are more than just a name, we are your trusted community partner.

Thank you, again!


Thank you, Republic Bank!

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Please join us in thanking Republic Bank for being a Full House sponsor for A Signal Affair on October 6th!

“There is a bank…

…where everyone feels welcome. Where life seems more agreeable and easier every day. Where you can find mortgages that fit your life, online banking that’s easy to navigate and mobile banking that’s simple to use. It’s a bank where people are actually happy to see you when you walk through the door.

Welcome to Republic Bank. Banking is just easier here.”

Thank you, Republic Bank, for your support for radio reading to people who are blind or print-disabled, for the third year in a row!