Students are available to do volunteer service learning work only if they are not in classes. The program technician will reply to your message within two or three days so you know we have received your request.
All requests for volunteers will be checked by department faculty. Students do volunteer work to help them learn how to work with Deaf people in the community. Your requests to have students do service learning for you helps prepare them to be skilled professional interpreters in the future.
If you are not sure if your request is appropriate for students, please send it to us and we will let you know if it’s possible for students to attend. Examples of the kind of events where students provide a helping hand include:
The Canadian Hearing Society (CHS) is conducting a nationwide emergency broadcast project that will help ensure Deaf and hard of hearing Canadians have appropriate access to information during an emergency. You can help by sharing your past experiences with emergency communication access and alerting systems.
1) this link for more survey information, or
2) any of each of these links – Canadians who are Deaf, deafblind and hard of hearing interested in taking our survey can choose one of the following options, based on how they self-identify:
Serving patients and supporting their families is what we do. At the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA), we are putting patients and their families at the centre of everything we do – and we are committing to it in policy.
We need your “voice” – your experiences (good and bad), thoughts, and suggestions to make sure that the Patient and Family Inclusivity Policy will focus on the real-life facts of patients, family members and informal caregivers. We are listening.
Please join us for the
Focus Group for the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing:
When Date? June 28, 2017 What Time? 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Location: E-Classroom N1119
700 Royal Avenue
New Westminster, BC
What can you expect?
Registration will begin at 6:30 pm. and light refreshments will be served.
The focus group will start at 7 pm, and end no later than 8:30 pm. The focus group will be facilitated by a facilitator fluent in ASL (American Sign Language).
All input is confidential and no one will be personally identified. You don’t need to have had personal experience with PHSA – just have a good sense of what’s important to you as a patient or family member.
In recognition of participants’ time, a $20 honorarium will be provided per person.
How to register?
Space is limited to 15 people per location. To register, please email Jennifer Miller with Delaney + Associates at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 778-851-1023. Please provide: