GVAD Special Meeting Notice

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GVAD SPECIAL MEETING NOTICE

The Greater Vancouver Association of the Deaf, and Kimberly Wood, the GVAD President invites our GVAD members to our special resolution meeting regarding our By-Laws.

This meeting will be held at New Westminster Douglas College, Room N3408 on Sept 28th, 2017 from 6:30 pm to 9 pm.

Please RVSP with GVAD President and the revised bylaws will be emailed to you after you have confirmed that you will attend!

When: September 28th, 2017 6:30 – 9pm.

Time: 6:30pm. – 9:00pm.

RVSP via email: GVAD President

GVAD Hosts TownHall on Interpreting Services in BC

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Greater Vancouver Association of the Deaf (GVAD) hosts
TOWNHALL on INTERPRETING in British Columbia (BC)

The town hall purpose is to discuss and decide how we can improve the interpreting services within our communities in B.C.

  • Interpreting issues within our deaf community?
  • What is the proper way of complaint process? How to complain.
  • Sharing your concerns

When:   October 14, 2017

Time:     7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: Room N3408

Douglas College,New Westminster Campus,

700 Royal Avenue, New Westminster, BC

Questions? Feel free to contact Kimberly Wood, President

Greater Victoria School District: Visual Language Interpreter


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Educational Assistant
Visual Language Interpreter

(Full-Time, 10 months per year)

The Greater Victoria School District provides public educational services to over 20,000 students in the Greater Victoria Area, encompassing six municipalities.  To provide this service, the District has a current operating budget of $184 million and employs approximately 3,000 staff; which includes, teachers, principals and vice-principals, support staff, psychologists, speech and language pathologists and exempt managerial staff.

Our District is currently seeking an Educational Assistant – Visual Language Interpreter.  The EA – Visual Language Interpreter works in a classroom to facilitate communication between the student, staff and peers. Interpreters are not participants in the class; rather they attend to the communication needs of the student. The Interpreter functions as a part of an educational team with specific roles and responsibilities as defined by the profession of interpreting with consideration given to the educational setting in which they work.

The EA – Visual Language Interpreter must have:

  • Grade 12 or equivalent
  • Typewell Transcriber Qualifications
  • Certification granted by the Canadian Evaluation System of the Association of Visual Language Interpreters (AVLIC) of Canada, or
  • Completion of a two (2) year post-secondary program in Visual Language Interpretation such as the program offered by Douglas College, or
  • Equivalent combination of all of the above.

This position falls within the CUPE 947 Collective Agreement, it is a 10-month per year appointment at 30 hours per week with a pay rate of $24.66 per hour.  The hours and location of work will vary with the assignment.

For a detailed job description, click here.

Deadline for submission is:  Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at 4:00 pm.

Please submit letter of introduction, résumé, references and proof of qualifications to:

Human Resource Services
Greater Victoria School District #61
556 Boleskine Road, Victoria, B.C. V8Z 1E8

or

Fax: 250-475-4113 / Email: hrs@sd61.bc.ca

Please note:  The District thanks all applicants but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

VICTORIA BC EVENT: Celebrating 200 Years of ASL!

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WHEN: October 6, 2017

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THE DEAF COMMUNITY AND UVIC ASL CLUB
INVITE YOU TO AN AFTERNOON OF CELEBRATION OF
AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE AND DEAF CULTURE!

CELEBRATING 200 YEARS OF AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE! THIS IS FOLLOWING INTERNATIONAL WEEK OF THE DEAF SEPTEMBER 18-24, 2017.

WHEN: FRIDAY OCTOBER 6, 2017

WHERE: MICHELE PUJOL ROOM, STUDENT UNION BUILDING AT UNIVERSITY OF VICTORIA

EVENT TO FOLLOW:
OPEN DOOR – 1:00 PM
OPENING REMARKS 2:00 PM
ASL & DEAF HISTORY 2:30 PM
ASL IMMERSION WORKSHOP 3:00 PM
PANEL ON DEAF COMMUNITY AND IDENTITY 4:00 PM
BREAK 5:30PM
ASL PERFORMANCE 5:45 PM
ASL MOVIE 6 PM
SOCIAL/PUB (VERTIGO ROOM) TO FOLLOW AFTER MOVIE.
LIGHT DINNER AND REFRESHMENTS WILL BE PROVIDED.

TO HELP US ORDER THE RIGHT AMOUNT OF FOOD; PLEASE RSVP ON FACEBOOK EVENT OR CONTACT E-MAIL

FEEL FREE TO COME AND GO DURING EVENT!

*BE AWARE THAT THERE IS PAY PARKING ON CAMPUS. THERE ARE SOME FREE PARKING OFF CAMPUS IF YOU CAN FIND ONE!*

Job Posting: Office Support Secretary for POPDHH

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Office Support Secretary – POPDHH
(Provincial Outreach Program: Deaf and Hard of Hearing)

Part-time 20 hours per week

The Burnaby School District invites application for the position of Office Support Secretary for the Provincial Outreach Program for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing. The successful applicant, working with an administrative team, will be responsible for a variety of clerical and administrative tasks.

Successful applicants must have:

  • Fluency in American Sign Language
  • Thorough knowledge of Microsoft office including Word and Excel
  • Typing speed minimum 60 wpm
  • Knowledge of bookkeeping principles and practices
  • Several years experience as an administrative assistant at an intermediate level
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently and use initiative

Interested applicants should apply in writing, including a resume and covering letter (with at least two references) by Friday, September 29th, 2017 to:

Human Resources Department
School District 41- Burnaby
5325 Kincaid Street
Burnaby BC
V6G 1W2

Email to: applications@sd41.bc.ca

Thanks!

ASL Raw Food for Beginners Cooking Class

ASL Raw Food for Beginners Cooking Class

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Learn how to prepare quick, delicious and nutritious meals that won’t leave you feeling bloated, but WILL increase your energy, help you lose weight, give you clearer skin, balance your mood, reduce pain and inflammation and much more! In this fun and informative 2-hour class, you will learn how to prepare three delicious raw food meals, a dessert and nut milk.

Includes: Guided demonstrations in ASL, recipe booklet & samples of all recipes! 

All dishes are organic, 100% plant-based, dairy-free and gluten-free.

MENU:

  • Energy Green Smoothie
  • Creamy Nut Milk
  • Thai Carrot Coconut Soup
  • Zucchini Pasta with Tomato Basil Marinara
  • Raw Vegan Chocolate Brownies 

WHERE: Choices Market
2627 West 16th ave. Vancouver

WHEN: 
October 28th, 2017

TIME: 
5-7pm

COST:
 $50 + GST per person

?For more details and pictures from previous classes go to ?

www.plentyfullme.com/workshops/

Meet your instructor: Michelle Garland, CNP
Founder of Plentyfullme Nutrition and Lifestyle Consulting, Michelle is a Certified Nutritionist and Raw Food Chef. 

SPACE IS LIMITED
To reserve a spot email or text 778-995-1028