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ASL Signing Support Worker

ASL Signing Support Workers
Needed in Duncan BC by mid-August 2015
Deadline for applying is June 15, 2015

We are looking for one or two kind, responsible, reliable, friendly, non-smoking people to provide part time support to a Deaf individual who lives a life of dignity in Duncan. We have an opening coming up in  September with some paid orientation time in August.

Responsibilities include:
*Provide tactful and relaxed practical support 
*Background coaching focused on accomplishing activities of daily living,
*Participating in Deaf and Hearing community events, 
*Participating in gentle leisure, recreation and social adventures

Essential qualifications:
*Sign and understand ASL at an intermediate level or better
*Clear criminal record check
*Valid drivers license with a safe driving history.
*Prefer support workers who have their own computer and/or mobile phone and are comfortable with email, text messaging, and video conferencing.
*Familiar with and comfortable with Deaf culture

The individual mainly requires support afternoons 4-5 hours per day. We may hire one person to work 5 afternoons per week (Sunday to Thursday or Monday to Saturday) We may share these 30 to 35 hours per week between two people.

Rate of pay
$12 to $17 per hour depending on your education and experience.

Core Values of MSJ Society
Communication, inter-dependence, mutual respect, caring relationships, and equality.

To apply, send an email to msjsociety@gmail.com before June 15, 2015
*Email should contain a cover letter written business style that states your reasons for applying, experience, education and any other qualifications.
*If you pass our initial screening we will email you a detailed job description and request your detailed resume and two references.

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