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Deaf-Blind Christmas Craft Fair

Deaf-Blind Christmas Craft Fair – Saturday, November 4, 2017

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Early bird registration is coming up soon and we have few tables left!

Cost $35 before September 30, 2017 to rent a table to sell your lovely stuff.

Cost $40 from October 1 to 27, 2017.

You can mail the form with payment to GVAD, or meet Tracy in person and give her cash money with form.

email : Tracy

WBP Deaf-Blind Workshop Special: Art Therapy

WBP Deaf-Blind Workshop Special:  Art Therapy

 

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When: Saturday, October 14, 2017 

Time: 10:00am – 1:00pm 

Presented by:

Janine M. Ray, Art Therapist

Facilitated by Felicia D’Amato, Social Worker

What: Join the WBP for a morning of Art Therapy! The theme of this workshop will be trust and will be mindfulness based. You will engage in painting with a tactile based approach.

Spots: There are a total of 8 spots available. Please email to reserve your spot. Walk-ins will not be accepted.  

Where:  WBP Multi-Purpose Room, #300 at 4211 Kingsway, Burnaby, BC V5H 1Z6

Contact and Registration:

Email: wellbeing

Voice: 604.456.0900

TTY: 604.456.0901

Fax: 604.456.0904

Toll free TTY: 1.800.949.1155

Interpreter Requests: Please email us and let us know how we can best accommodate you!

DEADLINE for REGISTRATION:
Friday October 6, 2017

GVAD Hosts TownHall on Interpreting Services in BC

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Greater Vancouver Association of the Deaf (GVAD) hosts
TOWNHALL on INTERPRETING in British Columbia (BC)

The town hall purpose is to discuss and decide how we can improve the interpreting services within our communities in B.C.

  • Interpreting issues within our deaf community?
  • What is the proper way of complaint process? How to complain.
  • Sharing your concerns

When:   October 14, 2017

Time:     1:00 pm. to 3:00 pm.

Where: Room N3408

Douglas College,New Westminster Campus,

700 Royal Avenue, New Westminster, BC

RVSP: Facebook Event

Questions? Feel free to contact Kimberly Wood, President

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.

For a detailed job description, click here.

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

or

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.

VICTORIA BC EVENT: Celebrating 200 Years of ASL!

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WHEN: October 6, 2017

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THE DEAF COMMUNITY AND UVIC ASL CLUB
INVITE YOU TO AN AFTERNOON OF CELEBRATION OF
AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE AND DEAF CULTURE!

CELEBRATING 200 YEARS OF AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE! THIS IS FOLLOWING INTERNATIONAL WEEK OF THE DEAF SEPTEMBER 18-24, 2017.

WHEN: FRIDAY OCTOBER 6, 2017

WHERE: MICHELE PUJOL ROOM, STUDENT UNION BUILDING AT UNIVERSITY OF VICTORIA

EVENT TO FOLLOW:
OPEN DOOR – 1:00 PM
OPENING REMARKS 2:00 PM
ASL & DEAF HISTORY 2:30 PM
ASL IMMERSION WORKSHOP 3:00 PM
PANEL ON DEAF COMMUNITY AND IDENTITY 4:00 PM
BREAK 5:30PM
ASL PERFORMANCE 5:45 PM
ASL MOVIE 6 PM
SOCIAL/PUB (VERTIGO ROOM) TO FOLLOW AFTER MOVIE.
LIGHT DINNER AND REFRESHMENTS WILL BE PROVIDED.

TO HELP US ORDER THE RIGHT AMOUNT OF FOOD; PLEASE RSVP ON FACEBOOK EVENT OR CONTACT E-MAIL

FEEL FREE TO COME AND GO DURING EVENT!

*BE AWARE THAT THERE IS PAY PARKING ON CAMPUS. THERE ARE SOME FREE PARKING OFF CAMPUS IF YOU CAN FIND ONE!*