Support worker for a Deaf Individualneeded in Duncan BC by September 2015
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We are looking for a kind, responsible, reliable, friendly, person to provide part time support to a Deaf individual who lives a life of dignity in Duncan.
The right person will be able to sign and understand ASL at an intermediate level or better. If you need to upgrade, we will pay you to attend ASL lessons Tuesday and Thursday mornings during the month of August.
Beginning the first week in September, your Schedule Will Be:
Every Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday 1:00 to 5:00
2 Sundays per month 1:00 to 5:00
Responsibilities will include:
*Provide tactful and relaxed practical support
*Background coaching focused on accomplishing activities of daily living,
*Support participation in in Deaf and Hearing community events,
*Support participation in gentle leisure, recreation and social adventures
*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
*Sign and understand ASL at an intermediate level or better
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 with attachments to firstname.lastname@example.org s soon as possible:
*Please send a cover letter that states your reasons for applying, your ASL abilities, experience, education and any other qualifications.
*Please send a resume
* Please send the names of two people who are familiar with your work and are willing to provide a reference.