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A GDB female guide dog instructor walks down the street with a Golden Retriever guide dog in training

Guide Dog Mobility Instructors

Providing exceptional training for our dogs and clients.

Guide Dog Mobility Instructors are the backbone of our Training Department and have completed our three-year Apprenticeship Program. They are committed to providing the best possible training for our dogs and the people that we serve. Their responsibilities include:

  • Formally training dogs to become guides.
  • Conducting our client training; teaching our clients how to work with their new guide dogs.
  • Training and mentoring apprentice instructors.
  • Visiting our alumni on post-graduation follow-up trips and/or interviewing prospective clients in their homes.
  • Representing Guide Dogs for the Blind at public functions as speakers before community groups, clubs and service organizations.

Meet Some of Our Guide Dog Mobility Instructors

Careers in our Training Department

We offer several employment opportunities in our Training Department:

  • Canine Welfare Technicians
  • Apprentice Guide Dog Mobility Instructors
  • Guide Dog Mobility Instructors

If you're interested in pursuing a long-term career with GDB within our Training Department, visit our Careers page to learn more about job openings. 

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