the summer is here and so is ….
beach yoga PAH!
yoga classes taught in ASL
deaf, hard of hearing and hearing signers are all welcome.
first beach yoga class:
sunday, july 19
8:00 am- 9:30 am
more details to follow !
blessings and BLISS-ings
Mental Health Counsellor Deaf Well Being Program
See attachment for job posting: VCH Job Posting
Come for the job. Stay for the team.
ABOUT THE JOB:
Within the context of a client-centred care model and in accordance with established standards of professional practice and vision and values of the organization, works as part of a community interdisciplinary team to provide mental health counseling, support and information services to deaf, hard of hearing and deaf-blind people utilizing a health promotion model. Establishes, maintains and enhances relationships based on respect and understanding with deaf, hard of hearing and deaf blind clients; assists clients to maintain stability and wellness, and provides mental health support, intervention and referral services as required. Provides supportive counseling using American Sign Language or other communication modes preferred by the client. Collaborates, consults and builds linkages with organizations, agencies and service providers for coordination and integration of mental health plans. Aids clients’ access to services and co-facilitates group sessions. Participates in continuing education, prepares and maintains client records, maintains knowledge in mental health issues, and participates in quality improvement activities.
Baccalaureate in an Allied Health Discipline from a recognized program.
Experience working with deaf, hard of hearing and/or deaf-blind individuals and their families.
Valid BC Driver’s License. Travel will require the use of a personal vehicle.
Experience working with Deaf, Deaf-Blind, and hard of hearing a must.
Fluency in American Sign Language required.
Status: Temporary Full-Time
Start date: As Soon as Possible to March 31, 2010
Salary: $27.18 to $33.88 per hour
Need one more reason to come to the 31st Annual GVAD Corn Party? How about prizes, prizes, and MORE prizes!
This is just a taste of all the goodies instore for our August 15th Corn Party!
Burnaby Village Museum: 2 passes
CTV BC: logo hat, t-shirt, pen, chapstick, pin, keychain
Cypress Mountain: 2 Adult lift tickets
Harbour Cruises Ltd. : 2 passes
IMAX Theatre LN: 4 passes
Keg Steakhouse & Bar (corporate office): $25 gift certificate
Maplewood Farm: 1 year family membership
Pacific National Exhibition (PNE): 2 all-day passes, 2 admissions tickets
Prince of Whales Whale Watching: 2 hr trip for 2
Sammy J. Pepper’s Grill & Bar (head office): $25 gift card
Sewell’s Marina: 2 1-hour boat rental gift certificates
Stanley Park Horse Drawn Tours Ltd.: 4 tickets and 2 horseshoes
Vancouver Aquarium: 2 general admission passes
Vancouver Canadians Baseball : 4 Reserved Grandstand tickets
Vancouver Giants, the (head office): 4 tickets
Vancouver Trolley: 2 2-day passes
VanDusen Botanical Gardens: 2 admission tickets
Sorenson: TWO Dynex 15” 720p LCD TV’s
Unicycle.com Canada: FOUR 2-hr unicycle lessons, plus a discount on a unicycle
BC Lions: TWO Bronze tickets
*More prizes to come, stayed tuned!*
GVAD is working hard towards making our services, workshops, and your membership with us to be better than ever!
Please take a minute to fill out the survey attached!
We eagerly await your feedback.
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GVAD would like to take this opportunity to ask for your opinion! Over the next few weeks we’ll be posting different surveys on Deafbc.ca.
We want to hear from you about everything from the Corn Party, to youth programs, and everything in between.
We are working hard to make GVAD work for you better.
Please click on the link below to take a moment to fill out our first survey regarding the Corn Party.
Your thoughts and opinions will be heard. Our goal is to puts those ideas into action.
Thanks again for your time and response, we greatly appreciate it.
Please click on the link below:
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