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Beach Yoga PAH!

namaste everyone:

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

Vancouver Coastal Health Job Posting

Mental Health Counsellor Deaf Well Being Program

See attachment for job posting: VCH Job Posting

Come for the job. Stay for the team.


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


    UPDATE: GVAD Corn Party *Prizes*New Prizes Added

    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

    New additions:

    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!*corn pary for deaf bc

    GVAD Survey #2

    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.

    Thanks again!

    Click Here to take survey

    GVAD wants YOUR feedback!

    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:
    Click Here to take survey