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Volunteers needed at special event at Orpheum – 21 October 2017

Once in a Lifetime to Volunteer at very special function at Orpheum theatre, Vancouver on October 21, 2017:

1.  Two  (2) person to check the tickets in line up
2.  two  (2) persons to observe the line up
3.  two  (2) persons to walk around with a security guard
4.  two  (2) persons to watch booth with a security guard

I will need 2 to 4 Volunteer ASL interpreters

Must be fluent in ASL.

These interested volunteers will be interviewed.

Send email inquiries to: Ladan

UBC Department of Linguistics ASL Teaching Position


LING 447H – American Sign Language – Teaching Position Available

Course:  LING 447H – American Sign Language (3 credit course) in term 2 (January – May 2018), Lectures on Wednesdays/Fridays 11:00am-1:00pm.

The stipend is ($6,264.00 at step 1) per 3 credit course. Salary may be higher, based on years of experience.

The position involves teaching at the undergraduate level. A graduate degree in an area related to ASL is desirable, with native-level competence in ASL as well as the knowledge and competence to introduce Deaf culture. All applications received by October 21st 2017 will be given full consideration.

Please note: All courses are subject to a minimum enrolment. If this enrolment is not attained prior to the start of classes, the course may be cancelled. There is however no anticipated difficulty with this minimum in regard to LING 447H.

This course is subject to final budgetary approval.UBC hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply. Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, this advertisement is directed to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

Please send applications (including current curriculum vitae) and names of three references to:

Email address:  Linguistics.Secretary@ubc.ca

Department of Linguistics University of British Columbia Totem Field Studios
2613 West Mall
Vancouver, B.C. V6T 1Z4

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Supported Independent Living Facilitator



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Supported Independent Living Facilitator

Exciting opportunity exists for the right individual to work in our Burnaby Head Office and in community as a Supported Independent Living (SIL) Facilitator. The successful candidate will be joining a large progressive non-profit organization with growing opportunities. We work with Adults with various disabilities to provide them with resources to live healthy and fulfilling lives at home and in the community.

Work collaboratively with the department Director or Program Manager to oversee, implement, and maintain the program in a fun and flexible environment.

Coordinate and manage a case load of assigned responsibility. Act as a resource to individuals served, their respective family members or representatives and the care providers/support staff. Perform a variety of professional activities in support of the Program including but not limited to administration, home visits, contract enforcement, inspections, placements, advocacy, special projects and program development.

Regular schedule: Monday to Friday 8:30am to 5pm (unpaid lunch) 40 hours per week

  • Must be able to travel throughout lower mainland and Fraser Valley
  • Position includes paid rotating on-call duties

Job Qualifications Include:

  • Minimum Bachelor of Social Work or other Social Science
  • or Social Services Diploma plus experience in the social services field
  • Minimum of One (1) year of case management experience
  • Minimum of One (1) year experience with individuals with disabilities
  • Fluent in ASL

Job Requirements Include:

  • Criminal record check
  • TB test
  • First Aid and CPR
  • Minimum of three (3) contactable references
  • Valid BCDL and Reliable vehicle to use for work purposes

Additional Requirements:

  • Experience with advocacy
  • Experience in the public or non-profit sector
  • Experience working with individuals with physical, developmental disabilities, brain injuries, and/or complex health issues
  • Experience in the social services field
  • Experience working in a team environment with little supervision
  • Experience working with a case management team
  • Demonstrated ability to deal with crisis and emergency situations
  • Computer literacy and experience with databases
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Knowledge of community resources

Start Date: ASAP

Compensation starting at $20.38/hr and full benefits upon meeting eligibility requirements after three months.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Strive Living Society is an equal opportunity employer which does not discriminate against age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, or disability.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $20.34 /hour

For more details on this program and to apply you visit our website: https://careers-striveliving.icims.com/jobs/1310/supported-independent-living-facilitator-fluent-in-asl/job


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.

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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


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.

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